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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 and

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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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Goeters Claims SLP Checkers

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SAN LUIS POTOSI - Jorge Goeters led a 1-2 sweep for Canel's Racing as he collected his first win of 2010 at Potosino Speedway. It was the eighth career NASCAR Mexico Series win for Goeters, who edged teammate Freddy Tamme by .127 seconds. It is the sixth time Canel's has swept the top two spots.

Goeters completed 192 laps on the half-mile track as the race ended at the 120-minute time limit.

Patrick Goeters was third, followed by pole sitter Homero Richards and Germain Quiroga.

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Martinez Off To Fast Start

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QUERÉTARO, Mexico – Rafael Martinez made it 2-for-2 in the NASCAR Mexico Series season as he cruised to the win in the Querétaro 200 presented by Pennzoil at Nuevo Autódromo de Querétaro Sunday.

Martinez, who won the season opener at Aguascalientes March 21, won the pole position Saturday and then led 59 laps Sunday en route to his 14th career victory.

Homero Richards finished second, followed by Antonio Perez. Germain Quiroga and Freddy Tame rounded out the top five.

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Martinez Returns To Victory Lane

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AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico - Rafael Martinez returned to Victory Lane for the first time in over a year with a win in the season-opening Pennzoil 240 Sunday at Autodromo Aguascalientes.

Martinez passed Jorge Goeters for the lead on lap 130 on the 1400-meter oval and led the final 39 laps en route to the win. The race was concluded after it reached the two-hour time limit. It was Martinez's 13th career win in the NASCAR Mexico Series - second all-time by Rogelio Lopez's 18 wins - and his first since Aug. 17, 2008 (a span of 18 races).

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