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 John Schaeffer from Springfield, Missouri, who owns and races a 1999 Camaro.
How did you get interested in drag racing?
Watching NHRA growing up.
When and where was your first drag race?
Ozark raceway Park Rogersville Mo.
What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
Does your car have a nickname?
What's under the hood?
Dart LS 427 W F1X Procharger
Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
BTE clutches and 1.69 gears
Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
I can count on American made products to last
Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
Dependability, craftsmanship, and American.
Who is a drag racer you look up to?
If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
C8 twin turboed by me
What is your proudest drag racing moment?
Getting to race with my family.
Why do you race?
I have a competitive nature in me and to race with my friends.
What is your biggest challenge as a driver?
Tuning to the track at different times of the day if it's a weekend race.