While out at the start of the 2016 C2C Express in Manhattan we got to have lunch with former Cannonball record holder Alex Roy. In addition we got to check out his infamous Polizei 144 BMW M5 which he took across the country in a record time of 31 hours 4 minutes. This was done in 2006 before Waze and at a time when it was generally thought that no one could beat the standing record of 32 hours 7 minutes set back in 1983 on the last US Express because of increased road congestion.
This feat was documented by film maker Cory Welles and featured in the movie “32 Hours 7 Minutes”. It was fun to spend the afternoon talking with 2 of the most famous figures in the underground Cannonball world. To me, two of the biggest celebrities in my world.