Tag: Mickey Thompson

Nasty ’71 – Jerry Sanguinetti

Nasty ’71 – Jerry Sanguinetti

If looks could kill, this Nasty ’71 Pro Street Camaro would already be under arrest. With a massive pair of rear meats, blown small block, low-slung tube chassis, and wild tribal flamed paint, Norcal resident Jerry Sanguinetti’s second generation Camaro is one nasty creation! The polished Weiand supercharger has been topped with a 200 HP […]

February 25, 2020 More
PROldsmobile – Josh Lester

PROldsmobile – Josh Lester

Lester, a body shop owner by trade from Alexis, Illinois, is a self-professed Oldsmobile junkie.

February 24, 2020 More
Mickey Thompson in the Thick of a Mustang Rivalry

Mickey Thompson in the Thick of a Mustang Rivalry

Building on a rivalry years in the making, Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels has again signed on as sponsor of an exclusive Ford Mustang drag race showdown, in addition to its continued support of the National Mustang Racers Association. The NMRA Cobra/Terminator vs. GT500 Shootout class runs at two of the largest NMRA events on […]

February 21, 2020 More
Mickey Thompson’s Baja Boss® M/T premium extreme mud terrain tire now in 15 new sizes

Mickey Thompson’s Baja Boss® M/T premium extreme mud terrain tire now in 15 new sizes

STOW, OHIO – The popular Baja Boss® M/T premium extreme mud terrain tire line is expanding with the addition of 15 new sizes. Featuring an asymmetrical tread pattern that reduces noise while improving handling, and deep and wide voids that enhance off-road traction and forward bite, the Baja Boss M/T is designed to rule every […]

February 18, 2020 More
Mickey Thompson Again Backing the Bikes

Mickey Thompson Again Backing the Bikes

Returns as title sponsor of the NHRA Top Fuel Harley Drag Racing Series STOW, OHIO – Feb 4, 2020 – Back by popular demand, the Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Drag Racing Series will be featured at 10 events during the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. “The Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels […]

February 13, 2020 More
Mickey Thompson Returns as an NHRA Major Sponsor

Mickey Thompson Returns as an NHRA Major Sponsor

The 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series is just around the corner, and Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels will again have a prominent sponsorship presence to showcase its championship lineup of racing products. “Drag racing is an important part of what we do and who we are,” said Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing, […]

January 31, 2020 More
Tem-Pest – Shawn Dixon

Tem-Pest – Shawn Dixon

Tem-Pest n. Furious agitation, commotion, or tumult; an uproar. (RPM VERSION) Naturally aspirated, manually shifted Pontiac. High revolutions of combustion: Resulting in a rapid and furious forward movement, typically through distances of 1320 feet quickly. Defies gravity when launching from a standing state. Read More Exclusive Features on RPM Mag

January 25, 2020 More
Playing Rough – Pat Spangenberg

Playing Rough – Pat Spangenberg

Nestled between the frame rails of the Poncho is a 598 CI aluminum big block with Dart “Big Chief” 14 degree cylinder heads. The Pontiac valve covers really give those in the know an idea of what exactly makes this Cat so angry.

January 23, 2020 More
Chevelle Means Something – Robbie Langford

Chevelle Means Something – Robbie Langford

As of this writing, the heavy Chevy has been a best of 4.85 at 142mph in the eighth-mile and an out-the-back-door 7.80 at 173 in the quarter, which makes this street car one bad machine!

January 21, 2020 More
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
Holcomb Motorsports Civil Wars 2014

Holcomb Motorsports Civil Wars 2014

Kenny Holcomb talks about the East Coast tradition spanning over two decades! Kenny: In 1994 I came up with the idea to bring the quickest Pro 5.0 cars down from north of the Mason Dixon to do battle with the South’s quickest cars. The following April of 1995 at Rockingham Dragway, the 5.0 Civil Wars […]

January 22, 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
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