Car of the Week: Glenn McCary's 1971 Chevy Nova

Car of the Week: Glenn McCary's 1971 Chevy Nova

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 Glenn McCary from Rossville, Georgia, who owns and races a 1971 Chevy Nova.

How did you get into drag racing?
A lot of my friends and family are involved in racing and got me interested.

When and where was your first race?
I remember it like it was yesterday. 1981 at Cooper River Drag Strip driving a 1968 Mustang. 

What model/year do you race now?
1971 Chevy Nova

Does your car have a nickname?
No.

What's under the hood?
496 BBC

Which BTE products do you use in your vehicle?
Converter and transmission, both have served me well.

Why do you use BTE?
Quality parts and good customer service. Neil is a huge help.

Do you have any stories about how BTE helped you improve your racing?
They’re always there when I need them in a pinch.

Someone you look up to in racing?
Any of the small tire radial racers. Those guys continue to amaze me.

If money were no object, what would you drive?
Radial vs the World Car

What is your pre-race ritual (if you have one)?
I always say a prayer before getting in the car.

Posted by Amber Ambrose at 11:33 AM