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KRISTIN BUMBERA HAS SUCCESSFUL 
NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES DEBUT

HOUSTON, TX (APRIL 20, 2008) Kristin Bumbera and her #40 TXI-MAXIMIZER CONCRETE Chevrolet made their NASCAR Grand National Division debut in the Allstate Texas Thunder 150 in Kyle, TX as the only female driver in the race and the only driver from the Lone Star state. Bumbera, the �Texas Girl� as she has become known, was one of the most popular drivers of the night as many of the Texas fans have watched her race since she was eight years old.

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KRISTIN BUMBERA TO MAKE NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES DEBUT SATURDAY APRIL 19TH IN HOME STATE OF TEXAS

Houston, TX - April 14, 2008 - Texan Kristin Bumbera is ready to welcome the NASCAR Camping World Grand National Division to her home state of Texas but don�t think she�ll be serving sweet-tea to her fellow competitors.  Instead, Bumbera will be competing against some of the toughest and best men in the sport as the third race on the schedule lands in the center of the Lone Star state.  Bumbera will not have far to travel for this weekend's race.  Thunderhill Raceway in Kyle, TX is only a couple of hours from her home in Houston.

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RACE UPDATE APRIL 5, 2008 - NASCAR WHELEN SERIES - 
ALL AMERICAN SPEEDWAY, ROSEVILLE, CA

Kristin Bumbera's first NASCAR Whelen Series race of the season at All American Speedway in Roseville, CA Saturday night was a rough one but she hung in there and gave a large group of TXI-Riverside Cement guests quite a show. A field of 22 cars started out of the 26 who attempted to qualify. 

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KRISTIN BUMBERA TO DRIVE IN TWO NASCAR SERIES� IN 200808Kristin_with_helmet.jpg (55984 bytes)

Houston, TX January 21, 2008 - NASCAR announced today during the NASCAR Media Tour in Charlotte, NC that 20 year old Kristin Bumbera from Houston, TX will join Golden State Racing owned by Frank Jordan of Roseville, CA. Bumbera will drive the #00 for the successful west coast team in the NASCAR Whelen All American Series for a minimum of 18 races. Golden State Racing, the reigning NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Champion also holds the championship trophy for the 2006 SRL Wild West Shootout Series and since it�s formation in 2002 has won the NASCAR Weekly Series Championship, the California State Open Comp Championship and are three time Champions at Shasta Raceway Park�s Win River 150. Bumbera joins GSR teammates Eric Schmidt and John Moore as the season kicks off on April 5, 2008 in Roseville, CA.

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KRISTIN BUMBERA RISES TO THE CHALLENGE IN A HISTORY MAKING 2007

Houston, TX � 2007 was definitely one for the history books as Kristin Bumbera � the driver of the #00 TXI-MAXIMIZER Concrete ASA Pro Late Model - broke records, set fast times, won races and came close to winning not one but two championships.

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KRISTIN BUMBERA TURNING HEADS AT NASCAR AND WOMEN IN THE WINNER�S CIRCLE FOUNDATION 

09KB.jpg (35404 bytes)HOUSTON, TEXAS � Still just a teenager, Kristin Bumbera, driver of the #00 TXI-MAXIMIZER Concrete Ford received news this week that NASCAR has selected her as a finalist in the 2008 Drive For Diversity driver search. This will mark the fifth season for NASCAR�s leading driver development program, which provides opportunities for minority and female drivers to compete with established NASCAR teams. �It is such an honor to be selected as a finalist for this NASCAR program. 

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BUMBERA TAKES POINTS LEAD MAKING HER MARK IN TEXAS HISTORY
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Kristin Bumbera, 19-year-old driver of the TXI-MAXIMIZER CONCRETE #00, made history as she took the lead in the championship battle at Houston Motorsports Park in Saturday nights 75 lap ASA Pro Late Model feature.

Never before in the state of Texas and many other states for that matter has a female driver ever lead or won the points championship of a late model series.

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Kristin Bumbera Continues Her Way To The Top!
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Kristin Bumbera, driver of the TXI-MAXIMIZER CONCRETE Monte Carlo continues her march to the top of the points battle in the Houston Motorsports Park ASA Pro Late Model Division. Due to a full field inversion by point standings Bumbera started in 11th position out of a respectable field of 16 drivers. It was a slow and difficult start for her as she got hung out on the outside.

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KRISTIN BUMBERA Texas' 16 Year Old Rookie of the Year 

Kristin Bumbera only turned 16 this month and hasTXI6big.jpg (149232 bytes) already captured her first big title of her young racing career. She was crowned the 2003 ROOKIE OF THE YEAR for the Houston Motorsports Park Late Model Series after the final race of the season Saturday, October 25th. 

Bumbera's racing experience began on a smaller scale at the age of 8 in a dirt-track go-kart and progressed through Super Mini-Cup race cars. Although 2003 was her first season in a full size late model race car she was not intimidated by the drastic increase in size or speed.

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