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Car of the Week: Paul Evan's 1979 Vauxhall Viva Estate

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 Paul Evans from the United Kingdom, who owns and races a 1979 Vauxhall Viva Estate. How did you get interested in drag racing? A '70's UK car magazine called Street Machine When and where was your first drag race? 1985, Long Marston race track (later called Shakespeare County Raceway), with a... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Car of the Week: Lawton Ferreira's 1941 Willys Coupe

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 Lawton Ferreira from San Diego, California, who owns and races a 1941 Willys Coupe. How did you get interested in drag racing? Started at the engine at the age of 12 or 13 and later worked at Hawaii Raceway Park. My Dad and my brother were racers when I was young, which made me catch the racing bug.  ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Car of the Week: Rick Alford's 1967 Chevy II Nova 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 Rick Alford from Lakeland, FL, who owns and races a 1967 Chevy Nova SS. How did you get interested in drag racing? My former brother-in-law took me to the dragstrip in the 70s. When and where was your first drag race? Streets of Lakeland What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 1967... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Car of the Week: Jaymes Norris' 1996 Impala 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 Jaymes Norris from Central City, Kentucky, who owns and races a 1996 Impala SS.   How did you get interested in drag racing? Raced tricycles as a child When and where was your first drag race? 1975 in my dad's 1973 Grand Am in Mexico What model/year do you race now? Any special features? ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Car of the Week: Kenneth Jordan's 1969 Chevrolet 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 Kenneth Jordan from Huxley, Texas, who owns and races a 1969 Chevrolet Nova. How did you get interested in drag racing? From my uncle back in the early 80s When and where was your first drag race? 1986 at Hallsville Raceway What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 1969 Chevrolet Nova... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Car of the Week: Branden Maples' 1977 Hal Canode dragster

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 Braden Maples from Corryton, TN, who owns and races a 1977 Hal Canode dragster. How did you get interested in drag racing? I used to watch Gas Monkey Garage and when they raced Big Chief I asked my dad if there was anywhere close to race. He took me to Knoxville Dragstrip and there were a lot of Jr Dragsters... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Car of the Week: Jay Friedrich's 1966 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 Jay Friedrich from Mackinaw, IL, who owns and races a 1966 Chevelle. How did you get interested in drag racing? Through friends When and where was your first drag race? 1992 in Cordova, IL What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 1966 Chevelle that I race in outlaw street car races. I... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Car of the Week: Mark Kuehn's 1970 Chevy El Camino

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 Kuehn from Las Vegas, Nevada , who owns and races a 1970 Chevy El Camino. How did you get interested in drag racing? I got interested in drag racing in the mid to late 50s. My father had an ambulance and he would get paid by the local track to have his ambulance there and ever since then I’ve been... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Car of the Week: Mike Mularoni's 1968 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 Mike Mularoni from Thonotosassa, Florida, who owns and races a 1968 Camaro. How did you get interested in drag racing? My friend talked me into it. When and where was your first drag race? 2016 Gainesville Raceway What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 1968 Camaro Does your car... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Car of the week: Valentine's Day Edition (Tommy and Cindy Bash)

Getting into the spirit of Valentine’s Day we’re spotlighting a couple who have a shared love of drag racing. Forged through fire after the grief of tragically losing two beloved sons (Justy and Jonathan) and overcoming cancer and a severe accident, Tommy and Cindy Bash took to the track to keep the memory of their sons alive racing a 1980 Malibu big tire.  How did you both meet? I was a crew chief on a NASCAR Southwest tour car. When I wasn't working on the car I... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Car of the Week: Eric Pierce's 2006 Dan Page Top Dragster

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 Eric Pierce from Sutton, MA, who owns and races a 2006 Dan Page Top Dragster. How did you get interested in drag racing? I received old National Dragster issues from a cousin when I was a teenager. When and where was your first drag race? 1979 New England Dragway, once I had my drivers license What... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Car of the Week: Andrew Ellis' 1987 Chevrolet S10

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 Andrew Ellis from Evington, VA, who owns and races a 1987 Chevrolet S10. How did you get interested in drag racing? My older brother raced a little when I was younger. I always wanted to race so I saved my money and bought a truck to race.  When and where was your first drag race? New London... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, January 18, 2021

