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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 long strand of crazy things that I do.
  • My co-driver Dave Black for some of the most impressive and helpful driving I have witnessed in quite some time.
  • Dan Huang – our navigator and support passenger who has the best cop-spotting eyes I have ever been privy to.
  • My parents for giving up a couple of nights sleep worrying about the craziness their first born son was up to.
  • Brandon Saszi, Eric Gregory, and everyone at Lamborghini Atlanta/Motorcars of Georgia
  • Dak, Monty, Carsen and the team at CarTunes of Atlanta
  • Charles Carden for developing the fuel system
  • Forrest Sibley for all of the assistance strategizing, setting up, and programming the arsenal of countermeasures for the trip
  • The entire team at Blue Donkey Iced Coffee
  • David Claster, Ralph, and their team at RBM North Mercedes Benz
  • Adam Kochanski for monitoring weather and traffic
  • Tom Park for monitoring weather and traffic
  • Ash Majid & Ladan Joon for the hospitality before we departed
  • Danny Landoni for scouting in Pennsylvania
  • Chris Staschiak for scouting in Ohio
  • David Wiggins for route support in Ohio
  • Tom Greulich for scouting in Missouri
  • Jules Doty for scouting in New Mexico
  • Nick Reid for scouting in California
  • Brock Yates for his inspiration, wisdom, and motivation in our conversation
  • Alex Roy for his sportsmanship, example, and counsel in the preparation for the attempt
  • Richard Rawlings for his sportsmanship and endless devotion to all things Cannonball!
  • Everyone who called, texted, prayed, and supported us.

I know that there are many more that I have forgotten but this is a start. Thank you from the bottom of my heart to everyone for helping make this crazy dream of mine a reality.

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    Tom
    November 11th, 2013 at 11:24 am

    Ed, although I was sorry I couldn’t be a part of it, I was certainly there with you in spirit and am proud of you for achieving your goal!

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    Brandon
    December 15th, 2013 at 10:19 pm

    Ed,
    reading about your story was inspiring to say the least. What captivated me the most was the courage and commitment it took to throw caution to the wind and chase an improbable dream…. AND WIN! It was such a testament to the human spirit. I’m happy for you!
    If you ever find yourself in Monterey, CA feel free to contact me, I’d be honored to buy you dinner/ show you around/ keep you out of the tourist traps.
    Please let me (all of us) know when you will write a book. I’ll gladly order an advanced copy.
    ~Brandon
    P.S. … What Radar detectors do you advise?

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    Mark
    February 6th, 2014 at 9:24 pm

    WHAAAA??? 28:50??? Now THATS insanely fast!

    Are you planning to chronicle the journey?

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