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Heads Up: What's Happening at BTE

It's a good week over here at BTE. We're letting people know about our Top Dragster Powerglide , designed for high horsepower applications in vehicles that require the "shorty" length. Here's what we've been talking about:   Our  By the Numbers breakdown on the Top Dragster Powerglide. A  list of racers we love that use the Top Dragster in their cars.   Finally, we always like to celebrate the latest wins... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Thursday, October 19, 2017

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

By the Numbers: Why We Love Our Top Dragster Powerglide

We're celebrating our Top Dragster Powerglide  this week, singing the praises of the perfect transmission for dragsters and monster trucks . Here's a rundown on the numbers for this versatile transmission designed for rear engine dragsters. By the numbers: Number of people it takes to build one: Two—one builder, and one tester. Average time it takes to assemble one Top Dragster: Two hours Horsepower capacity: Up to 2400 HP ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Car of the Week: Richard Goins' 2006 DFS Undercover 245'' 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.  Let us introduce you to Richard Goins of Tennessee and his 2006 DFS Undercover Dragster . How did you get into drag racing? I raced motorcycles in the 90s. A Good friend of mine, Jeff Campbell, called me in August of 2004 and asked me to drive a door car he had just bought. Fast forward to 2017 and here I am,  a complete addict. ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Car of the Week: Jeffrey Ferree & Richard Whitaker's 1980 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.  Let us introduce you to Jeffrey Ferree and Richard Whitaker of IN and their 1980 Chevy Camaro . When and where was your first race? The first race was at Chandler Raceway Park in 1974, right when bracket racing started. What model/year do you race now? 1980 Camaro built by myself and my brother-in-law. Does your car have a... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Thursday, February 2, 2017

Car of the Week: "Shock & Awe" Electric Motor '03 Pontiac Firebird

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, it’s all about  ‚Äč Pat McCue of Washington state , his team of high school students and their record-breaking electric-motor Firebird. How did you get into drag racing? I am new to the sport of drag racing, other than going with my brother a few times when I was younger to watch.  As a high school auto shop... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, October 12, 2016