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Perez Fears Mexico Could Lose F1 Race for Decades
Motor Sport

After hearing that the Mexican Grand Prix could be reduced or even stopped completely to create more funds for other projects, which include a 1,000-mile railway, driver Sergio Perez said that if his country loses its slot on the calendar it could take decades to regain.

F-1 Grand Prix Fuels Revenue for Mexico City Hotels
Forbes

Despite the fact that Mexico City hotels recorded their highest-ever monthly revenue in October 2018, as a result of its F-1 Grand Prix, the government's recently announced plans to put the brakes on the race's funding could mean the end of Mexico's premier auto competition.

Puerto Vallarta Open Named a Top 2018 ATP Challenger
Diego Sancho

The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) has announced the 2018 Challenger Tour Tournaments of the Year, and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, which made its debut on the ATP tour calendar in 2018 with the Puerto Vallarta Open, was among the players' favorite destinations.

Avocados From Mexico One Of Super Bowl's Top 10 Ads
BanderasNews.com

The $5 million Avocados From Mexico invested for a 30-second spot during the Super Bowl LIII game paid off. Keeping its comedic approach to win viewers' attention, this year's AFM ad ranked 5th among all of the big game's commercials, and generated the most online interest.

F-1 Grand Prix Race Might Leave Mexico City by 2020
Frontera Desk

If you are a Formula One racing fan, this year might be your last chance to attend Mexico City's Grand Prix, as the new government's plans to use the $21 Million race fee to help build a tourist train in southern Mexico might put an end to Mexico's premier auto competition.

Olympic Channel, Claro Sport Team Up in Latin America
BanderasNews.com

Bringing fans and viewers closer to the Olympic Movement, the Olympic Channel and Claro Sports have teamed up to offer year-round coverage of Olympic sports and athletes through both linear and digital programming across 17 territories in Latin America.

Arena Vallarta to Host 8th Int'l Charro Championships
Diego Sancho

From January 30 to February 3, 2019, 18 of the best Charro teams in Mexico and 12 teams from the U.S. will gather at Arena Vallarta to compete in the Octavo Campeonato Internacional Charro Puerto Vallarta (Eighth Puerto Vallarta International Charro Championship).

Garza Blanca to Host Stand Up Paddle Race Jan 26-27
Garza Blanca Resort

Enjoy sunny skies, salty surf and the thrill of competition in Puerto Vallarta on January 26 and 27, 2019, as the Garza Blanca Preserve and Vallarta SUP & Surf host a Stand Up Paddle Race, with three different competitions open to everyone 12 years of age and older.

Toys for Tots Vallarta Getting into the Christmas Spirit
VallartaNavyLeague.org

The Toys for Tots December fundraisers are always among the most popular seasonal events in Puerto Vallarta. This year, the Golf Tournament will be played on Saturday, December 8 at the Vista Vallarta course, and the Gala Dinner on the 9th at CasaMagna Marriott Resort.

Riviera Nayarit Polo Cup Celebrates the 'Sport of Kings'
Norma Hernández

The VII Riviera Nayarit Polo Cup, set to take place from December 6-9 at La Patrona Polo & Equestrian Club in San Pancho, Nayarit, celebrates all the passion of the 'Sport of Kings.' More than just a polo match, this luxury event will feature food, fashion, art, music and more.

NFL Announces it Will Return to Mexico City in 2019
Associated Press

Less than a week after the league moved the Chiefs-Rams matchup from Azteca Stadium to Los Angeles the NFL confirmed it will return to Mexico City next year. The game's date and participating teams won't be known until the 2019 NFL schedule is released in the spring.

NFL Moves Chiefs-Rams Game from Mexico City to LA
ESPN News Services

The NFL has decided to move Monday night's showdown between the Chiefs and Rams from Mexico City to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum because of poor field conditions at Estadio Azteca. Soccer games, concerts, and a significant amount of rainfall there have left the field a mess.

Hook the Cure Reels in $520,000 USD for Cystic Fibrosis
Gary Green

The 13th Annual Hook the Cure event, held in Puerto Vallarta and highlighted by festivities, celebrity appearances, auctions and an awards gala, garnered a bevy of support from people all over the world, and netted $520,000 USD for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Avocados From Mexico Returns for Fifth Super Bowl
Ad Age

Avocados From Mexico is returning to the Super Bowl for a 5th consecutive year, keeping its comedic and celebrity approach going while kicking off a campaign from its new agency. Plans include a 30-second spot in the 2nd quarter. The new campaign will continue through 2019.

11th Los Muertos Beach Fishing Tournament November 9-10
Diego Sancho

You don't have to be rich to enter the 11th Annual Los Muertos Beach Fishing Tournament! Set to take place Nov. 9-10, with entry fees of just $3000 pesos per boat, this fun & friendly fishing tournament has attracted anglers from all over Mexico for the last 10 years.


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