Danny Thompson and the record-breaking Challenger 2 streamliner retire


One of the most storied land speed cars ever built has raced for the last time. Following a 450-mph run at Speed Week 2018, driver and owner Danny Thompson has announced that the Challenger 2 will be retiring. It seems that Thompson himself will retire too.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/09/10/danny-thompson-and-the-record-breaking-challenger-2-streamliner-retire


Well done, Mr. Thompson!

I remember your father setting records, and built several models of the Challenger 1.

  • Jim