"Big Daddy"  DON GARLITS  Swamp Rat 1B
Limited Edition
1:43 SCALE
1959 World Speed Record
182:56 mph 8.48 sec
A fabulous quality as always from GMP this is a
scale model extremely detailed replica of Big Daddy,
Don Garlits, Swamp Rat 1B, design used are under
license from Don Garlits and the Museum of Drag
Racing, Ocala, Florida.
In the summer of 1959, Don installed a super charger(blower)on his
dragster after he learned the drivers at the First Bakersfield Fuel & Gas
Meet were using them to blow off the competition. With this new addition
Don continued to win and went on to break another record in Houston, TX
with a top speed of 182.56 mph. This was one week before Don was badly
burned on his face and hands when the engine blew up during a run in
Chester, SC
Price: $120
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