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Rat Trap Racing
Rat Trap Racing
Rat Trap Racing
Rat Trap Racing
Rat Trap Racing

Rat Trap Racing

The Rat Trap Fuel Altered celebrates 46 years of excitement. Since its initial construction in late 1968 and initial debut in early 1969, no other Fuel Altered has been as highly publicized as the Rat Trap. Its unique construction and design were an innovation unmatched by the other Fuel Altereds of it’s time. Independent front suspension was first criticized and laughed at by its competitors, but later earned the respect of those who taunted it.

The bantam body and Dennis Watson chassis were complimented by the high horse power, nitro burning Chrysler built and tuned by Don Green. The list of drivers for this radical creation reads like a who’s who of drag racing at the time. Such names as Gary Gabclich, George Hutchison, Dan Collins, Frank Harris, Dan Guyger, along with numerous others all took turns at guiding this Fuel Altered down the quarter mile.

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2015 Schedule

July 11, 2015
IHRA Sonic Rush Tour Carolina Dragway
Aiken, SC

July 25, 2015
IHRA Sonic Rush Tour Tulsa Raceway Park
Tulsa, OK

August 8-16, 2015
Bonneville Speed Week
Wendover, UT

August 28-30, 2015
NHRA Hot Rod Reunion
Epping, NH

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Rat Trap

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The Rat Trap, as we know it today, is the latest version of the original built in 1968 at the shop of chassis builder Dennis Watson.

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