James Johnson - Mustang Motorsport

Car: 2018 ROUSH Jackhammer Colour: Orange Fury Rego: JCKHMR Lives: Bayside Relationship/family: Soon to be Married

Sporting interests/teams: My main sport interest is Motor Racing, Mainly Formula 1

Sporting interests/teams: My main sport interest is Motor Racing, Mainly Formula 1 Other Interests/hobbies: Car’s, Car’s and Photography! Favourite music: Range from Electronic to bands/ alternative tunes. favourite bands over the past few years are Foals, Tame Impala, Rufus, The Black keys, Flight Facilities Favourite place on Earth: Australia Have you got any pets? No Pets at the moment

What’s your role at Mustang Motorsports? Operations Manager, the role consists of a little bit of everything, including managing the day to day, Dealing with suppliers in the USA, Website development and Marketing, Sales and customer support to jumping on the tools if need be. Even photography and a bit of performance driving for promotional events.

How long have you worked at Mustang Motorsports? I started back in 2007 as an apprentice Mechanic and spent my years working on the vehicles and performing many Right hand driver conversions including Gen 1,4,5 & 6 Mustangs, Gen 6 Camaro’s, and the Ford GT Supercar

For anyone that doesn’t know, what is Mustang Motorsports? Mustang Motorsport is a Performance upgrade and service shop for late model mustangs. We are Australia’s only Authorised Shelby Mod shop and ROUSH Performance Vehicle builder we also have a large online store with many parts posted out Australia wide every day

How long have you had your Mustang? The Jackhammer I have had since last August, and the Ecoboost before that which I bought in August 2016.

Does it have a nickname? Probably “Hammer”

Why did you choose to buy a Mustang? I live and breathe Mustangs and it’s such a great car to drive daily they are great value for money considering what they come loaded with stock and working at MMS you can’t drive anything else!

Other than your Mustang, what has been your favourite car that you’ve owned? I still own a 350Z which I have owned since 2010 it’s a great car and is now being only used for motorsport/ fun. It’s a great drivers car. I used to own a Toyota Soarer that I Converted to manual and fitted a twin turbo 2JZ engine out of a Supra that was fun! With over 330rwkw and 900nm of torque at the wheels!

What do you like to do to unwind? Enjoy time with my soon to be wife, Go out to Restaurants and spend time with friends

Tell us something that not many people would know about you: I think this interview pretty much tells you a lot of things that people wouldn’t know.

Anything else you’d like to share? I have been obsessed with Cars my whole life so I’m very thankful to have a career in an industry where I get to play with cars every day. And share that with others.

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