Posts Tagged ‘Don Garlits’

Darrell Gwynn Foundation Set to Auction Garlits vs. Gwynn Dragsters at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale, January 20-22

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Custom Built DieHard Battery Powered Electric Dragsters Built to Commemorate NHRA’s 60th Anniversary Driven by NHRA Legends “Big Daddy” Don Garlits and Darrell Gwynn During 2011 NHRA Season SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The Darrell Gwynn Foundation will auction two custom-built DieHard Battery powered electric dragsters driven by NHRA legends “Big Daddy” Don Garlits and Darrell Gwynn [...]

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Garlits Wins Match Race Series with win at NHRA Finals, Charlotte Lucas Races for Darrell Gwynn in Finale

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Historic Electric Dragsters Set for Auction at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale POMONA, Calif. – “Big Daddy” Don Garlits won the finale of the “Garlits vs. Gwynn: Match Races for a Cause” by defeating guest driver Charlotte Lucas at the Auto Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at the Auto Club Raceway on Sunday, November 13. Lucas, driving [...]

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Garlits vs. Gwynn Series Finale Set for Pomona, Nov. 12-13

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Paralyzed Champion Drag Racer Darrell Gwynn Racing Again at the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, Calif. as part of “Garlits vs. Gwynn: Match Races for a Cause”, Nov. 12-13  Race Marks Finale of Garlits vs. Gwynn Series; Cars from historic match races to be auctioned at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale for Charity DGF to Donate $17,000 [...]

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Garlits vs. Gwynn: Match Races for a Cause head to Charlotte, Sept. 16-18

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Paralyzed Champion Drag Racer Darrell Gwynn Racing Again at the NHRA O’Reilly Auto Parts Nationals in Charlotte as part of “Garlits vs. Gwynn: Match Races for a Cause”, September 16-18 Darrell Gwynn Foundation to Donate $17,000 Wheelchair to Charlotte Native Dolly Jackson; Gwynn Looks to Build on momentum of series win at the Mac Tools [...]

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NHRA Presents Darrell Gwynn a Wally Trophy at Mac Tools U.S. Nationals

Monday, September 5th, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS – The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) presented legendary driver Darrell Gwynn with a Wally Trophy for winning his match race series over Don Garlits at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals in a special ceremony at the Lucas Oil Raceway on Monday, September 5. In Darrell’s brilliant racing career he won 28 Wally Trophy’s [...]

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Darrell Gwynn Beats Don Garlits in Race 3 to Capture his First Match Race Series Victory at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals, Sept. 4

Monday, September 5th, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS – On the 25th Anniversary of when Darrell “The Kid” Gwynn and “Big Daddy” Don Garlits squared off in the finals of the U.S. Nationals in 1986, Gwynn avenged his loss to Garlits that day by winning 2 of 3 of the “Garlits vs. Gwynn: Match Races for a Cause” races at the NHRA [...]

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“Big Daddy” Wins Race 2 at Mac Tools U.S. Nationals, Sets up Another Sunday Showdown Versus “The Kid”

Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS – Don “Big Daddy” Garlits won Race 2 over Darrell “The Kid” Gwynn in the “Garlits vs. Gwynn: Match Races for a Cause” at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at the Lucas Oil Raceway on Saturday, September 4. The duo raced 1,000 feet instead of the usual quarter-mile due to racetrack maintenance. Garlits won [...]

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