Tag Archive: 'Cannonball'

Meetings 1 & 2 of the Fraternity of Lunatics

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. […]

New York to Los Angeles by the Numbers

October 19-20, 2013 From: ┬áRed Ball Parking Garage – 142 E 31st St, New York, NY 10016 To: ┬áPortofino Hotel & Marina – 260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 2004 Mercedes CL55 AMG with 493 hp 13 states – NY, NJ, WV, PA, OH, IL, IN, MO, OK, TX, NM, AZ, CA 93 counties […]

Historic New York to Los Angeles Record Cars

A very common discussion that comes up about the New York to Los Angeles cross country driving record is the choice of automobile. Since the first drive that Brock Yates made in his recon run in 1970, there have been some amazing cars as part of the Cannonball, US Express, and other spinoff events including […]

I did a Reddit IamA interview about the Cannonball Record

A few days ago I was invited to an interview on the Reddit IamA page inviting users to ask me anything about the Cannonball Record. I will continue to check back every day or two so if any of you would like to post some questions – please feel free. http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/2djjkw/iama_ed_bolian_cannonball_run_world_record_holder/

A bit of history on the New York to Los Angeles Cannonball Record

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 […]

Media Clips from Ed Bolian’s Cannonball Run Record

Special Thanks to Everyone Who Helped Make 28:50 Possible

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 […]

We Did It: New York to Los Angeles in 28:50

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 […]