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Mobil 1 Launches Free Online Game Featuring Lewis Hamilton and Tony Stewart

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Mobil 1 Track Challenge Tests Your Skills Against Motorsport’s Finest

  • Players challenged to test their driving skills by racing Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Grand Prix driver Lewis Hamilton and Stewart-Haas Racing NASCAR driver Tony Stewart in virtual representations of their cars

  • Unique track builder feature allows people to create, race and name their own circuits

  • Challenge friends to play through social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and LinkedIn

27th April, 2011 – ExxonMobil Lubricants and Petroleum Specialties Company, a division of Exxon Mobil Corporation, launched a new, free-to-play online game for its Mobil 1 fans across the world. The Mobil 1 Track Challenge is available at www.grid1.tv/game, the website of the weekly motorsports television program shown on broadcast channels around the world.

Mobil 1 Track Challenge is this year’s version of 2010’s successful game, Mobil 1 Global Challenge, which ranked among the top 10 Internet-based games. The new game features a unique track builder function, allowing players the ability to create their own racing environments, including changing the shape of circuits, placing obstacles on the track and altering the weather and time of day.  Players can test their virtual driving skills by racing Vodafone McLaren Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button, and Stewart-Haas Racing NASCAR drivers Tony Stewart and Ryan Newman.

Mobil 1 Track Challenge features virtual representations of the 2011 Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-26 F1 car and the Stewart-Haas Racing NASCAR Chevrolet Impala No. 14 and No. 39 cars. At the end of each race, competing online racers can also view exclusive video messages from the celebrity drivers.

In an added feature, players can challenge friends through sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Myspace and LinkedIn, set online challenges in real time, instantly send play updates on their lap times and share their favorite race tracks. 

To watch Lewis Hamilton and Tony Stewart take on their own Mobil 1 Track Challenge, visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uvqpr0xU8sI

About ExxonMobil Lubricants and Petroleum Specialties Company
ExxonMobil Lubricants and Petroleum Specialties Company is a leading marketer of finished lubricants, asphalts and specialty products, as well as one of the world's largest suppliers of lubricant base stocks.

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 the toughest standards of most 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. For more information about Mobil 1 go to mobil1.com. 

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