Mobil 1 Gets Fans on Track With Stewart-Haas Racing and Vodafone McLaren
*Fan names to be incorporated onto hood of Tony Stewart’s No. 14 Mobil
1/Office Depot Chevrolet at the Advocare 500k NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
race at Phoenix International Raceway.
*The Vodafone McLaren Mercedes vehicles of Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton
will also feature fan names at 2012 United States Grand Prix in Austin,
*Fans won prize by achieving high scores on Mobil 1 Racing Academy online
3D racing game.
FAIRFAX, Va. -- November 08, 2012
ExxonMobil today announced that its Mobil 1 technology partners Stewart-Haas
Racing and Vodafone McLaren Mercedes will feature the names of lucky fans on
its race cars for one race as they prepare for the final stretch of the 2012
NASCAR and Formula 1™ calendars.
The No. 14 Mobil 1/Office Depot Chevrolet and Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-27
will feature the names of 200 fans during the Advocare 500k NASCAR Sprint Cup
Series race at Phoenix International Raceway and the United States Grand Prix
in Austin, Texas on November 11 and November 18, respectively. Fans receiving
this honor achieved the highest scores on Mobil 1 Racing Academy, a free,
online racing game from Mobil 1, and will have their names infused into the
famous Mobil 1 logo on one of the vehicles. The game, hosted at
www.Mobil1RacingAcademy.com, challenged players to race through different
racing series, mirroring the career progression of a NASCAR or Grand Prix
Points were awarded to players who achieved high scores based on race place
finishes and game level. From May to September, the top twenty scorers from
each month were chosen from both the NASCAR and Grand Prix series. By having
their names featured on the high-performance race cars of Tony Stewart, Jenson
Button, and Lewis Hamilton, these lucky fans will have the unique opportunity
to celebrate their passion for their favorite teams and drivers sponsored by
Mobil 1 in a way that no other racing enthusiast can enjoy.
Tony Stewart, driver and co-team owner of Stewart-Haas Racing, said: “We have
some of the best fans in NASCAR, and Stewart-Haas Racing is proud to work with
our technology partner, Mobil 1, to bring fans an opportunity that money can’t
buy. They might even bring us a little extra luck.”
Martin Whitmarsh, Team Principal of Vodafone McLaren Mercedes, said of the
project: “Vodafone McLaren Mercedes fans are unlike any other in their
dedication and knowledge of the sport, and it’s the support they give us that
keeps us going and motivates us to win. We’re proud to carry their names on
the McLaren MP4-27 in Austin as a wider thank-you to every fan that’s been
behind us this year.”
Winning fan names can be viewed online via the Fans’ Logo tab on the USGP Fan
Guide app on the Mobil 1 Facebook page.
Mobil 1, the world’s leading synthetic motor oil brand, has helped motorsport
teams across the globe to maximize car and driver performance. Mobil 1 now
enters its 37^th year at the forefront of automotive lubrication innovation,
delivering excellent performance for all drivers, regardless of conditions.
About ExxonMobil Lubricants and Specialties
ExxonMobil Lubricants and Petroleum Specialties Company, a division of Exxon
Mobil Corporation, is a leading marketer of finished lubricants, asphalts and
specialty products, as well as one of the world's largest suppliers of
lubricant base stocks.
About Mobil 1 in Motorsports
Mobil 1’s history in motorsports officially began in 1978 with a sponsorship
of Williams Formula One Racing Team. From that time, Mobil 1's presence on
race tracks and circuits has grown by global proportions. Today, Mobil 1
synthetic oil is relied on for its ability to deliver exceptional engine
performance and protection even under some of the most extreme conditions by
automotive technicians, race car drivers, team owners and the world’s leading
Along with its status as the Official Motor Oil of NASCAR, Mobil 1 enjoys a
long association with many of world's most popular and successful race teams,
including the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula 1™ team, Corvette Racing’s
American LeMans Series team, as well as the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup—the
world’s fastest international one-make series.
About Mobil 1
The world's leading synthetic motor oil brand, Mobil 1 features anti-wear
technology that provides performance beyond conventional motor oils. This
technology allows Mobil 1 to meet the toughest standards of car builders and
to provide exceptional protection against engine wear under normal or even
some of the most extreme conditions. Mobil 1 flows quickly in extreme
temperatures to protect critical engine parts and is designed to maximize
engine performance and help extend engine life.
Mobil and Mobil 1 are registered trademarks of Exxon Mobil Corporation or one
of its subsidiaries.
ExxonMobil Media Line
Claire Hassett, 703-846-4467
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