Garlits

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Don Garlits
... Donald Glenn "Don" Garlits (born January 14, 1932, Tampa, Florida) is considered the father of drag racing ... Garlits was an early promoter of a full-body, fire-resistant suit - complete with socks and gloves, often branded as Nomex ... Garlits was the first drag racer to officially surpass the 170, 180, 200, 240, 250, 260, and 270 miles per hour marks in the quarter mile he was also ...
Don Garlits Museum Of Drag Racing
... The Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing is located at 13700 SW 16th Ave, Ocala, Florida, just off Interstate 75 ... Many of the Garlits "Swamp Rat" cars are here, but he also turns out to be a pack rat with an accumulation of cars and memorabilia from other top names in the sport ...
Silver Springs Nature Theme Park - Defunct Rides, Exhibits and Activities - "A Touch of Garlits"
... "A Touch of Garlits" was opened in 1994 ... It is thought to have been like a smaller "branch" of Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, which is located near Silver Springs in Ocala ...
Don Garlits - Career - Retirement and Post-racing Career
... In 1987, Garlits suffered what drag racers call a blowover at a drag racing event in in the state of Washington at an AHRA event ... In December 1991 Garlits came out of retirement to race in the Snowbird Nationals, but his comeback was to be short lived ... Garlits resumed his career briefly in 1998, and again in 2003 ...
Bruce Larson - Racing Career
... He took over "Big Daddy" Don Garlits' car when Garlits retired due to a detached retina ... Garlits closed his operation in 1995 ... Larson helped Garlits work on his dragster during his 2002 comeback ...