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 Earl Schexnayder from Arnaudville, LA, who owns and races a 2000 Ford Mustang Cobra.
How did you get interested in drag racing?
As soon as I started driving...I started racing! I still have my 1st vehicle! 1969 F100 since 1985
When and where was your first drag race?
Eunice Raceway in LA, now closed
What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
2000 Ford Mustang Cobra
Does your car have a nickname?
What's under the hood?
Ford Boss 429
Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Reid TH400 case, 2.10 planetary from BTE, billet intermediate drum and clutches, billet intermediate shaft, deep aluminum pan, front pump, and hardened input shaft and drum
Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
Been dealing with them for 20 years! Great products, prices, and service.
Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
Quality race parts
Who is a drag racer you look up to?
If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
What is your proudest drag racing moment?
Finishing Dragweek 2018
Why do you race?
Love of the sport
What is your biggest challenge as a driver?
Dealing with the HEAT in south Louisiana!!