Racing is in our DNA

Formula 1™ races through our veins. Innovation flows in our bloodstream. To mark our 300th race with Vodafone McLaren Mercedes, we've put our DNA under the microscope to see what makes Mobil 1 unique. Explore it with us.

Jenson ButtonRead More Driver, Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Lewis HamiltonRead More Driver, Vodafone McLaren Mercedes TONY WEATHERILLRead More Mobil 1’s Motorsport Marketing Manager explains why Mobil 1 is involved with motorsport Read MoreWHY MOBIL 1? Mobil 1 is the world’s leading synthetic motor oil brand...
and here’s why
Read MoreBILL MAXWELL ExxonMobil’s Senior Engineering Advisor
on the birth of Mobil 1
Read More30-SECOND GUIDE TO EFFICIENCY A super-efficient timeline from
1995 to 2012 (and beyond)

1 + 1 = 300Read More Mobil 1 and Vodafone McLaren Mercedes have forged a technology partnership that has lasted for 300 races BRUCE CRAWLEYRead More Global Motorsport Technology Manager, ExxonMobil Lubricants & Petroleum Specialties Company, on the secrets of Mobil 1’s continued success in Formula 1™ MARTIN WHITMARSHRead More The Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Team Principal says that 300 races is a significant milestone for the partnership Read MoreJONATHAN NEALE Managing Director of the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula 1 Team on pushing boundaries Read MoreDR. TONY HARLOW ExxonMobil’s Consultant Engineer for Vodafone McLaren Mercedes on 18 years of partnership and innovation MIKA HAKKINEN, 1998 & 1999 CHAMPIONRead More One of the most popular and respected stars of Formula 1™
and a worthy double champion
RACING IS IN OUR DNARead More Mobil 1 is actively involved in motorsport at all levels, from grassroots racing through to NASCAR and ALMS LEWIS HAMILTON, 2008 CHAMPIONRead More After narrowly missing out on the world championship in his debut season in 2007, Britain’s Lewis Hamilton wins the title in dramatic circumstances the following year McLAREN’S FORMULA 1™ HISTORYRead More With 12 Drivers’ Championships and 8 Constructors’ Championships, Vodafone McLaren Mercedes is one of the most successful teams in the history of Formula 1™ OUR F1 GENEALOGYRead More Mobil 1’s Formula 1™ family tree, from the earliest days
of development to a record-breaking technology
partnership with Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
“PUSH!”Read More Success in Formula 1™ comes from pushing hard,
even when the car is 20 seconds ahead of our rivals...
A LIFE IN THE BALANCERead More An emergency trackside tracheotomy saves the life of rising star Mika Hakkinen following a terrifying crash in Adelaide, 1995 Read MoreBIRTH OF A WINNER Mobil 1 synthetic motor oil was conceived in the 1960s as the solution to a potentially catastrophic military dilemma Read MoreINSIDE THE MP4-27 Mobil 1 lubricants are used throughout the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-27 car, including the engine, gearbox and hydraulics
73 Total number of
Grand Prix wins
during the
partnership
200 Italy 2006 was
the partnership's 200th Grand Prix together
F1™ Mobil 1 is in all AMG medical and safety cars used in Formula 1™
3+1 3 drivers' and 1 constructors' title since the
partnership
began
1in4 Win ratio
during our
18-year partnership
7% Percentage of one- two finishes during 300 F1 races
1995 Mobil 1/Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
partnership
begins
222 Number of
podium positions
since our
partnership
began
100 Australia
2001 was the
partnership's
100th Grand Prix together
70 Number of pole
positions during
the 18-year
partnership
“I did something I had never done before in a racing car. I cried. There was so much pressure on the team. It was a mixture of relief, disbelief, everything” David Coulthard following his first win with McLaren Mercedes
I know that I can rely on Mobil 1 to give me the best technology and that their team is working side-by- side with our team to help me win” Vodafone McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button
Read More300 2012 Canada Read More294 2012 Australia 289Read More 2011 Japan Read More285 2011 Hungary 281Read More 2011 Canada Read More277 2011 China 259Read More 2010 China Read More257 2010 Australia 252Read More 2009 Singapore Read More248 2009 Hungary
Read More238 2008 Brazil 231Read More 2008 Hungary
Read More229 2008 Great Britain
Read More226 2008 Monaco
218Read More 2007 Japan 216Read More 2007 Italy
Read More213 2007 Europe
210Read More 2007 USA
209Read More 2007 Canada
208Read More 2007 Monaco
Read More205 2007 Malaysia
186Read More 2006 Bahrain
183Read More 2005 Brazil Read More163 2004 Belgium Read More135 2003 Malaysia 123Read More 2002 Monaco Read More110 2001 Great Britain 105Read More 2001 Austria Read More102 2001 Brazil Read More95 2000 Belgium 94Read More 2000 Hungary Read More82 1999 Japan 78Read More 1999 Belgium Read More77 1999 Hungary Read More71 1999 Spain
66Read More 1998 Japan Read More61 1998 Germany
60Read More 1998 Austria Read More55 1998 Spain
Read More52 1998 Brazil
51Read More 1998 Australia
Read More50 1997 Europe 46Read More 1997 Italy
Read More34 1997 Australia 23Read More 1996 Monaco
Read More12 1995 Italy 1Read More 1995 Brazil