BTE Car of the Week: Rick Eisenzimmer's 1940 Ford

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Car of the Week: Rick Eisenzimmer's 1940 Ford

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 Rick Eisenzimmer from Pensacola, Florida, who owns and races a 1940 Ford.

How did you get interested in drag racing?
High school 

When and where was your first drag race?
Street or strip?Lol.  First legal track was 1997 in Atmore, Alabama.

What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
1940 Ford blown altered and a 1968 Nova blown hemi.  

Does your car have a nickname?
Grumpy

What's under the hood?
510 cid 14/71 little field injected

Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Powerglide full of BTE stuff as well as converter

Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
I trust the quality of BTE parts

Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
Best in business

Who is a drag racer you look up to?
Too many to list

If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
It’s my Nova.  Always wanted it and nearly complete  

What is your proudest drag racing moment?
The attention my altered brings

Why do you race?
Good question. Takes all my money and time but nothing interests me more

What is your biggest challenge as a driver?
Time and crew

 

Posted by Amber Ambrose at 11:09 AM