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Car of the Week: Bill Mccarty's 1984 Dodge D150

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 Bill Mccarty from Bloomington, Indiana, who owns and races a 1984 Dodge D150. How did you get interested in drag racing? My brother took me back in 1989 and I have been hooked ever since. When and where was your first drag race? 1989 in Terre Haute, Indiana at the Terre Haute Action Dragstrip. What... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Car of the Week: Brent Lancaster's 1970 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 Brent Lancaster from Fort Worth, Texas, who owns and races a 1970 Chevy Nova. How did you get interested in drag racing? My grandpa and dad. When and where was your first drag race? Kennedale, TX in 2009 What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 1970 Nova bracket car  Does... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Car of the Week: Bill Mszyco's 1984 Monte Carlo SS

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 Bill Mszyco from Pittsburgh, PA , who owns and races a 1984 Monte Carlo SS. How did you get interested in drag racing? My uncle When and where was your first drag race? I was 10 years old at the South Mountain Raceway. What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 1984 Monte Carlo SS ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Car of the Week: Mark Blake's 1994 Camaro

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 Mark Blake from Prichard, WV, who owns and races a 1994 Camaro. How did you get interested in drag racing? My dad and family friends.  When and where was your first drag race? Tri-River Dragway  What model/year do you race now? Any special features? Camaro 1994 Does your car have a nickname?... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Car of the Week: Kenny Propst's 2015 American Dragster

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series!  This is where we feature our loyal customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Kenny Propst from Houston, Texas, who owns and races a 2015 American Dragster. How did you get interested in drag racing? My stepdad drove Top Fuel Funny Car. When and where was your first drag race? First competitive race was 2016 at Northstar Dragway in Sanger, TX.  What... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, March 9, 2020

Car of the Week: Ryan Taggart's 1967 Chevy II Wagon

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 Ryan Taggart from Brandon, MS, who owns and races a 1967 Chevy II Wagon. How did you get interested in drag racing? It’s in my blood. My dad and brother also drag race. When and where was your first drag race? Jackson International Dragway Pearl MS in 1984 What model/year do you race now? Any... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Car of the Week: Tony Tafelski's 1978 Oldsmobile Omega

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 Tony Tafelski from Toledo, Ohio, who owns and races a 1978 Oldsmobile Omega. How did you get interested in drag racing? Grew up drag racing.  When and where was your first drag race? 25 years ago at Sand Drags Milan Dragway. What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 1978... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Car of the Week: John Schaeffer's 1999 Camaro

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 John Schaeffer from Springfield, Missouri, who owns and races a 1999 Camaro. How did you get interested in drag racing? Watching NHRA growing up. When and where was your first drag race? Ozark raceway Park Rogersville Mo. What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 1999 Camaro  ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Friday, February 14, 2020

Car of the Week: Gene Sweatt's 1976 Vega

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 Gene Sweatt from Brighton, Tennessee, who owns and races a 1976 Vega. How did you get interested in drag racing? I’ve been around cars most of my adult life.  When and where was your first drag race? Lakeland in 1973 What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 23 Altered NDRl... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Friday, February 7, 2020

Car of the Week : Scott White's 1969 Chevelle

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 Scott White from Grand Junction, CO, who owns and races a 1969 Chevelle. How did you get interested in drag racing? It’s been so long I can’t remember... Where was your first drag race? Mexico. What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 1969 Chevelle. 100% street car, 100%... 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: John Upchurch's 1966 Chevy Malibu

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 Jon Upchurch from Amarillo, Texas, who owns and races a 1966 Chevy Malibu. How did you get interested in drag racing? Racing has been in my family for years! When and where was your first drag race? In 2013 at Amarillo Dragway  What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 1966 Chevy... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, January 21, 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

Car of the Week: Jeremy Lyons 1982 Chevrolet Camaro

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 Jeremy Lyons from Brandenburg, KY, who owns and races a 1982 Chevrolet Camaro. How did you get interested in drag racing? Watching my uncles with their ‘69 Camaros  When and where was your first drag race? A long time ago at US60 Raceway in Hardinsburg, KY. What model/year do you race now?... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Car of the Week: Gary Whitford Jr's 1969 Camaro Z/28

