'Mobil 1: The Grid' Returns for Season 2 on SPEED
'Mobil 1: The Grid' Offers Behind-the-Scenes Access to the World's Top Motorsports Circuits
Visit www.grid1.tv to Catch Full Episodes of Season 1 of 'Mobil 1: The Grid'
FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Building on the success of its debut season in 2009, ExxonMobil today announced that Season Two of "Mobil 1: The Grid," a weekly 30-minute television series devoted to motorsports, will kick off on SPEED at 11:30 a.m. ET on Friday, March 5.
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 and successful race teams.
Leveraging the extensive history that Mobil 1, the world's leading fully synthetic motor oil brand, has in advancing engine technology for motorsports circuits and teams, "Mobil 1: The Grid" delivers exclusive, in-depth features, personality profiles and the latest news from American LeMans Series (ALMS), Mobil 1 Porsche SuperCup, Indy Racing League (IRL), NASCAR and Formula One (F1). In addition, "Mobil 1: The Grid" provides extensive coverage of a number of amateur grassroots racing programs and circuits from around the world.
"As the world's leading fully synthetic motor oil, the Mobil 1 brand has long enjoyed a major presence in the world of motorsports and has been the lubricant of choice for many successful professional and amateur racing teams around the globe," said Lawrence Kearns, Global Automotive Marketing Manager, ExxonMobil Lubricants & Petroleum Specialties Company.
"We look forward to the premier of the second season of 'Mobil 1: The Grid' on Friday, March 5 at 11:30 a.m. ET and are excited to continue bringing fans closer to the action, enabling them to see first-hand how drivers prepare for races, how engineering teams seek to maximize engine performance, and the enthusiasm that drivers from various grassroots racing circuits bring to the race track."
Future new episodes of "Mobil 1: The Grid" will run on SPEED at these times: Friday, March 12, 1:00 a.m.; Saturday, March 20, 12:00 a.m.; Friday, March 26, 12:30 a.m.; Friday, April 2, 10:30 p.m.; Friday, April 9, 11:30 p.m.; Friday, April 16, 12:30 a.m.; and Friday, April 30, 9:30 p.m.
Along with its status as the "Official Motor Oil of NASCAR," the Mobil 1 brand has also had long-time associations with Vodafone McLaren Mercedes' F1 team and Penske Racing's IRL and NASCAR teams.
To view all episodes from Season 1 of "Mobil 1: The Grid," visit www.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 (www.facebook.com/mobil1), and the Mobil 1 Racing Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/mobil1racing).
Chosen by more original equipment manufacturers than any other oil brand, Mobil 1 is the world's leading synthetic motor oil brand. Additional information about Mobil 1 technology and other ExxonMobil lubricants can be found at www.mobil1.com.
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Source: Exxon Mobil Corporation
Released March 4, 2010