Car of the Week Submission Process

  We love to give everyone in our BTE community a chance to show off their ride every Wednesday. However, as we go through the submission process we often notice missing information, which is why your entry may not be published.  To make sure everyone has a clear picture of how it works, here’s how to properly send in your submission to guarantee your Car of the Week slot: Fill out the form We love reading what you have to say! This is the part that goes into the... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Friday, January 15, 2021

Car of the Week: Paul Vinyard's 1999 Cameron RED

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 Paul Vinyard from Albuquerque, NM, who owns and races a 1999 Cameron RED. How did you get interested in drag racing? I was born into it, my dad raced a RED, then I raced JR’s, now I have my own car.  When and where was your first drag race? Probably Alamo City Motorplex in San Antonio when I... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Car of the Week: Kevin Warren's 1972 Chevrolet 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 Kevin Warren from Milan,Tennessee, who owns and races a 1972 Chevrolet Nova. How did you get interested in drag racing? My father When and where was your first drag race? Jackson Dragway in Jackson, TN.  What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 1972 Chevrolet Nova Does your... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Car of the Week: Joey Cram's 1977 Tube Chassis 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 Joey Cram from Santa Fe, Texas, who owns and races a 1977 Tube Chassis Vega. How did you get interested in drag racing? My cousin Frank when I was about 10 years old  When and where was your first drag race? Houston Raceway Park 1982-ish What model/year do you race now? Any special features? ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Car of the Week: Sam Freeman's A Fuel FED (2018)

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 Sam Freeman from Hertfordshire, UK, who owns and races an A Fuel FED (2018). How did you get interested in drag racing? From a UK magazine in the Sunday newspaper. When and where was your first drag race? 1970 What model/year do you race now? Any special features? A Fuel FED built in 2018. Crashed it... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, December 21, 2020

Car of the Week: Lloyd Kreklewich's 1997 Chevy Cavalier

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 Lloyd Kreklewich from Regina, SK, Canada who owns and races a 1997 Chevy Cavalier. How did you get interested in drag racing? I grew up with cars and liked it. When and where was your first drag race? Saskatoon in the 1980’s What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 1997 Chevy... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Car of the Week: Rick Alford's 1967 Chevy II Nova 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 Rick Alford from Lakeland, FL, who owns and races a 1967 Chevy II Nova SS. How did you get interested in drag racing? Racing event in 1972 When and where was your first drag race? Street racing in Lakeland, FL, back in 1975 What model/year do you race now? Any special features? Chevy II Nova... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Car of the Week: Bill Becker's 1933 Willys Sedan Delivery

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 Becker from Paso Robles, CA, who owns and races a 1933 Willys Sedan Delivery. How did you get interested in drag racing? We had a drag racer that lived next door when I was a kid in Southern California. I got to go with him to the tracks and have wanted to pursue it since then.  When and where... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Car of the Week: Billy Ferguson's 1969 Camaro 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 Billy Ferguson from Carleton, Michigan, who owns and races a 1969 Camaro SS. How did you get interested in drag racing? My dad used to race which got me interested, and once I started racing I was hooked. When and where was your first drag race? I did a lot of street racing when I was about 17-years-old... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Car of the Week: William Orozco's 7.0 Pro Funny Car

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 William Orozco from Las Vegas, NV, who owns and races a 7.0 Pro Funny Car. How did you get interested in drag racing? Through my brother-in-law back in the 60s When and where was your first drag race? Lions Drag Strip What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 7.0 Pro Funny Car Does... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Car of the Week: Cory Berge's 1981 Toyota Starlet

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 Cory Berge from Phelan, California, who owns and races a 1981 Toyota Starlet. How did you get interested in drag racing? Grew up around it then decided to take a chance offroad. Then I noticed the urge to go faster was there, so I decided it was time to buy a car. When and where was your first drag race? ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Car of the Week: Kyle Fritz's 1989 Pontiac Firebird

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 Kyle Fritz from Mesa, Arizona, who owns and races a 1989 Pontiac Firebird. How did you get interested in drag racing? My father has been a drag racer for 30+ years. I can’t remember a time when I wasn't interested in drag racing! This has truly become my life.  When and where was your... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Car of the Week: Kaleb Hall's 1966 Ford Falcon

