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Motorsports

Texas Motor Speedway Bans EV Race Cars Over Fire Concerns

Much like Hansel was way back in 2001, electric vehicles (EV) are so hot right now. Super hot. Occasionally on fire, even. Which, as it turns out, is just a […]

Motorsports

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 […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News / News & Car Culture

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 […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News / News & Car Culture

“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 […]