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ExxonMobil begins new partnership with Red Bull Racing

ExxonMobil is now Red Bull Racing’s official fuel, lubricant and motor oil partner. ExxonMobil supplies the Formula One® team with Mobil 1™ lubricants and Esso Synergy™ fuels, and provides engineering support to improve engine and gearbox performance through next-generation lubricant development.

Red Bull Racing jumpsuit with Mobil 1™ and Red Bull Racing logos

Bringing cutting-edge technologies to Red Bull Racing

As Red Bull Racing’s official fuel, lubricant and motor oil partner for the 2017 Formula One® season, our advanced products support their high-powered RB13 race car, helping to enhance the hybrid turbo vehicle’s performance. Race fans can expect to see the Mobil 1™ and Esso™ brands prominently displayed on:

  • Daniel Ricciardo’s No. 3 car
  • Max Verstappen’s No. 33 car

The Mobil 1 and Esso brands are also being featured on the drivers’ overalls and helmets as well as at the Red Bull Racing Factory in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England, and trackside events.

"Red Bull Racing provides a dynamic platform to showcase our advanced, high-performance lubricant and fuels technologies. We are excited about building a relationship with Red Bull Racing’s excellent young drivers, who are establishing reputations as competitive racers and who will help showcase our brands to generations of consumers."

– Matt Bergeron, vice president of marketing for ExxonMobil Fuels, Lubricants & Specialties Marketing Company

Mobil 1™ advanced full synthetic motor oil serves as the lubricant of choice for many of the world’s top race teams competing in highly demanding motorsports series. Each race season, the knowledge gained through these partnerships helps our scientists and engineers push boundaries in developing cutting-edge technologies.

Building upon a rich history in Grand Prix racing

The ExxonMobil and Red Bull Racing partnership extends the Mobil 1 brand’s successful 38-year involvement in Grand Prix racing.

"Red Bull Racing and Mobil 1 are two global brands that share a passion for racing, performance and innovation. Mobil 1 has been an iconic brand in Formula 1 for more than 30 years, and our new partnership provides us with a unique opportunity to tap into ExxonMobil’s world-class expertise."

– Christian Horner, team principal of Red Bull Racing

The Mobil 1™ team hopes to help deliver another Red Bull Racing championship, and history suggests they’re the team to do it. Since entering the sport, the Mobil 1 team has lubricated more than 100 Grand Prix-winning cars, and has won six Formula One® World Drivers’ Championships and five Formula One® World Constructors’ Championships.


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