By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/24/2013 - 14:57
It was a historic moment in the world of NASCAR this weekend. The association welcomed its first Latino driver - Puerto Rican Victor Gonzalez Jr. According to Fox News Latino, Gonzalez is the first Caribbean-born racer to drive a stock car in an official Sprint Cup race.
In honor of this historic NASCAR moment, we've rounded up 21 other notable Latino first moments in sports:
By Mariela Rosario | 10/27/2009 - 12:00
ESPN broadcaster Bob Griese was reprimanded by the sports channel after making racist remarks with regards to superstar NASCAR driver Juan Pablo Montoya. While commentating during Saturday's Ohio State-Minnesota football game, a promotion for NASCAR pictured the top five drivers, but Montoya wasn't one of them.