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Cannonball Baker Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash

The Cannonball Baker Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, widely known simply as the Cannonball Baker or Cannonball Run, was an unofficial, if not outlaw, automobile race run four times in the 1970s from New York City and Darien, CT, on the US Atlantic (east) coast, to Redondo Beach, a Los Angeles suburb on the Pacific. Conceived by car magazine writer and auto racer Brock Yates and fellow Car and Driver editor Steve Smith in 1971, the run was not a real competitive race with high risks, but intended both as a celebration of the United States Interstate Highway System and a protest against strict traffic laws coming into effect at the time.

As it was found out, the newly imposed 55 mph speed limit was actually slower than the quickest average speeds of point-to-point travels of Erwin George "Cannon Ball" Baker in the first half of the 20th century. In 1933, Baker drove coast to coast in a Graham-Paige model 57 Blue Streak 8, averaging greater than 50 mph, setting a 53 hour 30 minute record that stood for nearly 40 years. If this could be done by a single man driving on bad roads and through villages, a team of two or more experienced (and even professional race) drivers, driving a modern car on safer and wider intersection-free highways that bypass towns, should be able to do it quicker without taking unacceptable risks apart from getting a speeding ticket, by cruising at 90 to 100 mph.

Another motivation was the fun involved, which showed in the tongue-in-cheek reports in Car and Driver and other auto publications worldwide.

The initial cross-country run was accomplished by Yates's son Brock Jr., Smith, and friend Jim Williams beginning on May 3, 1971. The first running was done in a 1971 Dodge Custom Sportsman van, called the "Moon Trash II". The race was run four more times, on November 15, 1971; November 13, 1972; April 23, 1975; and April 1, 1979. The most remarkable effort certainly was by American racing legend and winner of the 1967 24 hours of Le Mans, Dan Gurney, winning the second run in a Ferrari Daytona. Dan himself put it best, saying: "At no time did we exceed 175 mph." With Brock Yates as co-driver, it took them 35 hours and 54 minutes to travel 2863 miles at an average of approximately 80 mph, while collecting one fine. Snow in the Rockies slowed them down considerably. The record for official Cannonballs is 32 hours and 51 minutes (about 87 mph), set in the final run by Dave Heinz and Dave Yarborough in a Jaguar XJS in April 1979.

After the original Cannonball races were halted, Car and Driver began to sponsor a legitimate closed-course tour, the One Lap of America. Outlaw successors in the United States, Europe, and Australia continue to use the Cannonball name without Yates' approval.

The Race

The object of the Cannonball Baker was to leave the Red Ball Garage on East 31st Street in New York City, later a venue in Darien, CT, (the now defunct Lock, Stock, and Barrel restaurant) usually after midnight, and drive to the Portofino Inn in Redondo Beach, California in the shortest time possible. Those were the only rules. Nothing was specified as to the route, type of vehicle, or maximum speed permitted. (There was a gentlemen's agreement that the vehicle entered would be driven the entire distance - no having it transported on another vehicle, having an identical second vehicle stashed away, etc.) Speeding citations received along the way were the driver's responsibility and did not disqualify the vehicle (although having to stop to receive a ticket increased the vehicle's overall time).

The Cannonball Run was technically a race in that the fastest time was declared the "winner" and the results were announced in order of time, but times were not taken very seriously. And it was found that sheer speed frequently did not guarantee a first place finish.

Inspiration

The runs were inspired also from movies like the 1971 film Two-Lane Blacktop. A similar film, Vanishing Point, was released in theaters a few months before the first Cannonball.

The Cannonball runs gained notoriety after the 1972 run, but it was Time Magazine's May 5, 1975 story on the race that solidified it in the public consciousness. To the surprise of many, the hilarious reports in Car and Driver were warmly received by the press and the public alike, rather than being condemned for being reckless.

Reportedly, the worst "accident" that occurred in all of the Cannonball runs was spilled lasagna aboard a motor home which made the trip in 57 hours, as Car and Driver Magazine detailed the November 1971 running in their March 1972 issue. That article was reprinted in its entirety in 2005, being chosen to represent the decade of the 1970s in the magazine's 50th anniversary series of article reprints.

