Tag: Mickey Thompson

FEATURES- STREET CRED – Dan Marvin ’90 IROC Z Camaro

FEATURES- STREET CRED – Dan Marvin ’90 IROC Z Camaro

For Buffalo New York’s Dan Marvin, it’s not about glitz, glitter or how much dough you dropped on making your car look good in the pits. And as far as car shows go, nothing could be further from his mind. For Dan, it’s simple—beat the other guy and have fun doing it! Call it a […]

July 20, 2020 More
FEATURES – STIFF WIND – Anthony Albanese ‘ ’71 Chevelle Ragtop

FEATURES – STIFF WIND – Anthony Albanese ‘ ’71 Chevelle Ragtop

It’s been said that variety is the spice of life. And try as we might to mix things up here at RPM, the truth is that for all our car guy and gal chest thumping for being different, unique, and individualistic, we sure tend to do things a lot more alike than different. We all […]

July 2, 2020 More
FEATURES – WHO’S THE BOSS – Jamie Pipher ’70 Ford Torino

FEATURES – WHO’S THE BOSS – Jamie Pipher ’70 Ford Torino

We aren’t afraid to admit it. In a veritable sea of Mustangs and Camaros, we at RPM are suckers for relatively obscure body styles, alternative colors, and off-the-beaten path engine and transmission combos—especially when such rides are able to crank out insane power. Don’t get us wrong—there are plenty of gorgeous mainstream cars out there. […]

June 29, 2020 More
FEATURES – MOPAR REDEMPTION – David Soloman – 71 Dodge Demon

FEATURES – MOPAR REDEMPTION – David Soloman – 71 Dodge Demon

Nothing is forever in the world of drag racing—records are broken, cars become outdated, and money becomes scarce. Spencer, Tenn. resident David Solomon has worked his way up the ladder, like many other drag racers, but that feeling of accomplishment and success was crushed in the fall of 2012, when his entire racing operation was […]

June 23, 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.

June 11, 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

June 10, 2020 More
FEATURES – FAST & LOOSE – George Rubistello – 63 Chevy Nova

FEATURES – FAST & LOOSE – George Rubistello – 63 Chevy Nova

My good friend RJ Miolla said it needed a name,” recalled Lake Peeskill, NY paint and body extraordinaire George Rubistello. After several failed attempts and a few laughs, Miolla (whose own Pro Cameo took the July  2015 cover of RPM) said “Loose Screw,” and that was that. “There couldn’t be a better name for the […]

May 28, 2020 More
Full Assault – Mark Robert – 1966 C10 Pickup

Full Assault – Mark Robert – 1966 C10 Pickup

There was little doubt that Waterdown, Ontario Canada’s Mark Robert would be wheeling some sort of fast car on the street—and eventually the dragstrip—as soon as he was old enough to drive. “I can remember my dad bringing a transmission into our apartment living room to rebuild it, and he was repairing and rebuilding cars […]

April 27, 2020 More
For The Love Of The Game – Justin Lopes – 1963 Nova

For The Love Of The Game – Justin Lopes – 1963 Nova

In this game we call life we make choices and take chances every single day. Some work and, well, some don’t. So that being said, even though we know the outcome of our last endeavor, would that stop us from trying it again? For most of us the answer is probably a resounding hell no! […]

April 25, 2020 More
Terminal Condition – JT – 1994 Camaro SS

Terminal Condition – JT – 1994 Camaro SS

Chances are, if you picked up this magazine, you already have it. If you don’t, you most likely soon will. With both genetic and heritable trains identified already, many of us acquired it either from a family member like a dad, grandfather, or uncle or a neighborhood friend with a tool box and a crowded […]

April 18, 2020 More
Wile E Turbo Coyote – Mike Thomas – ’06 Mustang GT

Wile E Turbo Coyote – Mike Thomas – ’06 Mustang GT

Kentucky native Mike Thomas is no  stranger to fast street cars. Having started racing a little over a decade ago, it’s no surprise that after getting his hands on his first ’06 Mustang GT that the adrenaline bug would sink its fangs in. After owning several different Stangs through the years, Mike settled on a […]

April 16, 2020 More
Still The One – John Caruso

Still The One – John Caruso

Islip, New York resident John Caruso isn’t the kind of guy to make a hasty decision. After all, the owner of New Apple Automotive Warehouse first purchased this lightning-quick 1961 Corvette as a gutted-out roller for the paltry sum of $2,000 all the way back in 1976. While nearly every aspect of the car, including […]

March 13, 2020 More
Small Block Nasty – Tim Knieriem

Small Block Nasty – Tim Knieriem

When you’re 15 years old, been around fast cars as long as you can remember and already making runs down a drag strip, you’re pretty much hooked. “I grew up at the race track and around cars,” explained Tim Knieriem. “My dad went bracket racing nearly every weekend for as far back as I can […]

March 9, 2020 More
7 Second Cyclone – Randy Dolenseck

7 Second Cyclone – Randy Dolenseck

Although Ford built the Mercury Cyclone, and its counterpart the Talladega, for the high speed oval tracks back in 1969, the unique swooping body style made for great street machines and drag cars as well. With its aerodynamic front nose treatment, these refugees from NASCAR actually cut through the wind pretty well as compared to […]

February 27, 2020 More
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
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