Rookie Suarez Serves Notice In Bristol Xfinity Race
Daniel Suarez had his best Infinity Series run on Saturday. (Photo courtesy of NASCAR)
By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Xfinity Series rookie Daniel Suarez knew he faced a steep learning curve when the 2015 season began, so when he finished second in Saturday’s Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway he left many in disbelief, including himself.
“I can’t explain to you in words right now what I’m feeling in Spanish or English,” Suarez said after exiting his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota. “This is unbelievable, this feeling.”
Suarez trailed winner Joey Logano by 1.172 seconds at the race’s conclusion, but in the event’s later stages it appeared the Monterrey, Mexico native might have a shot at the victory. At one point in the closing laps, Suarez cut Logano’s lead to less than a second. However, when the two front-runners caught lapped traffic Logano, who led every circuit in Read the full story »