Car of the Week: Matthew Holmes' 1974 Chevy Vega


Car of the Week: Matthew Holmes' 1974 Chevy Vega

Welcome back to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series! 


We’re excited to feature more loyal customers and drag racing fans. Today, we're highlighting Matthew Holmes from Baileyton, AL.


What model/year do you race now? 

1974 Chevy Vega


What's under the hood? Any special features?

Huntsville Engine 406 SBC

Mark Walker Custom paint 

BTE Transmission Converter 


When/where was your first race?

Baileyton Good Time Dragstrip 2015 


Why do you race?

Racing has been in my family since the 1970s. Plus, the competition is so tight, it probably kept me out of trouble in high school. 


Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?

Powerglide transmission 

388600 converter 


Why do you use BTE products? 

Hands down best customer service and products! BTE can’t be beat!


Who is a drag racer you look up to?

Adam Davis and Brad Plourd 


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

It would still be my 1974 Vega. 


What is your proudest drag racing moment?

Rebuilding nearly everything on my car with my grandfather and father. 

Posted by BTE Racing at 15:00