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Don Garlits Greatest Moments in Indy
Don Garlits won eight times at the U.S. Nationals. This video highlights some of his greatest moments at this historic event. We celebrate Don Garlits and his greatest Indy moments at this year's 60th Annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. For tickets, click here: http://bit.ly/Indy14Tix

Lisa Kubo and the Swamp Rat
Lisa Kubo, 2001 NIRA Titlist, shows off the Swamp Rat 12A and then fires it up with the help of Big Daddy Don Garlits.

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"Big Daddy" Don Garlits breaks 270 mph barrier; 1986 Gatornationals
Don Garlits' record breaking run of 272 mph to earn him the distinction of being the 1st to break 270 mph in NHRA Drag Racing, while defeating former NFL Quarterback Dan Pastorini in the semis of Top Fuel at the 1986 Gatornationals, and without a doubt, this was THE race of the day. Kids, this is why they will forever call him "BIG DADDY"