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From Formula 1 to Speedboats: MAHLE supports all areas of motorsports

MAHLE Motorsports North America established in 2000 has positioned itself as a leading supplier of forged racing pistons and rings. Widely recognized as the technology leader amongst race teams in most every top race series in North America and abroad, winning races and championships around the world, MAHLE Motorsports North America brings cutting edge technology to sportsman and professional racers alike with the flexibility and foresight to meet a wide range of customer needs which has the discerning racer relying on MAHLE to get them to the winner’s circle.

Every MAHLE Motorsports piston is backed by 90+ years of racing heritage and technology. From the invention of the first aluminum piston to the most advanced design and machining processes being used today, MAHLE delivers unmatched performance and durability. MAHLE’s light-weight, low-drag, design specific forgings are machined with close attention given to ring groove quality, tolerances and consistency. All MAHLE Motorsports pistons are dual or triple coated, adding protection and maintaining consistent performance over the life of the engine. There is no secret why top professional race teams use MAHLE Motorsports pistons.

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Nothing supports the MAHLE Group's technology leadership as strongly as our achievements supplying the motorsports/racing industry including Formula 1 seasons with 16 out of 18 race wins supporting six of the ten teams, nearly two decades of straight wins at Le Mans, championships in all three top levels of NASCAR® and he majority engine supplier to the Indy Car Series.

However, product development for race engines results in more than just sporting achievements. It is often the top technology used by MAHLE in today's motorsports products that end up in tomorrow's production automotive models. Transversely, MAHLE’s involvement in a wide array of OE production programs that include extensive R&D testing covering many aspects other than peak power and strength can provide technology from a different point of view that can be incorporated into motorsports products. A 24hr Grand Prix race is a severe test stand as you can imagine as is an industrial engine producing 1500+ cylinder pressures 24 hours a day 7 days a week for months on end. In providing products that succeed in any environment, allows MAHLE to master the everyday requirements from public roads to the most grueling motorsports competitions.

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