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#2

Kyle Gurton

Nuveau Group

Kyle Gurton

Nuveau Group


At just 21 years of age, Kyle Gurton is quickly gaining a reputation as a future champ. Splitting his year between the TA2 Muscle Car Series and National Trans AM, Kyle has scored almost...
#40

Rob Leonard

Access Linemarking

Rob Leonard

Access Linemarking


Rob and Jill Leonard are passionate TA2 supporters, and their Access Line Marking Equipment Group partnered with TA2 to deliver the first King of the West title to Brett Niall in 2022...
#4

Mark Crutcher

Crutcher Racing

Mark Crutcher

Crutcher Racing


This guy is living the dream and racing everywhere he can, whenever he can. The honorary, not honorable “Mayor of Young NSW” is a larger-than-life figure in the paddock, however...
#8

Chris Pappas

Wealthrite

Chris Pappas

Wealthrite


A graduate from the Paul Morris Race Driving Academy at Norwell, Chris won the 2021 TA2 Northern Series and celebrated his first TA2 race win. The Wealthrite Mustang always looks...
#9

Warren Wadley

Wadley Property Group

Warren Wadley

Wadley Property Group


Warren stepped out of HQ Holden racing into TA2 several years ago and liked it so much he bought a second Mustang, first for Paul Stokell to have a one-off drive and more recently for...
#10

Peter Robinson

B STYLED For Life

Peter Robinson

B STYLED For Life


More interested in making sure everyone else is on track before he exits pit lane, Pete rarely gets full practise sessions in, but always works his way through the pack to score solid results...
#11

Michael Coulter

Kobelco - STM

Michael Coulter

Kobelco - STM


He might be in the oldest TA2 car in the country, but 6 years down the road the Kobelco Mustang still has plenty of pace taking 2nd overall at the Sydney Motorsport Park...
#15

Michael Rowell

Pacific Petroleum

Michael Rowell

Pacific Petroleum


Another driver to join the TA2 circus from the world of Sprintcars. Michael jumps between his TA2 Muscle Car and his production-based Ford Mustang, both beautifully prepared...
#17

Josh Haynes

Elvin Group

Josh Haynes

Elvin Group

The legend goes that having a green race car is bad luck! Maybe that rumour was started by Dick Johnson after clouting the wall at Forest Elbow in the Greens Tuf Falcon in 1983...
#20

Adam Hargraves

Localsearch

Adam Hargraves

Localsearch


Relatively new to the TA2 family, the founder of LocalSearch.com has raced Marc Cars for a number of years and competed in the Bathurst 12 hour race. Adam had a...
#17

John Mclaughlin

myracewebsites.com

John Mclaughlin

myracewebsites.com


Nothing like going out on a high! John McLaughlin finished second outright during Rd 2 of the TA2 Muscle Car Series at Tailem Bend in his superbly presented Myracewebsites...
#21

Zach Loscialpo

Accelerate Motorsport

Zach Loscialpo

Accelerate Motorsport

Zach claimed the TA2 Southern Series with good solid performances and was in the outright point score right up until the last round. His father Anthony is a popular figure in the paddock...
#22

Brad Gartner

Australian Tarmac Rally

Brad Gartner

SS Oysters


Part of Lee Stibbs two car team, this 18-year-old is something special. Likened to the talents of Nathan Herne, this former speedway and Hyundai Excel racer jumped to...
#24

Nicholas Bates

Nicholas Bates Motorsport

Nicholas Bates

Nicholas Bates Motorsport


The surprise of 2022! He’s been around the sport for years working with Barrie Smith servicing the brake needs of many competitors but has only just jumped behind the wh...
#23

John Holinger

ICL Racing P/L

John Hollinger

ICL Racing P/L


The name Holinger is synonymous with motorsport. The Australian gear- box company has become world renowned for the quality of the product and after racing bikes for many yea...
#26

Jason Hassett

Hass Pumps

Jason Hassett

Hass Pumps


New to the TA2 family, Jason and partner Trish are loved in pit lane and the HASS Pumps Camaro is always turned out beautifully. Jason jumped into TA2 with very little previous racing ...
#28

Lee Stibbs

MVA Racing

Lee Stibbs

MVA Racing


Lee has partnered with Brad Gartner this year to form a two car TA2 team based in South Australia. The two met when racing Hyundai Excels and the MVA Racing prepared team will be serious...
#31

Barry Kelleher

Kelleher Racing

Barry Kelleher

Kelleher Racing


If ever there was proof age is just a matter of mind, then Barry Kelleher is living it. At 76 years of age and straight from a hip replacement, Barry strapped himself in the Mustang and joined the TA2 ...
#30

Dean Lindstrom

TDP Mobile Services

Dean Lindstrom

TDP Mobile Services


Out of Adelaide, he debuted at the Tailem Bend round in his brand-new Mustang and immediately was on the pace taking out the Circo Master class and 6th outright in his first...
#37

Jackson Rice

Pedders Suspension and Brakes

Jackson Rice

Immix Racing


From Wodonga in NSW, Jackson started racing karts as a 6-year-old, winning many championships in various classes along the way. He claimed his first TA2 race win at the final...
#40

