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Don Garlits, 87, Sets Another Speed Record in Electric Dragster

Not that this should surprise anyone, but 87-year-old “Big Daddy” Don Garlits broke another drag-racing speed record this weekend, reaching 189.03 miles per hour in his Swamp Rat 38 electric […]

Motorsports

‘Big Daddy’ Don Garlits, 87, Eyes 200-MPH in Electric Dragster

Drag racing legend Don Garlits, 87, plans to pilot his newest electric dragster—Swamp Rat 38—on Saturday at Florida’s Palm Beach International Raceway to a new speed record of 200 miles-per-hour […]

Atlanta Motorama

Atlanta Motorama: Morning Walk-Around

The third annual Summit Racing Equipment Atlanta Motorama officially opened its gates this morning and, like in years past, Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, Trucks and an array of other vehicles […]

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Update: Garlits Sets Electric Vehicle Quarter-Mile Record at Bradenton

“Big Daddy” Don Garlits and the SR-37 “Quest for 200 MPH on Batteries” Dragster Team traveled to the historic dragstrip at Bradenton Motorsports Park, FL to shake out the ultimate […]

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Garlits’ Electric Powered Swamp Rat 37 to Begin Full Systems Testing Next Week

“Big Daddy” Don Garlits and the SR-37 “Quest for 200 MPH on Batteries” EV Dragster will take to the test track at 10 am on April 30 in a private […]

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“Big Daddy” Don Garlits Goes Electric in Quest for 200 MPH Pass!

Racing legend “Big Daddy” Don Garlits officially began his latest quest for another racing milestone at the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas last November. That’s where his latest dragster, the SR-37 […]

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Garlits’ Swamp Rat 32 Leaves Summit Racing, Makes 2,346-Mile Pass (that’s 9,384 Quarter-Miles)!

The Summit Racing Retail Super Store in Tallmadge, OH has been open for 10 years. And for 10 years, “Big Daddy” Don Garlits’ Swamp Rat 32 dragster has greeted customers from […]