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 Jeremy Lyons from Brandenburg, KY, who owns and races a 1982 Chevrolet Camaro.
How did you get interested in drag racing?
Watching my uncles with their ‘69 Camaros
When and where was your first drag race?
A long time ago at US60 Raceway in Hardinsburg, KY.
What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
1982 Chevrolet Camaro
Does your car have a nickname?
Looking for a nickname lol
What's under the hood?
Knieriem Racing Engines 565 w/single-stage fogger
Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
BTE has one tough transmission, no way we could put the power to the track without it. And, the affordability, service and customer interaction is AWESOME.
Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
Best Torque Engineering
Who is a drag racer you look up to?
If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
Pro Stock Camaro
What is your proudest drag racing moment?
2x NMCA Nitrous Pro Street Top Ten
Why do you race?
Because there is nothing like letting go of the button & I love it!
What is your biggest challenge as a driver?
Going from local racing to the NMCA Racing series