BTE Racing Drag Car of the Week: 1971 Chevy Nova

Car of the Week: Jason Wicker's 1971 Chevy Nova

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 Jason Wicker from Clayton, North Carolina, who owns and races a 1971 Chevy Nova.

How did you get into drag racing?
My dad got me involved.

When and where was your first drag race?
Benson Dragstrip in 1993

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

Does your car have a nickname?
Little Haywire

What's under the hood?
406 sbc

Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
I use BTE’s 1.80 planetary, sportsman transbrake, billet clutch hub, input shaft, and deep pan.

Why do you use BTE?
Price and quality.

Do you have any stories about how BTE helped you improve your racing?
No more broken planetaries since I switched to BTE!

A drag racer you look up to?
My dad.

If money were no object, what would you drive?
Pro Mod ‘41 Willys

What is your pre-race ritual (if you have one)?
Loading the family in the truck.

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