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, it’s all about Jerald Hicks from Flatwoods, KY and his 1992 Chevy Camaro RS.
How did you get into drag racing?
I used to weigh 800 pounds and loved racing. I lost 450 pounds and I was able race and build my first car.
When and where was your first race?
At I-64 Motorplex in Owingsville, KY around five years ago
What model/year do you race now?
1992 Camaro RS
Does your car have a nickname?
“Money for Nothing”
What's under the hood?
406 SBC, PBM aluminum heads, 14.5 compression, 682 roller, Lunati shaft, single plain intake with Bigs 950 carburetor
Which BTE products do you use in your vehicle?
8” spragless converter
Why do you use BTE?
Because BTE builds quality products and sponsors racers
Someone you look up to in racing?
If money were no object, what would you drive?
'69 Camaro pro street twin turbo car