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MONTERREY, Mexico – German Quiroga moved closer to his first NASCAR Mexico Series championship with his third win of the season Sunday at Autódromo de Monterrey.
Quiroga, who was the series runner-up in 2007 and 2008, pushed his lead to 194 points over Ruben Pardo after the 10th of 14 races. Pardo finished third behind Quiroga and runner-up Irwin Vences Sunday.
Patrick Goeters and Jorge Arteaga rounded out the top five.
Quiroga previously won at Aguascalientes in the season opener April 12 and San Luis Potosi May 31.> More
PUEBLA, Mexico – Patrick Goeters became the eighth different winner in nine NASCAR Mexico Series races this season with his victory Sunday at the new permanent road course at Autódromo Miguel E. Abed.
It was Goeters first win since April 20, 2008 at Mexico City. In addition, his brother Jorge Goeters finished second at Puebla.
Rafael Martinez was third, followed by German Quiroga and Rogelio Lopez.> More
SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico - Jorge Goeters collected his first NASCAR Mexico Series win since 2007 and he did it in the most dominating manner possible.
Goeters took the lead from pole sitter Hugo Oliveras before the first lap was completed and led the entire 200 laps in winning at Autódromo Potosino Sunday - the first time in series history that a driver has led every lap. It
was Goeters' seventh career win and first since July 29, 2007 at Guadalajara.
ZACATECAS, Mexico – Defending NASCAR Mexico Series champion Antonio Pérez picked up his first win of 2009 Sunday at Autódromo Internacional de Zacatecas.
Perez, who won five times last year during his champion run, won for the first time since Oct. 12 at Chiapas.
He started eighth and moved to third by lap 18. He took over the lead on lap 38 and led the rest of the way. The race went 63 laps.> More
GUADALARAJA, Mexico – Homero Richards earned his first career win Sunday in the Goodyear 200 before a capacity crowd of more than 9,000 at Autódromo Internacional Bernardo Obregón.
Richards, making his 48th career start, had previously finished runner-up five times and had won the pole position seven times.
He held off pole sitter Germán Quiroga for the victory. Quiroga settled for second and extended his points lead over Ruben Pardo, who finished seventh, to 118 points.> More
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Beginning today, fans can visit www.nascar.com and cast votes for the 2009 Most Popular Driver of the Year Award for the NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
In addition, www.nascarhometracks.com will host the balloting for each of NASCAR’s regional touring series – the NASCAR Camping World Series East and West, NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour, NASCAR Mexico Series and NASCAR Canadian Tire Series.> More
QUERETARO, Mexico – Hugo Oliveras picked up his first career NASCAR Mexico Series victory to cap an emotional weekend at the New Queretaro Autodromo.
Oliveres had one of the fastest times in practice but qualified fifth for the Goodyear 200, before driving the No. 11 Monster-MM Toyota to the front.
The race was dedicated to Carlos Pardo, who died June 14 following an accident in the race at Puebla. Pardo was the 2004 NASCAR Mexico Series champion. Prior to the race, the series held a tribute to Pardo and retired his car number 21.> More
QUERETARO, Mexico – Jorge Goeters collected his 10th career pole position Saturday at Queretaro Autodrome in qualifying for the Goodyear 200, the fifth race of the NASCAR Mexico Series season.
Goeters lapped the 2,290-meter track in 1 minute, 2.883 seconds.
Teammate Freddy Tame qualified second at 1:03.027.
German Quiroga was third at 1:03.285, followed by Hugo Oliveras (1:03.285) and Ruben Pardo (1:03.325).
During practice, Goeters and Oliveras set the best times.More
MEXICO CITY – Thursday will be a very important day in the life of Mexican driver Antonio Perez. Univision has nominated Antonio for the “ 2009 Awards Sports Awards, ” as one of the candidates in the category of “Driver of the Year” among the great ones like Helio Castroneves and Juan Pablo Montoya.> More
PUEBLA, Mexico – Former NASCAR Mexico Series champion Carlos Pardo passed away Sunday following an accident during the series race at Autodromo Miguel E. Abed.
The accident occurred in the final laps of Sunday’s event in Puebla. Pardo was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.
"Carlos Pardo was a tremendous competitor and person," said Chad Little, Director of Racing Development, NASCAR Mexico. "On behalf of everybody in the NASCAR family, our thoughts and prayers go out to Carlos' family and friends."> More