CHEVY NSCS AT DOVER ONE:Team Chevy Fast Facts

CHEVY FAST FACTS

FEDEX 400 BENEFITING AUTISM SPEAKS

DOVER INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

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American Muscle

May 15, 2011

. A total of 17 Team Chevy drivers will start the FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Dover International Speedway, round 11 of the 2011 season

. For the first time this season, inclement weather canceled qualifying and the field was set by the provisions in the NSCS rule book

. Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet, will start from the No. 1 position for the 400-lap/400-mile race

. Other Chevrolet drivers starting in the top-10:

o Dale Earnhardt, Jr., No. 88 AMP Energy Sugar-Free/National Guard Chevrolet, will start third (3rd)

o Kevin Harvick, No. 29 Budweiser Chevrolet, rolls of 10th

CHEVROLET ON THE TRACK-DOVER INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

* Team Chevy drivers have won 31 of 81 previous NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) races at Dover International Speedway (Dover)

. Chevy has 21 poles at Dover

* Team Chevy drivers have scored 160 top-five finishes and 306 top-10 finishes at Dover * A Chevrolet has led 14,995 laps (39.6% of possible 37,904) at Dover * Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet, has six (6) wins at Dover (’02, ’04, ’09 (twice) & ’10) * Jeff Gordon, No. 24 DuPont Chevrolet, has scored four (4) Dover race wins (’95, ’96 and ’01)

* Mark Martin, No. 5 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, also has four victories at the Monster Mile (’97, ’98, ’99 and ’04) * Ryan Newman, No. 39 Haas Automation Chevrolet, has three (3) Dover wins (’03 and ’04) * Tony Stewart, No. 14 Mobil 1/Office Depot Chevrolet, has won twice (2) at Dover (won both races in ’00) * Jeff Burton, No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet, has one victory at Dover (’06) * Dale Earnhardt, Jr., No. 88 AMP Energy Sugar-Free/National Guard Chevrolet won at Dover in 2001

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 674 wins and 614 poles in NSCS competition

o 2011 wins – 5

o 2011 poles – 5

. 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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