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Old 06-11-2018, 09:21 PM
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Just found out the The Mongoose passed away yesterday .. he was 81

I have to say that since I moved to California Tom was literally everywhere.
He was always at the races signing as well as other car shows and events.. Truly a man of the people. He seemed much more friendly than Snake was.
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His '78 Corvette funny car is my all time favorite flopper.
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Yeah the English Leather car was one that really stands out form when i was a kid
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As a funny car lover and also an old school bmx guy, it's a sad day.
RIP 'Goose.
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R.I.P. Tom ...
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RIP Tom.
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I had a picture cut out of a magazine of his Corvette Coors Silver bullet F/C on my bedroom wall 1981. RIP.
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R.I.P. Tom. I saw an interview featuring
Tom and Don a few months ago I am happy
I took the time to watch it.
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Is it true that Tom's whole drag racing carear was match racing?
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Tom won the US Nationals in '78. I always wondered if Don lifted a little or somehow allowed Tom to win. Tom's son had died not long before this and a win at Indy probably lifted him up a lot.
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