Duno and Carpentier prepare for 2007 Rolex 24 At Daytona

November 6, 2006, Los Angeles, CA...CITGO Racing's Milka Duno will test with
open-wheel veteran Patrick Carpentier at Daytona International Speedway this
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 drove
together at the Sonoma 250 at Infineon last August - where they scored a
7th-place finish.

Milka Duno
"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 us for
these sessions and this race is very exciting and very valuable. I'm also
excited to be back in the pits and the garage with the talented crew of
CITGO Racing. I look forward to the hard work and camaraderie with them and
Patrick and know that we'll all be focused on taking every advantage of this

Patrick Carpentier
"I'm very excited actually to start - it is the beginning of a new thing and
I'm sure it will be a lot of fun. I'm very happy and looking forward to it.
This is very exciting and I'd like to thank again CITGO and SAMAX and all
the guys for giving me this opportunity."

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 For more
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