Posts Tagged ‘Mickey Thompson’

Mickey Thompson

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Over the years, the hot rod industry has spawned numerous innovators, icons, entrepreneurs and heroes, but perhaps none more prolific than the late Mickey Thompson. Murdered, along with his wife Trudi in their Bradbury, California, driveway in the spring of 1988, Mickey was larger than life and his life is the subject of a stunning exhibit, Mickey Thompson: First American to 400 MPH presented by Banks Power at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum at Fairplex Pomona. (more…)