That’s right, the Big Daddy himself is in the driver’s seat of the Swamp Rat 37 electric powered dragster. Shawn Lawless of Lawless Industries, is overseeing the electronic drive components of Don Garlit’s Swamp Rat 37 dragster. Garlits has already broken the NEDRA (National Electric Drag Racing Association) record for the 1/4 mile and is now attempting to break the 200mph barrier for electric drag racers.

Clean Energy Motorsports - Big Daddy Don Garlits

NEDRA once again shows the interest in clean energy vehicle racing that is growing by leaps and bounds on all levels. Drag racing, Formula E and soon to be stock car racing, the competition is literally getting charged up. You can read more about this story on the official NEDRA website and all about the world of electric drag racing.

Resource: NEDRA – National Electric Drag Racing Association 

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