Olivier Beretta to join Duno and Team at PIR

May 9, 2006, Los Angeles, CA - Fresh from a 7th place finish at Laguna Seca
in Monterey, CA last weekend, Milka Duno and the CITGO Racing team travel to
Phoenix with high hopes for another strong finish at the Gainsco Grand Prix
at Phoenix International Raceway this week - May 11-13, 2006.

Duno and the CITGO Racing crew scored their 2nd top-ten finish of the season
on Laguna Seca's 2.238-mile road course and will now work hard to set up
their new #11 CITGO Pontiac Riley for the 1.51-mile course at PIR - which
uses part of the track's one-mile oval.

Corvette Racing driver and four-time 24 Hours of Le Mans class winner
Olivier Beretta will join Milka and CITGO Racing at PIR for the first of
their races together. It will be Beretta's first race in the Daytona

"We bring with us to Phoenix a lot of positive momentum from our result at
Laguna Seca and I'm really looking forward to my first race with Olivier,"
said Milka. "We've all done a lot of work since debuting the new chassis at
Virginia and we're hoping to continue to improve with each outing. Olivier
will bring with him a lot of experience to the CITGO Racing effort and we're
all anxious to work with him and welcome him to the team."

A strong believer in the value of education, Milka, a qualified Naval
Engineer with four master's degrees, feels a responsibility to help promote
the importance of a strong educational background and will get that chance
this week in Phoenix. Milka, together with GAINSCO/Blackhawk Racing driver
Jon Fogarty, will visit the Metro Tech High School in Phoenix on Wednesday,
May 10 to speak to and interact with the students as part of the APS Power
Players Program.

The APS Power Players Program, launched in April 2005, supports and enhances
the Arizona Character Education Foundation to promote character education
throughout the state. APS Power Players is a historical partnership between
APS, the Arizona Character Education Foundation and the state's five major
professional sports teams - the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Phoenix Suns, the
Phoenix Mercury, the Arizona Cardinals, and the Phoenix Coyotes. Through
this unique collaboration, sports clinics and school assemblies are used to
help teach kids the basic principles of character using the Character Counts
"Six Pillars of Character" - trustworthiness, respect, responsibility,
fairness, caring, and citizenship.

The Gainsco Grand Prix at PIR is round seven of the 2006 Rolex Sports Car
Series Championship. The evening race on Saturday, May 13 will begin at 7pm
MT and will air tape-delayed on the SPEED Channel the following day -
Sunday, May 14 at 3pm ET. Live timing and scoring will be available at .

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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