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 Ryan Taggart from Brandon, MS, who owns and races a 1967 Chevy II Wagon.
How did you get interested in drag racing?
It’s in my blood. My dad and brother also drag race.
When and where was your first drag race?
Jackson International Dragway Pearl MS in 1984
What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
1967 Chevy II Wagon w/ big block
Does your car have a nickname?
What's under the hood?
762 Teheran Morrison w/ 3 stages of Nitrous
Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Transmissions and converters
Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
Y'all are local and have good products.
Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
Good products and people
Who is a drag racer you look up to?
If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
1967 Camaro convertible
What is your proudest drag racing moment?
Beating Key Kelley on my first street race.
Why do you race?
Because I love it.
What is your biggest challenge as a driver?
I always want to go faster.