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 Kaleb Hall from Omaha, Nebraska, and his 1966 Ford Falcon. How did you get interested in drag racing? My grandfather and father were racing long before I was born, so I was brought up around cars.  When and where was your first drag race? The first drag race I attended was at Nebraska Motorplex in... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, October 5, 2020

Car of the Week: Gerald Neace's 1969 Chevy 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 Gerald Neace from Cynthiana, KY, who owns and races a 1969 Chevy Chevelle. How did you get interested in drag racing? Started racing in 1979 as a street racer then went to bracket racing around 1984  When and where was your first drag race? 1979 on the street  What model/year do you race... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Car of the Week: Kent Newsome's ProCharged Dragster

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 Kent Newsome from Forest Hill, MD, who owns and races a ProCharged Dragster. How did you get interested in drag racing? Mechanical curiosity  When and where was your first drag race? Summer Nationals in Englishtown What model/year do you race now? Any special features? Procharged small block... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Car of the Week: Scott Mills' 235" Worthy Dragster

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 Mills from Jackson, TN, who owns and races a 235” Worthy Dragster. How did you get interested in drag racing? My dad and his best friend both raced and so I was raised around it.  When and where was your first drag race? Jackson Dragway What model/year do you race now? Any special... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose

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 Eagan, MN, who owns and races a 1972 Chevelle. How did you get interested in drag racing? Always been a car guy ever since I was a kid When and where was your first drag race? 1988, Rock Falls Raceway What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 1972 Chevelle 383. A John... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Friday, September 4, 2020

Car of the Week: Tiaan van der Merwe's Chevy S10

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 Tiaan van der Merwe from South Africa, who owns and races a Chevy S10. How did you get interested in drag racing? I have been a Petrol Head ever since I was a boy. It first started with street drags and from there the passion just got bigger. When and where was your first drag race? In 1993 on a small... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Friday, August 28, 2020

Car of the Week: Rainaldo Viruet's 1988 Firebird Trans Am

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 Rainaldo Viruet from Pennsylvania, who owns and races a 1988 Firebird Trans Am. How did you get interested in drag racing? My family was a drag racing family When and where was your first drag race? Puerto Rico  What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 1988 Firebird Trans Am ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Car of the Week: David Hollis' 1979 Chevy 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 David Hollis from Dyer, TN, who owns and races a 1979 Chevy C10. How did you get interested in drag racing? As a kid, my cousin gave me his old Hot Rod magazines. That was it!  When and where was your first drag race? Mid-South Dragway, spring 2018 What model/year do you race now? Any special... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, August 19, 2020

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

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 Fuller from Fyffe, Alabama, who owns and races a 1985 Chevy S10. How did you get interested in drag racing? I had 2 uncles in 1972 that had GTO’s and would carry us to the track when I was 9 years old. It gets in the blood! When and where was your first drag race? On the street. We did a lot... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Car of the Week: Mark Guinn's 1980 Chevy Monza

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 Guinn from Washington, WV, who owns and races a 1980 Chevy Monza.    How did you get interested in drag racing? I was born into it. My father is a long time racer.  When and where was your first drag race? Eldora Dragway, Fairmont, WV, 1992 What model/year do you race now? Any... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Car of the Week: Brian Wulff's 1987 Pontiac Trans Am

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 Brian Wulff  from Charles City, Iowa, who owns and races a 1987 Pontiac Trans Am. How did you get interested in drag racing? My dad When and where was your first drag race? NEITA Raceway in Cedar Falls, Iowa What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 1987 Pontiac Trans Am ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Friday, July 24, 2020

Car of the Week: Rob Kruger's 2007 Police Interceptor

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 Rob Kruger  from Oshkosh, Wisconsin, who owns and races a 2007 Police Interceptor. How did you get interested in drag racing? My brother, friends, and Eric. Racing is just in my blood and it helps keep kids out of trouble.  When and where was your first drag race? I'd say it's hard to... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Car of the Week: Jacob Dufrene's 2001 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 Jacob Dufrene from Lockport, LA, who owns and races a 2001 Camaro. How did you get interested in drag racing? Family  When and where was your first drag race? No Problem Raceway What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 2001 Camaro Does your car have a nickname? Ironman ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Car of the Week: Rory Vick's 1972 Rally 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 Rory Vick from Riley Township, Michigan, who owns and races a 1972 Rally Nova. How did you get interested in drag racing? As a kid in the 70s  When and where was your first drag race? First time I drag race at track was around 2004 at The Ubly Dragway  Ubly  Michigan.  What... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Car of the Week: Rich Reed's 1966 Chevelle Super Sport.

