2015 NASCAR Mexico Series

2015 NASCAR Mexico Series
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The 2015 NASCAR Mexico Series was the ninth season of the NASCAR Mexico Series, and the twelfth organized by NASCAR Mexico. On January 13, 2015, the NASCAR México Series presented by FOX Sports 3 announced that its entitlement sponsorship with Toyota stopped in 2015 after three years.[1] It began with the Toyota 120 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 13, and ended with the RedCo 240 at Autódromo Chiapas, on November 22. Abraham Calderón entered the season as the defending Drivers' Champion. Rubén García, Jr. won the championship, eighteen points in front of Rubén Rovelo.

DriversEdit

No. Manufacturer Car Owner Race Driver Crew Chief
00 Chevrolet Patricia Marbán Rodrigo Marbán Rolando González
0 Chevrolet Rafael Vallina Rafael Vallina 14 Octavio Reyes
01 Toyota Israel Jaitovich Israel Jaitovich 10 TBA
1 Toyota Jimmy Morales Antonio Pérez Xristtos Pappas
2 Toyota Mónica Morales Abraham Calderón Alejandro Vega
6 Ford Priscila Palazuelos Rogelio López Carlos Guzman
7 Toyota Marcela Peralta Carlos Peralta 2 Antonio Camacho
08 Ford 1 Jose Luis Ramírez Magaña José Luis Ramírez 2 José Luis Ramírez Cueto
Chevrolet 1
8 Toyota 3 Antonio Camacho Freddy Tame Jr. 4 Victor Izquierdo
Ford 1
9 Ford David Tame Jim Nides 14 David Tame
Rubén García Novoa 1
11 Toyota Juan Salazar Hugo Oliveras Luis Ruiz
12 Ford Anapaula Villegas Peralta Elliot Van Rankin 3 TBA
14 Ford Carlos Contreras Kevin O'Connell (R) 1 Miguel Lora
15 Toyota Rafael Oliveras Rubén Pardo Bruno Pineda
16 Chevrolet Israel Rincon Gonzalez Mike Sánchez 2 TBA
18 Toyota Ramiro Fidalgo Rafael Martínez Martin Bautisa
20 Ford 2 Homero Richards Homero Richards Jose Luis Alvarado
Toyota 13
22 Ford Luis A. Tame Lamborn Alejandro González (R) 2 TBA
23 Ford Allan van Rankin Santiago Tovar Jorge Gerardo González
24 Ford Denisse Guaida Rodrigo Peralta Edgar Romano
28 Chevrolet 1 Juan Carlos Gonzalez Rubén Rovelo Julio Cesar Pereira
Dodge 14
29 Ford Carlos Azcarate Carlos Azcarate 4 Carlos Machorro
30 Chevrolet Víctor Barrales Víctor Barrales Rafael Hernández
31 Chevrolet Alejandro Goeters Jorge Goeters 14 Alejandro Goeters
33 Ford Isaac Aragón Giovanni Rodrigo (R) 1 TBA
36 Toyota Angélica Patiño Pepe Montaño 9 TBA
37 Toyota 7 Pedro A. Rojas Pepe González 12 TBA
Ford 5
46 Ford Jordi Vidal Irwin Vences Omar Galicia
58 Ford Liliana Castellano Jorge Contreras Jr. Victor Villanueva
68 Ford Horacio Richards del Río Manolín Gutiérrez (R) Ubaldo Jimenez
69 Chevrolet 6 Javier Fernández Javier Fernández 8 Valentin Fernández
Ford 2
77 Ford Enrique Contreras Enrique Contreras III 14 Humberto Castilla
87 Toyota Estefanía Oliveras Luis Felipe Montaño Rafael Oliveras
88 Toyota Juan Pablo García Rubén García Jr. Cuahtemoc González
96 Chevrolet Alejandro Hernández Oscar Torres Jr. 6 José Guadalupe Bernal

ScheduleEdit

The full schedule for the 2015 season was released on January 15, 2015.[2]

