Paul Burnet


Paul has been involved in motor racing since the 70s and is sure he is still getting faster, or is it just older...?  He won the Muscle Car Under 4-1/2 litre class in the 2005/06 season. In the 2007/08 Season he came second in the Northern Muscle Cars class under 4.5.
 
Paul Burnet's Torana GTR XU-1
 
Make Holden
Model Torana GTR XU-1
Year 1972
Race Number 38
Engine Capacity  212 cubic inches
Gearbox XU-1 M21 Pfitzner Dog box
Rear Axle Borg Warner
Brakes AP Racing front, Wilwood rear
Modifications Forged rods and pistons, custom headers. Coil over shocks front and rear, custom roll bars watts linkage.
Car History Purchased as a road car without engine in Jan 2006. The build took 18 months with the cars first race being at Eastern Creek in Sydney Sept 2007.
Driver History  First race was in 1970 in a Viva GT, then in 1974 purchase a red XU-1 and raced that for a couple of years, but it blew up twice. Then in 1982 purchased an E37 Charger and raced that for about 6 years. In 1993 purchased a Strike Me Pink XU-1 and raced that until May 2006. It is currently being restored.
Occupation IT Consultant and sometimes an Accountant
Sponsors Burnet and Associates Ltd, Track Sport Engines Ltd
Business Websites Simpl an IT services company
Thanks to

Steve Mel
Marty Douglas
Jeff Sowden
Paul Morgan
Rowan Glass
Michael Bristow
Greg Edwards
Track Sport Engines Ltd