Mobil 1™ – Technology partner of TRD

Mobil 1 – Technology partner of TRD

Toyota Racing Development (TRD) relies on Mobil 1™-branded engine oil, chassis lubricants and gear oils to help its race teams in multiple programs worldwide compete and win championships.

TRD teams using Mobil 1 lubricants have captured multiple championships, including the 2015 NASCAR® Sprint Cup Series championship with Kyle Busch, and the 2017 NASCAR® Monster Energy Cup championship with Martin Truex Jr. behind the wheel. In fact, Mobil 1 motor oil is the only motor oil approved for TRD’s Monster Energy Cup Series’ engine program.

Official Technology Partner
In 2010, TRD named the Mobil 1 brand an Official Technology Partner to apply lessons learned on the track to help improve the performance engines in Toyota race cars and trucks across its racing programs. The relationship continues today and experiences are leveraged by both partners to help maximize engine efficiency and improve laps times, including those for the Generation-8 Toyota Camry driven in the NASCAR® Cup Series and the Toyota Tundra in the NASCAR® Gander Outdoors Truck Series.

TRD also competes in United States Auto Club (USAC) racing using Mobil 1 lubricants.

Mobil 1 Racing™ oils

The Mobil 1 Racing oil used by TRD leverages the same Mobil 1 technology that’s the backbone of our oil for everyday driving. Mobil 1 Racing oils include numerous additives to help maintain engine performance and ensure they perform consistently under the widest variety of racing situations.

Mobil 1 Racing oil advantages:
  • Higher zinc for protection in extreme racing conditions
  • Advanced fully synthetic proprietary base oil technology
  • Protection against high temperatures and deposits
  • Friction reduction to deliver increased horsepower
  • Detergent technology provides excellent engine component cleanliness
  • Multiple viscosity ranges for a variety of racing applications:
  • Mobil 1 Racing™ 0W-30, Mobil 1 Racing™ 0W-50 and Mobil 1™ 15W-50.

Together, ExxonMobil engineers and the TRD teams collaborate throughout the oil development and qualification process, resulting in motor oils that maximize performance and protection for TRD engines.

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