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Greg Murphy takes the lead once more

Fuseworks Media
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One of the world's leading lubricant companies, Castrol, announced today professional racing driver Greg Murphy will be fronting their New Zealand oil programme CheckYourOil.

Greg Murphy, a four time Bathurst Winner and two time V8SuperTourer Champion said, ‘We Kiwis are renowned for our love of DIY and this is another way of keeping that culture alive, while making sure you get the right oil for your vehicle!’

For more than 10 years, the CheckYourOil programme has been helping New Zealand drivers when making a decision on what oil to top up or do a full oil change for their passenger vehicle. The programme allows vehicle owners to simply enter their licence plate number - on the website or via a text message - and it will instantly recommend the best product and viscosity from the Castrol range.

‘I’ve been using Castrol products in my vehicles for many years, both on and off the track, and know the difference it makes when you’re using the best oil for that vehicles engine,’ said Murph.

Jayne McEwan, Castrol NZ Trade Marketing Manager said choosing the best oil has become a complex task for vehicle owners. The range of choice that is now available in lubricants and the technical jargon that a consumer may face can make it a bit daunting.

"CheckYourOil gives consumers the confidence of knowing what the experts would recommend as the best oil for their car, armed simply with their licence plate details. And who better to help them make that choice than racing legend Greg Murphy?"

"Castrol NZ has a long association with Murph and he’s a great fit for CheckYourOil given his wide appeal in motorsport and interest in cars generally. We hope we’ve made it easy for consumers to ‘Ask Murph’ to get the best oil for their vehicle," said McEwan.

The CheckYourOil database is unique to New Zealand as it includes recommendations for vehicles registered new in New Zealand, as well as the vast majority of Japanese used passenger vehicles popular with Kiwi motorists.

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