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 Travers Scott from El Cajon, CA, who owns and races a 1985 Ford Mustang.
How did you get interested in drag racing?
Always been attracted to speed
When and where was your first drag race?
1996 Carlsbad Raceway
What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
1985 Mustang, it’s San Diego and Los Angeles most known grudge car.
Does your car have a nickname?
Red rocket. You can find me as @Nosjunkie1 on Instagram.
What's under the hood?
BBC with 2 stages of nitrous
Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
It was the first and only transmision that’s been in the car. We rebuilt the transmission once a year and have had major success throughout the years with it.
Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
Reliable, affordable, helpful.
Who is a drag racer you look up to?
Really enjoy watching our west coast bad boy Roger Holder
If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
Jerry Bickel camaro
What is your proudest drag racing moment?
We have won a lot and our car is known in the west coast. Won JJ Daboss at Irwindale dragstip, runner up at Barona drag strip, Irwindale track record holder, won California against Arizona no prep, Match Race Madness multiple champion, Big Dawg belt holder, Barona track record holder and California Doorslammer champion.
Why do you race?
It keeps my brain challenged.
What is your biggest challenge as a driver?
Trying to be supportive of all the promoters events on the west coast