Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, it’s all about Kevin Diaville of Port Barre, LA and his 1987 Chevy Stepside.
How did you get into drag racing?
I got into drag racing through my dad he always had a passion to go faster. I guess it runs in the blood!
When and where was your first race?
Louisiana Raceway Park in Eunice, LA
What model/year do you race now?
1987 Chevy Stepside
Does your car have a nickname?
What's under the hood?
540 Big Block Chevy
Which BTE products do you use in your vehicle?
Planetary gear set
Why do you use BTE?
A lot of good reviews!
Someone you look up to in racing?
My dad, he always pushes me to keep going!
If money were no object, what would you drive?
A '68 Nova with a bigger cubic inch motor!
What is your pre-race ritual (if you have one)?
Pray before each run down the track and thank God for my safety.