Team Chevy Fast Facts – Martinsville

CHEVY FAST FACTS

GOODY’S FAST RELIEF 500

MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY

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American Muscle

April 3, 2011

. A total of 17 Team Chevy drivers will start the Goody’s Fast Relief 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Martinsville Speedway, round six of the 2011 season

. Jamie McMurray, No. 1 Widia Chevrolet is the pole sitter for today’s race

. Chevrolet drivers starting in the top-10:

o Ryan Newman, No. 39 Haas Automation Chevrolet, rolls off second (2nd)

o Kevin Harvick, No. 29 Budweiser Chevrolet, will start ninth (9th)

o Regan Smith, No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet, starts 10th

CHEVROLET ON THE TRACK-MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY

* A Chevrolet driver has won 46 of the 124 NSCS races at Martinsville Speedway

* Jeff Gordon, No. 24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, has seven (7) Martinsville victories, more than any other active driver (’96, ’97, ’99, ’03 (twice), ’05 (twice) * Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet, has six (6) victories at the .526-mile Martinsville oval (’04, ’06, ’07 (Twice), ’08 & ’09 * Mark Martin, No. 5 Quaker State/GoDaddy.Com Chevrolet – won at Martinsville twice (’92, ’00) * Tony Stewart, No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet – has won twice (2) at Martinsville (’00, ’06) * Jeff Burton, No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet – won at Martinsville in ’97

. Chevy has 48 poles at Martinsville

* Team Chevy drivers have scored 226 top-five finishes and 419 top-10 finishes at Martinsville * A Chevrolet has led 23,900 laps (42.6% of 56,087 possible) at Martinsville

TEAM CHEVY IN 2010 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (NSCS) COMPETITION:

. Chevrolet has won 34 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Manufacturers’ Championship

. Team Chevy drivers have scored 671 wins in NSCS competition

o 2011 wins – 2

. In 2010, Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 Lowe’s Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet team scored their unprecedented fifth consecutive drivers’ and owners’ NSCS championships

Note: Team Chevy press releases, high-resolution images, and media kit can be downloaded from the Team Chevy media website: http://media.gm.com/product/public/us/en/gmracing/news.html

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