ExxonMobil and Porsche expand motorsports technology partnership into Formula E; lubricants and fluids
ExxonMobil is expanding its global business and technical partnership with Porsche by teaming with the luxury German automaker on its Formula E series car for the 2019 / 2020 season. The new partnership represents ExxonMobil’s first entry into electric motorsports.
Starting from the first race in Saudi Arabia at the end of this year, ExxonMobil will provide Mobil-branded high-performance electric powertrain fluids to Porsche, developed specifically to meet the specialized demands of electric vehicles.
Vehicles competing in electric motorsports benefit from high-performance lubricant technology that provides specialized advantages needed for the car’s battery pack including electrical conductivity, cooling capabilities and material compatibility.
The new technical partnership joins ExxonMobil’s existing roster of global motorsports activities with Porsche including the World Endurance Championships, IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup, Porsche Carrera Cup and numerous customer racing activities around the world.