CITGO RACING'S SALT LAKE CITY
to team with Goossens and Johansson for Nine Hour Season
August 26, 2006, Los Angeles, CA...Milka Duno will be joined by teammates
Marc Goossens and Stefan Johansson for the finale of the 2006 Rolex
Car Series Championship at Miller Motorsports Park this Saturday, Sep
2006. The season-ending event will be the Rolex Series' inaugural race
the new state-of-the-art road course near Salt Lake City.
The combination of Duno, Goossens and Johansson proved very competitive
earlier this season and hopes are high that the same trio can deliver
strong finish for the season finale. Duno teamed together with Goossens
Johansson in this season's Six Hours of The Glen in upstate NY last
The #11 CITGO Pontiac Riley effort was very competitive - at times
and running in the top-five for a large part of the race.
"It will be great to share duties again with Marc and Stefan - they
great teammates. A nine hour race on a 4.5-mile, 24-turn course will
incredibly challenging and I'm sure there will be a lot of drama and
excitement. As the circuit is new to us, in addition to this being
nine hour format - the learning curve will be very, very steep - but
no doubt that the CITGO Racing crew will shine as they have all season.
know that Marc, Stefan and I will be doing everything we can to deliver
great result for our fans and for CITGO."
"I'm very happy to be back with Milka and Stefan and with Peter [Baron,
Owner] and the whole team with the CITGO car for the Miller race. It's
nine hour race so it's going to be a long one. We've proven at Watkins
that we can be competitive - we did the same with the race at Laguna
and obviously the team scored a top ten finish last week. I had a 2nd
finish myself last weekend at the 24 Hours of Zolder - so we are 100%
motivated to get a good result for the CITGO team."
"I am excited to join the CITGO team again for the Miller race. We
some very promising races earlier this year and I hope we can translate
promise into a solid race result this time. As always in this series,
the team that gets it right on the day of the race that will end up
of the podium. We have a great group of people in our team and I believe
have a very good chance to finish on the podium this time."
Race activities leading up to Saturday's race include a Promoter Test
Wednesday, Practice Sessions on Thursday, and Practice Sessions and
Qualifying on Friday. There will be a Final Practice on Saturday morning
just before the 2:00pm ET start of the race.
The SPEED Channel will broadcast the race live in two parts - from
and then again from 830-11pm ET. Live timing and audio, in both English
Spanish, is available 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,
retractable hardtop convertible; Grand Prix; Solstice roadster; Vibe
Torrent. In 2005, Pontiac sold more than 437,000 vehicles, ranking
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
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 a
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
For additional information on Milka please visit www.milkaduno.com.
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