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Age / DOB:  (24) / 1/7/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'9 / 166

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Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announced today its crew chief lineup for the 2016 NASCAR XFINITY Series.
Scott Graves joins Joe Gibbs Racing from Roush Fenway Racing and will lead 2015 Rookie of the Year Daniel Suarez in the No. 19 Toyota Camry. Graves won the 2015 XFINITY Series championship with Chris Buescher. Jan 8 - 9:02 PM

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Kyle Busch Motorsports announced today the addition of Kevin "Bono" Manion to the team’s crew chief lineup for the team’s three-truck effort in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for 2016.

Manion will call the shots for the Tundra that will be shared by drivers Daniel Suarez and Cody Coughlin. He brings with him 12 years of experience as a NASCAR crew chief, spending the last 10 seasons in the Sprint Cup Series. The Massachusetts native collected five victories in his time atop the pit box in NASCAR’s premier series, including two marquee wins with Jamie McMurray in 2010; the Daytona 500 and the Brickyard 400. Before graduating into NASCAR’s top division, he guided Martin Truex Jr., to back-to-back NASCAR XFINITY Series titles in 2004 and 2005. In addition to his five Sprint Cup Series victories, Manion boasts 15 XFINITY Series wins; 13 with Truex Jr., and two with Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Jan 6 - 5:16 PM

Scott Graves, who won the NXS title with Chris Buescher and was expected to guide the champ through his rookie season in Sprint Cup, has parted ways with Roush Fenway Racing.

Sources told Motorsport.com Graves will guide the #18 Arris Toyota and NXS Rookie of the Year Daniel Suarez at Joe Gibbs Racing. Graves replaces Eric Phillips who guided Suarez to the rookie title this season and a fifth-place finish in the NXS standings. Phillips, who has 37 truck wins with a variety of drivers including Kyle Busch, Erik Jones, Denny Hamlin, Clint Bowyer, Kasey Kahne, Brian Scott and Mike Skinner, is expected to join Dave Rogers and Edwards as the car chief for the #19 Sprint Cup team.
Tue, Dec 22, 2015 10:22:00 PM

Daniel Suarez (#18 ARRIS Toyota Camry) finished sixth in the November 21st NASCAR XFINITY Series season-ending Ford EcoBoost 300 at Florida's Homestead-Miami Speedway.

The Joe Gibbs Racing driver started second in the lineup and completed all laps of the 200-lap event. Suarez, winner of the 2015 Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award, scored three poles, eight top-fives, 18 top-10s and closed out the season fifth in the final 2015 XFINITY Series driver championship standings.
Wed, Nov 25, 2015 11:25:00 PM

In what has already been an impressive first full season in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, Daniel Suárez added another accolade to his resume Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway – the Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award.

In doing so, he became the first Mexican-born driver and the second NASCAR Drive for Diversity (D4D) graduate to receive the award in a NASCAR national series. Also a member of the 2011-2013 NASCAR Next classes, an initiative designed to identify the sport’s next generation of stars, Suárez captured the rookie honors over fellow NASCAR Next and D4D graduate Darrell Wallace Jr. The Monterrey, Mexico native made 33 starts in 2015, posting three Coors Light Pole Awards, eight top-five and 18 top-10 finishes.-NASCAR
Sun, Nov 22, 2015 01:01:00 PM

Daniel Suarez (#18 ARRIS Toyota Camry) finished fourth in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series Dav 200 Honoring America's Veterans at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona.

Started fifth on the grid and completed all laps of the 200-lap race. He also won the Sunoco Rookie of the Race contingency award. Suarez, who has competed in all 32 series races so far this season, is currently sixth in the 2015 XFINITY Series championship standings.
Tue, Nov 17, 2015 12:23:00 AM

XFINITY Series (#18 Toyota Camry) driver Daniel Suarez finished second in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino & Resort 350 at the Texas Motor Speedway.

He started the #51 ARRIS Toyota Tundra seventh in the lineup and completed all of the 147 laps run. Suarez is not eligible to collect points in this series.
Sat, Nov 7, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Daniel Suarez and Cody Coughlin will share the seat of a Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) truck in 2016, each competing in at least 10 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races.

Suarez has produced five top-five and eight top-10 finishes across nine Truck Series starts driving a partial schedule for KBM this season. He also competes full-time in the NASCAR XFINITY Series for Joe Gibbs Racing. Coughlin made a pair of Truck Series starts this season, including his KBM debut in August at Michigan. He has competed part-time in the ARCA Racing Series the last two seasons, collecting two poles, five top-five and 11 top-10 finishes across 17 starts.-Kyle Busch Motorsports
Thu, Oct 29, 2015 11:58:00 PM

Daniel Suarez (#18 ARRIS Toyota Camry) finished ninth in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, KS.

Started sixth on the grid and completed all laps of the 204-lap race. He also won the Sunoco Rookie of the Race contingency award for his top-10 finish. Suarez, who has competed in all 30 series races so far this season, is currently seventh in the 2015 XFINITY Series championship standings.
Mon, Oct 19, 2015 11:31:00 AM

Daniel Suarez (No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Camry) tops the speed chart in the Final Practice session for the XFINITY Series Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway.

He ran a fast lap of 183.362 mph. No. 60 Chris Buescher, No. 39 Ryan Sieg, No. 54 Kyle Busch and No. 3 Ty Dillon round out the top-five of the 41 cars out on the track. The No. 74 Dodge driven by Mike Harmon was the slowest in the final practice session.
Fri, Oct 16, 2015 11:52:00 PM

Daniel Suarez (No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Camry) finished fourth in Friday night's NASCAR XFINITY Series Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC.

Started seventh on the grid and completed all laps of the 200-lap race (led one lap). He also won the Sunoco Rookie of the Race contingency award. Suarez, who has competed in all 29 series races so far this season, is currently seventh in the 2015 XFINITY Series championship standings.
Sun, Oct 11, 2015 09:30:00 PM

Daniel Suarez (No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Camry) finished 10th in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series Hisense 200 at Delaware's Dover International Speedway.

He started 13th on the grid and completed all laps of the 200-lap race. Suarez, who also won the Sunoco Rookie of the Race contingency award, moved up one spot to seventh in the 2015 XFINITY Series championship standings.
Tue, Oct 6, 2015 09:27:00 PM

Daniel Suarez (No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Camry) finished 23rd in Saturday night's NASCAR XFINITY Series VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY.

He started on the pole and completed 197 laps of the 201-lap race (led two laps). Suarez, who has competed in all 27 series races so far this season, is currently eighth in the 2015 XFINITY Series championship standings.
Mon, Sep 28, 2015 11:24:00 PM

Daniel Suarez (No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Camry) won the Coors Light Pole Award for the VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 with a lap of 30.024 seconds, 179.856 mph.

This is his third pole in 29 NASCAR XFINITY Series races and his third pole and 22nd top-10 start in 2015. It is Suarez's first pole in two races at Kentucky Speedway.
Sat, Sep 26, 2015 07:28:00 PM

Daniel Suarez (No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Camry) finished sixth in Saturday night's NASCAR XFINITY Series Furious 7 300 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois.

Started third on the grid and completed all laps of the 200-lap race (led two laps). Suarez, who has competed in all 26 series races so far this season, is currently seventh in the 2015 XFINITY Series championship standings.
Mon, Sep 21, 2015 03:02:00 PM