"Mobil 1: The Grid" Returns for a Third Season
"Mobil 1: The Grid" Gives Fans a Behind-the-Scenes look at Top Motorsports Circuits
-- "Mobil 1: The Grid" Season Three to debut March 5 on SPEED at 7 a.m. EST -- "Mobil 1: The Grid" will be available worldwide and broadcast in 25 languages -- Visit grid1.tv to catch full episodes of "Mobil 1: The Grid"
FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Season Three of "Mobil 1: The Grid," a weekly 30-minute television series devoted to motorsports, will debut in the United States on SPEED at 7 a.m. EST on Saturday, March 5. This popular series will be available worldwide and broadcast in 25 languages.
Fans around the world can access local air times and dates for "Mobil 1: The Grid" episodes by visiting grid1.tv/watch-grid1-on-tv.
Developed in partnership with Sunset & Vine, a leading global sports television distribution and production company, "Mobil 1: The Grid" offers unique, behind-the-scenes access to today's popular international professional racing circuits, successful race teams and popular drivers. In addition, "Mobil 1: The Grid" provides extensive coverage of a number of amateur grassroots racing programs and circuits from around the world.
"Since its initial involvement in motorsports more than 30 years ago, Mobil 1 synthetic motor oil has become the lubricant of choice for many successful race teams competing in the most demanding and popular motorsports series across the globe," said Lawrence Kearns, global automotive marketing manager for ExxonMobil Lubricants and Petroleum Specialties Company. "By capitalizing on the extensive motorsports presence of the Mobil 1 brand and its legacy of helping elevate competitive racing around the world through the advancement of engine technologies, "Mobil 1: The Grid" offers viewers in-depth, behind-the-scenes access to today's top global motorsports circuits and race teams."
Mobil 1's history in motorsports began in 1978 with a sponsorship of the Williams Formula 1(TM) team. Since then, Mobil 1's presence on race tracks and circuits has grown around the world.
As the world's leading synthetic motor oil brand, drivers rely on Mobil 1 technology for its ability to deliver exceptional engine performance and protection even under the most extreme conditions.
Along with its status as the Official Motor Oil of NASCAR, the Mobil 1 brand has associations with many of the world's most popular and successful race teams, including a longtime technology partnership with the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula 1(TM) team, Stewart-Haas Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team, Corvette Racing's American LeMans Series team, the official AMG-Mercedes factory teams in the European-based DTM championship, Toyota Racing Development in NASCAR, and Honda Performance Development in IndyCar, as well as Porsche Motorsport, where it is embraced as an "Official Partner" in global cooperation of all works-supported activities, all international Carrera Cups and the title partnership of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup - the world's fastest one-make series.
To view episodes from previous seasons of "Mobil 1: The Grid," visit grid1.tv. In addition, interviews and highlights from "Mobil 1: The Grid" and other Mobil 1 events can also be found on the Mobil 1 Facebook page, facebook.com/mobil1.
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About Mobil 1
The world's leading synthetic motor oil brand, Mobil 1 features anti-wear technology that provides performance beyond 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.
Source: Exxon Mobil Corporation
Released March 4, 2011