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Summer Drag Race Roundup 2019

It’s summertime, but drag racers aren’t afraid of a little heat. We’ve rounded up the hottest races from June through August 2019—trust us, you don’t want to miss these awesome summer racing events. Skim our racing calendar below. Summer Sizzler Rockingham Dragway- Rockingham, NC Don’t have any family vacation planned yet? Take them to the summer sizzler fun for the whole family. There is a race for everyone in the family, even a parents race on... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Where to Get the Latest Drag Racing News

With thousands of drag strips across the United States (and thousands more internationally), you have to do more than check the bulletin at your local track to stay on top of the latest drag racing news. We’ve found some of the most helpful websites, podcasts, drag racing publications and discussion boards to keep you up-to-date on all things drag racing. Drag Illustrated Great source for pro stock updates, big winners, racing trends and season standings, with a mix of... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, February 12, 2019

BTE’s Year in Review

This year was one of the most exciting in company history. From annual events like the World Footbrake Challenge and the Performance Racing Industry show, to strengthening our team with additional personnel, 2018 was a year of growth for BTE. We served more customers than ever before during this year’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotions, closing our most successful drag racing parts sale since starting the company in 1996. Intense preparation and precise customer service helped... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Thursday, January 10, 2019

Heads Up: What's Happening at BTE

As we head into the weekend, we've got one thing on our minds: The BTE Southern Footbrake Challenge , happening this weekend, October 26-29 in Holly Springs, Mississippi.   With 10K races Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, in addition to a fish fry and Halloween festivities for the kids, there's plenty of incentive to show up and support your favorite racers.   As Drag Racing Scene once said, "This is not your average sportsman or high dollar... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Thursday, October 26, 2017

"Nasty Nick" Hastings Wins World Footbrake Challenge's Biggest Race

With well over 300 cars making elimination runs this past weekend at Bristol Dragway, the 11th annual BTE World Footbrake Challenge concluded in a busy and successful event for the books on Sunday.   The weekend's big winner was "Nasty Nick" Hastings, who took home $20,000 in the Yukon Gear and Axle on Saturday. Driving his Pontiac T-1000—complete with  BTE powerglide transmission and torque converter —Nick got by Chad Dotson in... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, July 10, 2017