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Car of the Week: Jared Pennington's 1972 Chevrolet 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 Jared ‘Big Jed’ Pennington from Fultondale, Alabama, who owns and races a 1972 Chevrolet Nova. How did you get into drag racing? My dad got me started at the age of 13. When and where was your first drag race? Lassiter Mountain Dragway in 1984 What model/year do you race now? 1972 Chevrolet... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Thursday, April 11, 2019

Car(s) of the Week: Philip Cromer's 1970 Nova & 1990 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 Philip Cromer from Kentucky, who owns and races a 1970 Nova and a 1990 Nova. How did you get into drag racing? Thanks to my dad. When and where was your first drag race? 1992 in Clay City, Kentucky What model/year do you race now? A 1970 Nova and a 1990 Nova. Does your car have a nickname? No.... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Car of the Week: Mark Rapp's 1970 Nostalgia Pro Stock 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 Mark Rapp from SoCal (soon moving to Prosper, Texas), who owns and races a 1970 Nostalgia Pro Stock Nova. How did you get into drag racing? When I was about 7 years old, we had neighbors move in that raced drag boats, and down the street was a Super Stock racer and they both let me hang out and watch. I've been... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, April 1, 2019

Car of the Week: Keith Morton'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 Keith Morton from Hope, Arkansas, who owns and races a 1986 Ford Mustang. How did you get into drag racing? My girlfriend (now wife) worked front gate at my local track. I started going all the time and had to have a car of my own! When and where was your first drag race? May 4th, 2013 at Prescott Raceway ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Friday, March 22, 2019

Car of the Week: Scott Wallace's 1978 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 Scott Wallace from Grand Prairie, Texas, who owns and races a 1978 Chevy Malibu.  How did you get into drag racing? My dad, uncles, brothers and brother-in-law all race and got me into it. Where was your first drag race? At the now-closed Texas Raceway in Kennedale.   What model/year do you race... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Car of the Week: Robert High's 1996 Camaro Z28

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 High from Mayfield, Kentucky, who owns and races a 1996 Camaro Z28. How did you get into drag racing? It’s always been in my blood from a young age. When and where was your first drag race? Sikeston, MO. Late 1980’s. What model/year do you race now? 1996 Camaro Z28 Does your car... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Car of the Week: Tim Walker's 1972 Chevrolet 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 Tim Walker from Grand Prairie, Texas, who owns and races a 1972 Chevrolet Nova. How did you get into drag racing? My dad was a drag racer. When and where was your first drag race? Texas Raceway in Kennedale, TX. What model/year do you race now? 1972 Chevrolet Nova Does your car have a nickname? No.... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Car of the Week: Sean Stearns' 1978 Chevrolet 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 Sean Stearns from Owasso, Oklahoma, who owns and races a 1978 Chevrolet Malibu. How did you get into drag racing? My family has always been a car family. When and where was your first drag race? 1992 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  What model/year do you race now? 1978 Chevrolet Malibu Does your car have a... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Car of the Week: Greg Kildow's 1965 Chevy Malibu Station Wagon

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Greg Kildow from Benton, Kentucky, who owns and races a 1965 Chevy Malibu Station Wagon. How did you get into drag racing? My cousin and I started racing a 1967 GTX in 1985 at Sikeston. When and where was your first race? The first race I actually drove the car was in Newport, AR in ‘85. What model/year do you... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Car of the Week: Jason Wicker's 1971 Chevy 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 Jason Wicker from Clayton, North Carolina, who owns and races a 1971 Chevy Nova. How did you get into drag racing? My dad got me involved. When and where was your first drag race? Benson Dragstrip in 1993 What model/year do you race now? 1971 Chevy Nova Does your car have a nickname? Little Haywire... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Car of the Week: Logan Martin's 1971 Ford Maverick

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Logan Martin from Waynesboro, Virginia, who owns and races a 1971 Ford Maverick. How did you get into drag racing? My dad has been drag racing since I was a toddler so I grew up around it. When and where was your first race? When I was 7 years old, I raced a Junior dragster at Eastside Speedway. What model/year do you... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Car of the Week: Jim Saunders' 1991 Ford Mustang GT

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Jim Saunders from Virginia, who owns and races a 1991 Ford Mustang GT. How did you get into drag racing? Went to a drag race in 1983 with my boss at Maryland International Raceway and was “bitten by the bug” right away! When and where was your first race? Maryland International Raceway in Budds Creek,... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, January 14, 2019

