Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Gary Gillion from Winfield, Alabama, who owns and races a 1986 Chevy S-10.
How did you get into drag racing?
My older brother got me started.
When and where was your first drag race?
1994 at Fulton Dragway
What model/year do you race now?
1986 Chevy S-10
Does your car have a nickname?
No, but I would like to have one for it.
What's under the hood?
Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Why do you use BTE?
Their parts are tough as hell.
Do you have any stories about how BTE helped you improve your racing?
Great customer service. They treat the little guys just as important as the big name racers.
A drag racer you look up to?
If money were no object, what would you drive?
My little old S-10, because I built it myself.
What is your pre-race ritual (if you have one)?
Just get in and go.
Any additional comments?
Thanks to my wife for letting me do what I enjoy doing. Love you, baby.