Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Justin Lourash from Morristown, IN, who owns and races a 1987 Ford Mustang Notchback.
How did you get into drag racing?
Going to watch my dad race since I was a week old.
When and where was your first drag race?
2004 at Wabash Valley Dragway in Terre Haute, Indiana.
What model/year do you race now?
1987 Ford Mustang Notchback
Does your car have a nickname?
What's under the hood?
331 CI Ford
Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Why do you use BTE?
Fantastic products and great customer service.
Do you have any stories about how BTE helped you improve your racing?
BTE helped me get a torque converter that would work with my combo to improve low-end power as well as overall performance.
A drag racer you look up to?
My dad, without him I wouldn’t be competing and winning big races.
If money were no object, what would you drive?
2019 Cobra Jet Mustang
What is your pre-race ritual (if you have one)?
Don’t really have a pre-race ritual but just make sure to stay in my routine.