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 William Orozco from Las Vegas, NV, who owns and races a 7.0 Pro Funny Car.
How did you get interested in drag racing?
Through my brother-in-law back in the 60s
When and where was your first drag race?
Lions Drag Strip
What model/year do you race now? Any special features?
7.0 Pro Funny Car
Does your car have a nickname?
What's under the hood?
427 BBC .060 over 12-1/2 compression pistons, Blown 8-71 20% OD on Alcohol
Which BTE Racing products do you use in your vehicle?
Powerglide Case and Bell Housing
Why do you use BTE? How has BTE helped you improve your racing?
Best SFI case available. All my Sonnax internals fit perfectly.
Describe BTE Racing in 3 words.
True quality parts
Who is a drag racer you look up to?
Chris Karamesines, and Doug Herbert
If money were no object, what would your dream car be?
Top Alcohol Dragster or F/C
What is your proudest drag racing moment?
Still working on it, getting involved with the STEM School here in Las Vegas, NV. Thank you Brandon, from everyone at our STEM School.
Why do you race?
Because I can! I'm retired from aerospace.
What is your biggest challenge as a driver?
Getting my license.