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 Rainaldo Viruet from Pennsylvania, who owns and races a 1988 Firebird Trans Am.
How did you get interested in drag racing?
My family was a drag racing family
When and where was your first drag race?
What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
1988 Firebird Trans Am
Does your car have a nickname?
What's under the hood?
A 350 small block Turbo nitrous
Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
It's a great product
Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
Best technology equipment
Who is a drag racer you look up to?
If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
A 68 Chevelle SS
What is your proudest drag racing moment?
When I ran against my neighbor
Why do you race?
Try to break a record
What is your biggest challenge as a driver?
Break a record. I'm going to try to break the record on a small block 350 Turbo nitrous, let’s see if the Hulk will give us a surprise!