Australian Rob Campisi has been attracting a fair bit of attention lately, and for a good reason! With a 5.97@258mph pass he became the first Australian turbo car to break into the five second zone, bettering his PB shortly after with a 5.95@260mph.
Rob’s Mustang featured on the Turbosmart display at the annual MotorEx show.
With this ET, Rob sits firmly on top of the Aussie turbo ladder and is quickly closing the gap on his American counterparts. With 260mph top speed, Rob’s Mustang is already the quicket door car on the planet. (Melanie Troxel’s NHRA Promod is only 1mph slower with 259mph). Rob’s ambition is to be the fastest and the quickest in the World, and if his recent performance is anything to go by, he’s well on his way to achieve his dream.
Rob made his intentions known at the 2010 Jamboree running a 6.21 @ 237mph.
The car is powered by a water-jacketed big block Ford with conventional, older-style cylinder heads, Garrett GTX turbochargers and Moran 550lb fuel injectors. Boost control comes courtesy of Turbosmart BOVs and Wastegates.
Rob’s car in its previous colour guise – as featured in the Xtreme Street magazine.
Read a feature article on Rob’s Mustang on StangTV.com
Rob’s Mustang was originally fitted with a small block, used in his previous race car – the BWRND Cortina. Here is a photo gallery and an interview with Rob filmed during one of the initial test outings of the then brand new Mustang.