Joey Logano Scores Thrilling Victory At Phoenix
Powered by Shell technology under the hood no. 22 shell-Pennzoil ford fusion uses special formulation of Pennzoil racing oil developed by shell scientists in partnership with team Penske to maximize performance and engine reliability
Joey Logano and the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion race team drove to victory lane at Phoenix International Raceway at the Can-Am 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race and punched his ticket to the Championship Four at Homestead-Miami Speedway next week. Logano, starting in the 4th position and powered by PurePlus™ Technology under the hood, narrowly avoided a first lap scrape and a mad scramble towards the end to eventually take the checkered flag.
“It was incredible,” said Logano following the win. “What a fun race. That last restart was crazy. Everyone was racing for a championship. This wasn’t just a race. This was for a shot at the championship next week. The 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford is going there and we have a hell of a shot at it. I couldn’t be more proud of the team executing today under pressure.”
This weekend’s win was the 17th of Logano’s career and third victory of 2016. He will now compete in the Championship Four for the second time in three years and is one of four drivers who can win the 2016 NSCS championship. The next race on the NASCAR Sprint Cup NSCS schedule is the final race of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday, November 20th.
“What a great win for Joey!” said Vatsal Shah, General Manager of Lubricants Technology. “Shell and Pennzoil scientists work hand-in-hand with Team Penske year-round to optimize the special formulation of Pennzoil racing oil that Logano uses in the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion and help maximize performance and engine reliability. All of that work at the track, and the knowledge gained, helps us to develop the next generation of high quality products for our customers. We’re thrilled that Joey and Team Penske are headed to the championship next week!”
The Pennzoil racing oil in the No. 22 car is formulated using PurePlus™ Technology, a revolutionary process that converts natural gas into a first-of-its-kind, high quality full synthetic base oil. This pure, clear PurePlus base oil has fewer of the impurities found in traditional base oils made from crude oil, allowing it to fully enhance the benefits of the additives in Pennzoil Platinum and Pennzoil Ultra Platinum™ Full Synthetic motor oils. In addition to blending a unique formulation for the Ford engine from week-to-week, Shell and Pennzoil scientists also tailor high performance lubricants for the Team Penske gearbox.
The Tradition Continues….When Logano Wins, Shell Saver Card Customers Save on WINsday
Shell has a long tradition of taking our learnings from the track and transferring that to our high quality consumer products, but that’s not the end of how consumers benefit from our involvement in motorsports. Shell $aver Cardholders also benefit every time Logano wins a points race. When Joey wins a points race, such as this one, Shell $aver Cardholders win by receiving a savings of 22 cents per gallon* on any grade of Shell Nitrogen Enriched Gasoline, including Shell V-Power NiTRO+ Premium Gasoline -- our latest generation of premium performance fuel providing the best total engine protection you can get -- or Shell Diesel the Wednesday after the race** - also known as WINsday! Go to Shell Saver Card to learn more and sign up today!
There is 1 more points race remaining in the Chase for the 2016 season, giving existing and new Shell Saver Cardholders 1 more chance to save.
* Shell Saver Card fuel savings will be reflected in your bank account statement. Fuel savings are limited to 25 gallons or limits placed by Shell and/or limits placed on your payment card by your financial institution, each of which may be lower. At participating stations only.
** If a points race ends later than a Monday, the savings will be available two days after the win. (For example, if Joey wins a race on a Tuesday, the 22 cents per gallon savings will occur on Thursday).
Shell V-Power NiTRO+ Premium Gasoline Rewards Motorists when Joey Wins
Each time Joey Logano advances in the Chase, Fuel Reward members will earn 22¢/gal when they fill up with Shell V-Power® NiTRO+ Premium Gasoline on the Wednesday following the qualifying round. Congratulations to Joey who qualified for the championship of the Chase! To celebrate, Fuel Rewards members will earn 22c/gal after they fill up* this Wednesday with Shell V-Power NiTRO+ Premium Gasoline. Shell V-Power® NiTRO+ Premium Gasoline offers drivers unsurpassed protection against gunk and corrosion, and superior protection against wear, giving drivers one more reason to fill up at Shell. And this triple-action protection formula is available only at Shell. Go to https://www.fuelrewards.com/win22 to learn more and sign up today.
