OnAllCylinders Podcast (Ep. 6): “Big Daddy” Don Garlits

Innovator. Fabricator. Legend.

“Big Daddy” Don Garlits has seen and done just about everything there is to do in drag racing. He’s created and driven some of the most legendary dragsters in history. He’s won the biggest races and set some of the most consequential records. Perhaps most importantly, he’s changed the sport forever with his design and mechanical genius.

We spoke with Mr. Garlits at length about his start in racing, his best innovations, biggest regrets, most memorable races, and more. Listen the episode above and the subscribe to the OnAllCylinders podcast on your favorite podcast platform:



  1. Larry Muse says:

    Really enjoyed

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