Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen, 1937-2018

Sad news this week with the passing of Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen who along with Don “The Snake” Prudhomme set the drag racing world alight in the 60’s. The two eventually toured as a pair sponsored by Mattel who produced a range of toys to match.


There was also been a film released in 2013 celebrating the pair’s rivalry entitled Snake & Mongoose


Read Kurt Ernst’s detailed article here at Hemmings 

Categories: 1937, Don Prudhomme, Drag Racers, Hemmings, Kurt Ernst, Mattel, Snake & Mongoose, Tom McEwen

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