However, in his memoir book about the races (see References, below), Yates reports that in the 1972 event, an all-female team consisting of Peggy Niemcek, Judy Stropus, and SCCA racer Donna Mae Mims ("The Pink Lady") suffered a crash near El Paso, Texas, resulting in a DNF (Did Not Finish.) The book contains a first-hand account by Mims, stating that their Cadillac stretched limousine veered off the road and rolled over after the driver fell asleep at the wheel. Although the car was totalled and Mims suffered a broken arm, no other vehicles were involved in the crash, and this was the only serious accident in all the Cannonball races.

Yates began working on a screenplay, originally to be titled "Coast to Coast", but was scooped by two unofficial films in 1976, Cannonball and The Gumball Rally. Eventually, an official Cannonball Run movie was made — Cannonball Run — and two sequels, Cannonball Run II and Speed Zone!, followed. A later USA Network television program, Cannonball Run 2001, was given official approval to use the name.

US Express

After the last Cannonball, Rick Doherty, a veteran of the 1979 and 1975 races, organized a successor, the U.S. Express. Doherty won the first U.S. Express with co-driver and famous game designer, Will Wright, at the wheel of a Mazda RX-7. Their time was 33 hours, 9 minutes. The U.S. Express ran to the Beach in Santa Monica, making it longer than the Cannonball. Despite the increased length, the fastest time recorded was 32 hours 7 minutes, in the 1983 race, 44 minutes faster than the fastest Cannonball, and the "official" cross-country record until it was broken in 2006. 1983 was the last year of the U.S. Express.

Legacy

Nearly thirty years after the last official Cannonball, the issues raised, and the possibility of a full or partial revival, are still of interest to some motorists. Yates, in his book, recalled declining offers ever since the last race to revive the concept, and gave a number of reasons it was unworkable, including increased police activity, increased legal liabilities on the part of any organizer, increased year-round traffic and expanding urban areas – as well as warning of the obvious dangers of a race on public roads. The Gumball 3000 gained publicity in the early 2000s as a similar event, held generally in Europe but in 2002 and 03 in America, but paced over several times as long and with no time-based winner. As reported in the New York Times on October 172007, the current unofficial record is 31 hours and 4 minutes, set by Alexander Roy and David Maher in 2006.

The 2008 documentary 32 Hours 7 Minutes documents the 1983 and 2006 record-setting runs.

