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Rocket 88

1956 Oldsmobile Olds Super 88 Convertible

Widely acknowledged as the first “rock and roll” song.
The Rocket 88 was highly desired by the hip crowd.

A V8 motor baby, it’s modern design
Black convertible top and the girls don’t mind
Sportin’ with me riding all around town with joy.

The song was first recorded in 1951 in Memphis Tennessee.
The Oldsmobile 88 is a full-size car that was sold and produced by Oldsmobile from 1949 until 1999.


Man Up

Spring is just around the corner and this year is the year that you are going to get you some.
You’ve tried all the salves, elixirs, creams and powders.
Mojo medicine, pills, and capsules.
Gym memberships, personal trainers and mail order meals.

Now it’s time to discover V-TWIN Formula from Thunder Boom!

Sold only at authorized motorcycle retailers.
Just increase the dosage for more enhanced results.

Try new V-TWIN Formula from Thunder Boom!

New V-EIGHT Formula coming soon!



2018 Classic Car Show Collierville TN

We stopped in at the Collierville Car Show.
I guess there were more than 250 cars on hand.

Hosted at Central Church.
Sponsored by
The Collierville Education Foundation.





All the classics you could imagine.
Roadsters to Bentleys.


It was an awesome afternoon, too many car and trucks too take in at once.
Check out this poster!
Coffee Cups Too!

Thanks for visiting Thunder Avenue!
This event was listed in our ThunderBoard Event Calendar.

Lt. Trent Kirk Memorial Ride

We joined Our Fallen Heroes Foundation on Saturday, June 16, 2018, for the Lt Trent A. Kirk 3rd Annual Father’s Day Memorial Ride fundraiser, sponsored by Indian Motorcycles, Memphis and Shake Rag Bar & Grill, Millington.

It was a great day to ride and honor fallen heroes.

This is our ride back from Shake Rag Tn.

ShakeRag is a story in itself.

Learn more about the fire that destroyed the Family Dollar Store located at 3732 North Watkins in Memphis, Tennessee on June 15, 2003.

Funny Car Nationals – U.S. 131 Motorsports Park


U.S. 131 Motorsports Park in Martin is offering a blast from the past today and Saturday.

A loud, fast blast, that is.

Martin Dragway is hosting its 15th annual Funny Car Nationals, and it will offer a field of eight Nitro Nostalgia Funny Cars, Dom Lagana’s Nitro Ninja Top Fuel Dragster, Bob Motz and his jet-powered 1998 Kenworth truck and the Nostalgia Drag Racing League.

More pics & story here.

North East Motor Sports Museum

This would be an awesome vacation destination.
Great job on the growth!

Posted by Mister B

LOUDON — Less than a year into its existence, the North East Motor Sports Museum is already planning to double its footprint.

Located just south of the New Hampshire Motor Speedway at 922 NH Route 106, organizers say they’ve been given permission to add another 10,000 square feet to the building in the near future.
“We’re already out of space,” said Gil Coraine, operations director of the museum.

Of course, like most museums, the North East Motor Sports Museum runs primarily on donations so any expansion will be based on the generosity of supporters.
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