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Yamaha Generators to Supply Power at NASCAR Championship Weekend

Two-Year Partnership Provides Generators for Multi-Day Race Activities

CYPRESS, Calif., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A.'s outdoor power equipment division announced today a two-year partnership with Homestead-Miami Speedway to power the final NASCAR race weekend activities of the season. The three-day Ford Championship Weekend begins on Friday and closes out NASCAR's Camping World Truck Series, the Nationwide Series and the Sprint Cup Series. Yamaha will supply water pumps, phone charging stations and generators to enhance fans' experiences and keep on-site operations running smoothly.

"NASCAR fans are looking for a high energy, action-packed experience, and this new partnership with Yamaha will help us deliver above and beyond," said Shawn McGee, Homestead-Miami Speedway vice president of sales and marketing. "The reliability and variety of Yamaha generators will fit the many uses we have over the championship weekend."

Models on-site during race weekend:

  • EF2000iS: This top-selling inverter is lightweight at 44 pounds and fitted with a technological sophisticated muffler to reduce noise.
  • EF6300iSDE: Yamaha's most powerful inverter provides 6,300 watts with a smart throttle that automatically adjusts power demand to reduce fuel use, noise and wear down.
  • EF12000DE: Capable of powering most homes in emergency situations, this 12,000 watt unit has auto voltage regulation for correct power delivery and cast iron lining to reduce heat and provide long engine life.
  • YG30G Water Pump:  This unit can pump up to 260 gallon/minute and has cast iron pieces for greater durability.

Mobile phone charging stations for NASCAR fans will be located within the display and fan zone. Providing clean and reliable power, Yamaha generators meet the Environmental Protection Agency's strictest emissions standards and have received its longest emission engine durability ratings.

"With multiple days of races and activities, this valuable partnership with Homestead-Miami Speedway is an opportunity to showcase the long-lasting power and quality workmanship of Yamaha generators," said Elliott Schuessler, Yamaha's Outdoor Power Equipment district marketing manager.  "From the lightweight invertors to the powerful 12,000-watt unit, Yamaha can provide the energy this weekend and in future years."

Yamaha's entire generator model lineup and closest dealers are available online at www.yamaha-motor.com/generators or call 1-800-88-YAMAHA.

About Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A.

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. (YMUS), a leader in the outdoor power equipment market, offers the highest quality generators on the market. The company's ever-expanding line of products also includes outboard motors, motorcycles, ATVs, side-by-side vehicles, scooters, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, boats, race kart engines, accessories, apparel and much more. YMUS products are sold through a nationwide network of more than 4,000 dealers in the United States.

Headquartered in Cypress, Calif., since its incorporation in 1977, Yamaha also has facilities in Wisconsin and Georgia, as well as factory operations in Tennessee and Georgia. For more information on Yamaha, visit www.yamaha-motor.com.

SOURCE Yamaha Motor Corp.

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