*Restrictions apply. To qualify for this offer you must 1) be a Fuel Rewards® member; 2) swipe your Fuel Rewards® card or enter your Alt ID when you fuel at a participating Shell station; and 3) purchase at least 8 gallons or more of Shell V-Power® NiTRO+ Premium gasoline the Wednesday following Joey Logano’s advancement in the chase. For the Round of 8 (final 8 drivers), members must fill up on 10/26/2016; for the Championship Round (final 4 drivers), members must fill up on 11/16/2016; and for the Championship (winner ), members must fill up on 11/23/2016. Fill-ups must take place between 12:00 AM CT and 11:59 PM CT on the given Wednesday. After a qualifying fill-up, Fuel Rewards® members will earn an additional 12¢/gal reward. Rewards will combine with the current Shell V-Power NiTRO+ Premium gasoline offer for a total issuance of 22¢/gal. Rewards will be added to your Fuel Rewards® account immediately after making a qualifying fuel purchase. The Fuel Rewards® savings earned through this offer expire on the last day of the month immediately following the month in which they are earned. Redeem Fuel Rewards® savings with your Fuel Rewards® card or member ID at participating Shell stations. Fuel savings are limited to 20 gallons of fuel per purchase, per vehicle, or fraud limits placed by Shell and/or limits placed on your payment card by your financial institution, each of which may be lower. Dispenser may require a price of up to 10.9 cents per gallon. For purchases of $75 or more, please go inside to pay. Unbranded diesel and alternative fuels may not be eligible. The Fuel Rewards® program is owned and operated by Excentus Corporation. Offer may be modified or discontinued at any time without notice. Not valid where prohibited by law. Please see fuelrewards.com for complete Fuel Rewards® program details and Terms and Conditions. Other restrictions may apply. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
For more information about the Shell-Pennzoil sponsorship, visit www.shell.us/racing. For more information about Pennzoil motor oil formulations, visit www.Pennzoil.com. For more information about becoming a Fuel Rewards member go to www.fuelrewards.com/win22. For more information about Team Penske, visit www.teampenske.com.
About Shell and Pennzoil
Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with 93,000 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 Pennzoil Platinum® and Pennzoil Ultra Platinum™ Full Synthetic motor oils with revolutionary PurePlus™ Technology and the No. 1 selling gasoline, Shell Nitrogen Enriched Gasolines and Shell V-Power NiTRO+ Premium Gasoline.
Pennzoil® is America’s most trusted oil.* The full line of Pennzoil® quality products includes Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oil, Pennzoil Ultra Platinum™ Full Synthetic motor oil, Pennzoil Platinum® High Mileage Full Synthetic motor oil, Pennzoil Platinum® Euro Full Synthetic motor oil, Pennzoil Gold™ motor oil, Pennzoil® High Mileage Vehicle® motor oil, Pennzoil® 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 private motorists, between the ages of 18-64, who own or lease a car in the US, conducted by a leading market research firm between January 2016 and June 2016.
Shell’s 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
About the Shell Saver Card®
The Shell Saver Card is a non-credit payment product exclusive to Shell that links directly to cardholders’ checking accounts and offers savings at the pump. While Shell Saver Card earnings apply only to gasoline and diesel purchases, the card can be used for any purchases at Shell-branded stations except lottery tickets.
The Shell Saver Card makes organizing family budgets easier by using one card that lists all Shell fuel purchases and offers cardholders earnings every time it is used, allowing consumers to get the most out of every drop of Shell Nitrogen Enriched Gasolines.
From gasoline cards to credit cards, the Shell Family of Cards addresses the diverse financial needs of today’s consumers with a range of payment options. For more information about the Shell Saver Card and the Shell Family of Cards or to apply instantly, visit www.shell.us/cards.
About the Fuel Rewards Program
The Fuel Rewards® Program (www.fuelrewards.com) is a loyalty program that allows members to earn rewards on everyday purchases and redeem them to save on Shell gasoline. Whenever you shop, dine or make other day-to-day purchases at any merchant or restaurant participating in the Fuel Rewards program, you earn cents-per-gallon discounts on fuel known as Fuel Rewards savings. The savings you earn between fill-ups are then combined to drive down the price you pay at the pump. Not to mention, you save at least 3¢/gal on every fill-up just for being a Fuel Rewards member.*
*Fill up at participating Shell stations with your registered Fuel Rewards card to get 3¢/gal savings on that fill-up if your Fuel Rewards savings balance is 0-2¢/gal. Use your Fuel Rewards card to redeem your current Fuel Rewards savings balance for accounts with 3¢/gal or more.
