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CP MOTORSPORTS - DANIEL SUÁREZ'S NASCAR NATIONAL SERIES CAREER BY-THE-NUMBERS

 

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First NASCAR national series start was at Richmond International Raceway on April 25, 2014 driving for car owner Joe Gibbs in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Suárez started the race 12th and finished 19th in his NASCAR national series debut.

1 – Number of NASCAR XFINITY Series championships (2016)

1 – Number of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series wins

3 – Number of NASCAR XFINITY Series wins – all last season

6 – Number of NASCAR XFINITY Series career Coors Light poles

10 – Number of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career top-five finishes

25 – Number of years old; Suárez is 25 years, 0 months and 4 days old on January 11, 2017

27 – Number of NASCAR XFINITY Series career top-five finishes

27 – Number of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career starts

45 – Number of NASCAR XFINITY Series career top-10 finishes

68 – Number of NASCAR XFINITY Series career starts

95 – Number of NASCAR national series career starts

263 – Number of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career laps led

430 – Number of NASCAR XFINITY Series career laps led

4,255 – Number of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career laps completed

11,868 – Number of NASCAR XFINITY Series career laps completed

Additional Career Highlights

· Daniel Suárez won his first NASCAR XFINITY Series championship in 2016; becoming the 27th different driver to win the title.

· Daniel Suárez is the first Latin American driver to win a NASCAR national series championship.

· Suárez won the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway to claim the 2016 series title in the inaugural NASCAR XFINITY Series Chase.

· Suárez made 33 starts this season, posting three wins, 19 top fives and 27 top 10s and three Coors Light poles during his championship season.

· Suárez has become the first graduate of the NASCAR Drive for Diversity program to win a NASCAR XFINITY Series championship.

 

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