BTE Racing Drag Racing Car of the Week: 1978 Chevy Malibu

Car of the Week: Sean Stearns' 1978 Chevrolet Malibu

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and drag racing fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Sean Stearns from Owasso, Oklahoma, who owns and races a 1978 Chevrolet Malibu.

How did you get into drag racing?
My family has always been a car family.

When and where was your first drag race?
1992 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 

What model/year do you race now?
1978 Chevrolet Malibu

Does your car have a nickname?
Pepe le BU

What's under the hood?
557 BBC

Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Transmission and converter.

Why do you use BTE?
Great quality and American-made!

Do you have any stories about how BTE helped you improve your racing?
Since I’ve gone to your powerglide, I’ve never had an issue.

A drag racer you look up to?
Jean Carter and Butch Hail, both passed away this year. RIP.

If money were no object, what would you drive?
Nostalgia Top Fuel  

What is your pre-race ritual (if you have one)?
Warm it up and drive it hard!

Posted by Amber Ambrose at 12:07 PM