About Team Penske
Team Penske is one of the most successful teams in the history of professional sports and is celebrating its 50th Anniversary during the 2016 season. Dating to its first race in the 1966 24 Hours of Daytona, cars owned and prepared by Team Penske have produced more than 420 major race wins, over 480 pole positions and 28 National Championships across open wheel, stock car and sports car racing competition. In its storied history, the team has also earned 16 Indianapolis 500 victories, two Daytona 500 Championships, overall victories in the 24 Hours of Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring and a Formula One win. Over 80 drivers have raced for Team Penske over the years. For more information about Team Penske, please visit www.teampenske.com.
Shell Oil Company
Shell Media Line: +1 (713) 241-4544
The companies in which Royal Dutch Shell plc directly and indirectly owns investments are separate entities. In this press release “Shell”, “Shell group” and “Royal Dutch Shell” are sometimes used for convenience where references are made to Royal Dutch Shell plc and its subsidiaries in general. Likewise, the words “we”, “us” and “our” are also used to refer to subsidiaries in general or to those who work for them. These expressions are also used where no useful purpose is served by identifying the particular company or companies. ‘‘Subsidiaries’’, “Shell subsidiaries” and “Shell companies” as used in this press release refer to companies over which Royal Dutch Shell plc either directly or indirectly has control. Companies over which Shell has joint control are generally referred to “joint ventures” and companies over which Shell has significant influence but neither control nor joint control are referred to as “associates”. In this press release, joint ventures and associates may also be referred to as “equity-accounted investments”. The term “Shell interest” is used for convenience to indicate the direct and/or indirect ownership interest held by Shell in a venture, partnership or company, after exclusion of all third-party interest.
This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning the financial condition, results of operations and businesses of Royal Dutch Shell. All statements other than statements of historical fact are, or may be deemed to be, forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements of future expectations that are based on management’s current expectations and assumptions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance or events to differ materially from those expressed or implied in these statements. Forward-looking statements include, among other things, statements concerning the potential exposure of Royal Dutch Shell to market risks and statements expressing management’s expectations, beliefs, estimates, forecasts, projections and assumptions. These forward-looking statements are identified by their use of terms and phrases such as ‘‘anticipate’’, ‘‘believe’’, ‘‘could’’, ‘‘estimate’’, ‘‘expect’’, ‘‘goals’’, ‘‘intend’’, ‘‘may’’, ‘‘objectives’’, ‘‘outlook’’, ‘‘plan’’, ‘‘probably’’, ‘‘project’’, ‘‘risks’’, “schedule”, ‘‘seek’’, ‘‘should’’, ‘‘target’’, ‘‘will’’ and similar terms and phrases. There are a number of factors that could affect the future operations of Royal Dutch Shell and could cause those results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements included in this press release, including (without limitation): (a) price fluctuations in crude oil and natural gas; (b) changes in demand for Shell’s products; (c) currency fluctuations; (d) drilling and production results; (e) reserves estimates; (f) loss of market share and industry competition; (g) environmental and physical risks; (h) risks associated with the identification of suitable potential acquisition properties and targets, and successful negotiation and completion of such transactions; (i) the risk of doing business in developing countries and countries subject to international sanctions; (j) legislative, fiscal and regulatory developments including regulatory measures addressing climate change; (k) economic and financial market conditions in various countries and regions; (l) political risks, including the risks of expropriation and renegotiation of the terms of contracts with governmental entities, delays or advancements in the approval of projects and delays in the reimbursement for shared costs; and (m) changes in trading conditions. All forward-looking statements contained in this press release are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements contained or referred to in this section. Readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Additional risk factors that may affect future results are contained in Royal Dutch Shell’s 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2015 (available at www.shell.com/investor and www.sec.gov ). These risk factors also expressly qualify all forward looking statements contained in this press release and should be considered by the reader. Each forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date of this press release, November 14, 2016. Neither Royal Dutch Shell plc nor any of its subsidiaries undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or other information. In light of these risks, results could differ materially from those stated, implied or inferred from the forward-looking statements contained in this press release.
We may have used certain terms, such as resources, in this press release that United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) strictly prohibits us from including in our filings with the SEC. U.S. Investors are urged to consider closely the disclosure in our Form 20-F, File No 1-32575, available on the SEC website www.sec.gov. You can also obtain these forms from the SEC by calling 1-800-SEC-0330.