In 1959, Mickey Thompson's famous 555 car roared to a record setting speed of 363.31mph at the Bonneville Salt Flats. Printed with the permission of Danny Thompson and Ed Iskenderian, this shirt is a reproduction of a surviving 1959 original. In typical M/T fashion, the shirt was printed before the car got the record.
Photo 1: Mickey Thompson and Gene McMannis, the founders of Mickey Thompson Tires.
Photo 2: Mickey after the record run, steering the Challenger from the cockpit. (Photo courtesy Bill Marcel).
Photo 3: The original SCTA plaque certifying the record. Currently on the wall in Danny's shop.
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