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 Mark Blake from Prichard, WV, who owns and races a 1994 Camaro.
How did you get interested in drag racing?
My dad and family friends.
When and where was your first drag race?
What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
Does your car have a nickname?
What's under the hood?
L33 5.3, vsracing turbo.
Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Complete trans build with brake and custom BTE converter. Built by Bob Potter.
Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
BTE always has good quality products, quick response, and shipping.
Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
Responsible. Respectable. Quality.
Who is a drag racer you look up to?
Benji Mosley and Chuck Felty
If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
69 camaro, small tire. Turbo car.
What is your proudest drag racing moment?
Being with my son as he tunes cars at the track. Seeing the local guys respect him and seeing him get a following in the racing and hot rod community.
Why do you race?
To see how fast we can go on our own custom builds.
What is your biggest challenge as a driver?