Tag Archive: 'Record'

VINwiki Car Stories: Dave Black tells the story of how he became the Cannonball Record co-driver

If you have read my book, you know that the team we used to set the NY to LA record came together at the very last minute. In this story, Dave tells the idea of how he became the c0-driver. Here you go:

Be sure to check out Arne’s Antics

A couple years ago I met a car guy who seems to be almost exactly as crazy as I am. Arne competed against us on the 2015 running of The 2904. We won that event but if it had not been for a very disadvantageous starting time, Arne and his team would likely have bested […]

The 2016 C2C Express

Since our NY to LA record in 2013, there has been a renewed spirit of Cannonball enthusiasm. It has taken many forms. Last year we participated in and won The 2904. In 2015 there were 12 new Cannonball-style records claimed. There was also a new event started, called the C2C Express. It is similar to […]

Congratulations to Carl Reese on the LA2NY Motorcycle Record

In November I discussed the 11 new cross country records that were set in 2015. It was an epic year for the idea of Cannonball and the pursuit of extreme distance speed driving feats. One of them I had listed was “Motorcycle NY to LA Record – TBA.” Well, yesterday it was announced. Carl Reese, […]

Podcast with EV Record Holder Carl Reese

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.

A great opportunity to support a documentary of the history of transcontinental motorcycle records

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 […]

Thank you to Jalopnik for all of the support over the years

Over the past 2 years, the writers at Jalopnik have put up some really great articles about me and our 2013 and 2015 cross country drives. Here are some links. Meet The Guy Who Drove Across The U.S. In A Record 28 Hours 50 Minutes Watch Ed Bolian Explain The Cannonball Run To Hoda And […]

Alex Roy publishes his “Rules for Professional Speeding”

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 […]

An Index of the NY to LA Cannonball Record

On October 19-20, 2013, I set the record for the “Cannonball Run,” driving from New York to Los Angeles in 28 hours 50 minutes. Here is an index of the story and the details. The Book Announcement Team Car – Mercedes CL55 AMG Press Photos 1 & 2 Media Clips Data/Proof History Historic Cars By The […]

Media Clips from Ed Bolian’s Cannonball Run Record

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