BTE Car of the Week: Ryan Taggart's 1967 Chevy II Wagon

Car of the Week: Ryan Taggart's 1967 Chevy II Wagon

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?
SwampThing

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?
Buddy Hillard

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.



 
Posted by Amber Ambrose at 11:36 PM