Daniel Suárez wins NASCAR Toyota Mexico Series opener at Phoenix: Win in the Toyotal 120 is driver’s fourth consecutive NASCAR victory

Win in the Toyotal 120 is driver’;s 4th consecutive NASCAR victory

By: NASCAR Wire Service on March 1, 2014

Daniel Suarez (3) crosses the finish line in Phoenix on Friday night.

LAT PHOTOGRAPHIC – Daniel Suárez (3) crosses the finish line in Phoenix on Friday night.

With his winning techniques, Daniel Suárez probably must acquire a lottery ticket. Suárez, of Monterrey, Mexico, rebounded from a pit street error to win the NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series season-opening Toyota 120 Friday night at Phoenix Worldwide Raceway.

Soon after commencing from the outdoors pole place, Suárez quickly got about pole sitter Rubén Pardo and held the lead until finally a Lap 46 stop for fuel when he was nabbed for speeding on pit road. The resulting pass-by way of penalty place Suárez at the tail of the discipline.

From there he methodically marched by means of the field and was in the top 3 just before Lap 90. Over the ultimate 10 laps, Suárez waged a nip-and-tuck battle with Antonío Peréz with the latter holding the edge throughout, right up until the ultimate lap. Suárez shortcut the backstretch dogleg to gain the benefit and score his sixth career Toyota Series triumph.

Daniel Suarez has won his last 4 NASCAR touring series starts.

LAT PHOTOGRPAHIC – Daniel Suarez has won his last 4 NASCAR touring series commences.

The 22-yr-previous driver has strung collectively 4 straight NASCAR touring series victories. He started out the run in the Toyota Series’; 2013 season finale in Mexico City final November. Then, he launched his 2014 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East campaign with a pair of wins earlier this month.

Defending series champion Rodrigo Peralta also acquired previous Peréz on the last circuit to record a runner-up finish. Luis Felipe Montaño and Pardo completed 4th and fifth, respectively. The balance of the best 10 was created up of José Luis Ramírez, Rubén Garcia Jr., Rafael Martínez, Freddy Tame Jr. and Mario Dominguez.

As a member of the NASCAR Drive for Diversity initiative, Suárez also competes complete-time in the K&N Pro Series East for Rev Racing and is also element of the NASCAR Up coming program that spotlights youthful talent in the sport.

With the win, Suárez gets the first driver to concurrently lead 2 NASCAR series in factors since Kyle Busch led the NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping Planet Truck Series early in the 2009 season. At the touring series degree, it has not been carried out given that recent NASCAR Hall of Fame nominee Mike Stefanik won the 2 the NASCAR K&N Professional Series East and NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championships in 1998.

The NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series opens the 2014 season in Mexico on April 5 at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City.

UNOFFICIAL Results

NASCAR TOYOTA SERIES-Toyota 120 Benefits

Friday

At Phoenix Global Raceway

Phoenix AZ

Lap length: one mile

(Start place in parentheses)

one. (2) Daniel Suárez, Monterrey, Mexico, Toyota, 120 laps.

2. (6) Rodrigo Peralta, Mexico City, Mexico, Toyota, 120.

3. (3) Antonio Pérez, Guadalajara, Mexico, Toyota, 120.

4. (8) Luis Felipe Montaño, Mexico City, Mexico, Toyota, 120.

5. (1) Rubén Pardo, Mexico City, Mexico, Toyota, 120.

6. (11) José Luis Ramírez, Mexico City, Mexico, Chevrolet, 120.

7. (4) Rubén Garcia, Jr., Naucalpan, Mexico, Toyota, 120.

7 (6) Rafael Martínez, Monterrey, Mexico, Mazda, 120.

9. (16) Freddy Tame, Jr., Mexico City, Mexico, Toyota, 120.

8. (18) Mario Domínguez, Mexico City, Mazda, 120.

11. (22) Enrique Contreras, III, Mexico City, Mexico, Toyota, 120.

12. (9) Abraham Calderón, Monterrey, Mexico, Dodge, 119.

13. (27) Óscar Ruíz De Azua, Mexico City, Mexico, Toyota, 119.

14. (14) Homero Richards, Mexico City, Mexico, Toyota, 119.

15. (20) Héctor Félix, Culiacan, Mexico, Toyota, 119.

16. (15) Carlos Peralta, Mexico City, Mexico, Toyota, 119.

17. (26) Javier Fernández, Mexico City, Mexico, Toyota, 119.

18. (12) Elliot Van Rankin, Mexico City, Mexico, Toyota, 119.

19. (29) Rafael Vallina, Chihuahua, Mexico, Toyota, 118.

twenty. (13) Patrick Goeters, Mexico City, Mexico, Toyota, 118.

21. (25) Israel Jaitovich, Mexico City, Mexico, Toyota, 118.

22. (28) Víctor Barrales, San Luis Potosí, Mexico, Toyota, 118.

23. (21) Pepe Montaño, Hidalgo, Mexico, Toyota, 111.

24. (24) Santiago Tovar, Mexico City, Mexico, Toyota, 111.

25. (23) Jim Nides, Houston, Texas, Toyota, 86.

26. (10) Rogelio López, Aguascalientes, Mexico, Toyota, 57.

27. (30) Rodrigo Marbán, Mexico City, Mexico, Toyota, 45.

28. (19) Javier Razo, Mexico City, Mexico, Toyota, 29.

29. (17) Jorge Goeters, Mexico City, Mexico, Toyota, 26.

30. (5) Hugo Oliveras, Mexico City, Mexico, Toyota, 19.

Race Statistics

Margin of Victory: .098 seconds

Quickest Qualifier: R.Pardo (124.783 mph, 28.85 seconds)

Caution Flags: 6 for 33 laps.

Lead Changes: 6 among 5 drivers.

Lap Leaders: R. Pardo one D. Suárez 2-6 R. Pardo 7 D. Suárez 8-46 R. Peralta 47-51 E. Contreras,III 52-56 A. Pérez 57-119 D. Suárez 120.

Standings: one. D. Suárez, 47 2. R. Peralta, 43 3. A. Pérez, 43 4. L. Montaño, forty 5. R. Pardo, forty 6. J. Ramírez, 38 7. R. Garcia,Jr., 37 7 R. Martínez, 36 9. F. Tame,Jr., 35 10. M. Domínguez, 34.

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