Tag Archive: 'New York'

Buyer Beware: Avoid Manhattan Leasing for Exotic Car Financing

Manhattan Leasing is a boutique exotic car financing bank with offices at 3275 W. Hillsboro Blvd, Suite 304, Deerfield Beach , FL 33442 and 20 East Sunrise Hwy, Valley Stream NY 11581. Mel Steinberg is their managing principal and they are a finance company that any exotic car buyer should avoid. I have dealt with virtually every exotic car […]

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  […]

A great write up on The 2904 from Benny Newsman

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 […]

11 New Cross Country Records in ’15: Celebrating the Year of Cannonball

As the season of favorable driving weather comes to a close, it makes sense to look back on an incredible year of Cannonball-style cross country driving. In 2006, Dave Maher, Alex Roy, and Cory Welles broke a record that had stood for 23 years. David Diem and Doug Turner won the 1983 US Express with […]

Thank you to the team that made our 2904 time possible!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]