Posts Tagged ‘Mac Tools’

Kenny Bernstein Racing Collection Now Available for Sale at DarrellGwynnFoundation.org

Friday, August 31st, 2012

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Kenny Bernstein Racing Collection is now available for sale to the public at www.darrellgwynnfoundation.org. A special online catalog has been created by the Darrell Gwynn Foundation so race fans can easily purchase pieces of NHRA history. The personal memorabilia collection was donated by six-time NHRA Champion Kenny Bernstein to the Darrell [...]

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Darrell Gwynn Foundation Donates Custom Wheelchairs Collectively Valued at $67,000 to Three Indiana Children at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals, August 31

Friday, August 31st, 2012

(L-R) Eli Dilts, Zailey Andrade, Darrell Gwynn, Benjamin Bang INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Darrell Gwynn Foundation donated three custom wheelchairs collectively valued at $67,000 to three Indiana children at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals on Friday, August 31 at the Lucas Oil Raceway. The Darrell Gwynn Foundation’s mission is to provide SUPPORT for people with [...]

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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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Darrell Gwynn Foundation Donates $22,000 Wheelchair to six year-old Caleb Weaver

Monday, September 5th, 2011

Bloomington, Ind. native has muscular dystrophy; mother also diagnosed with muscular dystrophy   The Darrell Gwynn Foundation, on behalf of its donors and supporters, donated a $22,000 wheelchair to six year-old Caleb Weaver from Bloomington, Ind. at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at the Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis on Monday September 5. Weaver was denied [...]

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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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“The Kid” Gets Payback Over “Big Daddy” in Race 1 at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals, Sept. 2

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

By Ryan Rogers 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 Race 1 of the series at the NHRA Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at the [...]

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3,428 Miles Worth of Vision & Determination is What it Took So Darrell Gwynn & Don Garlits Could Drive a Quarter-Mile Down the Racetrack in Electric Dragsters as Part of “Garlits vs. Gwynn: Match Races for a Cause”

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

 By Ryan Rogers On a sunny race day at the NHRA Gatornationals in March 2011, racing legends Darrell Gwynn & Don Garlits raced down the track in two DieHard Battery Powered Electric Dragsters. Only traveling a modest 30 MPH, the two were not only racing for a cause, but bringing back memories for NHRA fans. [...]

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