Car of the Week: Brian Stockinger's 1979 z28

Car of the Week: Brian Stockinger's 1979 z28

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. Today we're featuring Brian Stockinger from West Bend, Wisconsin, who owns and races a 1979 z28.
 
How did you get into drag racing?
My pops! It’s in our blood.
 
When and where was your first race?
1993. Great Lakes Dragaway in Union Grove, WI.
 
What model/year do you race now?
1979 z28. Had this car for 28 years now.
 
Does your car have a nickname?
The BluePrint
 
What's under the hood?
Dart 434 SBC
 
Which BTE products do you use in your vehicle?
 
Why do you use BTE?
Reliability 
 
Do you have any stories about how BTE helped you improve your racing?
My 60’ improved by nearly a tenth
 
Someone you look up to in racing?
My dad. He started all of this.
 
If money were no object, what would you drive?
1940 Willy’s gasser.
 
What is your pre-race ritual (if you have one)?
My wife straps me in.
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