Tag: Mickey Thompson

Todd Pickens Named Vice President – Sales for Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels

Todd Pickens Named Vice President – Sales for Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels

STOW, OHIO – Oct. 29, 2018: Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels has named Todd Pickens Vice President – Sales. Pickens will be responsible for driving profitable sales and growing market share for Mickey Thompson segments including street, race and light truck. He reports to Mickey Thompson President Dominick Wycoff. With more than 30 years of […]

October 29, 2018 More
THE WAR CONTINUES TO RAGE!

THE WAR CONTINUES TO RAGE!

MICKEY THOMPSON AND FIRECORE PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS ARE GOING TO WAR WITH RPM/LUCAS OIL EXTREME EVENTS REAL STREET CLASSES! The anticipated battles on both sides of the border have been fortified with the support of Mickey Thompson as TITLE Sponsor for BOTH the WAR by The SHORE Real Street Showdown class Presented by Harland Sharp and […]

May 20, 2015 More

MICKEY THOMPSON PERFORMANCE TIRES & WHEELS RENEWS SPONSORSHIP OF HISTORIC NHRA AND IHRA RACER, DAN FLETCHER

STOW, OH – April 4, 2014 – Platinum Team M/T member, Dan Fletcher, has returned to NHRA and IHRA Sportsman racing with Mickey Thompson’s full support in 2014. Fletcher, who is known as one of the most winning Sportsman racers in the history of the sport, finished the 2013 season tied for fourth place alongside […]

April 10, 2014 More
“MAYHEM at the BEND” will kick off the 2014 season of Extreme Drag Racing in Canada!

“MAYHEM at the BEND” will kick off the 2014 season of Extreme Drag Racing in Canada!

RPM Magazine/Lucas Oil Products MAYHEM at the BEND Presented By Mickey Thompson Tires is set for MAY 16-18, 2013 at Grand Bend Motorplex, Ontario, Canada. “We’re very excited to be back at Grand Bend and to have the PMRA Pro Mods at our 2014 MAYhem event!” Exclaimed RPM Editor In Chief Chris Biro. “I know a lot of these guys personally and let me tell […]

February 27, 2014 More
MICKEY THOMPSON PERFORMANCE TIRES & WHEELS RETURNS TO PSCA drag racing AS OFFICIAL TIRE and title EVENT SPONSOR

MICKEY THOMPSON PERFORMANCE TIRES & WHEELS RETURNS TO PSCA drag racing AS OFFICIAL TIRE and title EVENT SPONSOR

Stow, Oh. – Feb. 26, 2014  – Mickey Thompson returned to Pacific Street Car Association (PSCA) this year as the official tire sponsor. The company is also the Title Sponsor of the Wild Street Class for the season, and the Title Event Sponsor for the So Cal Nationals and the annual West Coast Shootout. Through […]

February 26, 2014 More
MICKEY THOMPSON SPONSORS BILL GLIDDEN’S RETURN TO NHRA RACING IN THE 2014 PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES

MICKEY THOMPSON SPONSORS BILL GLIDDEN’S RETURN TO NHRA RACING IN THE 2014 PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES

      STOW, OH – Feb. 6, 2014 – Mickey Thompson-sponsored Team M/T member Bill Glidden is now preparing his nitrous powered, championship Mustang for the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series. “We’re very happy to continue working closely with the folks at Mickey Thompson,” stated Glidden. “We’ve had a long-standing relationship with them […]

February 9, 2014 More
MICKEY THOMPSON PERFORMANCE TIRES & WHEELS RETURNS TO NHRA DRAG RACING AS A MAJOR SPONSOR IN 2014

MICKEY THOMPSON PERFORMANCE TIRES & WHEELS RETURNS TO NHRA DRAG RACING AS A MAJOR SPONSOR IN 2014

STOW, OH – Feb. 6, 2014 – Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels returns to NHRA drag racing as a major sponsor of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Mickey Thompson Motorsports will support racers as a contingency sponsor for all Sportsman racing classes as well as Pro Mod and Pro Stock Motorcycle, and will […]

February 7, 2014 More
Dobbs and Deeks Set the Pace for the New NDRA AFC / Pro Doorslammer 2013 Season

Dobbs and Deeks Set the Pace for the New NDRA AFC / Pro Doorslammer 2013 Season

Grand Bend, ON – May-20, 2013 – The first of the four event series for the National Drag Racing Association (NDRA) wound up at Grand Bend Motorplex’s RPM Magazine / Lucas Oil Spring Blowout presented by Mickey Thompson Tire on Sunday with a successful start for 2013. Saturday’s qualifying resulted in some satisfying numbers for […]

May 24, 2013 More
MICKEY THOMPSON RECOGNIZED WITH PRESTIGIOUS SHAV GLICK AWARD

MICKEY THOMPSON RECOGNIZED WITH PRESTIGIOUS SHAV GLICK AWARD

The late Mickey Thompson was recently recognized with the prestigious Shav Glick Award. Justice Brothers presented the award on March 24 at Fontana Motor Speedway prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400. Named for the longtime L.A. Times motorsports Hall of Fame journalist Shav Glick who passed away in […]

