German Quiroga Jr. has a lofty goal. The 32-year-old Mexico City native wants to be the first racer from his county to win on an oval in one of NASCAR's national series.
So after winning his third straight title in the NASCAR Mexico Series last year, Quiroga moved to Charlotte, N.C. - the epicenter of stock car racing. He was recruited by Kyle Busch Motorsports to drive the No. 51 NET 10 Wireless Tundra. Although Quiroga toyed with the Nationwide, K&N and IndyLights tours, he's settled on running the entire Camping World Truck Series schedule if he can secure full sponsorship.
"I've been trying to get here and have an opportunity like this all my life," Quiroga said. "I'm trying to learn as much as I can so I can be more competitive and feel better when I'm in the truck."
Although Quiroga is still working to gain speed for Friday's WinStar World Casino 350, he made his truck debut at New Hampshire last September and finished 16th without testing. In an effort to follow NASCAR...