TOP 1 Oil Powers BAR 1 Motorsports to a 1-2 Sweep at Petit Le Mans!

Using TOP1 Oil, BAR1 Motorsports emerged from the 20th running of Petit Le Mans with a dominating 1-2 finish Saturday at Road Atlanta. Literally slamming the door on a seven-race PC win streak by the No. 38 Performance Tech Motorsports team, it was the first career victories for the No, 26 TOP 1 Oil drivers, Tomy Drissi , John Falb, and Garett Grist.

As a long-time partner to the team, TOP 1 Oil campaigned a special Made in the USA livery for the No. 26 car and for the 20th running of the IMSA WeatherTech Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. BAR1 Motorsports has represented TOP 1 in the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship and Mazda Prototype Lites Series for the past four years.

Acknowledging the 1 - 2 sweep of the event, Brian Alder had this to say:

“We've been working hard all year and the guys on our crews never gave up. This one's for them, they did a great job.”

“But our real secret weapon has been the partnership we’ve developed with TOP 1 Oil and their synthetic lubricants,” said Brian. “Obviously, we appreciate all or our partners. Without them we wouldn’t be here. But in the case of TOP 1 Oil, it’s a special relationship. That’s a product we use… that’s a partner that’s invested in making our cars perform better. You don’t often build relationships among marketing partners where your actually using the products they make… and, using them to your advantage.”

“TOP 1 synthetic motor oils use the highest quality unconventional base oils,” noted Brian, “and combines them with high-technology proprietary additives. Our engineers have seen TOP 1 deliver unmatched engine performance. Ultimately, using TOP 1 synthetic oil provides our engines with better protection, and that results in longer-lasting engine life.”

TOP 1 Oil
For nearly 40 years, the TOP 1 brand prides itself on a foundation of core values. Made in the U.S.A., TOP1 believes these values and beliefs define who they are and provide the framework for how they run their company. These values and beliefs go into every drop of TOP 1 products and everything they do.

TOP 1 stands firm on their product philosophy, Synthetic Oil makes your engine last longer. Synthetic motor oils represent the highest-quality engine lubricants available today. TOP 1 source their products from only the highest quality raw materials. Using the latest generation of refining technology, the base oils used in synthetic motor oils are highly refined and hydro-treated to maximize the conversion of unsaturated to saturated hydrocarbons and bring sulfur levels to the minimum possible.

BAR1 Motorsports
BAR1 Motorsports competes in the WeatherTech Championship and Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Series.  The team is located in Plain City, Ohio.  Team owner, Brian Alder, has been an active and winning crew chief in the American Le Mans Series, now WeatherTech Championship, since its inception.  You can find out more about BAR1 at, follow the team on Facebook at or Twitter @bar1motorsports

The International Motor Sports Association, LLC (IMSA) is the sanctioning body of the WeatherTech Championship, the road-racing series resulting from the merger of the American Le Mans Series and the GRAND-AM Sports Car Series. IMSA also sanctions the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge and the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda, as well as four single-make series: Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin, Ferrari Challenge North America and Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America. IMSA is the exclusive strategic partner in North America with the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO), which operates the 24 Hours of Le Mans as a part of the FIA World Endurance Championship. The partnership enables selected WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competitors to earn automatic entries into the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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