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The Legend Continues with Danny Thompson

The Legend Continues with Danny Thompson

  Like his father before him, Danny Thompson risked everything to go faster than 400 mph. Yet Danny had more at stake than breaking the land speed record. He was at Bonneville to finish the race for his father. While Mickey had become the first...

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Mickey's Land Speed Record in The Challenger 1

Mickey's Land Speed Record in The Challenger 1

When Mickey was nine years old, his father took him to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah to watch Englishman John Cobbs attempt to break the land speed record. The British Automobile Industry wanted to use the new land speed record to promote their...

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A Concise History Of A Racing Legend. An Innovator.

A Concise History Of A Racing Legend. An Innovator.

Mickey Thompson is a giant amongst racetrack heroes. He holds more auto speed records than anyone on earth. Winning races in record times was the driving force behind Mickey Thompson’s innovations in tyre design. If tyres held Mickey back, he adjusted them so they would get him first over the line in the fastest time.

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Chris Western to tackle Finke

Chris Western to tackle Finke

  After an awkward start to the season Chris Western is back on track for an assault on The Finke Desert Race in June. The first round of the Australian Off Road Championship, the Sunraysia 600, held in Mildura saw Chris suffer from...

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The toughest Mickey tyres

The toughest Mickey tyres

I am into my 8th year of running Mickey Thompson tyres for my racing. They are still the best you can get in my opinion. And I tell everyone that. The fact that you can buy an 'off the shelf tyre', and go out and race it competitively astounds...

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