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Brock Yates 1933 - 2016

Brock Yates was one of my favourite automotive authors. Sad to hear of his passing after a long illness.

Read about Brock’s life and times including his famous involvement with the Cannonball Run. 11 more words

Hemmings Motor News

Brock Yates: 1933-2016

Some of today’s younger readers may not be familiar with Brock Yates. Indeed, I first became aware of him through his editor’s column in Car & Driver… 186 more words

Industry News

2016 Cannonball Run - All motorcycles are over 100 years old!

This year September 11th, in addition to being a national day of tragedy here in the US, it was also the day the 2016 Motorcycle Cannonball Run… 401 more words


New York to L.A. in under 29 hours; meet the guy who shattered the Cannonball record and broke the law in 14 states doing it.

(image via Jalopnik)

Jalopnik has the crazy, and crazy insane, story of Ed Bolian, who went cross-continent in 28 hours and 50 minutes, shattering the old coast-to-coast record by 2 hours. 85 more words


Filmed in Tucson...Mostly


Film Club Rule #888: There’s great filmmaking going on in your backyard, just open the door.

Heather, Jeff, and Rusty turn their attention to films made in Tucson, Arizona. 117 more words


The Return of the "Cannonball"

It’s time to once again race from coast to coast! That’s right fans…a new installment of the popular Cannonball Run film series is in the works at Warner Brothers, who recently acquired the rights to the franchise. 270 more words

American Films

‘Cannonball Run’ remake has a director

Etan J. Cohen  to write and direct a relaunch of the film, with Andre Morgan and Alan Gasmer  producing.  Warners is  not to calling  the film a remake but  rather a “relaunch,” simply titled “Cannonball,” that will retell the infamous “Cannonball sea to shining sea memorial trophy race” of the original film that starred Burt Reynolds, Frank Sinatra, Roger Moore, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr and Dom DeLuise.