Category Archive: 'Cannonball Record'
In 1985, the year I was born, Brumos Audi in Jacksonville, FL modified Quattro 4000S sport sedans to celebrate Brock Yates and Cannonball. They were numbered out of 12. When I found out about the existence of the cars a few years ago, I thought it would be amazing to own one. Obviously a lot […]
My book is released! You can buy it today on Amazon. It is long overdue but I hope you enjoy it. The book chronicles the decade that led me to Cannonball and the record setting New York to Los Angeles drive. I would love your feedback on the story and appreciate anywhere you can share […]
Rick Maese and Katherine Frey from the Washington Post came along on this year’s C2C Express. Here are my photos and remarks about the drive. Here is Ben Preston’s story from The Drive. http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/sports/wp/2016/10/28/c2c-express-a-journey-and-a-race-run-at-warp-speed-or-about-80-mph/
Since our NY to LA record in 2013, there has been a renewed spirit of Cannonball enthusiasm. It has taken many forms. Last year we participated in and won The 2904. In 2015 there were 12 new Cannonball-style records claimed. There was also a new event started, called the C2C Express. It is similar to […]
A few months ago, the crew from Bleacher Report came to my house to interview me about the NY to LA driving record. Read more on their site here. Even got a mention on the CNN homepage.
A couple of weeks ago I did an interview with Mark Greene from the Cars Yeah Podcast. It is now live on Cars Yeah, iTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher. You can listen to it here as well: Ed Bolian This was Mark’s 512th podcast and he has interviewed some incredible people. It was an honor to be included.
Last week some very exciting news came across the wire. Warner Brothers, the Yates Family, and the other holders of the “Cannonball Run” franchise trademarks have reached an agreement to produce a modern version. This has been attempted over and over again but always ran into obstacles. As this article states, the spirit of the […]
Yesterday on The Drive, Alex Roy posted some of his thoughts on the best car for a modern day Cannonball. He explores the knee-jerk desire of all car guys to blast across the country in something reminiscent of the girls in the Countach or Yate/Gurney in the Daytona. The thinking man’s choice is clearly very […]
Amir Ebrahimi, Christopher Rivera, and Bobby Shively recently came over to interview me for a segment about the 2013 Cannonball Record for Bleacher Report. To close out the day, they asked if I could get all of the cars together for a photo shoot. It was getting quite dark but I thought them came out great. Here […]
A few months ago I took a trip up to Pittsburgh for their Cars & Coffee get together. It was an amazing time with some true car guys. Be sure to subscribe to @DoctaM3 on YouTube. Here is a video that we did where I give him a tour of the Mercedes CL55 AMG that […]