Car of the Week: Terry Gilliland's 1967 Chevy Camaro

Car of the Week: Terry Gilliland'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 a 1967 Chevy Camaro from owner/driver Terry Gilliland, hailing from Cullman, AL.
 
How did you get into drag racing?
My brother Ricky got me hooked when I was very young.
 
Where do you live?
Cullman, Alabama
 
When and where was your first race?
It was in 1990 at the Baileyton Good Time Dragstrip.
 
What model/year do you race now?
1967 Chevy Camaro
 
Does your car have a nickname?
The Lawman
 
What's under the hood?
434 cubic inch Chevy small block
 
Which BTE products do you use in your vehicle?
I have a BTE flywheel and all the internals of my powerglide transmission are BTE.
 
Why do you use BTE?
They are high quality, good, tough parts.
 
Someone you look up to in racing?
I look up to my brother Ricky Gilliland. He taught me how to work on and drive drag cars.
 
If money were no object, what would you drive?
A top fuel dragster.
 
What is your pre-race ritual (if you have one)?
I shake my head right before I get to the starting line to focus.
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