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In 2017 Yuasa Batteries will continue to provide a performance boost to New Zealand’s motor racing elite with an extensive sponsorship program. For the 2016/2017 season Yuasa’s has been fortunate to continue its partnership with some of the leading motorsport entities in New Zealand including the following Yuasa sponsorship ambassadors.

Rod Harvey Racing

A leading name in Drag racing, Rod currently races in the Yuasa Toyota Camry and is one of the world's fastest racers in a 6 cylinder Sport Compact vehicle. The Yuasa logo is featured extensively on the race vehicle, race suit, and pit crew apparel.

Rod Harvey Racing on Facebook


Shavaun & Carlos Harvey

Shavaun & Carlos Harvey are following in the footsteps of their father, world renowned drag racer Rod Harvey. Shavaun’s 2004 GMS Junior Dragster is powered by a Briggs & Stratton petrol engine and can hit speeds of up to 85mph.

Rod Harvey Racing on Facebook

Phil Nunn

Phil Nunn competes in Drag Bike Racer in a Zero Gravity Pro Extreme Motorcycle. Phil is the New Zealand Drag Bike Record Holder of two classes in 1990, 1991 and 2010.
Phil is first the motorcycle drag bike to break into the 7 second barrier in Christchurch, and has since achieved faster results. Phil’s next goal is to be the fastest on two wheels down a ¼ mile with a Billet 1655cc GSX Suzuki 4v, 450 horsepower Nitrous Oxide powered drag bike.