Federal-Mogul Corporation : Federal-Mogul Launches Product Technology Partnership with John Force Racing

    Federal-Mogul Corporation : Federal-Mogul Launches Product Technology
                      Partnership with John Force Racing

Southfield, Michigan,  February  6,  2013.Federal-Mogul  Corporation  (NASDAQ: 
FDML)  and  John  Force  Racing,  Inc.  (JFR)  today  announced  a  technology 
partnership for  the development  and testing  of next-generation  performance 
spark plugs on  nitromethane-fueled drag  racing engines  and other  demanding 
applications. One of the most  successful professional drag racing teams,  JFR 
will campaign one  Top Fuel Dragster  and three  Fuel Funny Cars  in the  2013 
NHRA^® Mello Yello  Drag Racing  Series. Each of  the team's  engines will  be 
powered by Champion^® spark plugs.

"Even the  most sophisticated  computer-based simulations  and other  advanced 
engineering tools can't begin to match  the operating environment of a  nearly 
8,000-horsepower Top Fuel Dragster or  Funny Car engine," said Mark  McMurray, 
bearings and ignition  technical specialist,  Federal-Mogul Powertrain.  "This 
new  relationship  will  enable   us  to  develop  and   test  a  variety   of 
next-generation  spark  plug  technologies  to  operate  in  very  challenging 

JFR, like  many leading  professional  drag racing  teams, has  used  Champion 
racing plugs for more than 10 years.  "Champion has been the gold standard  in 
racing  plug  technology  for  nearly   half  a  century,  and   Federal-Mogul 
continually develops new  ways to help  teams push their  engines to the  very 
edge," said Mike Neff,  crew chief for John  Force's Castrol GTX Ford  Mustang 
Funny Car.  "We're  excited  to  work even  more  closely  with  Federal-Mogul 
engineers to help Fuel teams break new performance barriers."

Few applications match the demands of a Top Fuel engine, where each spark plug
must direct nearly 60,000 volts and 1 amp of power into the combustion chamber
to ignite the nitromethane charge. Simply surviving the 4-second run down  the 
track is challenging in terms of  plug design given the extreme  temperatures, 
combustion pressures and intense vibration associated with a Top Fuel or  Fuel 
Funny Car engine.

"There is a very narrow window in which a spark plug can survive and  properly 
perform in a  Top Fuel  engine," McMurray  said. "In  fact, if  the team  just 
barely misses in the engine tune, they can burn the plugs all the way back  to 
the threads."

In addition to Force's Castrol GTX Funny Car, JFR will campaign the Auto  Club 
of Southern  California  Ford  Mustang  Funny Car,  driven  by  Robert  Hight; 
Courtney Force's  Traxxas  Funny  Car;  and the  new  Castrol  EDGE  Top  Fuel 
Dragster, driven by Brittany Force.

For more  information  regarding  Champion  spark  plugs  and  other  ignition 
products   for   the    original   equipment    marketplace,   please    visit 
www.federalmogul.com. To  learn  more  about  Champion  spark  plugs  for  the 
replacement parts and  service market,  please visit your  Champion dealer  or 
visit www.AlwaysaChampion.com. To  identify the  right Champion  plug for  any 
engine, simply use the www.FMe-cat.com electronic catalog. Federal-Mogul also
offers a convenient Web catalog of lawn-and-garden, ATV, snowmobile and  other 
small-engine applications at www.GetChampion.mobi. This eCat is optimized  for 
mobile devices.

About Federal-Mogul

Federal-Mogul Corporation  (NASDAQ:  FDML) is  a  leading global  supplier  of 
products and services to the  world's manufacturers and servicers of  vehicles 
and equipment  in the  automotive, light,  medium and  heavy-duty  commercial, 
marine,  rail,  aerospace,  power  generation  and  industrial  markets.   The 
company's  products  and  services  enable  improved  fuel  economy,   reduced 
emissions and enhanced vehicle safety.

Federal-Mogul operates two  independent business segments,  each with a  chief 
executive  officer   reporting   to  Federal-Mogul's   Board   of   Directors. 
Federal-Mogul's Powertrain Segment designs and manufactures original equipment
powertrain  components  and  systems   protection  products  for   automotive, 
heavy-duty, industrial  and  transport applications.  Federal-Mogul's  Vehicle 
Component Solutions  Segment  sells  and  distributes  a  broad  portfolio  of 
products through more  than 20 of  the world's most  recognized brands in  the 
global vehicle  aftermarket, while  also  serving original  equipment  vehicle 
manufacturers with  products  including  braking, chassis,  wipers  and  other 
vehicle components.  The company's  aftermarket  brands include  ANCO^®  wiper 
blades; Champion^®  spark  plugs,  wipers and  filters;  AE^®,  Fel-Pro^®,  FP 
Diesel^®  Goetze^®,  Glyco^®,  Nüral^®,  Payen^®  and  Sealed  Power^®  engine 
products; MOOG^®  steering and  suspension parts;  and Ferodo^®  and  Wagner^® 
brake products.

Federal-Mogul was  founded in  Detroit  in 1899.  The company  employs  45,000 
people in  34 countries,  and  its worldwide  headquarters is  in  Southfield, 
Michigan,   United    States.    For   more    information,    please    visit 

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Jim Burke (248) 354-4530


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