NASCAR’s last trip in California’s 1.99 miles Sonoma Racetrack Road Course was a rather quiet affair compared to the previous races, lacking the fire and exuberance of the previous races. But the end of the race was special and historic, something most NASCAR fans would agree with, as did Daniel Suarez in his No:99 Chevy Camaro ZL1 cross the finish line ahead Chris Buescher to become the first Mexican to win a cup race.
Daniels Suarez Born and grown up Mexico, who is not known for his motorsport scene, had to go through a lot to be on the road to victory with a winner’s medal in hand. One of the earliest graduates of Drive for diversitySuarez had to overcome the cultural and language barriers to establish himself as a worthy driver to invest in the Cup Series, which he made possible by winning the Xfinity Series Championship.
In recent years, Mexican racers have made the country proud on the international racing scenes with Formula 1 superstar Sergio Perez and Daniel Suarez as flag bearers. Nickname “Checco” Sergio Perez driving for Red Bull was a huge presence on the racing scene, while Suarez’s contributions went unnoticed as he failed to claim a win in the Cup Series, but he did his country proud with his Sonoma Victory.
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Daniel Suarez on his win in Sonoma is something to be proud of as a Mexican
Daniel Suarez acknowledged that Mexican motorsport is going through some very special years as they not only compete in major racing categories but are also very successful in their industry. He pointed out that it’s one thing to see Mexican riders in different championship races, but it’s on another level when they can win those races.
“Mexican motorsport has had Mexican drivers in some very special years, not only in the most important categories in the world, but also successfully. It’s one thing to have Mexican riders and another when Mexican riders are winning races.‘ said Daniel Suarez.
He continued that Mexicans should be very proud of what he and his compatriots have achieved together, saying the country has a very good cast of emerging talent to follow in the seniors’ path. Daniel Suarez added that Escudería Telmex, Carlos Slim and Jimmy Morales were among his constant supporters, among many other Mexicans, adding that he was proud and happy to be on the Mexican motorsport scene during these years.
“Mexico should be very proud of what we have created together. I think that we have a very good shot coming from very good drivers. Escudería Telmex, Carlos Slim, Jimmy Morales, these are people who have given me a lot of support. other Mexicans are part of this great project so I am very proud and very happy to be a part of these years of Mexican motorsport.” added Daniel Suarez.
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https://firstsportz.com/nascar-news-mexico-should-be-very-proud-of-what-we-have-created-together-daniel-suarez-on-being-part-of-the-proud-years-of-mexican-motorsports/ “Mexico should be very proud of what we have created together,” says Daniel Suarez on the proud years of Mexican motorsport