Car of the Week: Afton Swanson's 2015 Spitzer Top Dragster

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Afton Swanson from Denver, Iowa, who owns and races a 2015 Spitzer Top Dragster. How did you get into drag racing? My dad took me to Jr. drag racing at the local track (North Iowa Dragway). When and where was your first race? North Iowa Dragway, formerly Humboldt County Dragway, in June 2000.  What model/year do... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, January 7, 2019

Car of the Week: Shane Braxton's 1988 Ford Mustang

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Shane Braxton from Scranton, South Carolina, who owns and races a 1988 Ford Mustang. How did you get into drag racing? My dad has been racing since before I was born. I grew up around it and always have enjoyed racing. Where was your first race? Darlington Dragway in Hartsville, SC What model/year do you race now? ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Thursday, December 20, 2018

Car of the Week: Jeff Ferguson's Chevrolet Chevy II 1965

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Jeff Ferguson from Olive Branch, Mississippi, who owns and races a Chevrolet Chevy II 1965. How did you get into drag racing? I discovered Lakeland Dragstrip as a teenager—the last 3 years they were open ‘77-’79. I’ve been hooked ever since. When and where was your first race? Around 1980 in Blue... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Friday, November 30, 2018

Car of the Week: John Molyneux's 1972 Chevy Nova

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring John Molyneux from East Brunswick, New Jersey, who owns and races a 1972 Chevy Nova. How did you get into drag racing? My dad would always bring me to the Summer Nationals at Raceway Park in Englishtown, New Jersey. When was your first race? Some time around 1985. What model/year do you race now? 1972 Chevy Nova. I... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Thursday, November 29, 2018

Car of the Week: Brad Eglian's 1994 Chevy Lumina Z34

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Brad Eglian from Alexandria, Kentucky, who owns and races a 1994 Chevrolet Lumina Z34. How did you get into drag racing? Both sides in my family raced so I was born into racing—it's in my blood. When and where was your first race? First time I went down a track was in 1996 and in my 1985 Cadillac Coupe de Ville.... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, November 19, 2018

Car of the Week: Mike Tali's 2001 Chevy S10

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Mike Tali from Zephyrhills, Florida, who owns and races a 2001 Chevy S10. How did you get into drag racing? I grew up in the Detroit-area in the 60s and 70s. It was a must to be into drag racing and muscle cars. Where was your first race? I first raced at Lakeland Dragstrip in Lakeland, Florida. What model/year do you... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, November 19, 2018

Car of the Week: Tommy Barbero's 1978 Chevy Malibu

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Tommy Barbero from Wentzville, Missouri, who owns and races a 1978 Chevy Malibu. How did you get into drag racing? Friends and family. When and where was your first race? Gateway International Raceway at Madison, IL in 1992. Ran 17.50 second in a ‘78 Malibu—but not the same one I have now. What model/year... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Car of the Week: Eric Baysinger's 1970 Chevy Nova

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Eric Baysinger from Gillete, Wyoming, who owns and races a 1970 Chevy Nova. How did you get into drag racing? My dad. Where was your first race? Sturgis Dragway What model/year do you race now? 1970 Chevy Nova Does your car have a nickname? No. What's under the hood? 565 Reher Morrison nitrous motor... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Thursday, October 25, 2018

Car of the Week: Brody Quick's 1967 Camaro

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Brody Quick from Hanceville, Alabama, who owns and races a 1967 Camaro. How did you get into drag racing? My dad has bracket raced for years. I was always at the track growing up and knew I wanted to be making laps. Got my first junior dragster and it just grew from there. When and where was your first race? Sometime in... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Thursday, October 4, 2018

Car of the Week: Lance White's 1989 Ford Mustang

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Lance White from Laurel, Delaware, who owns and races a 1989 Ford Mustang .    How did you get into drag racing? My oldest brother loves hot rods and I followed right along with him.   When and where was your first race? US 13 Dragway , Delmar, Delaware, 1996   What model/year do you... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, June 25, 2018

Car of the Week: Logan Sheffer's 1970 Monte Carlo

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Logan Sheffer from Barlow, Kentucky who owns and races a 1970 Monte Carlo.   How did you get into drag racing? My family has been racing for over 30 years.   When and where was your first race? In Gleason, Tennessee when I was 10 years old   What model/year do you race now? 1970... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Car of the Week: Brian Spear's 1937 Ford Roadster

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. This week we are featuring  Brian Spears from Newburgh, Indiana who drives one of the older race cars we’ve written about, a 1937 Ford Roadster.   How did you get into drag racing? My dad raced a 1970 Nova my entire childhood so every Saturday was spent at the race track.   Where do you live? Newburgh, Indiana ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Car of the Week: Big Ray Salyers' 1971 El Camino

