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Nitro Time Machine: "Big Daddy" Don Garlits' historic 270-mph Gatornationals run

At the 1986 Gatornationals, "Big Daddy" Don Garlits debuted Swamp Rat XXX which featured a number of aerodynamic enhancements including unique front nose and a cockpit canopy. By the end of the weekend, he'd made history with the sport's first 270-mph run.
23 Sep 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Nitro Time Machine


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