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 Keith Morton from Hope, Arkansas, who owns and races a 1986 Ford Mustang.
How did you get into drag racing?
My girlfriend (now wife) worked front gate at my local track. I started going all the time and had to have a car of my own!
When and where was your first drag race?
May 4th, 2013 at Prescott Raceway
What model/year do you race now?
1986 Ford Mustang
Does your car have a nickname?
What's under the hood?
Snake Power 427 Small Block Ford
Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Bracket Transbrake valve, 1.98 straight cut gear set, harden turbo spline input shaft
Why do you use BTE?
Great customer service and trackside support.
Do you have any stories about how BTE helped you improve your racing?
They have good parts that keep you racing!
A drag racer you look up to?
Honestly, there are too many to name just one!
If money were no object, what would you drive?
Factory-built Cobra Jet
What is your pre-race ritual (if you have one)?
I don’t really have one.