Hometown Hero: Recently honored with the title “The Official Driver of Mexico City” by mayor Marcelo Ebrard, Mario Dominguez is the hometown hero. To the delight of his enthusiastic fans, Mario will carry the colors of his country and his primary sponsor, TECATE with a special livery at this weekend’s season finale.
A Mexican Success Story: Mexico has been kind to Alex Figge. He won his first Atlantic race in Monterrey and finished sixth in Mexico City while making his Grand Am debut. His team mate, Mario Dominguez knows his way around his home circuit; he finished third at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in 2003.
Dominguez and Figge sign autographs for Mexican kids
Creating Race Fans: Mario Dominguez and Alex Figge surprised 81 children this with gifts and words of inspiration at the Adulam Orphange in Mexico City today. Christmas came early for the children as Bridgestone and PCM donated toys for all of the children. The kids will visit Mario and Alex at work this weekend as they experience the thrills of Champ Car firsthand.
Meet Alex: Alex Figge and his #29 pit crew will be giving a pitstop demonstration Thursday night at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriquez. Fans will get the chance to experience the thrills of pitstops up close and meet Alex!
Alex Figge #29 PCM/TECATE/Cosworth/Bridgestone Champ Car Starts: 12 Best Champ Car Finish:8th (Las Vegas) Alex Figge: “I am really excited for the race in Mexico City this weekend. It is the home race for Mario (Dominguez) my teammate and from what I understand it gets pretty exciting down there. It hasn’t been an easy season, we’ve had a lot of ups and downs but we’ve also made a lot of progress. I am looking forward to ending the season on a high note for my team and TECATE.”
Mario Dominguez #28 PCM/DP01/Cosworth/Bridgestone Champ Car Starts: 85 Champ Car Wins: 2 Champ Car Poles: 1 Mario Dominguez: “I am very excited to be racing in Mexico City again; having TECATE as a sponsor on my car makes me very proud and I hope I can do a fantastic job for them. Nothing would make me happier than giving the Mexican fans and TECATE a great result in my home city.”
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