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?
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?
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