ExxonMobil announced that Season Two of “Mobil 1: The Grid,” a weekly 30-minute 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.
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.