Federal-Mogul Corporation : Joey Logano Crew Chief Todd Gordon is Top MOOG® 'Problem Solver' at Texas Motor Speedway After Team Nearly Misses Start Southfield, Michigan, April 15, 2013.Joey Logano and Penske Racing's No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion nearly missed the start of Saturday night's NRA 500 NASCAR^® Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway, yet the 22 team rallied for an improbable top-five finish and Logano's crew chief, Todd Gordon, received Federal-Mogul's (NASDAQ: FDML) MOOG^® Steering and Suspension "Problem Solver of the Race" Award. The weekly MOOG Problem Solver award is presented to the crew chief whose car posts the greatest improvement in average lap time over the second half of the race while finishing on the lead lap. Logano and Gordon teamed up for a race-best 0.365-second improvement, but Gordon deserved the MOOG award almost as much for simply getting his car onto the track in time for the green flag. The 22 car required three pre-race passes through NASCAR's laser inspection platform and was still being weighed in the garage area when the command was given for drivers to start their engines. Because he was late to the starting grid, Logano lost his qualifying position (18^th) and was relegated to the back of the field. "It would have been easy to use all of that pre-race drama as an excuse for a disappointing performance, but Todd did an amazing job keeping his team focused on improving their car and winning the race," said Federal-Mogul Motorsports Director Tim Nelson. "I don't think anyone other than Todd and Joey would have believed they could come back to finish in the top five after nearly missing the start. It was a case of true problem solving excellence." Logano advanced his MOOG-equipped Fusion into the top 20 just 100 laps into the 334-lap race and was running third with 50 laps to go. The 22 team had a fast car last weekend, as well, at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway but finished 23^rd due to nagging electrical issues. Saturday's top five finish moved Logano from 11^th to ninth in Sprint Cup points. "They needed a top five here to regain their momentum. The 22 car wasn't perfect, but Todd's adjustments to the MOOG-equipped steering and suspension system kept them within striking distance all night, and Joey did a great job bringing it home in the final green flag run," Nelson said. MOOG is recognized as the automotive service industry's "Problem Solver^®" and is the preferred brand of professional technicians and NASCAR crew chiefs. Federal-Mogul steering and suspension engineers work in partnership with Cup teams to develop and test innovative designs that help provide race-winning performance and durability. Many of these same technologies are featured in MOOG ball joints, tie rod ends and other components available for today's passenger vehicles. For more information regarding MOOG steering and suspension parts, visit the brand's technician-focused www.moogproblemsolver.com website or contact your MOOG supplier. To identify the right MOOG part for virtually any application, please use the convenient, free www.FMe-cat.com electronic catalog. 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 www.federalmogul.com. # # # CONTACT: Drew Shippy (330) 688-3500 Jim Burke (248) 354-4530 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Federal-Mogul Corporation via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1693260
Federal-Mogul Corporation : Joey Logano Crew Chief Todd Gordon is Top MOOG® 'Problem Solver' at Texas Motor Speedway After
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