Category Archive: 'Cannonball Record'
I never expected so much attention for the record but the reception has been really awesome. Thank you to everyone who has documented and discussed it. Today Show http://www.today.com/video/today/53457396#53457396 Good Morning America http://gma.yahoo.com/blogs/abc-blogs/record-driving-across-us-less-29-hours-013518335–abc-news-topstories.html?.tsrc=lgwgr.pensionhotel.com/startdownload-06.-Secgr.pensionhotel.com/hotel-brno-astorkaked-ATCHEN.TTF- USA TODAY http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/11/01/drive-record-new-york-la/3343331/ NBC Nightly News http://www.nbcnews.com/video/nightly-news/53429330/#53429330 CNN http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/31/us/new-york-los-angeles-cannonball-speed-record/index.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2Fcnn_latest+%28RSS%3A+Most+Recent%29 Daily Mail UK http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2480654/Coast-Coast-29-hours-Mercedes-CL-driver-sets-new-record-averaging-98mph-car-spent-months-fitting-gadgets-eye-police.html New York Post http://nypost.com/2013/10/31/from-ny-to-calif-in-record-29-hours-and-no-speeding-tickets/ ABC News http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2013/10/new-record-driving-across-the-us-in-less-than-29-hours/ FoxNews.com http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2013/10/31/atlanta-man-recounts-ny-to-la-drive-in-record-28-hours-50-minutes/ […]
Dear Lunatic, Congratulations on your interest in spending untold amounts of money and taking some really preposterous risks in hopes of adding your name to a short of list of other crazy people that no one really knows exists. It is a lot of fun, though, and a great challenge for any driver and team. […]
I was sorting through some pictures and I found some more from the record drive. I thought I would go ahead and toss a few more up here to keep them convenient and to give you a few more to look at. Here is a bit of history on the Cannonball Record and our participation […]
As someone who has read about and dreamt about beating the existing New York to Los Angeles records for most of my life the history has always been hugely interesting to me. I know that for many other fans of this notorious challenge our participation is merely the latest chapter in an extremely compelling volume […]
Here is a quick tour of the car that we used to break the New York to LA Cannonball record. The pictures are of the car after we got it back. The car is a 2004 Mercedes CL55 AMG that began the trip with about 115k miles and finished with around 118k. I have owned […]
We would like to extend a very special thanks to everyone who helped us make the New York to LA Record possible. God for safety and keeping everything that was outside of our control working more perfectly as we ever could have imagined. My lovely wife, Megan, for putting up with another pearl in the […]
Hey guys, I am getting a flood of requests to use pictures for articles, news programs, and other media requirements. Feel free to use any of these pictures as you wish. Thank you for your interest in the story. For other media inquiries you may email Ryan at Mogul PR.
About 10 years ago I interviewed Brock Yates for a project on Automotive Journalism as a senior in high school. We talked about the business of writing about cars and his Cannonball Project. I told him that one day I would break the record and we talked about whether or not that was possible. About […]