Winningest Driver in NHRA® History to Chat Live with Federal-Mogul`s
`Performance Driven(TM)` Champion® Community
Southfield, Michigan, December 11, 2013.Federal-Mogul`s (FDML) popular #ChampionChat social media series returns Thursday December 12, with a half-hour conversation via Twitter with 16-time NHRA® drag racing champion John Force. Anyone can join the chat, scheduled for 10:15 a.m. E.T., by following @JFR_Racing on Twitter.com.
Sponsored by Federal-Mogul`s "Performance Driven(TM)" Champion® brand of spark plugs, wipers, filters and chemical additives, the #ChampionChat series enables millions of racing fans and other consumers to connect live online with several of the biggest names in professional racing. To chat with Force during Thursday`s session, simply log on to Twitter and add the #ChampionChat hashtag to the end of each message.
Force is coming off another NHRA Mello Yellow Drag Racing Series championship in the Fuel Funny Car category after reaching six final rounds - winning three - in 11 events. His Castrol GTX Ford Mustang Funny Car is powered by Champion spark plugs, and the John Force Racing organization - which campaigns three Fuel Funny Cars and one Top Fuel Dragster - partners with Federal-Mogul in the development of next-generation racing plugs for nitromethane-fueled drag racing engines and other demanding applications.
"John is not only the most successful professional drag racer in history, but he`s certainly also one of the most popular. He`s got great stories about his career and can offer fascinating insight to the demands of driving a nearly 8,000-horsepower Fuel Funny Car," said Federal-Mogul Digital Marketing Manager Jessica Wynn.
For more information regarding "Performance Driven" Champion products and programs, including the popular $125,000 "Search for a Champion" racing sponsorship contest, simply log on towww.AlwaysaChampion.com. Like Champion on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ChampionSparkPlugs, and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ChampionPlugs.
Federal-Mogul Corporation (FDML) is a leading global supplier of products and services to the world`s manufacturers and servicers of vehicles and equipment in the automotive, light, medium and heavy-duty commercial, marine, rail, aerospace, power generation and industrial markets. The company`s products and services enable improved fuel economy, reduced emissions and enhanced vehicle safety.
Federal-Mogul operates two independent business segments, each with a chief executive officer reporting to Federal-Mogul`s Board of Directors. Federal-Mogul`s Powertrain segment designs and manufactures original equipment powertrain components and systems protection products for automotive, heavy-duty, industrial and transport applications. Federal-Mogul`s Vehicle Components segment sells and distributes a broad portfolio of products through more than 20 of the world`s most recognized brands in the global vehicle aftermarket, while also serving original equipment vehicle manufacturers with products including braking, chassis, wipers and other vehicle components. The company`s aftermarket brands include ANCO® wiper blades; Champion® spark plugs, wipers and filters; AE®, Fel-Pro®, FP Diesel®, Goetze®, Glyco®, Nüral®, Payen® and Sealed Power® engine products; MOOG® steering and suspension parts; and Ferodo® and Wagner® brake products.
Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899. The company employs 44,500 people in 34 countries, and its worldwide headquarters is in Southfield, Michigan, United States. For more information, please visit www.federalmogul.com.
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