Popular race car driver Milka Duno profiled in documentary celebrating Hispanic achievement

September 17, 2006 Los Angeles, CA - CITGO Racing's popular and successful
female race car driver Milka Duno will be profiled in the fourth episode of
Discovery en Espanol's four-part documentary "Pioneros" - which begins
airing this Sunday, September 17, 2006. The episode profiling Duno will air
October 8, 2006 at 8:00 PM (ET/PT).

Duno's profile will be included with profiles of sports standouts such as
Jorge Posada, Jose Torres, Miguel Cabrera, Manuel Ginobilli and Marcelo

PIONEROS, an inspiring and uplifting documentary series, will honor the
extraordinary achievements of many outstanding U.S. Hispanic influencers of
our time. Each episode recounts the stories of sacrifice and success of
those who have reached prominent positions in the arts, science and space,
politics and public affairs, and professional sports:

PIONEROS ("Arts"), September 17, at 8:00 PM (ET/PT), will showcase exclusive
interviews with music producer and entrepreneur, Emilio Estefan; "Brokeback
Mountain" Oscar-winning composer Gustavo Santaolalla; writer Isabel Allende;
and Hispanic actress Michelle Rodriguez and actors Edward James Olmos and
Hector Elizondo.

PIONEROS ("Science and Space"), September 24, at 8:00 PM (ET/PT), will
inspire viewers through revealing interviews with Franklin Chang Diaz, the
first Hispanic astronaut; Mario Molina, the 1995 Nobel Prize winner in
chemistry; Jose Szapocznik, a clinical psychologist and one of the nation's
leading family therapists specializing in Hispanic families; Victor
Penchaszadeth, director of the World Health Organization's Collaborating
Center in Community Genetics and Education; and Seismologist Ines

PIONEROS ("Politics and Public Affairs"), October 1, at 8:00 PM (ET/PT),
will enlighten viewers with substantive discussions with U.S. Senator Mel
Martinez (R-FLA.); Anthony Romero, executive director of the American Civil
Liberties Union, Maria Elena Salinas, co-anchor of Noticiero Univision, U.S.
Representative Hilda Solis (D-CA), and Antonia Novello, New York City Health
Commissioner and Former Surgeon General of the United States.

PIONEROS ("Sports"), October 8, at 8:00 PM (ET/PT), will feature behind-
the-scenes interviews with New York Yankee star baseball player Jorge
Posada; world-famous boxer Jose Torres; San Antonio Spurs basketball player
Manuel Ginobilli; Florida Marlins baseball player Miguel Cabrera; Venezuelan
race car driver Milka Duno; and soccer great Marcelo Balboa.

Milka Duno

Talent, beauty and brains are just a few of the adjectives that can be used
to describe race car driver Milka Duno - one of the most successful female
race car drivers in the world today. Milka is a qualified Naval Engineer
with four master's degrees - in Organizational Development, Naval
Architecture, Aquaculture and Maritime Business - earning the last three
degrees simultaneously.

In 2004, Milka became the first woman in history to win a major
international sportscar race in North America when she captured the overall
win at the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series Grand Prix of Miami. She
followed that victory with her 2nd overall win at the same track seven
months later.  In 2005 Milka scored her third career Rolex Series win.
Remarkably, in only two Rolex Series seasons, Milka earned three overall
wins, six podium appearances, nine top-five finishes and seventeen top-ten

Discovery Networks U.S. Hispanic Group
Discovery Networks U.S. Hispanic Group is the leading provider of
high-quality factual and lifestyle programming for Spanish-speaking
audiences in the United States. Distributing three distinct, standalone
networks that offer content from Latin America as well as popular American
programs transcreated for U.S. Hispanic audiences, the portfolio includes
Discovery en Espanol, the premier factual network delivering content that
stimulates, informs and empowers, giving viewers a fascinating look at the
incredible and often surprising world from a Latino perspective; Discovery
Travel & Living (Viajar y Vivir), the first lifestyle channel created for
Spanish-speaking audiences in the U.S., serving as an in-home getaway to the
best travel, food and style the world has to offer; and Discovery Kids en
Espanol, the leading children's network for U.S. Hispanic audiences,
dedicated to bringing premium programming to families in a trustworthy
environment that nurtures curiosity and creates lifelong learners. Discovery
Networks launched Discovery en Espanol in 1998 in response to the growing
demand for Spanish-language programming in the United States, and expanded
the portfolio in 2005 to better serve the unique interests of Latino women,
children and families with the addition of Discovery Kids en Espanol and
Discovery Travel & Living (Viajar y Vivir).


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

For the third consecutive year, well-known Latina racecar driver Milka Duno
will be featured in Pontiac's advertising campaigns. Pontiac is a division
of General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM) and markets the G6 sedan, coupe and
retractable hardtop convertible; Grand Prix; Solstice roadster; Vibe and
Torrent. In 2005, Pontiac sold more than 437,000 vehicles, ranking third
among GM divisions in total sales. For the 2007 model year, Pontiac will be
launching the turbocharged Solstice GXP and the entry-level G5 coupe in the
Fall 2006. 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 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 $64
billion for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2006. 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, Brazil, 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


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