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 Gary Whitford Jr. from Hurst, TX, who owns and races a 1969 Camaro Z/28. How did you get interested in drag racing? My Father When and where was your first drag race? Age 15 at Texas Raceway  What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 1969 Camaro Z/28 Does your car have a... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Car of the Week: Ron Flood's 1972 Chevelle

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 Ron Flood from North Branch, MN, who owns and races a 1972 Chevelle. How did you get interested in drag racing? I always loved cars and I started racing as a kid. When and where was your first drag race? 1988 at Rock Falls Raceway.  What model/year do you race now? Any special... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Car of the Week: Darrell Cramer's 1966 C10

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 Darrell Cramer from Winnemucca, Nevada, who owns and races a 1966 C10. How did you get interested in drag racing? I always liked the speed and HP.  When and where was your first drag race? 25 years ago at our local airport. What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 1966... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Car of the Week: Bob Kruger 2007 Ford Crown Victoria

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 Bob Kruger from Oshkosh, Wisconsin, who owns and races a 2007 Ford Crown Victoria. How did you get interested in drag racing? My brother at age 13 and his friend Erik Johnson.  When and where was your first drag race? My first race was in my ‘84 Hurst Olds, my brother drove and won. What... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Car of the Week: Ryan Otenberger's 1968 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 Ryan Otenberger from Orlando, FL, who owns and races a 1968 Chevy Nova. How did you get interested in drag racing? Born into it.  When and where was your first drag race? National Trail Raceway, Ohio. I started going at 4 years old as a spectator, made my first pass at age 16 in 2002.  What... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Car of the Week: Wendell Kenney's 1979 El Camino

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Wendell Kenney from Midlothian, VA who owns and races a  1979 El Camino. How did you get into drag racing? A Friend Where was your first drag race? 1967 Biloxi, MS. I won my first race and I still have trophy. What model/year do you race now? 1979 El Camino Does your car have a nickname? ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, November 25, 2019

Car of the Week: Hoyt Cartwright's 1967 Camaro

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Hoyt Cartwright from Rossville, TN who owns and races a ‘67 Camaro. How did you get into drag racing? Been addicted since childhood.  Where was your first drag race? Lakeland International Raceway What model/year do you race now? ‘67 Camaro  Does your car have a nickname? O... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, November 18, 2019

Car of the Week: Vert Wallace's 1979 Chevy Malibu

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Vert Wallace from Minneapolis, Minnesota who owns and races a 1979 Chevy Malibu. How did you get into drag racing? I started with street racing and it evolved into drag racing. Where and when was your first drag race? My first race was on the street in the late ‘90s in a 1970 Cutlass on West Broadway... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Car of the Week: Calvin Reynolds' 2006 TNT Dragster

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Calvin Reynolds from Lancaster, KY who owns and races a 2006 TNT Dragster. How did you get into drag racing? I started in Jr. Dragsters when I was 11 years old. Where was your first drag race? Mountain Parkway Motorplex in Clay City, KY in the late 90s. What model/year do you race now? 2006 TNT... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Car of the Week: Rickey Greer's 1967 Chevelle

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 Rickey Greer from Advance, NC, who owns and races a 1967 Chevelle . How did you get interested in drag racing? David Spaugh and my dad When and where was your first drag race? Farmington Dragway, 10 years ago What model/year do you race now?  1967 Chevelle  Does your car have a... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Top BTE Product Picks from COTW Alumni

Are you looking to make some improvements to your car to fix an ongoing performance problem? Just shopping around for new parts and don’t know where to start? Hear from your fellow racers (our Car of the Week alumni) as they share their personal experience using BTE products in their own words. Some have picked up more speed and others just enjoyed the durability and reliability of BTE products. We’ve made sure to include their car make and model, which part they purchased, and... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Friday, October 25, 2019

Car of the Week: Phil Combs, Jr.'s 1988 Chevy S10

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Phil Combs, Jr. from Demossville, Kentucky, who owns and races a 1988 Chevy S10. How did you get into drag racing? It’s family time for us. When and where was your first drag race? Thornhill Dragstrip 2016 What model/year do you race now? 1988 Chevy S10 Does your car... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Car of the Week: Dewayne May's 1985 Chevy S-10

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Dewayne May from Heinrich, KY, who owns and races a 1985 Chevy S-10. How did you get into drag racing? Going with my dad Where was your first drag race? Knoxville Dragway  What model/year do you race now? 1985 S-10  Does your car have a nickname? Not really  What's under... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Car of the Week: Robert Woods 1964 Chevy II SS

