BTE Car of the Week: Andrew Ellis' 1987 Chevrolet S10

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 Dragway 2010

What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
1987 Chevrolet S10 

Does your car have a nickname?
SMOKE SHOW 

What's under the hood?
SBC N/A 423

Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
1.80 straight cut PG 

Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
Good product. My truck is very reliable when double entered. 

Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
Good customer service 

Who is a drag racer you look up to?
Kevin Pollard 

If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
66 Chevy 2 

What is your proudest drag racing moment?
First win in motor mile 2015 triple tree 10k race on Sunday 

Why do you race?
To win and track family/ friends 

What is your biggest challenge as a driver?
Making a good lap after I made a bad one on my first entry

 

 

Posted by Amber Ambrose at 4:59 PM