Car of the Week: Steven Ronneberg's 1985 Camaro

Car of the Week: Steven Ronneberg's 1985 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 Steven Ronneberg from Dobbins, California, who owns and races a 1985 Camaro.

How did you get into drag racing?
I went to a Team Boddie grudge race with Monti Fitzgerald.

When and where was your first race?
My first race was last year in Sacramento against Mike Murillo.

What model/year do you race now?
1985 Camaro

Does your car have a nickname?
No

What's under the hood?
High nitrous 434 small block

Which BTE products do you use in your vehicle?
2-speed powerglide

Why do you use BTE?
Because they came highly recommended by high level grudge racers. Everyone says BTE’s transmissions can take the power.

Do you have any stories about how BTE helped you improve your racing?
They have the strongest, most reliable parts without sacrificing affordability.

Someone you look up to in racing?
Monti Fitzgerald, Cole Dow and Jay Boddie.

If money were no object, what would you drive?
I’m already driving it!

What is your pre-race ritual (if you have one)?
I sit in my car and get in the zone.

Posted by Amber Ambrose at 4:48 PM