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 Brooks Stevens of Alabama and his 1993 Fox Body Ford Mustang.
How did you get into drag racing?
Went local track to watch and ended up racing my car that night. I’ve been hooked ever since. I still have that car too. My son drives it.
When and where was your first race?
It was in 1989 at Green Valley Dragway in Glenco, Alabama.
What model/year do you race now?
A 1993 Fox body Ford Mustang
Does your car have a nickname?
“The black car”
What's under the hood?
Which BTE products do you use in your vehicle?
All transmission internals, torque converter and trans shield
Why do you use BTE?
Customer service and the support given to the racers is awesome. For example, the sponsorship of the World Footbrake Challenge.
Someone you look up to in racing?
Jared Pennington is a class act and has done so much for the footbrake racers.
If money were no object, what would you drive?
The car I have now!
What is your pre-race ritual (if you have one)?
Really don't have one, but I do the same thing every week in the same order when I get to the track.