April 24, 2013 More
MICKEY THOMPSON PERFORMANCE TIRES & WHEELS RETURNS TO NATIONAL MUSCLE CAR ASSOCIATION (NMCA) AS SERIES AND SUPER STREET 10.5W CLASS TITLE SPONSOR

MICKEY THOMPSON PERFORMANCE TIRES & WHEELS RETURNS TO NATIONAL MUSCLE CAR ASSOCIATION (NMCA) AS SERIES AND SUPER STREET 10.5W CLASS TITLE SPONSOR

STOW, OH – April 9, 2013 – Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels returns to National Muscle Car Association (NMCA) racing as the official 2013 series and Super Street 10.5W class title sponsor for all six national events. Mickey Thompson will also offer contingency awards for all Pro and Sportsman classes including Pro Street, Super […]

April 10, 2013 More
Mickey Thompson Sponsors X-Treme Drag Racing League (X-DRL) Top Sportsman Class

Mickey Thompson Sponsors X-Treme Drag Racing League (X-DRL) Top Sportsman Class

STOW, OH – February 27, 2013 – Beginning with the inaugural season of the X-DRL, Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels (Mickey Thompson) will act as the official Top Sportsman class sponsor. Based in Kerrville, Texas, the X-DRL is a premier sanctioning body for eighth-mile drag racing. Professional racing classes include Pro Junior Dragster, SuperCar […]

March 18, 2013 More
RPM Magazine Announces 2013 Extreme Events!

RPM Magazine Announces 2013 Extreme Events!

For Immediate Release February 22, 2013 RPM, along with Lucas Oil Products and Mickey Thompson Tires will again bring racers and fans two completely different horsepower-heavy events in 2013! What is an Extreme Event? High Power Family Entertainment That Won’t Break The Bank! RPM/Lucas Oil Extreme Events presented by Mickey Thompson Tires are focused on […]

February 22, 2013 More
MICKEY THOMPSON PERFORMANCE TIRES & WHEELS CELEBRATES 50 YEARS

MICKEY THOMPSON PERFORMANCE TIRES & WHEELS CELEBRATES 50 YEARS

STOW, OH – February 5, 2013 – Founded by the legendary Mickey Thompson and friend Gene McMannis in 1963, Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels (Mickey Thompson) today announced it is celebrating 50 years of innovation and product excellence in 2013. Thompson and McMannis started with a visionary way to design, manufacture and test high […]

February 6, 2013 More
BILL GLIDDEN WINS ADRL WORLD FINALS IN THE OUTLAW 10.5 CLASS on MICKEY THOMPSON TIRES

BILL GLIDDEN WINS ADRL WORLD FINALS IN THE OUTLAW 10.5 CLASS on MICKEY THOMPSON TIRES

STOW, OH – November 4, 2012 – Bill Glidden is no stranger to American Drag Racing League (ADRL) success. Known as one of the most winning drivers in ADRL history, Glidden has scorched the Extreme 10.5 class since 2008. Following an Outlaw 10.5 class win at the September Summit Racing Equipment Ohio Drags VI (presented […]

November 5, 2012 More
DOUG SIKORA BREAKS THE OUTLAW 10.5 CLASS RECORD AT THE WEST COAST SHOOTOUT ON MICKEY THOMPSON TIRES

DOUG SIKORA BREAKS THE OUTLAW 10.5 CLASS RECORD AT THE WEST COAST SHOOTOUT ON MICKEY THOMPSON TIRES

STOW, OH – October 16, 2012 – Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels (Mickey Thompson) congratulations Pacific Street Car Association (PSCA) competitor Doug Sikora for a record breaking performance at the Mickey Thompson West Coast Shootout October 5-7, Las Vegas, Nev. The four-time PSCA champion achieved a searing 6.507-second run to set a new Outlaw […]

October 23, 2012 More
Zane Messenger Earns A Place in The Winners Circle During Saturday Night Nitro Action on Mickey Thompson Tires

Zane Messenger Earns A Place in The Winners Circle During Saturday Night Nitro Action on Mickey Thompson Tires

STOW, OH – Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels congratulates Zane Messenger for a great night of high-speed action at the Saturday Night Nitro competition at Auto Club Famoso Raceway on June 9. Messenger’s custom built 1977 Pontiac “Future Flash” Firebird earned the number two position during eliminations with a 5.956-second elapsed time at 199.17 […]

July 17, 2012 More
Who’s In This Issue – July 2012

Who’s In This Issue – July 2012

For Immediate Release June 14, 2012 WHO’S IN THIS ISSUE OF RPM MAGAZINE – JULY 2012 His Goat Will Get YOU! – Mark Todd’s GTO is a true Street/Strip terror… let your guard down for just a moment and this 2,000 plus horsepower twin turbocharged 3,000 pound monster will have you for lunch!  And then […]

June 15, 2012 More
Earn a Prepaid Mastercard® of up to $50 on Select Mickey Thompson ET Tire Products Purchased June 15 Through July 31

Earn a Prepaid Mastercard® of up to $50 on Select Mickey Thompson ET Tire Products Purchased June 15 Through July 31

STOW, OH – Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels (Mickey Thompson) is offering a prepaid MasterCard of up to $50 for a limited time to consumers who purchase the popular ET Drag, ET Front, ET Street, ET Street Radial, and ET Street Radial II tires from June 15 through July 31. The program is simple. […]

June 14, 2012 More