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Jamie McMurray Crew Chief Kevin Manion Earns MOOG® 'Problem Solver' Honors at Kansas Speedway


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Southfield, Michigan, April 23, 2013.Jamie McMurray started 14(th), was knocked
to the back of the field and then rallied for an impressive seventh-place finish
in Sunday's STP 400 NASCAR(®) Sprint Cup contest at Kansas Speedway. Following
the race, McMurray's crew chief, Kevin Manion, was selected as MOOG(®) Steering
and Suspension "Problem Solver of the Race" for directing the No. 1 McDonald's
Chevrolet team's comeback.



Presented by global vehicle components manufacturer Federal-Mogul Corporation
(NASDAQ: FDML), the MOOG Problem Solver of the Race Award is presented following
each Sprint Cup event to the crew chief whose car posts the greatest improvement
in average lap time over the second half of the race while finishing on the lead
lap. The MOOG-equipped No. 1 Chevrolet SS was tops at Kansas with a 0.294-second
improvement over 
the final 134 laps. "Jamie, Kevin and the Earnhardt Ganassi team are putting together a really solid season," said Federal-Mogul Motorsports Director Tim Nelson. "They had a little bad luck out there in the first half but Kevin nailed their chassis setup, which gave Jamie the speed and handling he needed to drive back into the top 10." McMurray was running just outside the lead pack when he was tapped from behind and nearly lost control on a Lap 115 restart. The No. 1 fell back to 35(th) but immediately began its journey forward thanks to excellent steering response and tire grip. The team has three top 10 finishes on the season and improved one spot, to 11(th), in Sprint Cup points. MOOG, the automotive service industry's "Problem Solver(®)," is the preferred brand of professional technicians and NASCAR crew chiefs. Federal-Mogul's MOOG steering and suspension product engineers work in partnership with Sprint Cup teams to develop and test innovative designs that help provide race-winning performance and durability. Many of these same technologies are featured in MOOG ball joints, tie rod ends and other components available for today's passenger vehicles. For more information regarding MOOG steering and suspension parts, visit the brand's technician-focused www.moogproblemsolver.com website or contact your MOOG supplier. To identify the right MOOG part for virtually any application, please use the convenient, free www.FMe-cat.com electronic catalog. About Federal-Mogul Federal-Mogul Corporation (NASDAQ: 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 Component Solutions 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 45,000 people in 34 countries, and its worldwide headquarters is in Southfield, Michigan, United States. For more information, please visit www.federalmogul.com. # # # # CONTACT: Drew Shippy (330) 688-3500 Jim Burke (248) 354-4530 This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Federal-Mogul Corporation via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1695372]


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