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we come to you from Xenia, Ohio where Big Ray Salyers races his 1971 El Camino.   How did you get into drag racing? I grew up in the suburbs of Dayton Ohio in the 60s and 70s where fast cars were everywhere and I lived only a few miles from Kil-Kare Dragway . I had to have a fast car when I turned 16 so in 1976 I bought a 1964 Chevy II... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Car of the Week: Steven Payne's 1970 Holden HT ute

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race.  Not all of our customers come from the North American continent—in fact, we're proud to have customers all the way out in Australia ! We're excited to share today's 1 970 Holden HT ute, driven by Steven Payne, from all the way out in  Jabiru, in Australia's Northern Territory.   How did you get into drag... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Car of the Week: Craig Moar's 1984 Buick Regal

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring an Australian from Perth who races a 1984 Buick Regal that won the title of fastest Buick at Hot Rod Magazine’s Drag Week 2017 .   How did you get into drag racing? I got into drag racing due to a love of going fast as a kid. Once I got my licence I started racing my daily driver and I just got faster from... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Car of the Week: Michael Braddock's 1979 Chevy Camaro

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring a 1979 Chevy Camaro from owner/driver Michael Braddock, hailing from Kelton, Texas. You can find him and his family racing every other weekend at either at Sayre Street Races in the small Western Oklahoma town of Sayre or at Amarillo Dragway in Amarillo Texas.   How did you get into drag racing? My dad always had... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Car of the Week: John Molyneux's 1972 Chevy Nova

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring a 1972 Chevy Nova from owner/driver John Molyneux, hailing from East Brunswick, NJ.   How did you get into drag racing? My interest in drag racing stemmed from my first trip with my Dad to summer nationals at Raceway Park back in 1973 From that point I was a huge fan of Jungle Jim Liberman and Jungle Pam . ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Car of the Week: Newlywed Edition featuring Michelle and Jake

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. This week we are reaturing recent newlyweds Michelle and Jake from Lavon, Texas, who both got their love of racing from the fathers.   Racers names: Michelle Riedel and Jake Howard   Location: Lavon, Texas   Where did you first meet? It all started with a Facebook friend request since we were both racers. Then we... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Car of the Week: Billy Fuller's 1972 Plymouth Duster

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring a 1972 Plymouth Duster from owner/driver Billy Fuller, Jr. hailing from Brandon, MS.   How did you get into drag racing? I was born into drag racing.   Where do you live? Brandon, MS   When and where was your first race? My first race was in... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Car of the Week: Couples Edition featuring Steve and Nanette Place

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. This week we are featuring another one of our racing couples, Steve and Nanette Place, a husband and wife team from Springdale, Arkansas who race a 1992 Corvette.   Racers names: Steve and Nanette Place   Location: Springdale, Arkansas   Where did you first meet? We met in a martial arts class.   Who raced... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Car of the Week: Greg Pharr’s 1969 Mustang Fastback

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring a 1969 Mustang Fastback from owner/driver Greg Parr, hailing from New Orleans, LA.   When and where was your first race? I first raced my Mustang in September of 1990.   What model/year do you race now? My Mustang is a 1969 fastback that first ran 12.70's way back when at Gulfport Dragway , and over... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Car of the Week: Couples Edition featuring Larry and Anne Whitty

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. We are continuing with our couples edition this month and today we are featuring Larry and Anne Whitty, a husband and wife team from Ottawa, Canada that drive a 1964 Chevy Nova II.   Racers' names: Larry and Anne Whitty   Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada   Where did you first meet? At a friend’s house. ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Car of the Week: Couples Edition featuring Greg and Dana Dillman

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. In honor of Valentine’s and the month of love, we're featuring couples who loves to race together. Meet Greg and Dana Dillman, a husband and wife team from Greenwood, Indiana.   Racers names: Greg and Dana Dillman   Location: Greenwood, Indiana   Where did you first meet? We met in high school when I was 15... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Car of the Week: Valentine's Edition Featuring Afton and Joe Swanson

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, in honor of Valentine’s, we're featuring a couple who loves to race together. Meet Afton and Joe Swanson, a husband and wife drag racing team from Denver, Iowa.   Racers names: Afton and Joe Swanson   Location: Denver, Iowa   Where did you first meet? We both started racing at Humboldt County Dragway... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Car of the Week: Scott Compton's 1967 Chevy Camaro

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring I ndiana's Scott Compton from 1967 Camaro.   How did you get into drag racing? I've always been into performance cars and luckily decided to take it to the track.   Where do you live? Indiana   When and where was your first race? My first on-track race was at the Bunker Hill Dragstrip in... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Car of the Week: Paul Hodge's 1970 Chevrolet Nova

