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 Shane Braxton from Scranton, South Carolina, who owns and races a 1988 Ford Mustang.
How did you get into drag racing?
My dad has been racing since before I was born. I grew up around it and always have enjoyed racing.
Where was your first race?
Darlington Dragway in Hartsville, SC
What model/year do you race now?
1988 Ford Mustang
Does your car have a nickname?
What's under the hood?
302ci standard bore stock bottom end. Small cam and aluminum heads.
Which BTE products do you use in your vehicle?
BTE pro transbrake and BTE transbrake solenoid.
Why do you use BTE?
Great, reliable products. And great customer service.
Do you have any stories about how BTE helped you improve your racing?
Not yet. But I'm sure there will be some to come in the future!
Someone you look up to in racing?
My dad for sure.
If money were no object, what would you drive?
My same ol’ Ford Mustang. Me and my dad built it in the shop in our backyard. It's something we work on together along with his ‘67 Fairlane. Plus it's a blast to drive!
What is your pre-race ritual (if you have one)?
Strap in. Get focused. And work on getting the win light in my lane.