Car of the Week: Couples Edition featuring Greg and Dana Dillman

Car of the Week: Couples Edition featuring Greg and Dana Dillman

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. In honor of Valentine’s and the month of love, we're featuring couples who loves to race together. Meet Greg and Dana Dillman, a husband and wife team from Greenwood, Indiana.
 
Racers names:
Greg and Dana Dillman
 
Location:
Greenwood, Indiana
 
Where did you first meet?
We met in high school when I was 15 and Greg was 16. We have been together ever since!
 
Who raced first?
Greg began racing the first year that they had Junior Dragsters.
 
Which car(s) do you drive (make/model/year)?
Greg has a 1967 Chevy Nova II, and I race a 1964 Ford Fairlane.
 
What's under the hood?
Greg’s Chevy II has a 400 cubic-inch small block engine, while my Fairlane has a 302.
 
Which BTE products do you use in your vehicle?
We have a BTE Transmission and Torque Converter.
 
How do you race together?
Greg is the driver most often and I mostly crew chief these days.
 
How do you complement each other while racing?
We do everything together and always race. Our daughter, Layla Dillman, is even in her sixth season of Junior Dragsters.
 
What does one partner do that enhances or works together with the other?
We have always helped each other do everything and we have always worked well together. From engine maintenance to assisting each other each and every run, we make it happen!
 
Do you ever race against each other?
No, we have never raced against each other.
 
Do you share the pot when one of you wins?
Yep, all goes to the same spot!
 
What's your strategy for staying a team? How do you support each other, win or lose?
We try to stay positive and make sure that we are always having fun and enjoying our time while at the track.
Posted by Amber Ambrose at 3:21 PM