Internationally renowned oil and lubricant specialist Motul becomes the title sponsor of the Sepang 12 Hours, the final race of the inaugural edition of the Intercontinental GT Challenge, the premier global GT championship organised and promoted by the SRO Motorsports Group.
Apart from having the entire Motul Sepang 12 Hours field sporting the French’s brand iconic red and white colors, several top teams will also be using Motul 300V and Motorsport Line range of products, which has been tested and proven in the harshest racing conditions across the world.
Motul, which has over 160 years of history, is often considered one of the leading players in the industry, even more so when it comes to high performance racing oils and lubricants. The brand has a long and illustrious history in motorsports, particularly in endurance racing, and forms the ideal partner for one of the toughest long-distance races on the planet.
Since 2015, the endurance race near the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur is a joint organization between the SRO Motorsports Group and Sepang International Circuit. With Japanese Super GT promoters GTA also working together with SRO to bring cars from the GT300 class to Sepang, it is clear that the 2016 edition of the Motul Sepang 12 Hours will be more competitive than ever before.
Motul is also recognized as the specialist in synthetic lubricants. As early as 1971, Motul was the first lubricant manufacturer to pioneer the formulation of a 100% synthetic lubricant for automotive engines, the 300V lubricant, making use of Esters technology and issued from the aeronautical industry.
Throughout the years, Motul has gained experience as an official supplier to many racing teams and manufacturers and contributes with them to further technological development in motorsports. Motul is supporting those teams in international competitions such as: 24 Hours of Le Mans (cars and motorcycles), FIA World Endurance Championship, Super GT, ERC, Drift, Pikes Peak, Japanese championship SUPER FORMULA, Blancpain Endurance Series, GT Asia, Asian and European Le Mans Series, MotoGP, World Superbike, World MX, Endurance World Championship, Supercross, IOM TT, Motul FIM Ice Speedway Gladiators World Championship, Rallycross, F1 Boat, Roof of Africa and many others.