CHEVY NSCS AT MICHIGAN ONE: Team Chevy Fast Facts

CHEVY FAST FACTS

HELUVA GOOD! SOUR CREAM DIPS 400

MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

CarParts.com
American Muscle

June 19, 2011

A total of 18 Team Chevy drivers will start the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Michigan International Speedway, round 15 of the 2011 season

Chevrolet drivers starting in the top-10:

• Regan Smith, No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet – starts 5th

• Tony Stewart, No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil1 Chevrolet – starts 6th

• Paul Menard, No. 27 Pittsburgh Paints/Menards Chevrolet – starts 9th

CHEVROLET ON THE TRACK—MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

• Team Chevy drivers have won 19 of 83 previous NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) races at Michigan International Speedway (MIS)

• Chevy drivers have won 23 poles at MIS

• Team Chevy drivers have scored 138 top-five finishes and 282 top-10 finishes at MIS

• A Chevrolet has led 6,014 laps (36.5% of possible 16,489) at MIS

• Mark Martin, No. 5 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, has five (5) previous NSCS victories at MIS (’90, ’93, ’97, ’98, ‘09)

• Jeff Gordon, No. 24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, has two (2) MIS NSCS wins (’98, ’01)

• Ryan Newman, No. 39 US Army 236 Birthday/Bud Moore Tribute Chevrolet, has two (2) MIS victories (’03, ’04)

• Dale Earnhardt, Jr., No. 88 AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet has one (1) win at MIS (’08)

• Tony Stewart, No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, has won once (1) at MIS (’00)

• Kevin Harvick, No. 29 Budweiser Chevrolet, has one (1) MIS win (’10)

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

• Chevrolet has won 34 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Manufacturers’ Championships

• Team Chevy drivers have scored 676 wins AND 614 poles in NSCS competition

• 2011 wins – 7

• 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 championship.

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.

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