Walt Arfons | 1916 - 2013
In the late 1950s, Walt Arfons, who died this month at age 96, created the world's first jet dragster. In 1963, he built the Wingfoot Express, a sleek jet-powered race car that hit an average speed of 413.2 mph. Read obituary
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Walt Arfons named several of his dragsters Green Monster.