Car of the Week: Greg Woolard’s 1965 Ford Mustang

Car of the Week: Greg Woolard’s 1965 Ford Mustang

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 Greg Woolard of Parkersburg, West Virginia and his 1965 Ford Mustang
 
How did you get into drag racing?
My father raced a little when I was growing up. I remember attaching a tow bar from the family wagon to the Mustang and heading to the strip.
 
When and where was your first race?
My first pass down the track was in 1999 at Kanawha Valley Dragway.
 
What model/year do you race now?
1965 Mustang
 
Does your car have a nickname?
Old Red
 
What's under the hood?
347 CID SBF, Edelbrock Vic Jr heads, solid roller, Vortech YSI with a Mark Sullens Blow Through carburetor on E85.
 
Which BTE products do you use in your vehicle?
Powerglide parts, input shaft, 1.80 straight cut planetary, valve body, aftermarket pan, clutch hub, bands, seals and gaskets.
 
Why do you use BTE?
My transmission guy is also a racer and he uses BTE.
 
Someone you look up to in racing?
Bill Glidden
 
If money were no object, what would you drive?
Pro Mod Mustang with a screw blown engine.
 
What is your pre-race ritual (if you have one)?
Before a pass, I take a moment of silence and thank God for all I have and ask Him to watch over me.
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