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QUALIFYING: Patrick Goeters On A Roll

By John Tejeda, NASCAR

AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico – Patrick Goeters is picking up momentum. Five weeks after winning his first race of 2013, Goeters topped the speed charts Saturday at Autódromo Internacional de Aguascalientes. 

The Mexico City, Mexico native and driver of the no. 43 Suspensión y Dirección/Husovarna Toyota raced around the .875-mile concrete oval in 24.101 seconds (130.700 mph), fast enough for his first pole award of 2013 and fifth of his career.

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Most Popular Driver Voting Begins Online

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Online voting is underway for the Most Popular Driver of the Year Award in the NASCAR Toyota Series (Twitter hashtag: #NTSMx).

The link to the 2013 NASCAR Toyota Series Most Popular Driver ballot will be hosted on www.nascarhometracks.com and www.nascarmexico.com.mx. Fans may vote once per day and are encouraged to vote throughout the season. Voting continues through Nov. 17.

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Patrick Goeters Earns First Win Of 2013

By John Tejeda, NASCAR

PUEBLA, Mexico - The clouds cleared just long enough for Patrick Goeters to earn his first NASCAR Toyota Series victory of 2013 and fifth of his career.

Goeters, driver of the No. 43 Suspensión y Dirección/Husovarna Toyota, held off Daniel Suárez in a green-white-checkered finish for his first win since the 2011 season opening event in Monterrey. It's Goeters first victory on an oval, after earning his first four career wins on road courses. 

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QUALIFYING: Washed Out In Puebla

By John Tejeda, NASCAR

PUEBLA, Mexico - Intense cloud cover and intermitent rain at Aautódromo Miguel E. Abed washed out NASCAR Toyota Series Qualifying for the Puebla 240.

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Pérez Earns First Victory Of Desafío

By John Tejeda, NASCAR

en español

SAN LUIS POTOSÍ, Mexico – Antonio Pérez had to wait until the end of the NASCAR Toyota Series' regular season before he made his way to Victory Lane, but it his first win of 2013 came during the most important phase of his quest for the championship.

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QUALIFYING: Pérez Earns 3rd Pole of 2013

By John Tejeda, NASCAR

SAN LUIS POTOSÍ, Mexico – Antonio Pérez claimed his third Pole Award of the season in qualifying for the NASCAR Toyota Series Potosina 200 on Saturday at the Autodromo Potosino in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. 

The Guadalajara, Mexico, native posted a fast lap of 21.651 seconds around the half-mile track for an average speed of 83.137 mph. Pérez first pole of the season came during the series' first visit to the track. 

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FRIDAY FEATURE: Uncharted Waters

By Travis Barrett, Special To NASCAR Home Tracks

The roads they took to the “Desafio” might be different, but the paths they'll try and carve out en route to the NASCAR Toyota Series championship all look eerily similar.

The formula for success in a five-race, mad-dash sprint to the finish might not be the same one that put you into the first “playoffs” for the Mexico-based series – but you can be certain virtually every driver entered in it believe there's only one way out of it with the big trophy.

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Desafio 101: Road To The Championship

By John Tejeda, NASCAR

On any given race weekend, NASCAR Toyota Series fans can expect to see a fair mix of excitement and drama combined with a lot of high-speed action. The 2013 season has been no exception. Through its first 10 events, seven different drivers have made their way to Victory Lane, four of whom celebrated their first series victory.

Unlike previous seasons, however, this edition of Mexico's premier stock car racing series adds a new dynamic to the championship quest, the "Desafío.”

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Vences Earns First Series Victory

By John Tejeda, NASCAR

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Irwin Vences' first NASCAR Toyota Series victory was a bittersweet one. 

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QUALIFYING: Peralta Earns First Career Pole

By John Tejeda, NASCAR

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - It was a memorable Saturday for Carlos Peralta. The Queretaro native edged out Rubén Pardo by .007 seconds to claim his first career NASCAR Toyota Series pole award on Saturday at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City, 

The driver of the No. 7 La Costeña – Café Oro Toyota stopped the clock at 32.319 seconds for an average speed of 111.390 mph. Pardo will join him on the front row after recording a time of 32.326 seconds (111.365 mph).

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