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Daniel Suarez

Team: Joe Gibbs Racing-19-NXS
Age / DOB:  (24) / 1/7/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'9 / 166

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The NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series returns to to the track Sunday with a stout starting field and a familiar face as Grand Marshal: newly crowned NASCAR XFINITY Series champion, Daniel Suárez.
There are already 30 confirmed cars for the exhibition race this weekend in the 1-mile oval (1,609 meters) of Autodrome Hermanos Rodríguez, where they will present a program of speed to delight the thousands of fans who will be present in the stands. Jimmy Morales (Series Director) indicated that "Daniel Suarez, our Mexican pride, will be present this Sunday. He's going to do us the honor of being with us as Grand Marshal. " Dec 2 - 10:03 PM

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Daniel Suarez, driver of the No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry, won his first NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) championship; becoming the 27th different driver to win the title.

Suarez is the first Latin American driver to win a NASCAR national series championship. He won the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway to claim the 2016 series title in the inaugural NXS Chase. Suarez made 33 starts this season posting three wins, 19 top fives and 27 top 10s and three poles. He has become the first graduate of the NASCAR Drive for Diversity program to win a NXS championship.
Nov 19 - 7:46 PM

Daniel Suarez (No. 19 ARRIS Toyota Camry) won the Coors Light Pole Award for today's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) season-ending Ford EcoBoost 300 with a lap of 169.924 mph.

This is his sixth pole in 68 NXS races. It is his third pole and 33rd top-10 start in 2016 and his first pole in two races at Homestead-Miami Speedway (HMS). Elliott Sadler (starts second) posted his 25th top-10 start of 2016 and his eighth in 11 races at HMS. Erik Jones (third) posted his second top-10 start at HMS and his 32nd in 33 races this season. Championship 4 Starting Positions: Daniel Suarez (first), Elliott Sadler (second), Erik Jones (third) and Justin Allgaier (sixth).
Nov 19 - 12:27 PM

Daniel Suárez returns to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) on Friday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway (HMS) for his 13th start of the 2016 season.

In addition to running the NCWTS race on Friday, he will race for his first NASCAR XFINITY Series championship Saturday afternoon. Last weekend, the 24-year-old driver captured his first-career NCWTS win at Phoenix International Raceway. Suárez at HMS: Suárez has made one-career NCWTS start at the 1.5-mile track located in Homestead, Fla. Last season, he started sixth and lead 10 laps before a crash ended his race on lap 84. The Monterrey, Mexico native was credited with a 30th-place finish.-Kyle Busch Motorsports
Nov 16 - 11:05 PM

Daniel Suarez (No. 19 ARRIS Toyota) finished fifth in Saturday night's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Ticket Galaxy 200 at Phoenix Int’l Raceway in Avondale, AZ.

He started sixth in the lineup and completed all laps of the 200-lap race. Suarez is the leader in the point standings after this event and moves on to the season-ending Championship 4 round next weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Top-seeded, to compete for the 2016 NXS Championship.
Nov 14 - 9:41 PM

XFINITY Series regular Daniel Suarez (No. 19 Toyota Camry), driving the Kyle Busch Motorsports No. 51 ARRIS Toyota Tundra, won the Lucas Oil 150, his first victory in 26 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races.

This is his fifth top-10 NCWTS finish in 2016 and his second top-10 finish in two NCWTS races at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR). Johnny Sauter (finished second) posted his sixth top-10 finish in eight races at PIR and his 18th top-10 finish in 2016. Matt Crafton (third) posted his 11th top-10 finish in 16 races at PIR. Christopher Bell (seventh) was the highest finishing rookie. Sauter, Crafton, Bell and Timothy Peters are the Championship 4 drivers moving on to the November 18 season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway where one of them will become the 2016 NCWTS Champion.
Nov 12 - 1:39 AM

Daniel Suarez (No. 19 ARRIS Toyota Camry) finished fifth in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, TX.

He started fourth in the lineup and completed all laps of the 200 laps run. Suarez took over the lead in the 2016 NXS championship standings after this race. He leads former leader, Elliott Sadler (finished sixth in the race) by one point.
Nov 7 - 9:10 PM

Daniel Suárez returns to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) on Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) for another double-duty weekend.

