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 Alan Stiverson from Hudson Michigan, who owns and races a 1977 AMC Pacer Wagon.
How did you get interested in drag racing?
I have been involved in some type of racing most of my life. My son actually got me to race at a track.
When and where was your first drag race?
US 131 in Martin, Michigan
What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
1977 AMC Pacer Wagon with nitrous
Does your car have a nickname?
Drag n Wagon II
What's under the hood?
SBC 385 stroker on a 150 shot
Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Not at the moment but perhaps in the future.
Who is a drag racer you look up to?
If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
My current car
What is your proudest drag racing moment?
When I smoked a Dodge Hellcat at TVRP with my home built pacer wagon.
Why do you race?
For the fun,adrenaline and mostly for the fans
What is your biggest challenge as a driver?
Doing everything by myself.