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Daniel Suarez Driver Bio

Birthdate: January 7, 1992
Hometown: Monterrey, Mexico
Career Poles: 0 (Cup) | 6 (NXS)
Career Wins: 0 (Cup) | 3 (NXS)
Best Championship Finish: 20th – 2017 (Cup) | 1st – 2016 (NXS)

Daniel Suarez was thrust squarely into the Cup Series spotlight in January 2017 with the sudden announcement that Carl Edwards was stepping away from NASCAR as driver of the No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota. He fell four spots short of qualifying for the playoffs, with a best finish of third at Watkins Glen International in his 36 starts.

Daniel SuarezIn 2015, Suarez ran his first full-time season in the Xfinity Series and won Rookie of the Year Honors with a fifth-place finish in the standings. He ended the year with 18 top-10 finishes in the Xfinity Series and 10 top-10 finishes in 13 starts in the Camping World Truck Series.

In 2016, Suarez won three Xfinity Series races including the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway to take home his first series championship.