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Robert Woods from Kansas City, Kansas, who owns and races a ‘64 Chevy II SS. How did you get into drag racing? My neighbor took me to my first drag race and from there I was hooked. Where was your first drag race? Lawrence Drag Strip in Lawrence, Kansas. What model/year do you race now? 1964 Chevy... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Car of the Week: Chad White's 1992 GMC Sonoma

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Chris White from Robertsdale, AL, who owns and races a 1992 GMC Sonoma. How did you get into drag racing? My Dad and Grandpa started racing in the 80s so I was born and raised around it. When and where was your first drag race? Atmore Dragway 2004 What model/year do you race now? 1992 GMC Sonoma  ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, September 30, 2019

Car of the Week: Rick Eisenzimmer's 1968 Nova

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Rick Eisenzimmer from Pensacola, Florida, who owns and races a 1968 Nova. How did you get into drag racing? Been racing for as long as I can remember. Competitive cars were a natural next step and I was hooked by high school. When and where was your first drag race? Atmore Dragway in the ‘90s. (First legal... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, September 23, 2019

Car of the Week : Bubba Paschal's 1986 Ford Mustang

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Bubba Paschal from Greensboro, NC, who owns and races a 1986 Ford Mustang. How did you get into drag racing? My grandpa started in the ’70s, then my uncle and dad, and now me and all of my brothers' race. When and where was your first drag race? Farmington Dragway What model/year do you race... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, September 16, 2019

Car of the Week: Kevin Fuller's 1985 Chevy S10

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Kevin Fuller from Niagara Falls, NY, who owns and races a 1985 Chevy S10. How did you get into drag racing? I grew up camping at the track with my family every weekend.  When and where was your first drag race? I started off dirt track racing in go-karts, then I switched over to Jr... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Car of the Week: Kenny Case's 1970 Nova

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Kenny Case from Norwalk, OH, who owns and races a 1970 Nova. How did you get into drag racing? Born into the sport, my dad has raced for 25+ years. When and where was your first drag race? The first race was at my home track Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, OH. I started when I was 8 years old in a Jr.... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Car of the Week: Justin Lourash's 1987 Ford Mustang Notchback

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Justin Lourash from Morristown, IN, who owns and races a 1987 Ford Mustang Notchback. How did you get into drag racing? Going to watch my dad race since I was a week old. When and where was your first drag race? 2004 at Wabash Valley Dragway in Terre Haute, Indiana. What model/year do you race now? ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Car of the Week: Andrew Ellis' 1987 Chevrolet S10

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Andrew Ellis from Evington, Virginia, who owns and races a 1987 Chevrolet S10. How did you get into drag racing? My buddy Leroy had a Nova he drove on the street/strip. I’ve always liked drag racing, so I got a good deal for a turnkey truck and trailer, and I bought it. I put a lot of time and money in it... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, August 19, 2019

Car of the Week: Lucas McKinney's 1996 Chevrolet S10

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Lucas McKinney from Elizabethton, TN, who owns and races a 1996 Chevrolet S10. How did you get into drag racing? My dad started racing when he was 20, so I pretty much grew up at a racetrack in the Southeast somewhere.  When and where was your first drag race? Bristol Dragway in 2008 What model/year... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Car of the Week: Chris Morales 1993 Chevy Silverado

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Chris Morales from Lubbock, Texas, who owns and races a 1993 Chevy Silverado. How did you get into drag racing? I've always had a passion for drag racing. My step-dad and I built this truck about 4 years and just started going to our local track, Lubbock Dragway. When and where was your first drag race? 4... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, August 5, 2019

Car of the Week: Derek Pearson's 1996 Mustang

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Derek Pearson from West Frankfort, IL, who owns and races a 1996 Mustang. How did you get into drag racing? My parents own a skating rink that is a mile from the drag strip and when I was younger I would always hear the cars racing on Friday and Saturday nights and wanted to go but couldn’t because I had... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Car of the Week: Destin Bailey's 1964 Dodge A100 Van

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Destin Bailey from Marrero, Louisiana, who owns and races a 1964 Dodge A100 Van. How did you get into drag racing? Went to the track with my dad at 6 weeks old, first national event at 3, junior dragsters at 9, and now footbrake. When and where was your first drag race? My first race was on my 9th birthday... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, July 22, 2019

