Timmins Gold Corp. is pleased to announce that its ongoing drill program continues to extend and expand the mineralization at the San Francisco Gold Mine, located in the State of Sonora, Mexico. The San Francisco Gold Mine is comprised of two pits, the larger San Francisco Pit (SF Pit) and La Chicharra Pit (LC Pit) located approximately 1.5 km to the west. A total of 107,315 meters in 476 holes were drilled from October, 2012 to the end of February, 2013, the highlights of which are reported below. A further 42,000 meters were drilled in March and April mainly at the SF Pit and management estimates that an additional 30,000 meters will be drilled at the SF Pit to the end of May at which point the drill program will be completed. The results of the drilling will be used to provide an updated Technical Report which is expected by August.