Truex claims Mexico win

Truex claims Mexico win
Martin Truex Jr. dominated the Motorola 200 Busch race, held today at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City, the first race in series history to be held outside of the United States.

The 2004 Busch champion won in commanding style, running at the front for most of the race and eventually pulling out a large lead late in the race, ahead of Kevin Harvick, Carl Edwards and Shame Hmiel.

Local hero Jorge Goeters led from pole until the first pitstop, when a slow stop pushed him back to the middle of the pack; engine problems eventually put him out of the race. Fellow local Adrian Fernandez swapped positions with Truex for the lead halfway through the race before eventually falling away to tenth.

Motorola 200 Results, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, Mexico City, March 6, 2005

1. Martin Truex Jr, Chevrolet, 80 laps
2. Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 80 laps
3. Carl Edwards, Ford, 80 laps
4. Shane Hmiel, Chevrolet, 80 laps
5. Boris Said, Dodge, 80 laps
6. Rusty Wallace, Dodge, 80 laps
7. Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 80 laps
8. Kenny Wallace, Ford, 80 laps
9. Ashton Lewis, Ford, 80 laps
10. Adrian Fernandez, Chevrolet, 80 laps
11. Johnny Sauter, Dodge, 80 laps
12. Ron Hornaday, Chevrolet, 80 laps
13. Jason Keller, Ford, 80 laps
14. Reed Sorenson, Dodge, 80 laps
15. Denny Hamlin, Chevrolet, 80 laps
16. Jon Wood, Ford, 80 laps
17. Ryan Hemphill, Dodge, 80 laps
18. Elliott Sadler, Ford, 80 laps
19. Stanton Barrett, Chevrolet, 80 laps
20. Jimmy Morales, Dodge, 80 laps
21. Tim Fedewa, Dodge, 80 laps
22. David Stremme, Dodge, 80 laps
23. Brent Sherman, Dodge, 80 laps
24. Tyler Walker, Dodge, 80 laps
25. Justin Labonte, Chevrolet, 80 laps
26. Chris Cook, Chevrolet, 80 laps
27. Ruben Garcia Novoa, Chevrolet, 80 laps
28. Stacy Compton, Ford, 80 laps
29. Eric Jones, Chevrolet, 80 laps
30. Shawna Robinson, Chevrolet, 80 laps
31. Jose Luis Ramirez Magana, Dodge, 80 laps
32. Randy LaJoie, Chevrolet, 80 laps
33. Jamie McMurray, Dodge, 80 laps
34. Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 77 laps
35. Mara Reyes, Ford, 75 laps
36. Carlos Contreras, Dodge, 73 laps
37. Michel Jourdain Jr, Ford, 69 laps
38. Jorge Goeters, Ford, 65 laps
39. David Green, Ford, 63 laps
40. Robby Gordon, Chevrolet, 56 laps
41. Ron Fellows, Chevrolet, 54 laps
42. J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, 20 laps
43. Rafael Martinez, Chevrolet, laps
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