Swamp Rat 34

Swamp Rat 34: After running SR 32 for one year, this was an experimental car, Murf McKinney and I built Swamp Rat 34, the most modern, aerodynamic Top Fuel dragster ever built, even to this day. Read More

Swamp Rat 33

When Rich Venza called me and asked if I would pay to build a car, he oversee the project, borrow an engine and maybe I could get into the "200 MPH Club". Rich said that there were several records right at 200 that were "soft", so to speak. Read More

Swamp Rat 32

I was going to try to break the 300 MPH barrier at Gainesville, but the NHRA would not approve the new rear wing. As soon as Kenny Bernstein broke the 300 MPH record at the 1992 Gators, the car was approved and I ran the NHRA race at Atlanta. Read More

Swamp Rat 31

Swamp Rat 31: Mark Buchanan and I built Swamp Rat 31 during the spring of 1987 to replace Swamp Rat XXX, the car did not get into service till the NHRA race at Brainerd MN. Read More

Swamp Rat 30

Herb Parks and me built SR XXX in the Ocala shop in the fall of 1985, this was the last word in Top Fuel dragsters at the time, a very streamlined vehicle, even today, first time out at the 1986 Gatornationals I broke the 270 barrier with a blistering 272.56 MPH! Read More

Swamp Rat 29

Swamp Rat 29: I personally built Swamp Rat 29 here at the Museum shop when I won the 1984 NHRA US Nationals and Finals, back to back. Read More

Swamp Rat 28

Swamp Rat 28: was built by me as a conventional Top Fuel Car, except it was a "High Gear Only", several years ahead of its time. The problem was; we didn't have big enough fuel pumps to run a high gear car at the time Read More

Swamp Rat 27

Swamp Rat 27: the "Sidewinder" was built by Chuck and Mike Sage, two brothers in Bellevue Ohio. The body was by Al Bergler in Detroit. Read More

Swamp Rat 26

Swamp Rat 26: was built by me in Seffner, Florida in the fall of 1980 and it won the AHRA Winternationals first time out. The car won numerous AHRA events and was known as just "The Black Car" among the competitors. Read More

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