AUDIO/RECAP: Bragging Rights; Rhodes, Kumpen and MRN’s Rickey Score Wins at Media & Champions Karting Challenge

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Audio, photo and recap by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online – Bragging rights were handed down, a driver scored his first-ever victory in the United States and one champion (who wasn’t even born when Danny Sullivan spun and won the 1985 Indianapoils 500) used a similar “spin and win” tactic to …

NMTS: Suárez Survives Aguascalientes; Fifth Win Of Season Puts D4D Driver Back In Title Hunt

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AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico — By John Tejada, NASCAR — Photo courtesy OCESA — Daniel Suárez entered the Aguascalientes 240 in an unfamiliar position in the standings, outside the top spot, but left the Autódromo Internacional de Aguascalientes just a few tallies behind the points leader. The NASCAR Drive for Diversity program participant and NASCAR Next alum survived a caution-heavy event en route to …

NMTS: Vences Heating Up At Opportune Time; Takes Potosina Win as Calderón Takes Over Points Lead

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SAN LUIS POTOSÍ, Mexico — By John Tejada, NASCAR — OCESA photo — Irwin Vences has chosen the right time in the 2014 NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series Season to go on a hot streak. The driver of the No. 46 Axtel/HP/M Racing Toyota got around Rafael Martínez on Lap 241 of the Potosina 200 from the Autódromo Potosino and held on …

NMTS QUALIFYING: Garcia Jr. Wins Third Pole; Front Row Made Up Of Current And Past NASCAR Next Drivers

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SAN LUIS POTOSÍ, Mexico — By John Tejada, NASCAR — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Rubén Garcia Jr. will lead the NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series field to green in Sunday’s Potosina 200 from the Autódromo Potosino. The 18-year-old NASCAR Next driver turned in a fast lap of 21.172 seconds (85.018 mph) for his third career pole and first of 2014. Garcia …

NMTS: Pardo Wins First Race Of Desafio; Trails Suárez By One Point With Four To Go

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CHIHUAHUA, Mexico — By John Tejada, NASCAR — Photo courtesy OCESA — Prior to the Chihuahua 240 NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series event, Rubén Pardo said he felt like the .625-mile oval at El Dorado Speedway was like his home track. He certainly raced like it on Sunday. The Mexico City, Mexico, native survived four late-race restarts to win his second victory …

NMTS: Vences Doubles Up; Scores Second Consecutive NMTS Pole Ahead Of Chihuahua 240

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CHIHUAHUA, Mexico –– By John Tejada, NASCAR — Irwin Vences is hoping history repeats itself in the NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series. Three weeks after winning his first career series pole, Vences was the fastest qualifier once again, turning in a fast lap of 19.758 seconds (113.878 mph) around the .625-mile oval at El Dorado Speedway in Chihuahua. The last time …

NMTS PRACTICE: Richards Fast At El Dorado; Looks To Open Desafio On Positive Note

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CHIHUAHUA, Mexico — By John Tejada, NASCAR — Photo courtesy OCESA — Strong rains throughout part of the day in Chihuahua delayed the start of NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series practice at El Dorado Speedway on Saturday, which means Homero Richards had to get right to work as soon as the session was finally underway. The driver of the No. 20 Axtel/HP/M …

NASCAR Formalizes On-Track Incident Procedure for Competitors

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — official release — HHP/Harold Hinson photo — In its continued efforts to evolve the safety of its sport, NASCAR announced Friday that it will add a rule that addresses on-track incidents as part of its race procedures. The rule, listed as Section 9-16, will be an addendum to the NASCAR rule book and will apply to all of its racing series, …

NMTS: Calderón Joins NMTS Century Club; Completed 100th Race Sunday In SLP

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MEXICO CITY, Mexico — official release courtesy of OCESA — OCESA photo — Another young NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series star has joined the series’ exclusive Century club. Abraham Calderón reached his 100th career event with the series last time out in San Luis Potosí. The Monterrey, Nuevo León, native began his Toyota Series career in 2006 with the T4 Series, a …

NMTS: López Closes The Door In SLP; Earns Series Leading 22nd Win

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SAN LUIS POTOSÍ, Mexico – By John Tejada, NASCAR — OCESA photo — This time around, Rogelio López made sure he had enough gas left to seal the deal. Two weeks after a miscalculation on fuel strategy cost him the victory in Monterrey, the all-time NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series wins leader earned his first checkered flag of 2014 during Sunday’s Potosina …

NMTS QUALIFYING: Suárez Gets 12th Career Pole

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SAN LUIS POTOSÍ, Mexico – By John Tejada, NASCAR — OCESA photo — Daniel Suárez led a front row sweep for Telcel/Telmex Sunday morning in NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series qualifying for the afternoon’s Potosina 200 at the Autódromo Potosino. The NASCAR Next alum and current Drive for Diversity driver in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, turned in a quick lap …

NMTS PRACTICE: Suárez Tops Speed Charts In SLP

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SAN LUIS POTOSÍ, Mexico – By John Tejada, NASCAR — OCESA photo — Daniel Suárez seems to have no intention of easing up in the NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series. Two weeks removed from winning his third series event of the year, and fourth in his last five events, the 22-year-old driver of the No. 3 Telcel Toyota led the field during …