Subscribe to our Newsletter!

This Day in Automotive History

December 7, 1928 – Hot rodder & racer Mickey Thompson is born

December 7, 1928 – Hot rodder & racer Mickey Thompson is born

Marion Lee "Mickey" Thompson, born on this day in 1928, set more automotive endurance and speed records during his life than any person before or since. Among those feats: becoming the first American to travel 400 miles per hour on the ground. H...

Cheap Classic Cars

Rod or Restore? 5 Cheap Classic Car Projects for Sale on Craigslist

Rod or Restore? 5 Cheap Classic Car Projects for Sale on Craigslist

So, you've just found the perfect project car. You're pumped, for sure, but there's still one question burning in the back of your mind, "What the heck do I do with this thing?" Obviously there are a million directions to take a build, but when it c...

Features

December 7, 1928 – Hot rodder & racer Mickey Thompson is born

December 7, 1928 – Hot rodder & racer Mickey Thompson is born

Marion Lee "Mickey" Thompson, born on this day in 1928, set more automotive endurance and speed records during his life than any person before or since. Among those feats: becoming the first American to travel 400 miles per hour on the ground. H...

Subscribe to our Newsletter!

Support This Day in Automotive History




Support This Day in Automotive History