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When Brock Yates set out with the idea of getting well qualified drivers in well prepared cars and tearing across the country in a no-holds-barred race for glory no one could guess what it might evolve into. After his scouting run in 1970, the 1971 running was as pure and cool as the idea could […]
One of the newest names in the cross country driving game is Carl Reese. He set several transcontinental records in 2015. In the link below, Carl does a podcast here with the Petersen Museum Team recently where he discussed his EV record drive and his aspirations to one day challenge our NY to LA record. Check it out here.
I wanted to take a moment to thank you all for reading and supporting me in so many ridiculous projects and ideas. It has been an amazing year and I hope that you all have an amazing Christmas. Remember to celebrate the true meaning of today – Christ is born! Enjoy time with your friends […]
A few weeks ago I discussed the 11 new Cannonball style transcontinental records that were set in 2015. One of those is a new LA to NY Motorcycle Record. The rider is an avid Cannonball historian and is producing a documentary about the history of crossing our great country by motorcycle. It should be a […]
Early last month we had an amazing time racing across the country in an event called The 2904. You can read about our experiences here. One of the most ambitious plans for the drive was from Benny Newsman. He encountered some incredible obstacles leading up to the event and you can read about them here on […]
Today on The Drive, Alex Roy posted an interesting article. Alex held the NY to LA record with a time of 31 hours 4 minutes from October of 2006 until our drive in 2013. He is undoubtedly the godfather of the modern pursuit of outlaw road racing and bring the Cannonball/US Express ideas into a […]
Just on the tail of our participation in The 2904, Alex Roy and Zach Bowman have announced a new cross country record – NY to LA in a 3 Wheeled Vehicle. Their time was 41 hours 49 minutes. Alex called me several months ago and asked me if I was game to join him. I […]
Ever since our 2013 record setting cross country drive, there has been an explosion of other types of transcontinental driving pursuits. We have seen runs along the southern route (Generally I-10) from Jacksonville to San Diego, cheap car rallies coast to coast, Electric Vehicle records, and no even autonomous driving records. The trio used the newly […]
A couple of weeks ago I went on a road trip up to Pittsburgh for their Cars and Coffee Hanger Party. I had a great time with their local crew and they certainly know how to throw a party. While I was there, we shot this livestream video. Evan Shanks took a tour of the […]