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Riding the Rails or Jim McCraw On Swamp Rat and Big Daddy

After suffering a clutch explosion in one of his Swamp Rat front-engine dragsters at the NHRA Winternationals, Garlits spent a year rethinking fuel dragster design and reinvented the rear-engined dragster while he was in a wheelchair, a design which had been tried many times before without success. Continue reading

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