ExxonMobil and NASCAR® Announce Extension of Mobil 1™ as the “Official Motor Oil of NASCAR”

  ExxonMobil and NASCAR® Announce Extension of Mobil 1™ as the “Official Motor
  Oil of NASCAR”

   Expanding partnership into the digital space, ExxonMobil and NASCAR will
 launch a new content platform that explores NASCAR’s world-class automotive

  *In new designation, Mobil 1 to also be the "Official Lubricant Technology
    Partner of NASCAR"
  *In NASCAR’s top three series, Mobil 1 racing lubricant technology is
    chosen by more than 50 percent of race teams for exceptional engine
    performance and protection
  *Mobil 1 brand’s renewed association with NASCAR allows ExxonMobil to
    better engage motorsports fans, leveraging the excitement of racing
  *Mobil1 advanced, fully synthetic motor oil keeps engines running like new
    by reducing wear and controlling oil breakdown

Business Wire

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- January 21, 2013

ExxonMobil and NASCAR^® today announced a multi-year partnership extension,
making Mobil 1™ the “Official Motor Oil of NASCAR” and “Official Lubricant
Technology Partner of NASCAR” through 2017. The 2013 NASCAR season will mark
the 11^th consecutive season in which the Mobil 1 brand is an official partner
of NASCAR, the premier motorsports series in the United States.

Taking the technology partnership into the digital space for the first time,
ExxonMobil and NASCAR will launch a new branded content platform that explores
NASCAR’s world-class automotive technology via the ”NASCAR Automotive
Technology Center Engineered by Mobil 1” online site housed on the newly
launched NASCAR.com. The comprehensive platform will deliver automotive
technology-related information through original feature stories, photos,
videos, a glossary of automotiveand racing terms, plus social elements
including fan polls and more. Full details on the project are set to be
unveiledat a future date.

“As the lubricant technology of champion drivers and race teams, the renewed
association between Mobil 1 and NASCAR allows us to better engage motorsports
fans by leveraging the excitement of racing,” said Rebecca K. Aldred, Global
Brand Manager, Mobil 1. “Additionally, the launch of the ’NASCAR Automotive
Technology Center Engineered by Mobil 1’ demonstrates our commitment to
cutting-edge technology, both on and off the track. Today, Mobil 1 is the
world’s leading synthetic motor oil brand in no small part due to the
commitment to supporting NASCAR’s three national racing series.”

“We’re excited about continuing our partnership with ExxonMobil and helping
extend the Mobil 1 brand’s rich legacy in our sport,” said Jim O’Connell,
chief sales officer, NASCAR. “As an extension of this partnership, both NASCAR
and Mobil 1 look forward to engaging fans through the newly created technology
platform that promises to offer fans a unique perspective into the technology
that drives this sport.”

Mobil 1 racing lubricant technology is chosen by over half of teams competing
in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping
World Truck Series. The durability and high performance capabilities of Mobil
1 engine oils, gear oils and Mobilith SHC spline shaft grease are continuously
proven by enduring rigorous racing conditions on a weekly basis on the NASCAR

Mobil 1 motor oils are specifically formulated to meet the demands of modern
engines and driving conditions. From stop-and-go driving to extreme hot and
cold temperatures to high performance applications, a range of Mobil 1
synthetic motor oils are available to keep engines running like new:

  *Mobil 1 – Delivering exceptional performance for vehicles of all ages,
    Mobil1 advanced full synthetic motor oil keeps engines running like new
    by combating sludge, reducing wear and controlling oil breakdown.
  *Mobil 1 Extended Performance – Provides unsurpassed wear protection to
    help extend engine life and provides protection for 15,000 miles between
    oil changes.
  *Mobil 1 High Mileage – A formulation designed specifically for vehicles
    with more than 75,000 miles, Mobil 1 High Mileage motor oil helps extend
    engine life and contains seal conditioner to help prevent leaks.
  *Mobil 1 Advanced Fuel Economy – Mobil 1 Advanced Fuel Economy helps
    improve fuel economy by up to 2 percent* while providing outstanding
    engine protection.

The new partnership complements ExxonMobil’s unique lubricant technology
relationship with Stewart-Haas Racing and Tony Stewart’s No. 14 Mobil 1/Bass
Pro Shops Chevrolet Impala in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The ExxonMobil and
Stewart-Haas Racing partnership combines experience, expertise and innovative
thinking to consistently deliver performance through new lubricant
applications, enhancing results on the track. In the first two years of the
technology collaboration with Mobil 1, Tony Stewart and the No. 14 team have
claimed eight race wins, 35 top-ten finishes and the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup
Series Championship.

About Mobil 1 in Motorsports

The Mobil 1 brand’s history in motorsports officially began in 1978 with a
sponsorship of Williams Formula One Racing Team. From that time, the presence
of Mobil 1 technology 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 automotive manufacturers.

Along with its status as the Official Lubricant Technology Partner of NASCAR,
Mobil 1 enjoys a long association with many of world's most popular and
successful race teams, including Vodafone McLaren Mercedes’ Formula One team,
Corvette Racing’s American LeMans Series team, Tony Stewart Racing in the
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, as well as the Porsche Mobil 1
Supercup—the world’s fastest international one-make series.


The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the
sanctioning body for one of North America's premier sports.NASCAR races are
broadcast in more than 150 countries and in 20 languages.In the U.S., races
are broadcast on FOX, TNT, ABC/ESPN/ESPN2, SPEED, MRN Radio, PRN Radio and
SiriusXM Satellite Radio.NASCAR fans are among the most brand-loyal in all of
sports, and as a result more Fortune 500 companies participate in NASCAR than
any other sport.NASCAR consists of three national series (the NASCAR Sprint
Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series),
four regional series, and one local grassroots series, as well as three
international series.Also part of NASCAR are GRAND-AM Road Racing and the
American Le Mans Series, featuring competition on road courses with multiple
classes of cars.NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races at 100 tracks in more
than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe.Based in Daytona Beach, Fla.,
NASCAR has offices in eight cities across North America.The next NASCAR
Sprint Cup Series race, the Daytona 500, will air Feb. 24, 2013, on FOX. For
more information and a complete schedule, visit www.nascar.com.Follow NASCAR
on www.facebook.com/NASCAR or on Twitter: @NASCAR.

About Mobil 1

The world's leading synthetic motor oil brand, Mobil 1 features anti-wear
technology that provides performance beyond our conventional motor oils. This
technology allows Mobil 1 to meet or exceed 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.

For more information, visit mobil1.com and, on Facebook,

*Comparison based upon 2% potential fuel economy improvement obtained by
switching from higher viscosity oils to a 0W-20 or 0W-30 grade. Actual savings
are dependent upon vehicle/engine type, outside temperature, driving
conditions and your current engine oil viscosity. Savings estimates are based
on a gallon cost of $3 per gallon, average fuel economy of 27.3 mpg, annual
mileage of 11,413, and lifetime mileage of 182,608.


Claire Hassett, 703-846-4467
Weber Shandwick
Sean Hixson, 314-552-6760
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