Team Chevy Fast Facts – Daytona 500

CHEVY FAST FACTS DAYTONA 500 DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY February 20, 2011  

·        A total of 17 Team Chevy drivers will start the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Daytona International Speedway, the opening round of the 2011 season.

·        Chevrolet drivers starting in the top-10:

·        Dale Earnhardt, Jr., No. 88 AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet is the pole winner

·        Jeff Gordon, No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet starts 2nd

·        Jeff Burton, No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet rolls off 4th

·        Regan Smith, No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet qualified 5th

·        Kevin Harvick, No. 29 Budweiser Chevrolet starts 7th CHEVROLET ON THE TRACK—DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

·        Chevrolet drivers have won 21 of 52 Daytona 500 races

·        A Chevrolet driver has won seven (7) of the last 10 Daytona 500 races

 ·        Team Chevy drivers have won 40 of 127 previous NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) races at Daytona International Speedway (DIS)

·        Chevrolet drivers have won 40 poles at DIS

·        Team Chevy drivers have scored 175 top-five finishes and 339  top-10 finishes at DIS

 ·        A Chevrolet has led 6,640 laps (34.5% of possible 19,233) at DIS 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 669 wins in NSCS competition

·        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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