Car of the Week: Brian Nealey's 1974 Chevrolet Vega

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race.  Let us introduce you to Brian Nealey of Darlington, SC and his ’74 Chevy Vega.

How did you get into drag racing?

My father got me started in 1998 in a JR Dragster at Darlington Dragway, my hometown track.

What model/year do you race now?

I drive a 1974 Chevrolet Vega trunk car.

Does your car have a nickname?

“Born Ugly”

What's under the hood?

SBC 383

Which BTE products do you use in your vehicle?

A stall converter and transmission

Why do you use BTE?

Because it is the best!

Someone you look up to in racing?

I look up to my father, because without him I would not be able to do what I love.

If money were no object, what would you drive?

My ‘ole Vega!

Posted by Amber Ambrose at 12:48 PM