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Quiroga Strengthens His Lead

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PUEBLA, Mexico -- Germán Quiroga took a giant step toward his second straight NASCAR Mexico Series championship Sunday with his third win of the season in the Puebla 240 km presented by Pennzoil.

Quiroga's win at on the 1.25 mile oval at Autódromo Miguel E. Abed, combined with a 25th-place finish by Antonio Perez gives Quiroga a 140-point lead over second-place Perez with two races remaining. Homero Richards is third, one point behind Perez.

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Perez Keeps Pace With Victory

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QUERETARO, Mexico -- Antonio Perez, chasing his second NASCAR Mexico Series championship, led the final 11 laps en route to the win in the Goodyear Racing 200 Sunday to earn his second win of the season.

Points leader German Quiroga, who won the pole position Saturday, finished second to maintain his 45-point lead over Perez.

It was the ninth career win for Perez, the 2008 series champion.

Jorge Goeters, Rogelio Lopez and Jose Luis Ramirez rounded out the top five.

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Rovelo Rolls To Mexico City Win

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MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- Ruben Rovelo earned his second win of the 2010 NASCAR Mexico Series season and the fourth of his career Sunday on the oval track at Hermanos Rodriguez.

Rovelo completed the 125 laps of the Pennzoil 200 in 1 hour, 55 minutes, 12.123 seconds.

Rovelo started fourth and passed Patrick Goeters for the lead on Lap 95 en rout to the victory.

Rafael Martinez finished second. He started third and was running in 13th with 20 laps remaining before charging back to the front.

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Quiroga Extends SLP Domination

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SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico -- Germán Quiroga moved a step closer to defending his NASCAR Mexico Series championship with his second win of the season at Autódromo Potosino Sunday.

Quiroga earned his second win of the season -- both at Autódromo Potosino -- and his fourth career victory at the half-mile oval.

With the win, Quiroga moved up one spot in the standings to second-place and 22 points behind Antonio Perez. Perez finished ninth.

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Rovelo Motors To First Win Of 2010

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MONTERREY, Mexico -- Ruben Rovelo earned his first victory of the NASCAR Mexico Series season Sunday at Autódromo de Monterrey.

Rovelo completed the 63 laps in 1 hour, 44 minutes, 33.393 seconds.

He started ninth and steadily moved up through the field. He was in the top five by Lap 27, passed German Quiroga for third on Lap 33 and took the lead away from Jose Luis Ramirez on Lap 41.

It was Rovelo’s third career win and first since Queretaro in October of last year.

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Perez The Front-Runner

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GUADALARAJA, Mexico -- Antonio Perez added to his points lead with his first win of the season Sunday in the GOOY Racing 200 presented by Pennzoil at Autodromo Bernardo Obregon.

It's the second time Perez, the 2008 NASCAR Mexico Series champion, has won at Guadalaraja and was his eighth career victory.

Perez started sixth and took the lead from Jorge Goeters on a restart with two laps remaining.

Pole sitter German Quiroga led a race-high 53 laps. Goeters, Irwin Vences and Oscar Ruiz also led laps.

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Richards Goes Back-To-Back

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PUEBLA, Mexico -- Homero Richards picked up his second win in a row Sunday at Autódromo Miguel E. Abed and moved into second place in the NASCAR Mexico Series standings.

Richards started third and moved to the front on Lap 32 on the 1.25-mile oval. The driver of the No. 20 NEXTEL-VENOM-FLANAX led a race-high 27 laps en route to his fourth career victory.

Antonio Perez maintained his points lead with a runner-up finish. Jose Luis Ramirez finished third, followed by Irwin Vences and Rogelio Lopez.

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Most Popular Driver Voting Begins Online

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Online voting is underway for the Most Popular Driver of the Year Award in the NASCAR Mexico Series.

The link to the 2010 NASCAR Mexico Series Most Popular Driver ballot will be hosted on www.nascarhometracks.com and www.nascarmexico.com.mx.

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Richards Front And Center

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MEXICO CITY -- Homero Richards dominated the NASCAR Mexico Seris stop at Mexico City, winning the pole position Saturday and leading 87 of 125 laps Sunday en route to the victory at Hermanos Rodriguez.

It was Richards' first win of the season and third of his career. Richards completed the race, which was contested on the facilities oval, in 1 hour, 57 minutes, 28.990 seconds.

Germain Quiroga and points leader Antonio Perez finished second and third, respectively.

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Quiroga Earns Historic Victory

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

TUXTLA GUTIERREZ, Chiapas, Mexico -- Defending series champion Germain Quiroga earned his first win of the 2010 NASCAR Mexico Series season on an historic night. The Pennzoil 200 at Autódromo de Chiapas Saturday was the first night race in series history.

The driver of the No. 2 TELCEL completed the 200 laps in 1 hours, 52 minutes, 28.943 seconds. It is Quiroga's 12th career win.

The event drew 25,000 fans, including Juan Sabienes Guerrero, the Governor of the state of Chiapas. More than 50 portable lights were brought in to light pit road and the track.

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