Quiroga, Suarez Help Rev Fox Deportes' Daytona 500 Coverage

Fox Deportes is bolsteriing its motor sports' talent team wiht the the addition of German Quiroga and Daniel Suarez,

Two of Mexico’s most recognized NASCAR drivers, they join Fox Deportes for its third season of coverage of the  stock car sports top-level Sprint Cup Series, beginning with the Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 1 p.m. (ET).

Quiroga will serve as an analyst alongside longtime Fox Deportes race announcer Tony Rivera and analyst Luis Rodriguez. Suarez will host the network’s first NASCAR Digital Series, which is set to drop its flag in time for the  Daytone 500 and provide social and video content to audiences throughout the season.

“Adding two key Mexican drivers to our coverage this season is extremely valuable for Fox Deportes,” said executive vice president and general manager Carlos Sanchez.  “We understand the importance of helping to increase awareness for the sport within the Hispanic community, and Quiroga and Suarez are names that will resonate with our audience.” 

Quiroga began his career in 1996 in the El Reto Neon Series and won his first championship in 1998. In 2005, he won the Formula Renault 2000 Championship and in 2006 began racing in the NASCAR Mexico Series, winning three consectuvies champiionships in 2009, 2010 and 2011, a first in the history of the series. He made his debut in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2011. In 2014, Quiroga finished sixth in the championship, becoming the first Hispanic driver in NASCAR history to reach this accomplishment.

Suarez made headlines in 2014 with five wins and seven top-five finishes in 15 starts in the NASCAR Mexico Series. He will compete on the NASCAR Xfintiy Series this year.