The Cannonball Run record has been set anew. On Saturday, October 19, 2013, Ed Bolian and team drove an averaged 98 mph in a Mercedes-Benz CL 55 AMG, from New York City to Los Angeles, in 28 hours and 50 minutes, with a distance of 2,813.7 miles.
The new record beat the previous one set by Alex Roy in 2006 when he made the trip in 31 hours 4 minutes by over two hours. See the Cannonball Run route above.
Dave Black and Dan Huang, volunteered to join Bolian in his ambitious mission as co-pilot and spotter, respectively.