1975 Don Garlits: Great Run leads to 'BIG' Comback | Top 10 Finals Moment

“Big Daddy” Don Garlits trailed Gary Beck in the Top Fuel championship battle leading into what would be considered one of the greatest events in NHRA history. Garlits’ Swamp Rat made what many believe to be the most memorable run in NHRA history, 5.63, 250, during qualifying. The elapsed time record would stand for seven years. The back and forth between Beck and Garlits for the points lead all season was finally settled when Beck lost in the semifinals to Herm Petersen, whom Garlits beat in the final.Click here to vote for your favorite Top Ten moments: For tickets to the 2014 Auto Club Finals: http://bit.ly/AAFinalsTix
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Duration 02:07
Series NHRA
Drivers Don Garlits
Tags top fuel

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