Karl Begg

Motorsportsales.com

Karl Begg

Motorsportsales.com


At 36 years of age, Karl Begg is a proven winner in business and on the track. First in the Qld Touring Car Championship in 2014 was backed up by first in the 2019 Qld Production Touring Car Champi...
#49

Chris Formosa

Allgate Motorsport

Chris Formosa

Allgate Motorsport


Chris is wired a little differently to most! In his spare time, he floats around the world taking images of himself dressed as Spiderman at unique loca- tions such as the Eiffel Tower in Paris! Check out his...
#48

Nick Lange

Whitsunday Holiday Rentals

Nick Lange

Whitsunday Holiday Rentals


Nick always turns out a stunning looking car, with the team shirts, posters and giveaways to match. Before TA2, Gemini and production car racing gave Nick his racing fix...
#50

Paul Hadley

IIIawarra Engineering Services

Paul Hadley

IIIawarra Engineering Services


Owner of the two car Illawarra Engineering Services Camaro team, this quiet achiever from the South Coast of NSW always turns out the two best looking cars on track every round. Winners of ...
#51

Graham Cheney

IIIawarra Engineering Services

Graham Cheney

IIIawarra Engineering Services


More used to two wheels than four, this factory KTM off road rider has migrated well to the 4 wheeled version of the sport, teaming up with Paul Hadley’s two car IES Camaro te...
#67

Nash Morris

Supercheap Auto

Nash Morris

Supercheap Auto


Son of former racer and now legendary driver coach Paul, “Flash” was quick out of the box in the Supercheap Auto Mustang dominating the first round under lights at Sydney Motorspo...
#55

Russell Wright

Wright Property Developments

Russell Wright

Wright Property Developments


Yep, we can call Russell a veteran without offending him. He was the 2017 inaugural TA2 National Champion and this former Carrera Cup racer was one of the first to witness the potential of TA2 and dive in ...
#68

Dylan Thomas

CXC Racing

Dylan Thomas

CXC Racing


Dylan is a versatile racer that has raced everything from Formula Vees, winning the NSW Formula Vee championship and second in the National series, before moving to the Toyota 86 serie...
#69

Anthony Tenkate

Tenkate Plant Hire

Anthony Tenkate

Tenkate Plant Hire


Too young to be called a veteran and too quick to be called a master, Anthony has been a stalwart of both TA2 and Historic Trans AM rac- ing for many years, winning the...
#74

Murray Kent

Retro Motorsport

Murray Kent

Retro Motorsport


Murray has been racing in various Queensland racing categories for years and very successfully. He was 1st outright in the Qld Touring Car Championship 2018, 2nd outright in 2017 and 3rd outr...
#81

Hayden Jackson

Team RSG

Hayden Jackson

Team RSG


From Maitland NSW, Hayden raced Go Karts for 14 years and then the Toyota Gazoo Racing 86 series. He won the Kartsport New Zealand Club Point score series in 2017. His hobbies include...
#93

Aaron Tebb

Waltec Motorsport

Aaron Tebb

Waltec Motorsport


Vastly experienced in many disciplines of the sport including the Dunlop V8 Supercar series, productions cars, the Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour, and Australian GT series in Porsches and an As...
#99

Matt MacKelden

Kubota Racing Team

Matt Mckelden

Kubota Racing Team


As part of the two car Kubota Racing Team, Matt cut his teeth in TA2 after many years involvement in various aspects of the sport. A two-time class winner at Bathurst, Matt also co-hosts with ...
#117

Jett Johnson

Napa Auto Parts

Jett Johnson

Napa Auto Parts


18 years of age and with talent to really fire up the after burner! This kid is the grandson of 3 times Bathurst winner and 5-time Australian Touring Car Champion Dick Johnson, and son of ...
#123

Beric Lynton

Bruce Lynton service

Beric Lynton

Bruce Lynton service


Definitely not yet a veteran, more like an elder statesman these days, Beric has had a long and very successful career racing BMW’S in production cars, winning the Bathurst 6 Hour race in 2019 and...
#782

James Simpson

782 Motors

James Simpson

782 Motors


Another 3rd generation racer to graduate to the best bang for buck motorsport category around. His grandfather Ian was a national Formula Vee champ, his father Michael raced HQ Holdens, production...
#13

Greg Keam

DeBeer Refinish

Greg Keam

DeBeer Refinish


From Gunnedah in NSW, Greg spent a lot of time with Escorts in his younger years - the car type, not the other type that can cost just as much money! He started hill climbing his Mk1 Ford Escort in the late 80’s, before moving ...
#6

Hugh McAlister

McAlister Motors

Hugh McAlister

McAlister Motors


Hugh is dealer principal of the McAlister Motors family owned car dealership in Young NSW and has been well schooled in the art of the car business by his father - veteran production car, Touring Car Masters, Oz Truck and TA2 ...
#45

Hayden Hume

Total Parts Plus

Hayden Hume

Total Parts Plus


Hayden won two junior club Qld karting titles before the Tarragindi born rev head moved into the Toyota 86 series as a 16-year-old in 2021. He stepped up to TA2 this year in the Total Parts Dodge Challenger and has been...