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By the Numbers: Top Sportsman Powerglide

Our Top Sportsman Powerglide gets a lot of love from the best racers, and for good reason; it's our most powerful transmission, and an investment racers make when they want to get serious about winning and making the most out of the cars and trucks they put so much love and energy into.   There was a time before every successful racer with a Top Sportsman reaped the benefits and made the change. Maybe 2018 is the right time to make the switch if you haven't... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Car of the Week: Regan Leslie's Plueger Chassis 125-inch Altered 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 Regan Leslie from Geelong, Victoria in Australia, and his Plueger Chassis 125-inch Altered Dragster.   How did you get into drag racing? I started as a crew member on a Top Fuel team that my friend owned.   When and where was your first race? First race was Calder Park Raceway in Melbourne... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, October 11, 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: Bobbie Rader's 1970 Chevelle + A Big Announcement

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 Bobbie Rader of NCK Racing out of Willow Springs, MO and her 1970 Chevelle .  On top of being our Car of the Week, Bobbie has recently joined the BTE roster of sponsored racers throughout the United States. Bobbie races alongside her daughter, Krysta, to form a most dynamic duo. Read more about the family legacy... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Car of the Week: Jeff Barnes' 1965 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. Meet Jeff Barnes, proud owner and racer of today's featured 1965 Chevy Nova with a killer paint job. You can find him racing near his hometown of Rochester, WA. How did you get into drag racing?  My dad When and where was your first race?  Mission B.C. in 1993  What model/year do you race now?  1965 Nova ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Car of the Week: Wendell Dunaway's 1956 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, it’s all about  ‚Äč Wendell Dunaway  of North Richland Hills, TX  and his  1956 Chevy Bel Air . How did you get into drag racing? In 1972, my dad had me going to a local track “Green Valley,” in the city that I live in now when I was only eight years old. I grew up watching Don Garlits, Don... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, September 13, 2016