Monday, September 28, 2009
– Mobil Delvac, which manufactures heavy-duty diesel engine oil, will sponsor bluegrass band The Grascals That will include a new tour bus the band will call home for the next 12 months.
The bus will transport the band, which combines bluegrass and country, to more than 100 shows around the country over the next year and will be filled with the company's popular Mobil Delvac 1300 Super 15w-40, a high performance brand of heavy-duty diesel engine oil. The Grascals will also make several appearances at industry events and retail locations.
"Throughout the more than 80 year history of our flagship Mobil Delvac brand of heavy duty diesel engine oils, we have always strived to find exciting ways to show our appreciation for our customers, who include hardworking truckers, agriculture professionals, construction contractors and landscapers," said Marci Crigger, commercial vehicle lubricants marketing advisor, ExxonMobil Lubricants & Petroleum Specialties Company, a division of Exxon Mobil. "Today, we are proud to announce the launch of our partnership with the award winning, critically acclaimed band, The Grascals, and look forward to extending the Mobil Delvac brand's legacy for recognizing and showing appreciation to its customers."
The Grascals began their career in 2004, when they recorded their debut, self-titled album and were invited by Dolly Parton to open her fall tour. "Long List of Heartaches" came out last year.