Russell Wright

Name: Russell ‘Rusty’ Wright

Place of Birth: Dandenong, VIC.

Current Residence: Paradise Point, Gold Coast

Hobbies outside of racing: Boating, Cycling, Hot Rods

Year started racing/First ever race: 1999

Racing History: Porsche Cup, Nations Cup, Carrera Cup, Gp N Historic, + Powerboats inc. Circuit and Offshore.

Racing goals: Stay out of trouble and the occasional wins

Racing highlight: 2002 Porsche Cup Championship B class

Racing Heros/Idols: Jim Richards, Will Power

Home track: Lakeside

Favourite track: Oran Park

Best advice received: A tyre can only give you 100% grip, e.g. don’t expect 100% turn and 100% braking at the same time. Share the forces.


Crew: Reece Richardson, Peter Falkner, Peter Redman, and whoever wants to work on their weekends for nothing….[ya get a free lunch]

Thanks: Martin at John White Racing [engine builder], Glenn Seton [shockies and suspension tune], Ken at Accurate Suspension

Year: 1967

Make: Ford Mustang

Model: Shelby Fastback

Racing Number: 55

Class (Trophy/Sportsman/5 Litre):  Trophy

Engine Size: 5 Litre

Engine Details: 302 Ford Windsor about 500+ hp

Gearbox: G Force 4 speed

Diff: Ford 9″

Suspension: Seton Shocks

Brakes: Front Lincoln Continental Kelsey Hayes, Rear Wilwood

Wheel Size: 8″ x 15″

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