CITGO RACING TESTING AT DAYTONA
and Carpentier prepare for 2007 Rolex 24
November 6, 2006, Los Angeles, CA...CITGO Racing's Milka Duno will
open-wheel veteran Patrick Carpentier at Daytona International Speedway
Monday and Tuesday, November 6 and 7. The two-day test session is in
preparation for the first race of the 2007 Rolex Sports Car Series
Championship - the Rolex 24 At Daytona on January 27 and 28, 2007.
Duno and Carpentier will test in the #11 CITGO Pontiac Riley that they
together at the Sonoma 250 at Infineon last August - where they scored
"I'm anxious to get back on the track and in preparation for such a
legendary race as the Rolex 24. As it is such a competitive and challenging
race with many of the best drivers in the sport, to have Patrick with
these sessions and this race is very exciting and very valuable. I'm
excited to be back in the pits and the garage with the talented crew
CITGO Racing. I look forward to the hard work and camaraderie with
Patrick and know that we'll all be focused on taking every advantage
"I'm very excited actually to start - it is the beginning of a new
I'm sure it will be a lot of fun. I'm very happy and looking forward
This is very exciting and I'd like to thank again CITGO and SAMAX and
the guys for giving me this opportunity."
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
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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