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, it’s all about Terry Rawson of Illinois and his 1995 Chevy Berretta.
How did you get into drag racing?
Through high school street racing
When and where was your first race?
June 1974, I-57 Dragstrip in Benton, Il.
What model/year do you race now?
1995 tube chassis Chevy Beretta
Does your car have a nickname?
We call it the "Triple Nickel."
What's under the hood?
434 small block Chevy
Which BTE products do you use in your vehicle?
Converter, transbrake, all internals for the powerglide
Why do you use BTE?
Quality, availability and price
Someone you look up to in racing?
If money were no object, what would you drive?
What is your pre-race ritual (if you have one)?
I say a prayer for other racers, spectators and myself.