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Car of the Week: Adam Potter'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 Adam Potter and his 1972 Chevy Nova.   How did you get into drag racing? A close friend and co-worker convinced me to take my quad out and give it a go.    When and where was your first race? 2007 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway   What model/year do you race now? ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Car of the Week: Josh Scott's 1997 Honda Civic

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 Josh Scott and his 1997 Honday Civic out of Lakewood, CO.  How did you get into drag racing? Went for the first time in high school and was instantly addicted. When and where was your first race? Legal? Bandimere Speedway, 1995 What model/year do you race now? 1997 Honda Civic Does your... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Car of the Week: Adam Boulia's 1984 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 feature  Adam Boulia of North Carolina and his 1984 Chevy Camaro .  How did you get into drag racing? My dad Where was your first race? Coastal Plains Dragway What model/year do you race now? 1984 Chevy Camaro What's under the hood? 408ci SBC, built by P&M Racing Engines in Jacksonville NC,... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Car of the Week: Bryan Yaeger's 1979 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.  Let us introduce you to  Bryan Yaeger of Lodi, Ohio and his 1979 Chevy Malibu .  How did you get into drag racing? I got into racing because my dad is into racing. Ever since I can remember, I was always at the racetrack on Saturday nights watching him race his 1974 Oldsmobile Cutlass, that we call "The Green... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Why is your car moving forward or rolling when applying the transbrake in your powerglide?

A common problem for powerglide racing transmissions equipped with transbrake valve bodies is any kind of movement when the transbrake is activated and the car is staged.  This happening during a race can often result in an instant red light and loss. Normal transbrake operation: You activate the transbrake solenoid in low gear when staging.  The solenoid pushes the brake valve to a position in the valve body that redirects fluid. Fluid rushes within the... Read More
Posted by Brandon Barrentine at Monday, February 6, 2017