Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias será el Grand Marshal para la carrera ‘King Taco La Batalla en el Coliseo’ de la NASCAR México Series.

LOS ANGELES (January 10, 2024) – NASCAR today announced that world-renowned comedian, actor and producer Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias will be the Grand Marshall of the inaugural NASCAR Mexico Series race, ‘King Taco la Batalla en el Coliseum’ to take place on Sunday, February 4. This event will be the first on the racing calendar scheduled for that day, followed by the Busch Light Clash race at the coliseum.

“Fluffy” will give the command to start the race and then the Rams mariachi will perform the Mexican national anthem.

“Who better to start this historic event than a comedian as renowned as Gabriel Iglesias?” Ben said.
Kennedy, senior vice president of racing development and strategy at NASCAR.
“In addition to having a successful career, Gabriel grew up in Southern California and has Mexican roots, so
We are proud to have him as a guest to give the order to the pilots to start their engines and in this way
“To kick off a successful day of racing at the Los Angeles Coliseum.”
Iglesias has become one of the most successful comedians in the world and recently with his tour he has achieved
position himself as the second comedian with the highest number of sales. Raised in Long Beach, California, he is one
of the most viewed comedians on YouTube with over 1.1 billion views and over 25 million
followers on social networks. Iglesias’ other distinctive honors include being included in the «Top 40» edition.
Comedy Players» by the Hollywood Reporter, as well as appearing on the cover of Variety’s comedy issue and
being one of the few comedians to ever headline and sell out Madison Square Garden in
New York, Arena in Los Angeles and the Sydney Opera House in Australia. He was also the first comedian
to perform and sell out Dodger Stadium in 2022 before a crowd of 55,000. Churches
is currently on his ‘Don’t Worry, Be Fluffy’ comedy world tour and will perform a special show
Valentine’s Day on February 14 at the Kia Forum.
The Californian comedian is also the protagonist and executive producer of the comedy series broadcast by Netflix titled ‘Mr. Iglesias’ which has three seasons. Iglesias is also one of the protagonists in “The Santa Clauses,” a film he released at the end of last year in which he appears alongside Tim Allen and Eric Stonestreet.

Despite working in the world of comedy, Iglesias is no stranger to the world of NASCAR. In the past he could
experience the adrenaline of racing and even brought his series “Fluffy Breaks Even” to the Daytona 500. Also
He had the opportunity to be an honorary pace car driver at Sonoma Raceway and frequently participated in
racing at California Speedway. He now has the opportunity to give the first order to «start your engines!»
for the 2024 NASCAR season at the coliseum.
All the action starts on Sunday, February 4 at 1:30pm. In the first race, the stars of the NASCAR Mexico Series will face each other during the ‘King Taco la Batalla en el coliseum’ race, followed by the stars of the NASCAR Cup Series in the Bush Light Clash, which will begin at 5 p.m.

The Busch Light Clash is the season-opening exhibition race of the NASCAR Cup Series featuring
to the main sports stars. NASCAR on FOX will once again broadcast the Busch Light Clash,
while the NASCAR Mexico Series race will be broadcast on FS1, Fox Deportes, Fox Sports 3 in Mexico
and will be available regionally on Claro Sports and the D Motors channel on DirecTV.