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Toyota Series Introduced In Mexico

Official Release

MEXICO CITY - In an official ceremony before members of the media at the Banamex Center, located northwest of Mexico City, a presentation was held to officially announce the NASCAR Toyota Series. For the past five years, Toyota has demonstrated interest and commitment to motorsports in Mexico and for the 2012 season the car manufacturer has signed on to become the title sponsor of the stock-car series, marking a significant moment for the NASCAR Mexico organization.

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Mexico Series 2012 Schedule Announced

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

en español

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – OCESA announced today the 2012 NASCAR Mexico Series schedule that marks  the series’ ninth season overall and sixth under the NASCAR banner.

The slate includes 14 races at eight different tracks and gets underway on Sunday, March 25 on the road course at Monterrey and concludes on Sunday, Nov. 11 in Mexico City.

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Final Look Back At 2011

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – With the 2012 race season just around the corner, a final look at 2011 is now available.

For those unable to attend the 2011 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Awards Banquet and/or NASCAR Night of Champions Touring Series Awards Gala held last December in the Grand Ballroom of the Charlotte (N.C.) Convention Center within the NASCAR Hall of Fame complex, here is an opportunity to view these tremendous events. Or, perhaps, those in attendance would like to relive the many magical moments.

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Year In Review: Mexico Series

Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

Before closing the book on 2011, let’s take a final look back at a few of the top moments for the NASCAR Mexico Series presented by Toyota.

It was a season that ended with a familiar face, but began with a pair of brothers getting fast starts. It was a season with tremendous competition, but a points race that ended rather abruptly. Also, it had a rookie with a strong pedigree and a streaky driver who dominated the summer months.

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VIDEOS: 2011 NASCAR Champions

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Videos from the 2011 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Awards Banquet and 2011 NASCAR Night of Champions Touring Series Awards Gala.

NASCAR Night of Champions Touring Series Awards Gala opening video: Narrated by Trevor Bayne: WATCH

NASCAR K&N Pro Series East champion Max Gresham: WATCH | NASCAR K&N Pro Series East montage: WATCH

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VIDEO: Scenes From Championship Week


December 13, 2011 - 10:14am

Champions Honored In Awards Gala

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Past, present and future were celebrated Saturday night at the NASCAR Hall of Fame as the six champions from NASCAR’s developmental series were honored in the Night of Champions Touring Awards Gala.

The festivities featured the champions and top drivers from all of NASCAR’s North American regional touring series, who gathered for the special year-end celebration.

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NOTEBOOK: Gala Serves As Extra Incentive

By Travis Barrett, Special To NASCAR Home Tracks

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – In a tradition as old as stock car racing itself, the six NASCAR touring champions celebrating Saturday night in the Crown Ballroom did so under the watchful – and envious – eyes of fellow competitors already wanting their shot to knock them off the pedestal.

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Quiroga Making His Mark

By Travis Barrett, Special To NASCAR Home Tracks

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – German Quiroga is trying to show people that the NASCAR Mexico Series can be a proving ground for the next wave of NASCAR stars.

Quiroga was recognized along with five other NASCAR touring series champions at the Grand Champions Awards ceremony Charlotte Convention Center on Saturday morning. Quiroga, who made two Camping World Truck Series starts this season, won his third consecutive Mexico Series title in 2011.

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Gresham Grabs Karting Crown

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Max Gresham added another trophy to his mantle on Wednesday after winning the Fourth Annual NASCAR Touring & Weekly Series Champions/Media Karting Challenge as Champions Week got into full swing.

Gresham, the reigning NASCAR K&N Pro Series East champion, started dead last in the 14-kart field and took the lead with just under two minutes remaining in the 15-minute contest at Charlotte’s Victory Lane Indoor Karting that pitted the seven NASCAR champions in town for the week against members of the local media.

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