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 Steve Neace from Cynthiana, KY, who owns and races a 2000 Turbo S10.
How did you get interested in drag racing?
Grew up watching my older brother race.
When and where was your first drag race?
On the street.
What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
2000 Turbo S10
Does your car have a nickname?
Not yet. Trying to name it now.
What's under the hood?
LS based turbo motor
Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Torque converter and two speed 400 turbo transmission
Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
I use BTE because they are second to none and have outstanding technical support.
Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
Second to none!
Who is a drag racer you look up to?
My big brother Gerald Neace who drives a 1969 chevelle. Without the help and support of my older brother Gerald I would never be where I am now. He’s by far the best influence I’ve had in my racing experience.
If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
I would have to build it.
What is your proudest drag racing moment?
Laying down an ET that I was told I couldn’t do.
Why do you race?
For the love of it.
What is your biggest challenge as a driver?
Putting down the power and controlling it.