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San Luis Potosino race postponed

Official Release

Due to the outbreak of the influenza virus and pending further notice, the NASCAR Mexico Series is rescheduling the second race of the season that was to take place in San Luis Potosi. The race was scheduled for the weekend of May 2-3 with additional events surrounding the race taking place that entire week.

Ocesa and the NASCAR Mexico Series also ask everyone to take into account precautionary measures established by the Federal and State governments.

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Quiroga Opens Strong

Official Release

AGUASCALIENTES, Ags, México – For the second time, Germán Quiroga has kicked off the NASCAR Mexico Series season with a victory. This time the No. 2 FedEx driver is hoping the victory will lead to a championship run.

Quiroga, who has finished runner-up in points each of the last two seasons, captured the Pennzoil 200 Sunday in the first race at the Nuevo Autódromo de Aguascalientes before 22,000 fans. The brand new .446 tri-oval track opened this season.

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2009 NASCAR Mexico Series Schedule Announced

Official Release

The 2009 NASCAR Mexico Series schedule, marking the third year of the series under the NASCAR banner, has been released. The calendar, which covers 14 races at nine different tracks throughout Mexico, will begin and end at the brand-new Autodromo Internacional de Aguascalientes.

The .875-mile oval in Aguascalientes will open the season April 12. The track will also host the finale November 22. (Click here for complete schedule)

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Perfect Timing! Pérez Claims First NASCAR Mexico Championship

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

MEXICO CITY - Antonio Pérez's bad luck turned into his good fortune, and the end result was his first NASCAR Mexico Series championship.

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Qualifying: Richards Nets No. 7

By Official Release

MEXICO CITY - Homero Richards blistered the 1-mile oval at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in 32.842 seconds en route to a record-tying seven pole position of the year Saturday. Richards tied the series record set by Rogelio López. López had seven poles in 2005 and seven more in 2006.

Richards' No. 20 H&H-NEXTEL Ford will start on the front row for Sunday's Pennzoil 200 alongside Antonio Pérez (No. 1 Telmex-Red Bull Dodge). Pérez qualified second at 33.021.

Jorge Goeters, Carlos Peralta and Rubén Rovelo rounded out the top five in qualifying.

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Practice: Quiroga Hits Speedbump

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

MEXICO CITY - Antonio Pérez needs to run well and have points leader Germán Quiroga catch a bad break to realize his title hopes. Pérez got both Saturday afternoon as the NASCAR Mexico Series teams practiced for Sunday's season finale at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez.

Pérez (No. 1 Telmex-Red Bull Dodge) topped both practices for the Pennzoil 200. His top time on the 1-mile flat oval was 32.596 seconds in the second practice. He also led the first practice at 32.782.

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High Five For Pérez

By Official Release

TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, CHIAPAS, MEXICO – Antonio Pérez remained in the championship hunt with his series-high fifth win of the season Sunday at Chiapas Racetrack, in the second-to-last race of the NASCAR Mexico Series season.

Pérez (No. 1 Telmex-Red Bull), who qualified second, outlasted runner-up Germán Quiroga (No. 5 Telcel) by .016. Quiroga heads to the season finale at Mexico City Oct. 26 with a 45-point lead over Pérez.

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Qualifying: Contreras Nabs First Pole For Chiapas Event

By Official Release

TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, CHIAPAS, MEXICO – Carlos Contreras picked up his first NASCAR Mexico Series pole position of the season with the fastest time in Sunday morning's qualifying at Chiapas Racetrack.

Contreras (No. 22 Motorcraft/Sherwin Williams) posted a time of 25.579 seconds to easily pick up the top spot for Sunday afternoon's event.

Antonio Pérez (No. 1 Telmex-Red Bull) qualified second and Jorge Goeters (No. 4 Spartac RT) was third, with identical times at 25.715.

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Weather Postpones Chiapas Race

By Official Release

TUXTLA GTZ, CHIAPAS, Mexico - Heavy rains expected for the weekend have pushed the NASCAR Mexico Series race at Autodromo de Chiapas back one week.

The Chiapas 150, scheduled for Sunday, will now be run Oct. 12. Pole qualifying will be held Oct. 11.

The race is the 13th in the 14-race schedule. The season will conclude in Mexico City Oct. 26.

German Quiroga leads Antonio Perez by 46 points and defending series champion Rafael Martinez by 68.

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Quiroga Adds To Lead

By Official Release

SAN LUIS POTOSÍ, Mexico – Germán Quiroga extended his NASCAR Mexico Series lead Sunday at Autódromo Potosino with his second victory of the season.

Quiroga (No. 5 TELCEL Ford) won two of the three races at the Autódromo Potosino this season. He extended his lead over Antonio Pérez (No. 1 Escudería TELMEX Pontiac), who was third, to 46 with two races remaining.

Homero Richards (No. 20 H&H Ford) earned his fifth pole position Saturday and finished second Sunday. Rafael Martínez and Carlos Pardo finished fourth and fifth, respectively.

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