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring Paul Hodge's 1970 Chevy Nova.   How did you get into drag racing? Joel Moore was my neighbor when I was young and he raced. I was hooked by him.   Where do you live? I currently live on Lake Bonham, in Bonham, Texas.   When and where was your first race? My first race was at Green... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Car of the Week: Eric Carnes' 32 Bantum Altered Roadster

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring a 32 Bantum Altered roadster from owner Eric Carnes of Eastpointe, MI. How did you get into drag racing? I got into drag racing when my dad took me to my first race in the 1970s at Detroit Dragway. I was hooked!   When and where was your first race? My first car was a '69 GTO. I raced it the... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Car of the Week: Dan Simmerly and Ricky Richardson's 1962 Pontiac Catalina Chassis

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring a 1962 Pontiac Catalina Chassis car from owner/driver Dan Simmerly and co-owner Ricky Richardson, hailing from Bourbon, MO.   How did you get into drag racing? I started drag racing on the street when I was 14, in 1972. I’m 59 years old now.   When and where was your first race? My first race on a... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Car of the Week: Tim Richard's 2010 Joe Monden Monoshock Top Dragster

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring Tim Richard and his 2010 Joe Monden Monoshock Top Dragster. Tim hails from from Winnipeg, Manitoba in Canada. How did you get into drag racing? I started racing in 1989. A friend took me to drag race and after that, I was hooked.    Where was your first race? I started at my home track, the Gimli... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Car of the Week: Top Dragster Edition

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're doing something a little different—featuring a few winning racers and their cars that use our Top Dragster Powerglide transmission .   Luke Bogacki , professional drag racer, NHRA World Champion and NHRA Division 7 Super Comp Champion.   Todd Ewing, drag racer and owner of  Huntsville Engine . ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Car of the Week: David Jordan's 1977 Corvette

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring David Jordan from Greensboro, NC and his 1977 Chevy Corvette.   How did you get into drag racing? While growing up my family was into Circle Track Racing. My dad, brother and cousin all proved to be successful racers during that time. After a 10 year absence from racing, I decided to make a trip to... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Car of the Week: Kyler Smith's 1987 Chevy S10

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring Kyler Smith from Baltimore, OH and his 1987 Chevy S10.   How did you get into drag racing? I got into racing around age 13. My dad and I had just gotten a 1987 Corvette convertible project. My dad had friends that bracket raced every week and he always wanted to go watch. One day we went out on a... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Car of the Week: Mark Woods' 1972 Chevy Vega

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring Mark Woods from Cullman, Alabama, and his 1972 Chevy Vega.    How did you get into drag racing? As a youngster I always wanted to race, but it wasn't until I got out on my own that I ventured to the local drag strip.   When and where was your first race? I ran my first race around... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Car of the Week: Justin Walker's 1989 Chevy S-10

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring Justin Walker of Sarcoxie, Missouri and his 1989 Chevy S-10 PIckup.    How did you get into drag racing? My first time going to the track i was hooked! When and where was your first race?  Mokan Dragway in Joplin, MO. What model/year do you race now? 1989 Chevy S-10 Pickup, owned 16... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Car of the Week: Paul Sisco's 1963 Chevy II SS

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring Paul Sisco from Clarksville, Tennessee, and his 1963 Chevy II SS.   How did you get into drag racing? I have raced as far back as I can remember.   When and where was your first race? 1988, at Windy Hollow Dragway.   What model/year do you race now? 1963... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Car of the Week: Steve Thurman's 1969 Ford Mustang

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring Steve Thurman from Gallatin, TN and his 1969 Ford Mustang.   How did you get into drag racing? I got into racing because my dad raced back in the early years with a 65 mustang.   When and where was your first race? My first actual race at a race track was around 1986 at Music City Raceway. I raced... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Car of the Week: William Feckley's 1992 Ford Mustang Coupe

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring William Feckley from Hardin, Kentucky, and his 1992 Ford Mustang Coupe.   How did you get into drag racing?  I had a 1989 Mustang GT, stockish, and my buddy had a 1985 GMC shortbed truck. He was bound and determined to race me. His truck was built with a lot of good parts: aluminum heads, Vic Jr intake,... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Car of the Week: Jeremy and Wayne Beavin's 1955 Chevy Bel Air

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring Jeremy and Wayne Beavin from Charlestown, Indiana, and their 1955 Chevy Bel Air.   How did you get into drag racing?  Family tradition   When and where was your first race?  Ohio Valley Dragway 1998   What model/year do you race now?  1955 Chevy Bel Air   Does your car have... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, June 6, 2017