Daniel Suárez Fourth at Bristol Dirt Race

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Daniel Suárez had never driven a race car on dirt until last Tuesday when he and his Trackhouse Racing crew visited Smoky Mountain Speedway in Marysville, Tenn. for the 29-year-old native of Monterrey, Mexico to drive a street-stock on the .4-mile dirt track. 

With that vast experience he arrived Monday at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway to run in both the Camping World Truck Series and the NASCAR Cup Series dirt races. 
After finishing 17th in the truck race, Suárez climbed in the Cup car and put on a show for the crowd that returned to Bristol after rain canceled Saturday’s and Sunday’s races. 

Driving from his 18th starting spot, Suárez finished fourth in Stage 1 and second in Stage 2. Both the best stage finishes in his first-year Trackhouse team’s history. 

He led 58 laps along the way as the No. 99 Camping World Chevrolet driver battled for victory against drivers who grew up racing on dirt. The fourth-place finish moved Suárez to 20th in the driver standings after seven races. 

Suárez and the NASCAR Cup Series return to action Sunday April 10 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.

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