Federal-Mogul Corporation : Champion®-Powered Engines Claim Pole, Finish 1-2
in Quicken Loans 400
Greg Biffle, Champion-Equipped No. 16 Ford Secure Automaker's
Landmark 1,000^th NASCAR^® National Series Win
Southfield, Michigan, June 18, 2013.Engines powered by Federal-Mogul's
(NASDAQ: FDML) "Performance Driven(TM)" Champion^® spark plugs claimed the
pole and finished 1-2 in Sunday's Quicken Loans 400 NASCAR^® Sprint Cup race
at Michigan International Speedway.
Greg Biffle's Champion-fired No. 16 Ford Fusion pulled away over the final 27
laps to secure the driver's first win of the season and notch Ford's 1,000^th
victory in NASCAR national series competition. Champion spokesperson Kevin
Harvick finished second in his Champion-equipped No. 29 Chevrolet SS, while
Carl Edwards (No. 99 Ford) relied on Champion power to claim the pole in
Friday's qualifying session.
"It was another great weekend for the Champion brand and the latest generation
of 'Performance Driven' Champion plug technologies," said Federal-Mogul
Motorsports Director Tim Nelson. "Champion plugs were number one coming out of
Friday's qualifying and Greg and Kevin's engines were running at their very
best here all day on Sunday."
Biffle led a race-high 48 laps, including the final 27 en route to his 19^th
career Sprint Cup victory and second straight win at MIS. The Roush Fenway
Racing-owned Ford took the lead for the final time on Lap 173 and withstood a
furious challenge from Sprint Cup points leader Jimmie Johnson to clinch Roush
Fenway's 314^th NASCAR win and Ford's 1,000^th.
"We congratulate Jack (Roush) and Ford on a truly historic achievement and
we're proud that Champion spark plugs played an important role," Nelson said.
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 small-engine applications.
For additional information regarding Champion spark plugs and related
products, please visit www.AlwaysaChampion.com.
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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