|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?
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