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 Buddy Dailey from Hannibal, MO, who owns and races a 1967 Chevy Nova.
How did you get interested in drag racing?
Going to watch my dad.
When and where was your first drag race?
I-57 dragstrip in Benton, IL.
What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
1967 Chevy Nova built by Garret customs chrome moly chassis with carbon fiber interior.
Does your car have a nickname?
What's under the hood?
Aluminum 632 with 18 degree heads, single Ken Jones Performance carburetor.
Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
BTE top sportsman power glide.
Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
Because of their customer service before and after the sale.
Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
Great customer service
Who is a drag racer you look up to?
If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
I’ve dreamt about building this car for so long that it would have to be this car.
What is your proudest drag racing moment?
Winning my first drag race on Father’s Day.
Why do you race?
For the excitement of the competition.
What is your biggest challenge as a driver?
Getting the time to race.