Total became Energy Partner of Aston Martin in May 2016 and joined Aston Martin Racing as Official Lubricant and Technical Partner. Besides the lubricant recommendation, Aston Martin is also recommending TOTAL EXCELLIUM, a fuel that incorporates specific detergent additives to clean and maintain the essential components of the engine over time. Total as Aston Martin’s energy partner provides fuel for every car that leaves the Gaydon factory.
In December 2017, Total and Aston Martin were proud to announce the renewal of their partnership up to June 2019.
Total is also supporting Aston Martin Racing throughout the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), becoming the Official Lubricant and Technical Partner of Aston Martin Racing. With 45 years of R&D and experience in the area of motor racing, Total has developed lubricants, greases, fluids, and special additives of high quality and technical performance. For the first time outside of Formula 1, Total is providing a mobile laboratory and technical support with a dedicated engineer present at each WEC race event.
Two years of working side by side in the FIA World Endurance Championship enabled Aston Martin Racing to win the GTE Pro 2016 and GTE AM 2017 drivers’ title, along with a prestigious victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2017 in the GTE Pro class.
About Aston Martin
Founded in 1913, Aston Martin is an iconic sports car brand of unrivaled heritage that has now entered its second century. With fresh investment, a new Chief Executive Officer in Andy Palmer, and the strongest model line-up in the company’s history, the British luxury brand is looking forward to an exciting future. The company boasts state-of-the-art headquarters in Gaydon, UK, combining cutting-edge technology with hand-craftsmanship and traditional techniques. Each car is the essence of Power, Beauty, and Soul.
About Total Lubricants
Total Lubrifiantsis a leading global manufacturer and marketer of engine oils and lubricants. It has 41 production plants worldwide and more than 5,800 employees in 150 countries. Total Lubrifiantsoffers innovative, efficient, and environmentally responsible products and services developed by more than 130 researchers at its R&D center. Total Lubrifiantsis a partner of choice for the automotive, industrial, and marine markets.