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 Rich Reed from Champaign Illinois, who owns and races a 1966 Chevelle Super Sport. How did you get interested in drag racing? Went to a drag strip with friends and family at a young age...I should have stayed home, lol! When and where was your first drag race? 1986 Coles County dragway in Charleston... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Car of the Week: Mandi DeLarec's 1991 Mustang

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 Mandi DeLarec from Akron, OH, who owns and races a 1991 Mustang. How did you get interested in drag racing? My father, uncle and sister all race. When and where was your first drag race? Dragway 42 when I was really young. My first race competing was at Summit Motorsports Park. What model/year do... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Car of the Week: John Jeffries' 2001 Chevy S10

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 Jeffries  from Belle Vernon, PA, who owns and races a 2001 Chevy S10. How did you get interested in drag racing? Former Aviation Mechanic in the military. We used to drag race on the runway when we had the chance.  When and where was your first drag race? Fort Hood Texas, 1984 What... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Car of the week: Buddy Dailey's 1967 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 Buddy Dailey from Hannibal, MO, who owns and races a 1967 Chevy Nova. How did you get interested in drag racing? Going to watch my dad. When and where was your first drag race? I-57 dragstrip in Benton, IL. What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 1967 Chevy Nova built by Garret... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Car of the Week: Cody Graham's 2000 Chevy S10

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 Cody Graham from Forrest City, Arkansas, who owns and races a 2000 S10. How did you get interested in drag racing? My uncle raced.    When and where was your first drag race? 1998 Jackson Dragway.     What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 2000 S10, 1969... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Car of the Week: Dan Thacker's 1962 Chevy II 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 Dan Thacker from Ashland, KY, who owns and races a 1962 Chevy II Nova. How did you get interested in drag racing? My dad got me into hot rods when I was a kid, then I got competitive with it as I got a little older. Then came the nitrous and I was hooked. When and where was your first drag race? My first... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Car of the Week: Robert Prough's 2004 Mazda RX8

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 Robert Prough from Greencastle, Missouri, who owns and races a 2004 Mazda RX8. How did you get interested in drag racing? My older brother. When was your first drag race? When I was 16 years old. What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 2004 Mazda RX8 Does your car have a... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Car of the Week: Jim Blalock's 1994 Chevrolet S10

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 Jim Blalock from Abbeville, AL, who owns and races a 1994 Chevrolet S10. How did you get interested in drag racing? I lived close to our local drag strip Big A Dragway where we used to stand in the yard and listen to the cars. When I became older we would go watch and I always liked anything fast and loud. ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, May 11, 2020

Car of the Week: Ben Partlow's 2016 Mega Truck

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 Ben Partlow from Askov, MN, who owns and races a 2016 Mega Truck. How did you get interested in drag racing? I saw it on tv as a kid. Got into drag racing as a kid which progressed into dirt track racing, and now mud drags/hill in a hole mega truck racing. When and where was your first drag race? 1999... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Car of the Week: Cody Spears' 2001 Pontiac Formula

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 Cody Spears from Mount Carmel, TN, who owns and races a 2001 Pontiac Formula. How did you get interested in drag racing? Started going to the track as a kid with my grandparents.  When and where was your first drag race? Cherokee Dragway 2005 What model/year do you race now? Any special... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Car of the Week: Glenn Evans' 1977 Ford F150

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 Glenn Evans  from McDonough, GA, who owns and races a 1977 Ford F150. How did you get interested in drag racing? Grandpa and family When and where was your first drag race? In the 80s on the streets What model/year do you race now? Any special features? 1977 (Converted mudtruck) F150 Does... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, April 22, 2020

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