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 Troy W. Akers from Damascus, VA, who owns and races a 2000 Mike Bos Dragster.
How did you get interested in drag racing?
My father raced, so I was around it all my life.
When and where was your first drag race?
1984 Cherokee Dragway
What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
2000 Mike Bos Dragster
Does your car have a nickname?
What's under the hood?
Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
They have good reliable parts.
Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
Good quality parts.
Who is a drag racer you look up to?
If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
Pro mod camaro
What is your proudest drag racing moment?
When my dad and I won our classes at the Super Chevy Show at the same time.
Why do you race?
What is your biggest challenge as a driver?
Staying consistent on tree