Category Archive: 'Cannonball Record'
A couple of weeks ago we participated in the 2015 running of the 2904. Our official time was 32 hours 5 minutes. We drove a salvage title 2002 Mercedes S55 AMG that we had to completely resurrect for the trip. That beat the previous record as the fastest time ever in a competitive Cannonball style […]
Here is a cool video that Peter Musurlian put together of The 2904 teams arriving at the finish at the Portofino Hotel & Marina in Redondo Beach. The official results are out and we are all loving the chance to relive such an amazing adventure. Peter set a solo transcontinental record driving along the southern […]
On November 1st and 2nd, we competed in the 7th running of The 2904, a cheap car cross country race. The organizer just reviewed everyone’s documentation and the results are in. We remained victorious among the field of 10 cars. Here is the rest of our story. 2015 The 2904: Official Times Great White Whale […]
After we set the New York to Los Angeles Cannonball Record in 2013, I was contacted by a gamut of cross country aficionados. Some were past Cannonballers, some were contemporary aspirers to hold the record, others just loved the movies and the idea. One highly interesting phone call was one with the organizer of an event […]
A few weeks ago when I went up to Pittsburgh Cars & Coffee, I met up with Ekeni Abakah from EA40 on YouTube. You already saw the Evan Shanks review of the car. Here is another great video showing all of the modifications done to the CL.
I have been working on a book about the New York to Los Angeles Cannonball Record for the past year or so and it is getting close. It chronicles my interest in the record starting as a high schooler and how it intersected with my career path over the past decade. Stay tuned!
I gave YouTuber Evan Shanks a tour of the CL55 recently. Here is the video he put together.
On October 19-20, 2013, I set the record for the “Cannonball Run,” driving from New York to Los Angeles in 28 hours 50 minutes. Here is an index of the story and the details. The Book Announcement Team Car – Mercedes CL55 AMG Press Photos 1 & 2 Media Clips Data/Proof History Historic Cars By The […]
One of the greatest things about holding the New York to Los Angeles Cannonball Record has been all of the amazing people that I have met through the process. Those who have attempted it in the past as well as those who aspire to try it one day are an absolute blast to talk to. […]
Great April Fools joke Alex but you forgot rolling refueling and if you really want an impressive New York to Los Angeles time you brought the wrong car. Two can play at this game. Beginning last Thursday night Greg Ledet and Alex Roy started planting seeds of an ambitious attempt to break our NY to LA […]