MAHLE Clevite Inc. Congratulates 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Tony Stewart on his 3rd Title, the 64th Straight for MAHLE Clevite

Ann Arbor, Michigan, November 22, 2011 – As the manufacturer of Clevite® engine bearings used on every NASCAR Champion’s engine since the inaugural season in 1948, MAHLE Clevite Inc. is pleased to congratulate the 2011 NASCAR® Sprint Cup Series Champion: Tony Stewart.

The exciting win over Carl Edwards in the 13th Annual Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida on Sunday, November 20, 2011, allowed Stewart to capture his third cup series title.

Both Stewart’s (Hendrick Engines) and Edwards’ (Roush Yates Engines) motors were built with Clevite® engine bearings.

“These two incredibly competitive race cars made Sunday’s race at Homestead-Miami Speedway a race to remember,” said Ted Hughes, Manager - Marketing, MAHLE Clevite. “We are proud that our Clevite® engine bearings, the choice of NASCAR engine builders, have been in the engine of every single NASCAR Champion since the beginning.”

Clevite engine bearings have a long-standing reputation with racing applications that has continued to build over the past decade. In addition to engine bearings, NASCAR teams also turn to MAHLE Clevite for MAHLE Original® pistons, piston rings, and Victor Reinz® gaskets.

For more information about MAHLE Clevite and its products, visit www.mahleclevite.com, or contact your local representative.

About MAHLE

The MAHLE Group is one of the top 30 automotive suppliers and the globally leading manufacturer of components and systems for the internal combustion engine and its peripherals. More than 47,000 employees work at over 100 production plants and eight research and development centers. In 2010, MAHLE achieved sales of approximately EUR 5.3 billion (USD 7 billion).

For further information:

MAHLE Clevite Inc.

Ted Hughes

Manager - Marketing

1350 Eisenhower Place

Ann Arbor, MI 48108

USA

Phone: +734/975-7936

Fax: +734/975-7820

ted.hughes@us.mahle.com

Michele Brown

Harris, Baio & McCullough

(215) 440-9800

michele@hbmadv.com

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