Porsche and ExxonMobil – The Race For Success (incl. ESSO)
This year, Porsche and the team behind Mobil 1™ are celebrating the 20th anniversary since first establishing their partnership in 1996. After two decades of accomplishment, the innovative brands are continuing to work hand-in-hand to develop cutting edge technology that delivers an impressive performance both on and off the race track.
The success of this partnership stems from their single united philosophy: deliver high-performance results for a special driving experience. This unity is demonstrated at numerous racing series across the world, from the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup racing series to the Porsche Carrera Cup, where ExxonMobil is Porsche’s partner in the Carrera Cup Series.
ExxonMobil also plays a key technical role as Porsche’s partner in the World Endurance Championship in both the LMP1 and GTE Pro classes. In 2015, the partnership celebrated Porsche’s 17th overall victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, which followed Porsche’s return to Le Mans in 2014 after 17 years away.
The same lubricant that succeeds on the race track is also the standard factory fill for twenty-two models of Porsche engine, delivering driving benefits such as engine protection and high performance for every Porsche owner. Mobil 1 0W-40 fills every Porsche model from the 911 to the Macan and over one million Porsche-produced vehicles have now been filled with Mobil 1 engine oil since the start of the relationship. Porsche continues to celebrate this historic partnership by exclusively recommending Mobil 1 for service fill.
Porsche and ExxonMobil: Driving High Performance Wins
ExxonMobil and Porsche have a heritage of high-performance wins in a variety of racing series worldwide. For example, ExxonMobil is Porsche’s exclusive lubricants supplier, as well as partner, for the Porsche Carrera Cup Series worldwide. Mobil 1 engine oil fills every Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars, reflecting an association that goes well beyond the racetrack.
This year marks the 20th anniversary since the launch of the technical partnership between ExxonMobil and Porsche in 1996. The coming together of two of the greatest names in automotive history is not by chance: ExxonMobil and Porsche share a reputation for quality and performance.
This anniversary emphasises the successful history of the longstanding technical partnership. Over the last two decades ExxonMobil and Porsche have been pioneers in innovative design, quality engineering and technological superiority.
The relationship has culminated in a number of impressive wins on the racetrack with the technical support of the team behind Mobil 1. Porsche had an impressive victory in 2015 at the 24 Hours of Le Mans Race – the first win in 17 years since Porsche last won the 24 hours of Le Mans title following a 16-year break from the race.
These race results demonstrate that Mobil 1, the fully synthetic oil used to lubricate powerful racing engines, also has the potential to provide the same performance and protection for road cars. Every single Porsche that leaves the factory in Stuttgart is filled with Mobil 1 0W-40. Porsche recommends Mobil 1 because of its unrivalled performance and protection both on and off the track.
Mobil 1 is the world’s leading synthetic motor oil brand* and sets the standards of automotive lubricant technology in the 21st century. ExxonMobil is a prominent supplier of synthetic oils and a leading marketer of finished lubricants and specialty products. ExxonMobil products and services are available in more than 200 distribution centres around the world.
* The statements are made based on the estimate of worldwide synthetic lubricants demand, Kline & Company, 2014 research results.