CHEVY NSCS AT CHARLOTTE TWO – Team Chevy Fast Facts

CHEVY FAST FACTS

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OCTOBER 15, 2011

· A total of 16 Team Chevy drivers will start the Bank of America 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Round 31 of the 2011 season

· Tony Stewart, No. 14 Mobil 1/Office Depot Chevrolet, will start on the pole for the 334-lap/501-mile race

o Team Chevy drivers starting in top-10:

§ Ryan Newman, No. 39 Cookies for Kid’s Cancer/Gene Haas Foundation Chevrolet – 6th

§ Paul Menard, No. 27 Certain Teed/Menards Chevrolet – 7th

§ Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe’s/Chevy 100th Anniversary Chevrolet – 9th

CHEVROLET ON THE TRACK – CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY

· Team Chevy drivers have won 39 of 105 previous NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) races at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS)

· Chevy drivers have won 29 poles at CMS

· Team Chevy drivers have scored 176 top-five finishes and 343 top-10 finishes at CMS

· A Chevrolet has led 11,781 laps (32.2% of possible 36,904) at CMS

o Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe’s/Chevy 100th Anniversary Chevrolet, has six (6) previous Charlotte wins (’03, 2-’04, 2-’05, ‘09)-in three-way tie on CMS all-time win list

o Jeff Gordon, No. 24 Drive To End Hunger/Chevy 100th Anniversary Chevrolet, has five (5) CMS race wins (’94, ’97, ’98, ’99, ‘07)

o Mark Martin, No. 5 GoDaddy.com/Chevy 100th Anniversary Chevrolet, has four (4) wins at CMS (’92, ’95, ’98, ’02)

o Jeff Burton, No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet, has three (3) CMS victories (’99, ’01, ‘08)

o Jamie McMurray, No. 1 Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet, has two (2) win at CMS (’02, ‘10)

o Kevin Harvick, No. 29 JIMMY JOHNS Chevrolet, as won once at CMS (’11)

o Tony Stewart, No. 14 Mobile 1/Office Depot Chevrolet, has won once (1) at CMS (’03)

TEAM CHEVY IN 2011 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (NSCS) COMPETITION:

· Chevrolet has won 35 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Manufacturers’ Championships

· Team Chevy drivers have scored 683 wins AND 619 poles in NSCS competition

o 2011 wins – 14

o 2011 poles – 10

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 120 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 http://www.chevrolet.com www.chevrolet.com .

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