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 Gerald Neace from Cynthiana, KY, who owns and races a 1969 Chevy Chevelle.
How did you get interested in drag racing?
Started racing in 1979 as a street racer then went to bracket racing around 1984
When and where was your first drag race?
1979 on the street
What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
1969 Chevy Chevelle tube chassis car
Does your car have a nickname?
What's under the hood?
565 bbc all motor no power adders
Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Trans and converter built by Neal. He’s a great person to talk to and is very knowledgeable.
Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
I’ve used others but BTE is undoubtedly the best.
Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
Reasonable dependable knowledgeable
Who is a drag racer you look up to?
If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
Turn my car into a lighter weight chromoly car
What is your proudest drag racing moment?
Just having a safe day to, at, and from the track.
Why do you race?
Gives me something to keep out of trouble at my age 57.
What is your biggest challenge as a driver?