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1968 Challenger 2 Streamliner’s sale comes as relief to Danny Thompson

The record-setting vehicle comes in well below estimates at Mecum's auction in Kissimmee

Will this 448 mph Challenger 2 piston land speed car fit in your garage?

Danny Thompson, son of racing legend Mickey, set the record in 2018

Mickey Thompson's son building 300-mph Ford Mustang?

Plenty of us that grew up around a drag strip know the name Mickey Thompson, but fewer of us realize that the guy was more than a name on the sidewall of some seriously sticky rubber. He was also responsible for setting plenty of land-speed records in his day, including being the first guy to break the 400 mph barrier on the salt. His son, Danny Thompson, is no slouch behind the wheel, either. Last year, the younger Thompson managed to set