Car of the Week: Scott Mills' 1994 GMC 1500

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Scott Mills from Jackson, Tennessee, who owns and races a 1994 GMC 1500. How did you get into drag racing? My dad’s best friend William West got me interested. Where was your first drag race? Jackson Dragway in Jackson, TN.  What model/year do you race now? ‘94 GMC 1500 Does your car... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Car of the Week: Todd Smith's 1991 Chevy S10

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Todd Smith from Baltimore, Ohio, who owns and races a 1991 Chevy S10. How did you get into drag racing? I always wanted to build a drag car after several attempts, marriage, my son being born, buying 2 houses my lovely wife went through some health issues and after she recovered she gave the “green... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, July 1, 2019

Car of the Week: Gary Gillion's 1986 Chevy S-10

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Gary Gillion from Winfield, Alabama, who owns and races a 1986 Chevy S-10. How did you get into drag racing? My older brother got me started. When and where was your first drag race? 1994 at Fulton Dragway What model/year do you race now? 1986 Chevy S-10 Does your car... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Thursday, June 20, 2019

Car of the Week: Martin Hagstorm Chevy Nova '69

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Martin Hagstrom from Sweden, who owns and races a Chevy Nova ‘69.   How did you get into drag racing? My brother took me to a streetrace.  When and where was your first drag race? 1998 in Malmoe with a Beetle.  What model/year do you race now? Chevy Nova ‘69 Does your car... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Car of the Week: Matt Peters' 1984 Chevy S10

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Matt Peters from Vandalia, OH, who owns and races a 1984 Chevy S10. How did you get into drag racing? My dad got me hooked as a little kid. Where was your first drag race? First time racing was at Speedworld Motorplex in Phoenix, AZ. What model/year do you race now? 1984 Chevy S10 Does your car have... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Friday, June 7, 2019

Car of the Week: Derek Fuller's 2006 Chevy Colorado

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Derek Fuller from Prattville, AL, who owns and races a 2006 Chevy Colorado. How did you get into drag racing? My dad, who has been racing since the 70s. When and where was your first drag race? 2005 Jr. Dragster competition at Montgomery Motorsports Park What model/year do you race now? 2006 Chevy... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, June 3, 2019

Car of the Week: Matt McCoy's 1986 Mustang GT

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Matt McCoy from Kettering, Ohio, who owns and races a 1986 Mustang GT. How did you get into drag racing? Mom and dad had fast cars all my life. Where was your first drag race? In Xenia, Ohio at Kilkare Dragway, but may have done a bit of street racing before that. What model/year do you race now? 1986... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Car of the Week: Jack Tarner's 1978 Mercury Zephyr Z-7

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Jack Tarner from Owasso, Ok, who owns and races a 1978 Mercury Zephyr Z-7 (and a Dodge Viper). How did you get into drag racing? Began going with my dad in the late 60s. Got interested in it with my own car in the high school drags (1980), and have been doing it on and off since. When and where was your first... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Thursday, May 2, 2019

Car of the Week: Ryan Markham's 1989 Ford Mustang coupe

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Ryan Markham from West Frankfort, Illinois, who owns and races a 1989 Ford Mustang coupe. How did you get into drag racing? My brother Ian told me about a dragstrip down the road from where we lived. I was 17 years old and bought my very first vehicle with the money I saved up. Me and a few friends went out there... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Thursday, May 2, 2019

Car of the Week: Lauren Lockhart's '67 Chevy II Nova SS

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Lauren Lockhart from Sedalia, Ketucky, who owns and races a '67 Chevy II Nova SS. How did you get into drag racing? Through my boyfriend (now husband). When and where was your first drag race? April 9th, 2011 in Gleason, TN What model/year do you race now? '67 Chevy II Nova SS Does your car... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Friday, April 26, 2019

Car of the Week: Kyle Bigley's 2002 MPR built Super Stock Firebird

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring BTE-sponsored driver Kyle Bigley from New Jersey, who owns and races a 2002 MPR built Super Stock Firebird. How did you get into drag racing? My father got me into it. When and where was your first drag race? Started at 10 years old in a half-scale junior dragster. First ever pass was at Englishtown... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, April 24, 2019