Job Title: Company Director

Russell Wright #55


  • MI Tyres and Mechanical

Previous Racing History

1999 to 2002 Porsche Cup [Champion Class B 2002]
2002 to 2003 Carrera Cup and Nations Cup
2004 to 2015 Group NC Historic [with some 60+ wins]
2015 to 2018 Australian Trans Am [Pole position SMSP and round winner at Lakeside]

TA2 Results; 2016 to 2019 Australian TA2 [ approx. 28 wins, 2017 Champ, 2018 Masters Champ.] 2019 Currently running first in the TA2 Masters award

As part of winning the TA2 Muscle Car Series, Russell was offered the chance to race at the Circuit of Americas in Texas USA in a round of the American TA2 Series. Russell drove a brand-new Chas Howe built Ford Mustang at the track in October 2018, qualifying in the top 20 and running as high as 4th outright before being turned around and suffering tyre failure. After pitting, he re-joined the field dead last carving his way through to finish 17th in a class field of the best “good ole boys” than the USA could offer.

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Ford Mustang


  • Type: Dry sump fuel injected petrol V8
  • Cooling: PWR Cooling System
  • Headers: HPC Coated headers and exhaust systemx
  • Displacement: 6.2 litre
  • Gearbox: G Force 4 speed H Pattern manual
  • Differential: Tiger Quick Change Rear End (4.11 gears)
  • Revs: 6,500 rpm
  • Horsepower: 525 hp or 400 kilowatts
  • Top Speed:


  • Front: Double Wishbone
  • Rear: 3 link coil over with adjustable with Watts linkage
  • Shocks: Penske Single Adjustable 7 inch
  • Springs: Hypercoil
  • Wheels: 15” x 10” Steel Bassett Racing Wheels
  • Tyres: Hoosier 3045 slick tyres
  • Breaks:
  • Pads: Circo
  • Chassis: Howe Racing Enterprises/PBR specification tubular spaceframe FIA approved chassis
  • Wheelbase: 2650 mm
  • Track Width: 2000 mm
  • Weight: 1250 kilos with driver
  • Pyrotect: 90 litre fuel cell
  • Fuel: 98 octane unleaded
  • Seats: Racetech