Helio Takes Checkered Flag In Detroit
Feb 05, 2014
Castroneves Captures Victory With PurePlus Technology Under the Hood.
With a number of restarts at the end of the race, No. 3 Pennzoil® Chevrolet driver Helio Castroneves took the victory in Detroit with Shell PurePlus™ Technology under the hood.
“We are thrilled to have been a part of this major accomplishment for Helio and Roger Penske – and proud that Pennzoil is on the car and in the engine during this great win,” said Rusty Barron, Vice President of Marketing, Pennzoil. “It’s fantastic to continue a winning tradition between Pennzoil and Team Penske for almost half a century!”
Team Penske uses Pennzoil Ultra Platinum Full Synthetic 0W-40 motor oil in all of its Indy cars, this is the same motor oil consumers can buy right off-the-shelf.
Pennzoil Ultra Platinum Full Synthetic 0W-40 motor oil with PurePlus Technology is used off-the-shelf in all Chevrolet twin-turbocharged V-6 engines that will compete in the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series. PurePlus Technology is a patented, revolutionary process that converts pure natural gas into a first-of-its-kind, high quality full synthetic base oil.
For more detail on the Pennzoil Platinum Full Synthetic with PurePlus™ Technology line of motor oils and product availability, visit www.Pennzoil.com. To stay up-to-date on the latest activities, be sure to ‘Like’ the official Pennzoil Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/Pennzoil) and follow Pennzoil on Twitter (www.twitter.com/Pennzoil) and Instagram (www.instagram.com/Pennzoil).
At Pennzoil®, we’re car people. We love cars and the role they play in our lives. That’s why we tirelessly strive to produce the most technologically advanced, highest performing motor oils on the market. Our Pennzoil Platinum® and Pennzoil Ultra Platinum™ Full Synthetic motor oils with PurePlus™ Technology deliver Complete Protection.
Pennzoil Platinum motor oils start with something different: natural gas. PurePlus Technology is a patented, revolutionary process that converts pure natural gas into the first-of-its-kind, high quality full synthetic base oil. It’s Motor Oil Reimagined.
Pennzoil® is the most trusted motor oil brand in America.* The full line of Pennzoil quality products includes Pennzoil Platinum® and Pennzoil Ultra Platinum™ Full Synthetic motor oils with PurePlus™ Technology, Pennzoil® motor oil, Pennzoil Gold™ motor oil, Pennzoil® High Mileage Vehicle® motor oil, and Pennzoil Marine® engine oil. For more information about the full line of Pennzoil lubricating products, motor oils and filters, please visit www.pennzoil.com. Not just oil. Pennzoil.
*Based on a survey of licensed drivers conducted by a leading research firm January 2005 – December 2013.
About Shell and Pennzoil
Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with 87,000 employees in more than 70 countries. In the U.S., Shell operates in 50 states and employs more than 22,000 people using technology and innovation to help tackle the challenges of the new energy future.
The Shell downstream organization manages a portfolio of top-quality brands, including the No. 1 selling gasoline, Shell Nitrogen Enriched Gasolines, and premium gasoline, Shell V-Power®, brands[i] and Pennzoil®, the most trusted motor oil brand in America[ii].
Shell motorsports technical alliances around the world provide a testing ground for fuel and lubricant technologies and products in demanding road conditions. The knowledge Shell and Pennzoil gain through these alliances help address tomorrow’s world mobility energy challenge with efficient solutions that power and protect motorists around the globe. http://www.shell.com http://www.pennzoil.com
i Source: NPD Motor Fuels Index December 2005 – 2011.
ii Based on a survey of licensed drivers conducted by a leading research firm January 2005 – December 2011.
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