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Drag Strip Series - AL

Welcome to our new series where we highlight drag strips all over the country. Our next stop is Alabama, where we find the home of the Tater Hauler as well as the NHRA-sanctioned track in Atmore. There are quite a number of tracks in Alabama, so just like in our first blog in the series, we narrowed it down to the four top-rated tracks, listed below. Baileyton Good Time Drag Strip - Baileyton, AL The title of the oldest drag strip on this list goes to Baileyton “Goodtime”... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Friday, January 31, 2020

Car of the Week: Donald Gertz II's 1974 Chevy Nova

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our loyal customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Donald Gertz II from Crownsville, MD, who owns and races a 1974 Chevy Nova.   How did you get interested in drag racing? When my Dad started racing around 1966. When and where was your first drag race? In the summer of 1996, when I got my license. What model/year do you race now? Any special... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, January 27, 2020

Car of the Week: Nic Gaines' 1972 Mach One

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our loyal customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Nic Gaines from Hayward, MN, who owns and races a 1972 Mach One. How did you get interested in drag racing? My stepdad, he got the whole family interested in it. When and where was your first drag race? Around 2003 at Cedar Falls Raceway. I was racing a ‘67 Mustang—I still have it.  ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, January 15, 2020

BTE 2019 Gift Guide

Wondering what to get the racer who ‘has it all?’ Check out our list of the top gifts for drag racers below.  1. Drag Racing Gloves These gloves are great for grip, control and have an SFI rating of 3.3/15. The leather pads on the palm area are great to prevent hands from slipping on the wheel in case of sweaty palms.  2. Phone car holder It’s likely that they spend a lot of time in their car traveling from one race to another. A car phone mount makes it... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Friday, December 13, 2019