BORG-WARNER TROPHY™ PRESENTED TO ALEXANDER ROSSI, WINNER OF THE 100TH RUNNING OF THE INDIANAPOLIS 500

BorgWarner EFR™ Turbochargers Boost Every Car on the Starting Line

Auburn Hills, Michigan, May 30, 2016 – Following the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, BorgWarner President and Chief Executive Officer James R. Verrier presented the Borg-Warner Trophy™ to 2016 winner Alexander Rossi in Victory Lane. With the win, Rossi earned his place on the famous trophy, a sterling silver icon of racing history.

“When it comes to the Indianapolis 500, BorgWarner’s roots run deep. From helping establish the speedway to winning the first race, from commissioning the first trophy to presenting the iconic Borg-Warner Trophy to the winner every year, BorgWarner has proudly participated in the long tradition of achievement, performance and technology leadership at the Indianapolis 500,” said Verrier. “We are thrilled to celebrate this historic milestone in the Greatest Spectacle of Racing, where every racecar speeding around the track is boosted by BorgWarner EFR™ turbochargers.”

Since 2012, BorgWarner’s EFR turbochargers have offered competitors in the Verizon IndyCar Series powerful, reliable performance. The unprecedented combination of advanced technologies includes low-weight Gamma-Ti turbine wheel and shaft assemblies for quick boost response. The investment cast stainless steel turbine housing increases efficiency, improves durability and resists corrosion. Patent-pending ceramic ball bearings increase thrust capacity and durability while improving turbine efficiency at low expansion ratios. Now available through authorized distributors, BorgWarner’s EFR-7163 turbocharger offers street and race enthusiasts the same powerful performance as professional teams.

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