BTE Car of the Week: Jaymes Norris' 1996 Impala SS

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Car of the Week: Jaymes Norris' 1996 Impala SS

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 Jaymes Norris from Central City, Kentucky, who owns and races a 1996 Impala SS.
 
How did you get interested in drag racing?
Raced tricycles as a child

When and where was your first drag race?
1975 in my dad's 1973 Grand Am in Mexico

What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
1996 Impala SS with a full home built roller big block

Does your car have a nickname?
Pimpala 

What's under the hood?
454 roller, 650x300, turbo 400, 3500 BTE converter

Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Converters 

Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
They don't break. That helps!

Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
Quality, service, pride

Who is a drag racer you look up to?
Don Garlits

If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
What I got, but more of it!
  
What is your proudest drag racing moment?
Winning. Any W is great.

Why do you race?
Thrill

What is your biggest challenge as a driver?
Cutting the tree

Posted by Amber Ambrose at 10:08 AM