Car of the Week: Fabian Goldbert's 1970 Chevrolet El Camino

Car of the Week: Fabian Goldbert's 1970 Chevrolet El Camino

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, we're featuring Fabian Goldbert from Rotorua, New Zealand and his 1970 Chevrolet El Camino.
 
How did you get into drag racing?
It was a passion, deep within, that managed to surface with age and maturity (and money!).
 
When and where was your first race?
1981, at Meremere, South Auckland, New Zealand
 
What model/year do you race now?
1970 Chevrolet El Camino 
 
Does your car have a nickname?
The Elky
 
What's under the hood?
Steve Schmidt 632 Nitrous Engine 1800HP. Haven't used the bottle yet. 1330 HP on Q16 running 7.74 at 172.8.
 
Which BTE products do you use in your vehicle?
BTE Powerglide
 
Why do you use BTE?
I've had my eye on BTE for a while, and just installed it to run this season.
 
Someone you look up to in racing?
Force Racing Team
 
If money were no object, what would you drive?
My El Camino with 3,500 HP.
 
What is your pre-race ritual (if you have one)?
Take a moment for myself.
Posted by Amber Ambrose at 3:12 PM