BTE Car of the Week: Brandon Michaels' 2000 Chevy Camaro SS

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Car of the Week: Brandon Michaels' 2000 Chevy Camaro SS

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 Brandon Michaels from Bel Air, MD, who owns and races a 2000 Chevy Camaro SS.

 

How did you get interested in drag racing?
Going with friends to Cecil County Dragway on a random Friday night.

 

When and where was your first drag race?
Cecil County Dragway 2005

 

What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
2000 Chevy Camaro SS heads/cam LS1 

 

Does your car have a nickname?
No

 

What's under the hood?
Factory 5.7 ls1 with heads and camshaft

 

Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
TH400 transmission and 8" torque converter

 

Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
BTE is great to work with and their transmission/converter helped my racing program consistency.

 

Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
Top Notch Crew

 

Who is a drag racer you look up to?
Jeff Verdi

 

If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
2002 Trans Am Stock Eliminator Car  

 

What is your proudest drag racing moment?
Every win light I light up!

 

Why do you race?
For the competition and the racing family

 

What is your biggest challenge as a driver?
Competing with such talented drivers for 15+hrs a day every weekend

 

 

Posted by Amber Ambrose at 10:55 AM