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Black and white illustration of an issue of Car and Driver magazine, showing people standing among a group of cars and the text, Episode 155: Cannonball.

Cannonball

Episode #155

2020-12-18 13:06:02

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With Covid-19 shutdowns, people have been taking advantage of quiet highways to drive as fast as they can from New York City to Redondo Beach, California. They’re trying to break records set in an unofficial and secretive race called the “Cannonball.” In today’s episode, the history of the illegal cross country race, how it has evolved since 1971, and why fans say it will never go away.

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