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by Paula Thompson
With the recent successes of Drive for Diversity graduates Kyle Larson, Daniel Suarez and Darrell Wallace Jr., the next batch of D4D drivers are ready to make a name for themselves. Over the next few weeks, Fast Facts will take a quick look at the young careers of these talented and diverse drivers. The final driver in the series: Juan Garcia.
- Juan Garcia Duarte was born April 18, 1997 in Bogota, Columbia. He began racing karts as a youngster in Columbia, collecting three championships by age 11.
- At age 16, Garcia raced in the Super Late Model class at Irwindale (CA) Speedway, becoming the youngest main event winner at the half-mile oval. He raced in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series in 2015, earning the Wendell Scott Trailblazer Award.
- In 2016 Garcia will compete in the Whelen All-American Series for Rev Racing as part of the D4D program along with his Rev Racing teammate Enrique Baca.
- Learn more about Rev Racing and the D4D program at revracing.net.
- Fast Facts: NASCAR's Drive for Diversity
- Fast Facts: Ruben Garcia Jr.
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- Fast Facts: Jairo Avila Jr.
- Fast Facts: Ali Kern
- Fast Facts: Enrique Baca