CHEVY NSCS AT TALLADEGA TWO: Team Chevy Fast Facts

CHEVY FAST FACTS

AARON’S 499

TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY

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American Muscle

April 17, 2011

. A total of 17 Team Chevy drivers will start the Aaron’s 499 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Talladega SuperSpeedway, round eight of the 2011 season

. The four cars from Hendrick Motorsports captured the top-four starting positions for the 188-lap/500-mile race, only the third time in NASCAR history a team owner captured the top-four starting positions

. Chevrolet drivers starting in the top-10:

o Jeff Gordon, No. 24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet won the pole, the 70th of his career and places him third on the all-time pole winner’s list

o Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet, starts second (2nd)

o Mark Martin, No. 5 CARQUEST/GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, rolls off third (3rd)

o Dale Earnhardt, Jr., No. 88 National Guard/AMP Energy Chevrolet, starts in fourth (4th)

o Paul Menard, No. 27 Schrock/Menards Chevrolet, is the fifth-place (5th) starter

o Clint Bowyer, No. 33 BB&T Chevrolet, will start 10th

CHEVROLET ON THE TRACK-TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY

. A Chevrolet driver has won 36 of the 83 NSCS races at Talladega Superspeedway (TSS)

* Jeff Gordon, No. 24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, has six (6) wins at TSS – second on the all-time win list at the famed Alabama track (’96, ’00, ’04, ’05 & ’07-TWICE) * Dale Earnhardt, Jr., No. 88 National Guard/AMP Energy Chevrolet, has five (5) victories at TSS (’01,’02-TWICE, ’03 & ’04) * Mark Martin, No. 5 CARQUEST/GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, has two (2) wins at TSS (’95,’97) * Clint Bowyer, No. 33 BB&T Chevrolet, has won once (1) at TSS (’10) * Kevin Harvick, No. 29 Budweiser Chevrolet, has one win at TSS (’10) * Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet, has one (1) victory at Talladega (’06) * Jamie McMurray, No. 1 Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet, has one TSS win (’09) * Tony Stewart, No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, has won once at TSS (’08)

. Chevy has 26 poles at Talladega

. Team Chevy drivers have scored 155 top-five finishes and 288 top-10 finishes at Talladega

. A Chevrolet has led 6,498 laps (41.7% of possible 15,564) at Talladega

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 672 wins in NSCS competition

o 2011 wins – 3

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

About Chevrolet: Founded in Detroit in 1911, Chevrolet celebrates its centennial as a global automotive brand with annual sales of about 4.25 million vehicles in more than 140 countries. Chevrolet provides consumers with fuel-efficient, safe and reliable vehicles that deliver high quality, expressive design, spirited performance and value. The Chevrolet portfolio includes iconic performance cars such as Corvette and Camaro; dependable, long-lasting pickups and SUVs such as Silverado and Suburban; and award-winning passenger cars and crossovers such as Spark, Cruze, Malibu, Equinox and Traverse. Chevrolet also offers “gas-friendly to gas-free” solutions including Cruze Eco and Volt. Cruze Eco offers 42 mpg highway while Volt offers 35 miles of electric, gasoline-free driving and an additional 344 miles of extended range. Most new Chevrolet models offer OnStar safety, security and convenience technologies including OnStar Hands-Free Calling, Automatic Crash Response and Stolen Vehicle Slowdown. More information regarding Chevrolet models can be found at www.chevrolet.com https://legacy.kseglobal.com/OWA/redir.aspx?C=58220b5d77cf4ef7893e6c674922c ce5&URL=http%3a%2f%2fwww.chevrolet.com%2f> .

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