Car of the Week: William Smith’s 1972 Chevy Nova

Car of the Week: William Smith’s 1972 Chevy Nova

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 William Smith of Mt. Vernon, Kentucky and his 1972 Chevy Nova. 
 
How did you get into drag racing?
​My father got me into racing.
 
When and where was your first race?
It was the late ‘70s, at the Mt Park Dragway in Clay City.    
 
What model/year do you race now?
I drive a 1972 Chevy Nova.
 
Does your car have a nickname?
My car’s name is Rolling Holy.  
 
What's under the hood?
The motor is a SBC.
 
Which BTE products do you use in your vehicle?
I use a BTE trans pump and converter.
 
Why do you use BTE?
BTE parts just seem to hold up longer.
 
If money were no object, what would you drive?
I’d drive my old 1980 Malibu.
 
What is your pre-race ritual (if you have one)?
Pre-race, I just get excited.
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