Results

+ indicates winners
* indicates overall record
Last name First name Run Time Place Vehicle Year
Adamowicz Tony 2 36:47 2 Chevrolet Van 1971.5
Adelbert Harvey 5 36:19 9 Mercedes-Benz 300 D 1979
Alden Al 5 32:59 2 Mercedes-Benz 450 SEL 6.9 1979
Allen Gerald 5 36:20 10 Excalibur 1979
Ammerman Craig 4 45:36 17 Travco Motorhome 1975
Arentz Gary 5 39:10 19 Jaguar XJS 1979
Armstrong Keith 5 39:20 20 Chevrolet El Camino 1979
Armstrong Ted 5 39:20 20 Chevrolet El Camino 1979
Arutunoff Anatoly 4 49:32 18 Bristol 410 1975
Arutunoff Anatoly 5 40:33 24 Volvo 242 GT 1979
Atwell Jim 4 38:56 7 Porsche Carrera 1975
Atwell Jim 5 42:28 29 Porsche Carrera 1979
Baker Clyde 3 41:15 13 AMC Hornet 1972
Baker Terry 5 35:58 7 Ferrari 308 GTS 1979
Behr Steve 2 39:03 6 Dodge Van 1971.5
Behr Steve + 3 37:16 1 Cadillac Coupe De Ville 1972
Behr Steve 4 38:03 3 Dodge Challenger 1975
Behr Steve 5 42:27 28 Porsche 928 1979
Bell Roger 5 58:04 39 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith 1979
Bernius Terry 5 44:13 32 Lotus Esprit 1979
Blue Doug 3 49:04 25 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 1972
Brennan Peter 5 9990:00 45 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 1979
Brio Roman + 3 37:16 1 Cadillac Coupe De Ville 1972
Brock Pete 3 37:33 3 Mercedes-Benz 280 SEL 1972
Brodrick Bill 2 57:25 7 Travco Motorhome 1971.5
Brodrick Bill 3 44:42 19 Travco Motorhome 1972
Brodrick Bill 4 45:36 17 Travco Motorhome 1975
Brown Bob 3 37:26 2 Dodge Challenger 1972
Brownell Dave 5 61:51 40 Ford Panel Truck 1979
Browning Bob 5 40:33 24 Volvo 242 GT 1979
Bruerton Ed 2 37:48 5 AMC AMX 1971.5
Bruerton Ed 3 39:42 8 AMC AMX 1972
Bruerton Tom 2 37:48 5 AMC AMX 1971.5
Bruerton Tom 3 39:42 8 AMC AMX 1972
Buffum John 4 40:19 9 Porsche Carrera 1975
Buffum Vicki 4 40:19 9 Porsche Carrera 1975
Cady Jack 3 43:02 16 Ford Van 1972
Campbell Bill 5 41:00 26 Ford Thunderbird 1979
Canfield Bill + 3 37:16 1 Cadillac Coupe De Ville 1972
Cannata Richard 4 44:23 16 Studebaker 1975
Carey Bob 2 57:25 7 Travco Motorhome 1971.5
Carlson Tim 4 40:37 11 Ford Van 1975
Catalano Christine 5 35:17 6 Mazda RX-7 1979
Chapin Kim 2 39:03 6 Dodge Van 1971.5
Cline Rick + 4 35:53 1 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS 1975
Cooper Bill 5 38:52 18 Ferrari 308 GT 350 1979
Corrizzoni Tom 3 49:04 25 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 1972
Coumo ? 3 9990:00 33 Studebaker 1972
Cowell Jack 3 37:33 3 Mercedes-Benz 280 SEL 1972
Crabbe Paul 3 45:39 21 Opel Rallye 1972
Cripe Tom 5 44:13 32 Lotus Esprit 1979
Crittenden Jim 5 36:00 8 Buick Park Avenue 1979
Dainko Rainec 3 40:55 10 Chevrolet Van 1972
Davidson Stuart 5 46:48 36 Ferrari 330 GT 1979
Dawn Wes 2 9990:00 8 MGB GT 1971.5
Dawn Wes 3 39:35 7 Chevrolet Vega 1972
Dawn Wes 4 38:16 4 Mercedes-Benz 450 SL 1975
Dawn Wes 5 36:49 12 Cadillac Eldorado 1979
De Van Fred 3 39:29 6 Mazda RX-2 1972
Defty Peter 5 45:32 33 Chevrolet Suburban 1979
Denner Tom 3 41:06 12 Chevrolet Vega 1972
Dennison Scott 3 40:55 10 Chevrolet Van 1972
Doherty Richard 5 35:17 6 Mazda RX-7 1979
Dornsife Rod 5 42:27 28 Porsche 928 1979
Dunaj Jon 5 36:19 9 Mercedes-Benz 300 D 1979
Durst Steve 3 9990:00 27 Chevrolet Vega 1972
Egloff George 5 43:32 30 Suzuki 850 Motorcycle 1979
Ehrich Terry 5 61:51 40 Ford Panel Truck 1979
Epstein Wendy 5 43:32 30 Suzuki 850 Motorcycle 1979
