CITGO RACING'S DAYTONA PREVIEW
Duno Visits Children at Camp Boggy Creek
June 26, 2006, Los Angeles, CA...Milka Duno and the CITGO Racing team
their way to their second race in only six days - the Brumos Porsche
Daytona International Speedway tonight - Thursday, June 29. Milka will
for the second time this season with Stefan Johansson - one of the top
drivers in the world of international motorsports with success in Formula
One, IndyCar and sportscar racing.
Milka and Stefan paired for the first time this season when they were
by Riley Factory Driver Marc Goossens at the Six Hours of the Glen.
Milka visited the children at Camp Boggy Creek as part of her activities
leading up to her race at Daytona. Camp Boggy Creek is a year round
seriously ill children and offers weeklong summer sessions for the children
and family retreat weekends for the whole family. The camp, located
County, Florida, seeks to enrich the lives of children from across Florida
who have chronic or life threatening illnesses by creating camping
experiences that are memorable, exciting, and fun, empowering, physically
safe and medically sound.
Just last Saturday, Duno, her teammate Corvette Racing driver Olivier
Beretta and the CITGO Racing crew didn't finish as well as they had
Round 9 of the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series Championship at
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. But the drivers and crew of the #11 CITGO
Pontiac Riley came away knowing that they have a competitive effort
very much looking forward to the race at Daytona.
"While it is a ton of work to have two races in six days
- it does keep the
energy at peak level. I know that we have a competitive car and the
really in-sync. We should have - and will work very hard toward - a
result at Daytona. It will be an evening race which is always great
of the challenges will be setting up the car for those conditions. I'm
very happy and feel honored to visit the kids at Camp Boggy Creek. I've
heard so many good things about the camp and the great work they do
It was great meeting all the kids and their parents!"
"I quite like one-day races -- you show up, get on with
it and go home.
Really, we accomplish the same thing as the longer events; everything
out the same. Daytona is always fun to race on. It has a good variety
turns, high speed on the oval, low grip in the infield. It's always
Tonight's race will be televised live at 7pm EDT on the SPEED Channel.
Live timing and scoring, as well as live audio in both Spanish and English
will be available during the race at www.grandamerican.com.
CITGO, based in Houston, Texas, is a refiner, transporter and marketer
transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals, refined waxes, asphalt
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
For the third consecutive year, well-known Latina racecar driver Milka
will be featured in Pontiac's advertising campaigns. Pontiac is a division
of General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM) and markets the G6 sedan, coupe
retractable hardtop convertible; Grand Prix; Solstice roadster; Vibe
Torrent. In 2005, Pontiac sold more than 437,000 vehicles, ranking third
among GM divisions in total sales. For the 2007 model year, Pontiac
launching the turbocharged Solstice GXP and the entry-level G5 coupe
Fall 2006. More information on Pontiac and its products can be found
www.pontiac.com. Information in Spanish can be found at www.pontiac.com/sp.
Milka is also the Latin American spokesperson for Sony's Xplod car
brand. Sony is a leading manufacturer of audio, video, communications,
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
billion for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2006. You may visit the
Corporation website at http://www.sony.net/. Sony Latin America has
regional office in Miami, Florida and subsidiaries in numerous countries,
including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama,
Puerto Rico and
Venezuela. You may visit the Sony Latin America website at
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