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 Jim Blalock from Abbeville, AL, who owns and races a 1994 Chevrolet S10.
How did you get interested in drag racing?
I lived close to our local drag strip Big A Dragway where we used to stand in the yard and listen to the cars. When I became older we would go watch and I always liked anything fast and loud.
When and where was your first drag race?
Probably 1976 either street or at the Big A.
What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
1994 Chevrolet S10
Does your car have a nickname?
Not really, but I refer to it as my Money Pit.
What's under the hood?
Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
Great products. Great service.
Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
Very dependable products.
Who is a drag racer you look up to?
Jeg Coughlin, I always thought he was a class act.
If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
Pro Stock S10
What is your proudest drag racing moment?
My first round win over a guy I’ve watched race and win since the 90s.
Why do you race?
For the rush, there’s nothing like it.
What is your biggest challenge as a driver?