Duno and Carpentier prepare for 2007 Rolex 24 At Daytona

November 9, 2006, Los Angeles, CA...Milka Duno and Patrick Carpentier tested
in their #11 CITGO Pontiac Riley earlier this week in preparation for the
Rolex 24 At Daytona on January 27 and 28, 2007. The two-day test session
offered CITGO Racing seven hours each day to practice on the 3.56-mile road
course at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, FL.

During Monday's test session Carpentier was able to take the #11 CITGO
Pontiac Riley to third-fastest and also delivered the fifth-quickest lap in
Tuesday's morning session.

Milka Duno
"It was great to be back in the garage and on the track - and the team was
exceptional. We had some really good lap times and everything seems to be
coming along very nicely. I was able to score my best lap time ever at
Daytona in this test. Patrick and I got to spend a lot of time working
together and with the team and the synergy is very good. The team worked
very hard in preparation for this test and our results showed that and we're
looking forward to building on our success with the Daytona test at our next
test at Homestead."

Patrick Carpentier
"It went really well and I'm very happy about how the day went on Monday.
The car is very good and it was a lot of fun and we ran some good times. For
the first open test with the team it was fantastic. As always, it is a
pleasure to drive with Milka. On Tuesday I did some laps in the morning -
but didn't run too much. There was a bit of traffic so I don't know where we
ended up with lap times. Obviously, I am very happy and looking forward to
the next test at Homestead in December."

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 <

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