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King of the dragsters

Don Garlits

King of the dragsters

the story of Big Daddy "Don" Garlits

by Don Garlits

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Published by Chilton Book Co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Garlits, Don.,
  • Drag racing.,
  • Drag racers.,
  • Dragsters.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Don Garlits and Brock Yates.
    ContributionsYates, Brock W., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1029.3 .G3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 217 p.
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5546220M
    LC Control Number67024711

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Don Garlits went from a suspect nobody—the ""Swamp Rat"" of Florida to ""Big Daddy"" of the dragster set in not-so-easy lessons. This is his story from his days as a teenager scavenging junk yards for parts to slap together into a heap that would be the fastest thing on wheels for that quarter mile strip to what has now become a Garlits industry.

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