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 Bousquet from Sidney, MT, who owns and races a 1977 Chevy Nova.
How did you get interested in drag racing?
Grew up watching the races at our local track.
When and where was your first drag race?
Lewistown, Montana in 1977
What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
1977 Chevy Nova
Does your car have a nickname?
What's under the hood?
428 SBC Pro Charged
Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Powerglide with all BTE parts
Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
Quality parts at a great price.
Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
Quality, friendly, knowledgeable
Who is a drag racer you look up to?
Carissa Bousquet (my wife)
If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
I own it.
What is your proudest drag racing moment?
That big ol’ trophy.
Why do you race?
For the love of it. Great people.
What is your biggest challenge as a driver?