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Thank you for posting this article when I read the section in the article about me saving the life of Tim Ditt during the the Garlits explosion it still brings a tears to my eyes knowing that I was at the right place at the right time to save him. I will NEVER forget that day.
PS: Tim said the last thing he remembered before he passed out was a black man standing over him with a real pain in his arm pit. (not a black man a Black cowboy hat) LOL
Larry Sutton---Lions Starter
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Thank you Larry. I won't forget that day either, cuz I was there. Ya know, as bad as the accident was, you saved Tim's life. I think Garlits saved a lot of lives as well, by introducing his version of the back motor car. How many engine explosions didn't burn the driver cuz the engine was now behind them. That really was an historical day in drag racing.
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