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Goeters, NASCAR make history in Mexico
He was shaking and trembling as he tried to catch his breath. The adrenaline going through his veins must have been incredible. His father had tears running down his face. He was so happy and proud of his son, who says this is just the start. "This is amazing for me and for Mexico and the people in my country," Goeters said. "It's my first time in the Busch Series. I think this is the beginning, and I want to be there." Goeters made history as only the seventh driver in Busch Series history to win a pole in his first start, but he had the added bonus of doing it in his home country. NASCAR is making history with the first Busch points race outside of the United States. It may not be a Nextel Cup point race, but it does have several Nextel Cup drivers and an Indianapolis 500-sized crowd. Over the past year, I've spent some time hunting in south Texas, and I scratched my head, wondering why we were going to Mexico. But the folks down there quickly pointed out that the Latino community loves racing. I saw race fans wearing hats, jackets and t-shirts. I know we've got a strong following in Canada so between the Canadians and the folks in Mexico, it's awesome to see our sport growing across the borders.
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