28 Feb '14, 10pm

Don “Big Daddy” Garlits Gunning for Electric Drag Racing Record

SR-37 Quest Dragster Puts “Big Daddy” Back in the Saddle Ocala, FL- SR-37, the Quest for 200 MPH on Batteries Dragster, is at the home of the “Swamp Rats”, The Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing in Ocala, FL. “Big Daddy” himself, Don Garlits, is overseeing the final preparations of SR-37 prior to commencement of spring testing. Early SR-37 mock-up launch testing revealed the acceleration potential of the car to be nearly as quick to 60 feet as a Top Fuel dragster (60′ in .9 seconds!). This acceleration can equate to a force upon the body in excess of 5 G’s. With that sort of power at hand, the Quest was on to equip SR-37 with the latest in cockpit comfort and safety for the beloved Garlits Garlits and SR-37 spent the last week with renowned motorsports fabricator, Jeff Garvin of Garvin Motorports, being custom-fitted for the latest in race seat technology, the Garvin Signat...

Full article: http://gas2.org/2014/02/28/don-garlits-electric-drag-raci...

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