No. Race Title Track Date[2]
1 Toyota 120   Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale March 13[3]
2 Potosina 200   Autódromo Potosino, Zaragoza April 12
3 RedCo 240   Autódromo Chiapas, Tuxtla Gutiérrez April 26
4 Queretana 200   Autódromo del Ecocentro de la Unión Ganadera, El Marqués May 17
5 Puebla 240   Autódromo Miguel E. Abed, Puebla May 31
6 Hidro Calida 240   Autódromo Internacional de Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes June 14
7 Coca-Cola Zero 240   El Dorado Speedway, Chihuahua June 28
8 Potosina 200   Autódromo Potosino, Zaragoza July 12
9 Amozoc 240   Autódromo Miguel E. Abed, Puebla August 30
10 HAAS CNC 200   Autódromo Potosino, Zaragoza September 13
Desafío cut-off
11 Coca-Cola Zero 240   El Dorado Speedway, Chihuahua October 4
12 Desafío Deportivo 240   Autódromo Internacional de Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes October 18
13 Red Cola 240   Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, Mexico City November 7
14 Alcatel OneTouch 240   Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, Mexico City November 8
15 RedCo 240   Autódromo Chiapas, Tuxtla Gutiérrez November 22

Results and standingsEdit

RacesEdit

No. Race Pole position Most laps led Winning driver Manufacturer
1 Toyota 120 Rubén Pardo Rubén Pardo Rubén Pardo Toyota
2 Potosina 200 Oscar Torres Jr. Rubén Rovelo Rubén Rovelo Dodge
3 RedCo 240 Rubén García Jr. Hugo Oliveras Rubén Rovelo Dodge
4 Queretana 200 Rodrigo Peralta Rodrigo Peralta Rodrigo Peralta Ford
5 Puebla 240 Luis Felipe Montaño1 Irwin Vences Irwin Vences Ford
6 Hidro Calida 240 Rubén García Jr. Santiago Tovar Santiago Tovar Ford
7 Coca-Cola Zero 240 Rafael Martínez Rubén García Jr. Rubén García Jr. Toyota
8 Potosina 200 Rubén García Jr. Irwin Vences Irwin Vences Ford
9 Amozoc 240 Homero Richards Homero Richards Irwin Vences Ford
10 HAAS CNC 200 Irwin Vences2 Rubén Rovelo Rubén Rovelo Dodge
Desafío cut-off
11 Coca-Cola Zero 240 Irwin Vences3 Rubén García Jr. Rubén García Jr. Toyota
12 Desafío Deportivo 240 Rubén García Jr. Rogelio López Rogelio López Ford
13 Red Cola 240 Santiago Tovar Rubén Rovelo Rubén García Jr. Toyota
14 Alcatel OneTouch 240 Santiago Tovar Homero Richards Pepe González Ford
15 RedCo 240 Rafael Martínez Rogelio López Rogelio López Ford
Notes
  • 1 – The qualifying session for the Puebla 240 was cancelled due to heavy rain. The starting line-up was decided by championship points.[4]
  • 2 – The qualifying session for the HAAS CNC 200 was cancelled due to heavy rain. The starting line-up was decided by championship points.[5]
  • 3 – The qualifying session for the Coca-Cola Zero 240 was cancelled due to heavy rain. The starting line-up was decided by championship points.[6]

Drivers' championshipEdit

(key) (Bold – Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Italics – Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. * – Most laps led.)

. – Eliminated after Coca-Cola Zero 240 (First Desafío-race)
. – Eliminated after Desafío Deportivo 240 (Second Desafío-race)
. – Eliminated after Red Cola 240 (Third Desafío-race)
. – Eliminated after Alcatel OneTouch 240 (Penultimate Desafío-race)

