BTE Car of the Week: Kenneth Pierce's 1982 Chevy S10

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Car of the Week: Kenneth Pierce's 1982 Chevy S10

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 Pierce from Dyersburg TN, who owns and races a 1982 Chevy S10.

How did you get interested in drag racing?
Through my dad at an early age. 

When and where was your first drag race?
In the early 70s with my dad.

What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
1982 Chevy S10. 10 point cage, CalTracs, 8.8 rear, and more. 

Does your car have a nickname?
Lone Shark 

What's under the hood?
SBC 383 and a little more 

Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
BTE power glide transmission and BTE ultra bell

Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
I like your products and fast shipping 

Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
Great racing family 

Who is a drag racer you look up to?
There’s quite a few to just pick one. 

If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
COPO Camaro   

What is your proudest drag racing moment?
Watching my son make his first pass. 

Why do you race?
Love being with my family and friends. 

What is your biggest challenge as a driver?
Cutting a good light.

 

Posted by Amber Ambrose at 2:21 PM