Pac Performance Racing

RACER PROFILES

Pac Performance have one of the largest rotary customer bases in the world with a large number campaigning race cars under the Pac banner... This page is dedicated to our featured racers flying the Pac Performance flag, giving an insight into the cars and the people who race them.
Click on the RED Best ET hyperlink to see a video of their run. 

STEVEN BARNETT

Name: Steve Barnett
Occupation: Electrician 
Vehicle: Mazda RX3 Coupe
Driveline: 13B, Garrett turbo, MicroTech LT16c ECU, GForce 5-speed
Best ET: 6.932 @199
Favourite moment in the car: Being a new car I've not spent a lot of time behind the wheel as yet to have a real memorable moment but working with the best in the industry and watching it take shape was a big highlight for me
Future Plans/Goals: To compete with the quickest 13Bs in the country on the track


SAM 'THE GODFATHER' SADEK

Name: Sam 'The Godfather' Sadek
Occupation: Car Yard Owner/Salesman
Vehicle: Mazda RX3 Coupe
Driveline: 20B, Garrett turbo, Haltech PS2000, Pac Perf Billet Centre Plate, GForce 5-speed
Best ET:6.97 @195
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ANDREW 'THE DENTIST' MARATOS

Name: Andrew ‘The Dentist’ Maratos
Occupation: Dentist
Vehicle: Mazda RX3 Coupe
Driveline: 13B, Garrett turbo, MicroTech LT16c ECU, GForce 5-speed
Best ET: 7.04@193
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ELIA HAJJAR

Name: Elia Hajjar
Occupation: Steel Framing
Vehicle: Mazda RX3 Coupe
Driveline: 13B, Garrett turbo, MicroTech LT16c ECU, GForce 5-speed
Best ET:7.115@190
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LEE DOCHERTY

Name: Lee Docherty
Occupation: Planning Manager
Vehicle: Mazda MX5
Driveline: 13B, Garrett turbo, MicroTech LT16c ECU, GForce 5-speed
Best ET:7.46@179
Favourite moment in the car:
Racing the car for the first time and running a 7-second pass on my second run
Future Plans/Goals:
Get the car back on the track, get my act together and chase Aus' first 6-second 13B pass


MARK BRENNER

Name: Mark Brenner
Occupation: Excavator 
Vehicle: Mazda RX3 Sedan
Driveline: 13B, Garrett turbo, MicroTech LT16c ECU, GForce 5-speed
Best ET: 7.49@175
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DAMIEN MCKERN

Name: Damien McKern
Occupation: Accountant/Business Owner
Vehicle: Mazda RX2 Sedan ‘GRUMP2’
Driveline: 20B, Garrett turbo, Haltech PS2000 ECU, Lenco 5-speed
Best ET: 7.77sec / 183mph
Favourite moment in the car: Winning the National Title for ST289 at the Winter Nationals with 3 consecutive 7 second passes and also racing in Christchurch  NZ with the Pac team 
Future Plans/Goals: 
Get back to running consistent mid 7s, compete at more National Title rounds and continue to enjoy Powercruise events


JAMES CANNAVO

Name: James Cannavo
Occupation: Small Business Owner - Excavation
Vehicle: Nissan Skyline R33 GTst 'TRYNC'
Driveline: RB2530, Garrett GTX turbo, MicroTech LT16C, Powerglide 2sp, Factory Nissan IRS
Best ET:  8.61 @163 
Favourite moment in the car: Running my first 8-second pass and then driving the car home
Future Plans/Goals:
Getting as close to an 8.0 in full street trim with the IRS rear end whilst still keeping the car fully street legal 


LUKE PHILPS

Name: Luke Philps
Occupation: Electrician
Vehicle: Mazda R100
Driveline: 13BBP, Garrett Turbo, Microtech LT16C ECU, C4 Auto, 9 inch Diff
Best ET: 8.71@154
Favourite moment in the car: Letting go of the transbrake button for the first time with the bump box after getting the new setup.
Future Plans/Goals:
Having a consistent 8 second race car while still being able to drive it on the street.


DOM PERRI

Name: Dom Perri
Occupation: Construction Worker
Vehicle: Mazda RX2 Coupe ‘GODRX2’
Driveline: 13BBP, Garrett Turbo, Haltech PS1000 ECU, 9-sec Jatco combo, 9 inch diff
Best ET: 8.92@150
Most memorable moment in the car: Leading the ST289 class at 2014 Sydney Jamboree before rain stopped racing
Future Plans/Goals:
Get the car to run consistent 8.80s then retire it from racing duties and focus on enjoying it on the street


 

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