Pos. Driver PHO SLP TUX QRO PUE AGS CHI SLP PUE SLP CHI AGS MXC MXC TUX Points
1 Rubén García Jr. 10 4 5 8 21 11 1* 5 15 8 1* 4 1 10 5 1213
2 Rubén Rovelo 26 1* 1 10 3 2 7 2 3 1* 8 3 6* 8 14 1195
3 Rodrigo Peralta 23 10 29 1* 20 6 4 7 7 14 6 5 15 7 3 1186
4 Rafael Martínez 14 2 16 28 13 9 6 15 9 4 3 7 2 21 18 1171
Desafío cut-off
Pos. Driver PHO SLP TUX QRO PUE AGS CHI SLP PUE SLP CHI AGS MXC MXC TUX Points
5 Irwin Vences 8 3 3 9 1* 8 2 1* 1 5 7 13 12 16 17 573
6 Rubén Pardo 1* 6 6 24 2 3 3 13 8 20 20 9 4 6 2 546
7 Luis Felipe Montaño 2 8 2 4 16 22 5 8 14 6 13 16 3 9 4 530
8 Rogelio López 4 28 8 5 4 10 12 11 4 3 17 1* 14 22 1* 529
9 Homero Richards 15 19 9 7 9 5 17 14 2* 2 4 6 21 4* 8 512
10 Hugo Oliveras 3 25 4* 2 6 4 20 19 12 9 5 2 20 11 20 494
11 Santiago Tovar 25 29 23 3 5 1* 13 4 16 18 11 12 11 3 6 488
12 Antonio Pérez 20 7 14 23 10 15 10 3 11 13 10 10 16 17 7 477
13 Abraham Calderón 6 27 10 6 7 12 8 12 20 23 2 11 19 23 19 458
14 Jorge Contreras Jr. 24 9 20 19 22 13 14 17 10 10 14 8 13 2 9 458
15 Manolín Gutiérrez (R) 9 30 15 11 25 7 9 24 6 16 12 14 5 13 15 449
16 Enrique Contreras III 11 14 7 16 12 14 24 9 13 11 9 15 18 18 EX 425
17 Rodrigo Marbán 16 17 12 14 18 17 15 16 17 15 18 19 17 19 12 418
18 Jorge Goeters 7 5 25 12 8 18 11 6 22 21 22 23 5 16 407
19 Víctor Barrales 27 16 21 20 15 16 18 20 24 19 16 20 9 15 13 391
20 Jim Nides 17 22 11 25 19 21 19 23 18 22 17 10 12 10 371
21 Rafael Vallina 22 11 18 15 14 20 22 18 25 77 19 21 24 20 360
22 Pepe González 26 22 21 23 25 16 10 23 17 15 7 1 316
23 Israel Jaitovich 23 17 23 21 19 12 DNQ1 18 25 21 239
24 Pepe Montaño 15 27 17 17 19 21 22 21 24 213
25 Javier Fernández 28 24 28 18 24 23 8 14 185
26 Oscar Torres Jr. 21 13 13 22 11 24 160
27 Freddy Tame Jr. 12 20 26 27 91
28 Carlos Azcarate 19 21 19 26 91
29 Elliot Van Rankin 18 24 13 77
30 José Luis Ramírez 5 5 69
31 Carlos Peralta 13 12 63
32 Alejandro González (R) 24 11 53
33 Mike Sánchez 31 25 32
34 Kevin O'Connell (R) 18 26
35 Rubén García Novoa 21 23
36 Giovanni Rodrigo (R) 22 22
Pos. Driver PHO SLP TUX QRO PUE AGS CHI SLP PUE SLP CHI AGS MXC MXC TUX Points
Notes
  • 1 – Israel Jaitovich received championship points, despite the fact that he did not qualify for the race.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mexico, Toyota End Entitlement Sponsorship". NASCAR Home Tracks. January 13, 2015. Retrieved March 9, 2015.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b "El Calendario Oficial de la Temporada 2015 fue definido" [The Official Schedule of the 2015 season was defined.]. NASCAR México (in Spanish). RED OCESA. January 15, 2015. Retrieved January 16, 2015.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Toyota 120". Phoenix International Raceway. Phoenix Speedway Corp. Archived from the original on November 6, 2014. Retrieved January 2, 2015.
  4. ^ "NMS Puebla 5/31/15 Results". NASCAR Home Tracks. NASCAR Media Group, LLC. May 31, 2015. Retrieved July 6, 2015.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "NMS Potosino 9/13/15 Results". NASCAR Home Tracks. NASCAR Media Group, LLC. September 13, 2015. Retrieved September 20, 2015.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "NMS Chihuahua 10/8/15 Results". NASCAR Home Tracks. NASCAR Media Group, LLC. October 4, 2015. Retrieved October 8, 2015.[permanent dead link]