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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  

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

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

Greg Pickerill

A leading Sprint Car racer, former champion and well known identity on the speedway circuit. Greg races in the Yuasa Sprint car and will feature at 16 events around the North Island.

Toyota Racing Team (TRT)
As part of Yuasa’s continued relationship with Toyota, Yuasa will again be a key partner of the Toyota Racing Series with cover across more than 100 countries. In 2017 the TRT will complete over 5 rounds across NZ with TV coverage on TV3 CRC Motorsport and Sky TV.
 
Dan Corrin
Dan Corrin is the New Zealand North Island Grand Prix Champion and Super Saloon driver. As part of this initiative the Yuasa logo will feature on the front of the race car and trailer. Dan and the team will be traveling the length of the Country from Auckland to Invercargill, competing at various Race tracks along the way.
 
Justin Ashwell
Justin is currently the New Zealand NZSIX Saloon Trophy Class Champion and now progressing to the NZV8 TL Class in the NZ Touring car V8 Supercar. Justin will be taking part in the South Island V8 Super events, taking place January 2017.
 
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.