Federal-Mogul Corporation : Kevin Harvick, Champion®-Powered No. 29 Chevrolet
Victorious at Richmond
Southfield, Michigan, April 29, 2013.Kevin Harvick and the Champion^® spark
plug-powered No. 29 Bell Helicopter Chevrolet SS drove through a pack of six
cars off the final restart and pulled away to win Saturday night's Toyota
Owners 400 NASCAR^® Sprint Cup race at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway.
It was the 20^th Sprint Cup victory and third on Richmond's .75-mile track for
Harvick, the spokesperson for Federal-Mogul's (NASDAQ: FDML) "Performance
Driven(TM)" Champion brand.
After starting 17^th, Harvick ran most of the night in the top 12 and was
clocked as the fastest driver in traffic. The Richard Childress Racing-owned
Chevy SS used lighting-fast throttle response and four new tires to overpower
the leaders over the final five laps and pull away for a 0.343-second margin
of victory. The win elevates Harvick to ninth in Sprint Cup points heading
into next weekend's Aaron's 499 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway.
"Kevin had a fast racecar all night but it looked like he found another gear
on that last restart," said Federal-Mogul Director of Motorsports Tim Nelson.
"This win is another demonstration of the value of running with the industry's
best ignition technology. We're proud to join Kevin in another great win for
the RCR team and Champion spark plugs."
As official spokesperson for the Champion brand, Harvick supports several
innovative programs designed to introduce the brand's latest technologies to
millions of racing enthusiasts and consumers, including the brand's popular
"Search for a Champion" sponsorship contest. One of the world's most
recognized and respected brands, Champion today represents an extensive
offering of advanced products, including world-class Champion spark plugs,
Champion wiper blades and Champion chemical additives for automotive and
For additional information regarding Champion spark plugs and related
products, please visit www.AlwaysaChampion.com. To find the right Champion
plug for any engine, simply log on to Federal-Mogul's convenient
www.FMe-cat.com electronic catalog.
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
Components 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
Drew Shippy (330) 688-3500
Jim Burke (248) 354-4530
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