GM statement on Burton joining RCR

Jeff Burton Joins Richard Childress Racing WATKINS GLEN, New York (Aug. 13, 2004) - Richard Childress Racing has announced that Jeff Burton will drive the No. 30 America Online Chevrolet Monte Carlo in NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series competition ...

Jeff Burton Joins Richard Childress Racing

WATKINS GLEN, New York (Aug. 13, 2004) - Richard Childress Racing has announced that Jeff Burton will drive the No. 30 America Online Chevrolet Monte Carlo in NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series competition beginning Aug. 22 at Michigan International Speedway.

"We would like to welcome Jeff Burton to the Chevrolet family, said Patrick Suhy, NASCAR group manager for GM Racing."We have admired Jeff's talent while competing against him and are excited to have him join Chevy behind the wheel of the No. 30 America Online Monte Carlo. We look forward to his success and his contributions to keep Chevrolet the winningest name in racing."

General Motors Corp. (NYSE: GM), the world's largest vehicle manufacturer, employs about 325,000 people globally. Founded in 1908, GM has been the global automotive sales leader since 1931. GM today has manufacturing operations in 32 countries and its vehicles are sold in 192 countries. In 2003, GM sold nearly 8.6 million cars and trucks, about 15 percent of the global vehicle market. GM's global headquarters are at the GM Renaissance Center in Detroit. More information on GM and its products can be found on the company's corporate website at www.gm.com.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Jeff Burton
Teams Richard Childress Racing