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 Kenneth Jordan from Huxley, Texas, who owns and races a 1969 Chevrolet Nova.
How did you get interested in drag racing?
From my uncle back in the early 80s
When and where was your first drag race?
1986 at Hallsville Raceway
What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
1969 Chevrolet Nova
Does your car have a nickname?
What's under the hood?
572 Blown alcohol Hemi
Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Baddest Powerglide made: 1.69 first gear
Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
It’s a reliable part that is well made and you don’t have to worry about it.
Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
Next Level Equipment
Who is a drag racer you look up to?
Stevie Fast. I would really like to meet him and ask him some questions.
If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
That’s a hard one. Maybe this drivetrain in a ‘67 Nova.
What is your proudest drag racing moment?
Getting to meet people and letting kids sit in my car to take a picture. The smiles it puts on their faces is priceless.
Why do you race?
The excitement and friendships made at the track.
What is your biggest challenge as a driver?
Finding time to go racing as much as I want.