NASCAR MEXICO CHAMP QUIROGA TO RACE AT PIR
Three-time NASCAR Toyota Mexico Series champion Germán Quiroga
, has announced he will enter the Nov. 9 Lucas Oil 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Phoenix International Raceway. Quiroga will be piloting the No. 51 Toyota Tundra for Kyle Busch Motorsports.
“The Lucas Oil 150 Camping World Truck Series race at PIR has always attracted some of the best drivers and teams from the best series,” said track president Bryan R. Sperber. “We are excited that a driver with an impressive background like Germán Quiroga will be competing for the win here on Nov. 9 in Phoenix.”
As the only driver in the history of the NASCAR Mexico Series to win multiple championships, Quiroga won three consecutive titles from 2009 to 2011 after finishing in the runner-up spots in the final series standings in both 2007 and 2008.
"I feel very fortunate to have the support of Net10 and the No. 51 Kyle Busch truck for the Nov. 9 race in Phoenix,” said Quiroga. “I’d like to invite the Latino fan base to the race, so together, along with your families; you can support me while having fun at the Camping World Truck Series Race in Phoenix. I'll be the lone Latino representative for the race, so I'll look for you at PIR.”
The NASCAR Toyota Series is NASCAR’s sanctioning body throughout Mexico. The series consists of a 14-race season, with races being held in eight different locations throughout the country.
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