MILKA DUNO TO RECEIVE 2006 FAMA
racer Duno to receive prestigious award at Miami
October 16, 2006 Los Angeles, CA - CITGO Racing's popular and successful
female race car driver Milka Duno will receive the 2006 FAMA award
coming Wednesday October 18, 2006 in Miami Beach, FL. As a champion
Venezuelan race car driver, Milka will receive a very special sports
At the star-studded event, FAMA Magazine will pay tribute to notable
celebrities including Venezuelan actress and singer Gabriela Spanic,
actor Mario Cimarro and Cuban singer/composer, Lena.
FAMA Magazine will also recognize with a FAMA "Lifetime Achievement
the talent of the renowned artist, singer and presenter Charytín
Talent, beauty and brains are just a few of the adjectives that can
to describe race car driver Milka Duno - one of the most successful
race car drivers in the world today. Milka is a qualified Naval Engineer
with four master's degrees - in Organizational Development, Naval
Architecture, Aquaculture and Maritime Business - earning the last
In 2004, Milka became the first woman in history to win a major
international sportscar race in North America when she captured the
win at the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series Grand Prix of Miami.
followed that victory with her 2nd overall win at the same track seven
months later. In 2005 Milka scored her third career Rolex Series
Remarkably, in only three Rolex Series seasons, Milka has earned three
overall wins, six podium appearances, nine top-five finishes and twenty
CITGO, based in Houston, Texas, is a refiner, transporter and marketer
transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals, refined waxes, asphalt
other industrial products.
The company is owned by PDV America, Inc., an indirect wholly owned
subsidiary of Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A., the national oil
company of the
Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. For more information on CITGO visit
For the third consecutive year, well-known Latina racecar driver Milka
will be featured in Pontiac's advertising campaigns. Pontiac is a division
of General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM) and markets the G6 sedan,
retractable hardtop convertible; Grand Prix; Solstice roadster; Vibe
Torrent. In 2005, Pontiac sold more than 437,000 vehicles, ranking
among GM divisions in total sales. For the 2007 model year, Pontiac
launching the turbocharged Solstice GXP and the entry-level G5 coupe
Fall 2006. More information on Pontiac and its products can be found
www.pontiac.com. Information in
Spanish can be found at www.pontiac.com/sp.
Milka is also the Latin American spokesperson for Sony's Xplod car
brand. Sony is a leading manufacturer of audio, video, communications,
information technology products for the consumer and professional markets.
Its music, motion picture, television, computer entertainment, and
businesses make Sony one of the most comprehensive entertainment companies
in the world. Sony recorded consolidated annual sales of approximately
billion for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2006. You may visit the
Corporation website at http://www.sony.net/.
Sony Latin America has a
regional office in Miami, Florida and subsidiaries in numerous countries,
including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama,
Puerto Rico and
Venezuela. You may visit the Sony Latin America website at
For additional information on Milka please visit www.milkaduno.com.