The G-Energy Team, sponsored by Gazpromneft-Lubricants, has won the Russian Automobile Federation’s annual Achievement of the Year award. The prize was awarded to the team’s driver Vladimir Vasiliev and his co-driver Konstantin Zhiltsov, who were victorious in the 2014 Russian Rally Raid Championship and went on to win the FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup.
Gazpromneft-Lubricants, who supported the Russian Rally Raid Championship, was also presented with an award by the Russian Automobile Federation for its contribution to motorsports.
“We are systematically increasing our support for motorsports. We are paying particular attention to the scientific and technological side of our partnership with the drivers competing in rallies, testing G-Energy motor oils under the extreme conditions experienced in motorsports”, said Alexander Trukhan, General Director of Gazpromneft-Lubricants. “I have every confidence that this partnership, which is intended both to support the development of a burgeoning sport, and improve the quality of Russian manufacturing output, will see strong growth in the years ahead.”
Gazpromneft-Lubricants is a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft, specializing in the production and sale of oils, lubricants, and other service fluids. Founded in November 2007, Gazpromneft-Lubricants has five production facilities located in Russia, Italy and Serbia. A total of 500,000 metric tons of high-quality oils, lubricants, and service fluids are produced each year. Gazpromneft-Lubricants’ management system and production assets comply with the requirements of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 16949 and OHSAS 18001. The company supplies products to the Russian assembly lines of DERWAYS, AVTOTOR (for General Motors and Hyundai vehicles), Mercedes-Benz Trucks Vostok, KAMAZ and GAZ. Gazpromneft-Lubricants’ industrial products are used by Severstal, Sibur, Gazprom, EVRAZ, Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works and other leading industrial enterprises. The company’s product range includes 470 types of oils and lubricants for all sectors of the market (more than 1,000 products). Gazpromneft Lubricants has a 14% share of Russia’s lubricants market and operations in countries located in the Mediterranean, the Balkans, Eastern and Northern Europe, the CIS, the Baltic States, Central and South-East Asia, Africa and other regions. The company’s products are available in more than 50 countries around the world.
G-Energy is a premium motor oil brand, owned by Gazprom Neft and designed for the very latest European, American, and Japanese cars. The unique adaptive ACF technology used in the motor oils delivers enhanced performance depending on how the engine is being used, by activating additives as and when they are needed. The product line is manufactured at the Gazpromneft Lubricants factory in Bari, Italy. The oils have been approved by leading global manufacturers (Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, BMW, Renault, General Motors and others). Gazpromneft Lubricants is the first on the Russian market to introduce a range of completely synthetic oils specially designed for professional racing cars and modern sports cars, under the G-Energy Racing brand. G-Energy Racing motor oils provide maximum protection against engine wear and efficiently guard engine parts against the formation of deposits. They maintain their performance characteristics even under peak racing conditions.