In addition to running the NCWTS race on Friday driving the No. 51 ARRIS Toyota Tundra, Suárez will also be in his ARRIS Camry for the NASCAR XFINITY Series race on Saturday afternoon. In his previous outing in the NCWTS at Martinsville Speedway last weekend, he started second and went on to finish sixth in his ARRIS Tundra. Suárez at TMS: He has made two-career NCWTS starts at the 1.5-mile speedway located in Fort Worth, TX. In his last start at TMS last November, Suárez started seventh and finished second in his ARRIS Tundra.-Kyle Busch Motorsports
Nov 2 - 7:34 PM

XFINITY Series regular Daniel Suarez (No. 19 Toyota Camry), driving the No. 51 ARRIS Toyota Tundra, led the first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice session for the Texas Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville (VA) Speedway.

He ran a quick lap of 95.525 mph. No. 13 Cameron Hayley, No. 9 William Byron, No. 88 Matt Crafton and No. 8 John Hunter Nemechek round out the top five of the 35 trucks completing laps in this session. Josh White in the No. 1 Chevrolet Silverado was the slowest.
Oct 28 - 1:42 PM

Daniel Suárez (No. 51 ARRIS Toyota Tundra) returns to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) on Saturday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway for his tenth start of the 2016 season.

In his previous outing in the NCWTS at Chicagoland Speedway on September 16th, he started third, led 43 laps and went on to finish 11th during the 150-lap race. Suárez at Martinsville: Suárez has made three-career NCWTS starts at the half-mile "paperclip" located in Ridgeway, Va. In his last start at Martinsville in March, he started sixth and finished 18th in his ARRIS Tundra.-Kyle Busch Motorsports
Oct 25 - 9:26 PM

NASCAR announced a multi-year agreement with Old World Industries to make PEAK title sponsor of the NASCAR Mexico Series, which will run a full slate of races in 2017 and ensuing seasons.

The NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series will kick off with an exhibition race on Dec. 3-4 in Mexico City. Its 10th season will begin in 2017 with a full championship schedule that will be announced at a later date. NASCAR XFINITY Series star Daniel Suárez -- the first Mexican-born driver to win a NASCAR national series race, earn a national series Sunoco Rookie of the Year award and lead a national series in points -- developed his talents in the NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series. Suárez is currently competing for the NASCAR XFINITY Series championship in its inaugural Chase playoff. Another young talent the NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series has fostered is Ruben Garcia Jr., an alumnus of the NASCAR Next initiative that highlights the sport's top up-and-coming drivers. Both Suárez and Garcia are also alums of the NASCAR Drive for Diversity program.
Source: NASCAR.com
Oct 19 - 10:45 AM

Daniel Suarez (No. 19 ARRIS Toyota Camry) finished third in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, KS.

He started fourth on the grid, led six laps and completed all of the 200 laps run. Suarez is tied in points with Elliott Sadler (finished second in the race) for the lead in the 2016 championship standings after this event. The tie-breaker is wins.. Sadler has three to Suarez's two victories.
Oct 17 - 2:38 PM

Daniel Suarez (No. 19 Juniper Toyota) finished third in Sunday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC.

He started fourth on the grid and completed all of the 200 laps run. Suarez is second in the point standings after this event and moves on seeded at the top of the ranking in the Round of 8.
Oct 11 - 4:06 PM

Daniel Suarez (No. 19 Interstate Batteries Toyota) won the Drive Sober 200, his second victory in 63 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) races and first in four races at Dover International Speedway.

This is his second win and 22nd top-10 finish in 2016. With the victory, Suarez advances to the Round of 8 in the NASCAR XFINITY Series Chase. Ty Dillon (finished second) posted his sixth top-10 finish in eight races at Dover. Justin Allgaier (third) posted his sixth top-10 finish in 12 races at Dover. Brennan Poole (15th) was the highest finishing rookie. Suarez leads the NXS point standings by two points over Elliott Sadler (seventh).
Oct 2 - 1:38 PM

Daniel Suarez (No. 19 DEWALT FLEXVOLT Toyota) finished second in Saturday night's NASCAR XFINITY Series VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY.

He started second on the grid and completed all of the 200 laps run. Suarez, who competed in all 27 NXS races so far this season, moved up one spot to second in the 2016 championship standings after this event, 8 points behind leader Elliott Sadler.
Sep 26 - 8:58 PM