Erickson Morris 3 46:17 22 Opel Rallye 1972
Fassler Paul 5 37:25 14 Porsche 930 1979
Faust David 5 36:51 13 Chevrolet Malibu 1979
Feiner Fred 3 9990:00 33 Studebaker 1972
Feiner Fred 4 44:23 16 Studebaker 1975
Fergusson Alice 3 42:08 15 Citroën DS 19 1972
Fergusson Joe 3 42:08 15 Citroën DS 19 1972
Fernald Steve 4 40:31 10 Volvo 164 E 1975
Field Dick 5 32:59 2 Mercedes-Benz 450 SEL 6.9 1979
Fischer Paul 3 41:01 11 Ford Torino 1972
Fischer Paul 4 40:53 13 Ford Torino 1975
Fog Steven 5 34:07 4 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 1979
Frankl Andrew 5 65:55 41 Ford Mini Truck 1979
Fransson Joe 3 44:42 19 Travco Motorhome 1972
Fuchs John 3 41:15 13 American Hornet 1972
Gafford Tom 5 45:32 33 Chevrolet Suburban 1979
Gallagher ? 3 9990:00 34 Honda 600 1972
Garbarini Steve 3 48:25 24 Datsun 240 Z 1972
Garcione William 3 48:25 24 Datsun 240 Z 1972
Gilmartin Richard 3 37:33 3 Mercedes-Benz 280 SEL 1972
Goodman Kirby 5 36:51 13 Chevrolet Malibu 1979
Gould Richard 4 41:35 15 Oldsmobile Cutlass 1975
Graham Paul 5 39:45 22 Chevrolet Camaro 1979
Gregory Fred 5 9990:00 45 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 1979
Gurney Dan + 2 35:54 1 Ferrari Daytona 1971.5
Hammil ? 3 9990:00 29 Porsche 911 1972
Harmston Edwin 5 58:04 39 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith 1979
Harris Richard 3 9990:00 33 Studebaker 1972
Harris Richard 4 44:23 16 Studebaker 1975
Harrison John 5 9990:00 44 Lotus Esprit 1979
Heinz Dave + 5 32:51 * 001 Jaguar XJS 1979
Henry Bill 3 41:06 12 Chevrolet Vega 1972
Herisko Ron 2 36:56 3 Cadillac Coupe De Ville 1971.5
Hickey Tom 5 32:59 2 Mercedes-Benz 450 SEL 6.9 1979
Hitchins John 5 65:55 41 Ford Mini Truck 1979
Honegger Pierre 4 39:22 8 Mazda RX-4 1975
Hopkins ` Danny 3 38:02 4 De Tomaso Pantera 1972
Hopkins Hoppy 3 38:02 4 De Tomaso Pantera 1972
Hoschek Gero 5 43:47 31 Jensen Interceptor 1979
Houge Larry 3 46:17 22 Opel Rallye 1972
Hourihan Bob 4 40:31 10 Volvo 164 E 1975
Howlett Jack 4 38:45 6 Buick Electra 1975
Hunt Jim 5 41:00 26 Ford Thunderbird 1979
James Dirk 5 43:32 30 Suzuki 850 Motorcycle 1979
Jeanes William 4 45:36 17 Travco Motorhome 1975
Jellison Rich 3 57:19 26 Chevrolet Corvette 1972
Jenkins Richard 3 38:37 5 Alfa Romeo Guilia 1972
Jessen John 3 57:19 26 Chevrolet Corvette 1972
Jessick Peter 5 40:53 25 Chrysler 1979
Johnson Don 3 9990:00 31 Austin Healey 1972
Johnson Gary 4 37:50 2 Chevrolet Pickup 1975
Jones David 5 38:10 17 Chevrolet Blazer 1979
Kendall-Lane Fiona 5 58:04 39 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith 1979
Kendall-Lane Stephen 5 58:04 39 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith 1979
Kenny ? 3 9990:00 32 Chevrolet Camaro Z 28 1972
Kepler Fred 3 9990:00 32 Chevrolet Camaro Z 28 1972
Key Robert 5 48:53 37 Shelby Mustang GT 350 1979
Kirby Jim 5 36:40 11 Chevrolet Camaro Z 28 1979
Kopec Rich 5 48:53 37 Shelby Mustang GT 350 1979
Kovaleski Oscar 2 36:47 2 Chevrolet Van 1971.5
Kovaleski Bob 4 36:40 11 Chevrolet Camaro Z 28 1979
Kozlowski Tom 4 39:22 8 Mazda RX-4 1975
Lane John 5 37:31 15 Porsche 928 1979
Leib Dick 3 44:54 20 Pontiac 1972
Leonard Tom 5 37:46 16 Chevrolet Camaro Z 28 1979
Lincoln Sam 3 49:04 25 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 1972
Lloyd David 5 36:00 8 Buick Park Avenue 1979
Locke Pete 3 40:11 9 Chrysler 1972
