CHEVY NSCS AT DAYTONA TWO: Team Chevy Fast Facts

CHEVY FAST FACTS

COKE ZERO 400

DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

CarParts.com
American Muscle

July 2, 2011

. A total of 16 Team Chevy drivers will start the Coke Zero 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Daytona International Speedway, round 17 of the 2011 season

. Mark Martin, No. 5 CARQUEST/GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, will start on the pole of tonight’s 160-lap/400-mile race. It is the 50th career pole of Martin’s NSCS career placing him eighth all-time.

. Other Chevrolet drivers starting in the top-10:

o Clint Bowyer, No. 33 Wheaties FUEL Chevrolet – 3rd

o Jeff Gordon, No. 24 PepsiMAX Chevrolet – 4th

o Dale Earnhardt, Jr., No. 88 National Guard Heritage/AMP Energy Chevrolet – 6th

o Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe’s Summer Salute Chevrolet – 8th

o Paul Menard, No. 27 Quaker State/Menards Chevrolet – 10th

CHEVROLET ON THE TRACK-DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

. Team Chevy drivers have won 40 of 128 previous NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) races at Daytona International Speedway (DIS)

. Chevrolet drivers have won 39 poles at DIS

. Team Chevy drivers have scored 175 top-five finishes and 343 top-10 finishes at DIS

. A Chevrolet has led 6,765 laps (35.2% of possible 19,233) at DIS

o Jeff Gordon, No. 24 PepsiMAX Chevrolet, has six (6) DIS wins- most of active drivers

o Tony Stewart, No 14 Burger King Chevrolet, has won at DIS three (3) times

o Dale Earnhardt, Jr., No. 88 National Guard Heritage/AMP Energy Chevrolet, has two (2) wins at DIS

o Kevin Harvick, No. 29 Budweiser Chevrolet, has won twice (2) at DIS

o Jamie McMurray, No. 1 McDonald’s Chevrolet, has two (2) DIS wins

o Jeff Burton, No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet, has one (1) DIS win

o Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe’s Summer Salute Chevrolet, has one win (1) at DIS

o Ryan Newman, No. 39 Bass Pro Shops/NRA Chevrolet, has one (1) DIS win

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

o 2011 wins – 7

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 .

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