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Pérez Goes Back-To-Back

By Official Release

MONTERREY, Mexico – Antonio Pérez led the final 39 laps Autodromo Monterrey en route to his second straight NASCAR Mexico Series victory and third of the season.

The race was ended after 66 laps, when it reached the 100-minute deadline.

Pérez (No. 1 Telmex-Red Bull Dodge) and his Ecudería TELMEX teammate Rubén Rovelo Jr. (No. 2 Telmex-Red Bull Ford) became the first team to post a 1-2 finish in 2008.

It was Pérez’s second race of the weekend. He also ran in the NASCAR Camping World Series East race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

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Goeters Earns Monterrey Pole

By Official Release

MONTERREY, Mexico - Jorge Goeters earned his first pole position of the season in the seventh race of the NASCAR Mexico Series schedule at Monterrey.

Goeters' (No. 4 Spartac RT) was fastest in 36.926 seconds in qualifying for Sunday's race to edge Homero Richards (No. 20 H&H/NEXTEL), who was second at 36.969.

Antonio Perez, who ran the NASCAR Camping World Series East race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Friday, as the fastest in practice and qualified third. He was followed by Rubén Rovelo and Carlos Contreras.

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This is a repeat: Pérez wins

By Official Release

PUEBLA, Mexico – Antonio Pérez edged Homero Richards by .002 seconds Sunday at Miguel E. Abed Racetrack to become the first repeat winner of the 2008 NASCAR Mexico Series season.

Pérez (No. 1 Telmex-Red Bull Dodge) also gave the Escudería TELMEX team its third win of the season. He had won May 4 at San Luis Potosí. The series had five different winners through the first five races.

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Slow & steady setting pace for progress

By Dave Rodman, NASCAR.COM

MEXICO CITY - If NASCAR in Mexico is considered a building process still in progress, the best message of April's fourth annual visit to the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez was probably delivered by the undercard.

While the weekend was blessed with amazingly nice weather, Sunday's Nationwide Series Corona Mexico 200 was troubled by an attendance, cited by NASCAR as more than 57,000 -- a number that has continually shrunk from the inaugural event's estimated crowd of about 100,000.

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Pérez de Lara Breaks Through

By Official Release

PICKS UP FIRST CAREER WIN

ZACATECAS, Mexico – Ricardo Pérez de Lara scored his first career NASCAR Mexico Series win Sunday at Autódromo Internacional de Zacatecas. In the process, he became the fifth different driver to earn a win in five races in 2008.

Pérez de Lara’s No. 6 Telcel Pontiac qualified sixth on the road course, which drew more than 10,000 fans for the first time. His teammate, Germán Quiroga (No. 5 Telcel Ford), finished third to give the Telcel team two of the top three finishers for the first time.

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Martinez Earns Zacatecas Pole

By Official Release

ZACATECAS, Mexico – Defending series champion Rafael Martinez captured his second pole of the season Saturday during qualifying for the fifth race of the NASCAR Mexico Series season.

Martinez (No. 18 Canel’s/Scotiabank Ford) won both races at Autódromo Internacional de Zacatecas last season during his title run. This season’s first race on the road course will be Sunday.

Martinez’s time around the 1,850-meter course was 40.137 seconds. Homero Richards (No. 20 H&H/NEXTEL Ford) qualified second at 40.622 second.

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Rovelo Breaks Through At Guadalaraja

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

GUADALARAJA, Jalisco - Rubén Rovelo Jr. won his first career NASCAR Mexico Series race Sunday, driving the No. 2 Telmex-Red Bull Ford to the victory before more than 10,000 fans at the Bernardo Obregon Racetrack.

It was the second straight win for the Escuderia TELMEX team. Antonio Perez won at San Luis Potosí May 4.

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Pérez Rolls To Win At San Luis Potosí

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Goeters Takes Over Mexico Series Points Lead 

SAN LUIS POTOSÍ, Mexico – Antonio Pérez earned his second career NASCAR Mexico Series win Sunday with a victory at the Potosino Oval.

Pérez drove his No. 1 Telmex/Red Bull Dodge to the lead halfway through the 120-lap event on the half-mile track. It’s the first win since Sept. 2, 2007 at Monterrey for Pérez, who also plans to run a limited schedule in the NASCAR Camping World Series East.

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Richards Earns Second Pole Award

By Official Release

SAN LUIS POTOSÍ, Mexico – Homero Richards earned his second pole award of the season Saturday at the Potosino Oval for Sunday’s NASCAR Mexico Series race.

Richards’ No. 20 H&H/Nextel Ford circled the half-mile in 21.766 seconds. Antonio Pérez (No. 1 Telmex/Red Bull Dodge) was second in 21.974, followed by Germán Quiroga (No. 5 Telcel Ford) at 21.980.

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Wait Is Over For Goeters

By Official Release

MEXICO CITY – It took more than three years, but Patrick Goeters found his way back to Victory Lane at Mexico City.

Goeters (No. 15 Citizen-FedEx Ford) only led six laps but he led the most important one – the final – in winning the NASCAR Mexico Series race at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez Sunday. It was Goeters first victory since March 5, 2005 at Mexico City.

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