Awards, Personal Appearances and Documentary Keep Top Racer Busy

October 6, 2006 Los Angeles, CA - CITGO Racing's standout female race car
driver Milka Duno is just as busy off the track as on - and just as fast
too! Milka is being honored with two prestigious awards during Hispanic
Heritage Month, is featured in a new documentary on Discovery en Espanol and
will make an appearance on behalf of her sponsor CITGO at the South Florida
International Auto Show in Miami.

Milka featured this Sunday in Discovery en Espanol's "Pioneros" Documentary

Milka Duno will be profiled in the fourth episode of Discovery en Espanol's
four-part documentary "Pioneros" - the episode profiling Duno will air this
Sunday, 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, honors 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:

Milka presented with Las Primeras Award in Washington, DC

Last night, in Washington, DC, Milka received MANA's 2006 Las Primeras®
Award in the Sports Category. MANA, a National Latina Organization, hosted
its 17th Annual Las Primeras® Awards Gala last at the National Museum of
Women in the Arts in Washington, DC. Las Primeras® honors Latinas who have
achieved "firsts" in their career or field.

"As is true every year, this year's Las Primeras® recipients are all
extraordinary and accomplished Latinas that serve as an inspiration and role
models for Latinas young and old," said Alma Morales Riojas, MANA, President
and CEO.

The 2006 Las Primeras® Award recipients included: the Honorable Iris Y.
Martinez, for Public Service, the first Latina in Illinois to be elected to
the State Senate; Brigadier General Angela Salinas, for Military Service,
the first Latina to hold the rank of brigadier general in the U.S. Marine
Corp.; and Belle Ortiz, for Education, the first Latina to bring mariachi
music into the educational system curriculum at the high school and college

Milka to appear in Miami at South Florida International Auto Show this

Milka will be making an appearance at the CITGO booth this Saturday, October
7 beginning at 2pm EST to meet friends and fans and sign autographs. The
South Florida International Auto Show will be at the Miami Beach Convention

FAMA Magazine to present Milka with the 2006 FAMA Award

FAMA Magazine will pay tribute to notable Latin celebrities with the
prestigious FAMA Award. The event will take place in Miami Beach on October
18, 2006 As a champion Venezuelan race car driver, Milka will receive a very
special sports award.

Honored with Milka will be Venezuelan actress and singer Gabriela Spanic,
Cuban actor Mario Cimarro and Cuban singer/composer, Lena. FAMA Magazine
also recognizes with a FAMA "Lifetime Achievement Award" the talent of the
renowned artist, singer and presenter Charytín Goyco.

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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