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Jenson Button and NASCAR’s Tony Stewart provide racing tips in free online game

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Published: 18 June 2013


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Jenson Button is teaching wannabe Formula One drivers the art of racing – online.

The 2009 Formula One World Drivers’ Champion will join NASCAR ace Tony Stewart by providing free online tips for players of the enhanced online 3D game, Mobil 1 Racing Academy Advanced.

From being given insider tips on the best racing lines to how to rocket off the grid and overtake effectively.

Players can now choose bodywork colours and upgrade the engine to gain an advantage on track. 




Players experience the game on three distinct skill levels for each racer. Those who choose to trace the career of Vodafone McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button will compete in Karting, then Formula 3, and finally Grand Prix racing. Those racing as Tony Stewart will progress from Midget Car, to IndyCar, and finally to NASCAR.

Fans will be ‘mentored’ by the two superstars every step of the way, with tips for each series, game-stage relevant career overviews and sound bites to encourage the players. 


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Points are awarded to players according to race place and game level. Gamers can also share the tutorials on social media.

Dan McGoldrick, Field Marketing UK, Nordic and Benelux for ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants, makers of Mobil 1, said “Based on feedback from players of Mobil 1’s previous racing games, our team wanted to maximise the user experience by bringing the race track to life with exclusive tutorials from Jenson Button and Tony Stewart. 


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“Their tips heighten the experience for motorsports fans, providing them with a unique chance to learn from the best.”

Mobil 1 Racing Academy Advanced is the fifth game to be released by the Mobil 1 team, building on the success of the 2012 Mobil 1 Racing Academy, which achieved over five million gameplays.


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