Car of the Week: Scott Compton's 1967 Chevy Camaro

Car of the Week: Scott Compton's 1967 Chevy Camaro

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring Indiana's Scott Compton from 1967 Camaro.
 
How did you get into drag racing?
I've always been into performance cars and luckily decided to take it to the track.
 
Where do you live?
Indiana
 
When and where was your first race?
My first on-track race was at the Bunker Hill Dragstrip in the late 80s early 90s on a motorcycle.
 
What model/year do you race now?
I raced a lot on the streets in the mid- to late 80s in everything from Camaros to Chevelles, Trans Ams to Chevy II Novas and even a Buick Regal. I now race a '67 Camaro full tube chassis car.
 
What's under the hood?
A 615 c.i. BBC with a BTE Top Sportsman Powerglide.
 
Which BTE products do you use in your vehicle?
I decided to use a BTE transmission.
 
Why do you use BTE?
I chose BTE because of the great reputation and good prices.
 
If money were no object, what would you drive?
I would love to drive a Pro Mod or Top Sportsman car.
 
What is your pre-race ritual (if you have one)?
My pre-race ritual is a deep breath and a silent prayer.
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