Car of the Week: Blake Starita's '88 Mustang

Car of the Week: Blake Starita's '88 Mustang

Welcome to our new series, Car of the Week, where we feature BTE customers and the cars (and trucks) they love to drive and race. Today’s spotlight is on Blake Starita of Long Beach, MS and his ’88 Mustang.


How did you get into drag racing?

Bought a motorcycle and fell in love with the sport


When/where was your first race?

2006 at Gulfport Dragway


What model/year do you race now?

1988 Ford Mustang


What is your car’s nickname? 

Mint Berry Crunch


What’s under the hood? 

14:1 compression 393 with powerglide on 2 stages of nitrous


Which BTE products do you use in your vehicle?

BTE 4500 stall converter


Why do you use BTE?

Product works amazing


Someone you look up to in racing?

John Force


If money were no object, what would you drive?

Top alcohol dragster


What is your pre-race ritual (if you have one)?

Listen to my favorite music

Posted by Brandon Barrentine at 1:19 PM