Steve Turner
Former Editor, 5.0 Mustang & Super Fords
May 1, 2013

A lot of folks wonder how they can get a photo of their Mustang in this magazine. A surprising number ask us this question without even sending a photo of said car. It's tough to make a decision without seeing a car. In this case, the car was secondary, but there were definitely pictures.

Chouteau, Oklahoma's Shannon Castillo has dreamed of getting his car in the mag and he eventually succeeded after the car had long left his ownership.

"...I've had Mustangs my whole life till now, as my family comes first," Shannon explained. "I've had a '79, a '91, and a '93 that were drag cars. Mod motors are just too expensive, so high 13s was the best I ran."

To get his '00 GT on this page, Shannon enlisted the help of model Svetlana Savina, a lovely 26-year-old from Oklahoma. With her assistance, Shannon's '00 GT took the big win in BOTM poll on our Facebook page. We don't know much about Svetlana, but we do know that Shannon's pal Keven Camp shot these great photos of her with the GT at Frailey's Recycling in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The car in question featured a 75mm throttle body, a cold-air intake, underdrive pulleys, a cowl-induction hood, and more.

Nice work, Shannon. We hope you'll be able to add another Mustang to your family in the near future.

We know you've stopped reading by now, but if you think you know a gal that is BOTM material, well, you won't know if you don't get out from under the hood and take a picture of her with your Mustang—or better yet, hers. Send those pictures and a description of your babe and the car to: BOTM, 5.0 Mustang & Super Fords, 9036 Brittany Way, Tampa, FL 33619 or

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