Tag Archive: 'Daytona'

The 2017 Cannonballers Reunion in Greenwich, CT

The band of scofflaws that still care about or remember the actual 1970s Cannonball Runs is unfortunately a literally dying breed. There was a special meeting for those of us who are still around to enjoy the stories. It was great to see so many of the event veterans as well as people who wanted […]

The Original 1971 Car & Driver Cannonball Article

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 […]

Sotheby’s Driven by Disruption Auction Results

With auction season winding down, RM/Sotheby’s had an amazing sale in New York this week. There were some incredible cars that brought properly strong money. Here are the cars that sold. 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta by Scaglietti  Sold for $847,000  1972 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV by Bertone  Sold for $2,420,000  1991 Ferrari Testarossa  […]

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 […]