Car of the Week: Ron Flood's 1972 Chevelle


Car of the Week: Ron Flood's 1972 Chevelle

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 Ron Flood from Eagan, MN, who owns and races a 1972 Chevelle.

How did you get interested in drag racing?
Always been a car guy ever since I was a kid

When and where was your first drag race?
1988, Rock Falls Raceway

What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
1972 Chevelle 383. A John Klarkowski built car

Does your car have a nickname?

What's under the hood?
383 chev

Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Converter and hard parts

Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
Quality and consistency

Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
Best in class

Who is a drag racer you look up to?
My friend Terry Haddock

If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
I already have it.

What is your proudest drag racing moment?
Any moment where one of us has won a race

Why do you race?
I hate money.

What is your biggest challenge as a driver?
None really.

Posted by Amber Ambrose at 4:35 PM