Car of the Week: Darrell Holstion's 1965 Chevy II

Car of the Week: Darrell Holstion's 1965 Chevy II

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, it’s all about Darrell Holstion of  West Virginia and his 1965 Chevy II.

How did you get into drag racing?

My dad and grandfather did it, so it was in my blood to drive a race car.

When and where was your first race?

2007 at Kanawha Valley Dragway

What model/year do you race now?

1965 Chevy II

What's under the hood?

406 SBC backed with a powerglide

Which BTE products do you use in your vehicle?

Torque converter

Why do you use BTE?

Because they're the best!

Someone you look up to in racing?

My dad

If money were no object, what would you drive?


What is your pre-race ritual (if you have one)?

I put my right shoulder belt on first, then my lap belts, then my crotch belt. After that, I put my left shoulder belt on. I put my right glove on before my left as well.

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