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UTSA President Ricardo Romo sends off local racers.

UTSA president sends off locals in Gulf-to-Pacific race

By Tim Brownlee
Assistant Director of Public Affairs

(Feb. 6, 2006)--UTSA President Ricardo Romo was on hand Sunday, Jan. 22 to send off San Antonio participants in the Carrera del Golfo al Pacifico Copa Jaguar (Race from the Gulf to the Pacific Jaguar Cup).

Sponsored by the Jaguar Club of Mexico, the Jan. 22 - 27 event included 60 Jaguar cars, modern and collectible, in a cross-country race from Veracruz to Acapulco.

The U.S. registration coordinator for the Jaguar Cup is Victor D'Souza, president of Victor's Service Center, Inc., which specializes in Jaguars and Ferraris. D'Souza and a team of San Antonians, including Mayor Phil Hardberger, have participated in the race for a number of years.

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