Bright unveils MEGA Racing Falcon

  • Virgin Australia Supercars Championship
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  • 15/02/2017
  • By Lewis Isaacs

Supercars veteran Jason Bright has taken the wraps off his #56 MEGA Ford Falcon ahead of his racing return for Prodrive Racing (Australia).

Bright unveiled the new look alongside new co-driver, 2016 Dunlop Super2 Series winner, Garry Jacobson.

"The car looks fantastic," said Bright.

"The front of the car looks quite aggressive and should stand out on the track. The colours of the MEGA Fuels logo makes for a great race livery."

After seven years in Brad Jones Racing Holdens, Bright drove Jacobson's Super2 FG X Falcon at the end of 2016 in preparation for the new season.

"The car didn't do anything surprising but it was quite different to what I'm used to," he added.

"Having said that I was comfortable in the car quite quickly and that will only improve when it is set up to my specifications.

"How the car behaves will obviously be different again when we go to Sydney Motorsport Park for the test day as well, particularly with the introduction of the new tyre construction so it'll be a lot to acclimatise to on one day but I'm confident that I'll be ready to take on Clipsal by the end of it."

Jacobson's elevation will mark his Pirtek Enduro Cup and Virgin Australia Supercars Championship debut.

"It's an honour to be given the opportunity to drive alongside Brighty in the Supercars main series as a co-driver," said Jacobson.

"It's exciting for me to gain even more experience in these cars and it shows that the team and Tim (Edwards, Team Principal) trust in my ability and trust that I can do the job on the day."

As previously confirmed, Bright will have a new engineer in Sam Potter for 2017.

during the Liqui Moly Bathurst 12HR, in Bathurst, Australia, February 15, 2017.

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