Hard Work Earns Duno and Team 7th Place Finish

May 7, 2006, Los Angeles, CA - The hard work of the last few weeks have paid
off for Milka Duno and the CITGO Racing team as they crossed the finish line
in 7th place in today's US Sports Car Invitational at Laguna Seca Raceway in
Monterey, CA. Duno, Laguna Seca teammate Marc Goossens and the CITGO Racing
crew hit the track with their new #11 CITGO Pontiac Riley for round six of
the 2006 Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series.

With each race of the 2006 championship season the competition increases and
the race today at Laguna Seca was no exception. In a very competitive and
challenging race Duno, Goossens and the CITGO Racing team successfully
navigated and strategized their way through multiple mishaps by competitors
- which caused seven caution periods in the 2-hour and 45-minute sprint
race. As a result of their desire and determination Duno and CITGO Racing
scored their second top-ten of the new season.

Milka started today's race behind the wheel of the team's new Riley chassis
11th on the grid in a field of 44 competitors. In the first 22 laps of the
race Milka was able to fight her way into the top-ten and on the 2nd caution
of the race handed the car over to the CITGO crew and waiting teammate

Goossens would see five more caution periods during his stint in the car and
in very exciting final lap action was able to take the checkered flag in the
7th position.

Milka Duno
"It was another great race for us. We've been working so hard with the new
chassis and equipment to get everything just right - and it looks like we're
headed in the right direction. We still have plenty of work in front of us
and hopefully we'll keep improving with each race. This was my first race
with our new engineer, Steve Challis, and with teammate Marc Goossens and we
had a great result. Many thanks to both of them and to the entire CITGO
crew. "

Marc Goossens
"The car is still pretty difficult; we need to work a lot more on it to make
it more competitive. But we had a good baseline and we knew what the problem
was, so we could drive around it today. I had a pretty good stint until I
came into the pits to get some tires and fuel. I just came in a bit too
enthusiastic, I guess. I hit the brakes on the concrete part of it and hit
the wall. We were P7 then, dropped back to 19th and fought our way back up
to seventh at the end thanks to some yellows and being in the pack. If I had
been seventh after that one stop, I don't think I could have maintained that
position because we didn't have the same speed as the others. But at the
end, because they were fighting, they just opened the way for me."

Corvette Racing driver Olivier Beretta will join Milka for the next stop on
CITGO Racing's 2006 schedule - the Gainsco Grand Prix at Phoenix
International Raceway May 11-13, 2006.

CITGO, based in Houston, Texas, is a refiner, transporter and marketer of
transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals, refined waxes, asphalt and
other industrial products.  The company is owned by PDV America, Inc., an
indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A., the
national oil company of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. For more
information on CITGO visit .

Milka is currently featured in Pontiac's largest ever Spanish language
advertising campaign. Pontiac is a division of General Motors Corporation
(NYSE: GM) and markets the Bonneville, GTO, Grand Prix, Grand Am, G6, Vibe
and Sunfire. In 2003, Pontiac sold more than 475,000 vehicles, ranking third
among GM divisions in total sales. 2004/2005 will see Pontiac launch an
exciting new range of vehicles including the Montana SV6, G6 coupe, G6
convertible and the Solstice roadster. More information on Pontiac and its
products can be found at . Information in Spanish can be
found at .

Milka is also the Latin American spokesperson for Sony's Xplod car audio
brand. Sony Corporation of America is a leading manufacturer of audio,
video, communications, and information technology products for the consumer
and professional markets. Its music, motion picture, television, computer
entertainment, and online businesses make Sony one of the most comprehensive
entertainment companies in the world. Sony recorded consolidated annual
sales of approximately $67 billion for the fiscal year ending March 31,
2005. You may visit the Sony Corporation website at .
Sony Latin America has a regional office in Miami, Florida, and subsidiaries
in numerous countries, including Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Colombia,
Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico and Venezuela. You may visit the 
Sony Latin America website at

For additional information on Milka please visit .  For
more information on the Rolex Sports Car Series log on to .


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