Loveli Bill 5 41:00 26 Ford Thunderbird 1979
Lynch Leo 3 9990:00 30 Porsche 911 1972
Lynch Leo 4 38:39 5 Porsche 911 1975
Mahler John 5 37:46 16 Chevrolet Camaro Z 28 1979
Marbut Tom 2 37:45 4 Dodge Van 1971.5
Marget Pete 3 41:41 14 Datsun 510 1972
Marshall Pierce 5 36:51 13 Chevrolet Malibu 1979
Martin Charles 5 45:32 33 Chevrolet Suburban 1979
Martin Chauncey 3 43:02 16 Ford Van 1972
Martini Jeff 4 39:22 8 Mazda RX-4 1975
Martini Jeff 5 36:49 12 Cadillac Eldorado 1979
May Jack + 4 35:53 1 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS 1975
Mayo Edward 5 38:10 17 Chevrolet Blazer 1979
McCathey Charlie 5 36:19 9 Mercedes-Benz 300 D 1979
McConkey Ron 4 40:43 12 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 1975
McCoy Jack 4 37:50 2 Chevrolet Pickup 1975
McCoy Peggy 4 37:50 2 Chevrolet Pickup 1975
McPaul ? 3 9990:00 29 Porsche 911 1972
McGovern John 4 41:35 15 Oldsmobile Cutlass 1975
McGovern John 5 58:04 39 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith 1979
McGrail Tom 3 44:42 19 Travco Motorhome 1972
McGrail Tom 4 45:36 17 Travco Motorhome 1975
McMeekan George 3 44:54 20 Pontiac 1972
McPherson Glen 3 9990:00 31 Austin Healey 1972
McWhorter Donald 5 41:17 27 Chevrolet Corvette 1979
McWhorter Gerald 5 41:17 27 Chevrolet Corvette 1979
Menesini Dennis 5 34:52 5 Chevrolet Pickup 1979
Menke Vern 4 40:53 13 Ford Torino 1975
Menzel Mike 5 9990:00 46 Fiat 127 1979
Micek John 5 40:53 25 Chrysler 1979
Miller James 3 43:45 18 Bradley GT 1972
Miller Mark 5 34:52 5 Chevrolet Pickup 1979
Miller Robin 3 39:35 7 Chevrolet Vega 1972
Mims Donna Mae 3 9990:00 28 Cadillac Limousine 1972
Mockett Doug 5 40:53 25 Chrysler 1979
Moody Dave 3 41:01 11 Ford Torino 1972
Moore Bill 5 40:53 25 Chrysler 1979
Morin Holly 2 39:03 6 Dodge Van 1971.5
Morton Tom 3 41:01 11 Ford Torino 1972
Morton Tom 4 40:33 13 Ford Torino 1975
Moses Sam 5 39:29 21 Ford Mustang Boss 302 1979
Mullen Jim 5 40:11 23 Ferrari SWB 1979
Mullen Joan 5 40:11 23 Ferrari SWB 1979
Needham Hal 5 90:00 43 Dodge Van 1979
Nehl Tom 4 41:32 14 Porsche 911 1975
Nerger Ursula 5 43:47 31 Jensen Interceptor 1979
Nichols John 5 39:45 22 Chevrolet Camaro 1979
Nickel Gil 4 38:16 4 Mercedes-Benz 450 SL 1975
Niemcek Brad 2 36:47 2 Chevrolet Van 1971.5
Niemcek Brad 3 90:00 27 Chevrolet Van 1972
Niemcek Brad 4 40:37 11 Ford Van 1975
Niemcek Peggi 3 90:00 28 Cadillac Limousine 1972
Nunn Spike 3 41:41 14 Datsun 510 1972
O'Brien Robert 4 41:35 15 Oldsmobile Cutlass 1975
O'Donnell Bill 5 53:00 38 Cadillac Eldorado 1979
Olds Fred + 3 37:16 1 Cadillac Coupe De Ville 1972
Olds Fred 4 40:31 10 Volvo 164 E 1975
Opert Larry 2 36:56 3 Cadillac Sedan De Ville 1971.5
Poggio Massimo 5 90:00 46 Fiat 127 1979
Parker Pal 2 57:25 7 Travco Motorhome 1971.5
Parker Pal 3 44:42 19 Travco Motorhome 1972
Parker Pal 4 45:36 17 Travco Motorhome 1975
Pash Phil 2 57:25 7 Travco Motorhome 1971.5
Patchett Keith 5 72:54 42 BMW R 90/6 Motorcycle 1979
Pearson Jack 4 38:45 6 Buick Electra 1975
Peeler Jim 5 46:48 36 Ferrari 330 GT 1979
Perlow Bob 2 90:00 8 MGB GT 1971.5
Pfeifer S. 3 47:28 23 Ford Pinto 1972
Pierce Jeff 5 33:42 3 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 1979
Pitt Jesse 3 40:11 9 Chrysler 1972
Poston Becky 2 37:45 4 Dodge Van 1971.5
Prentiss Larry 5 46:37 35 Porsche Carrera 1979
Pritch Mark 5 36:52 18 Ferrari 308 GT 350 1979
Pritzker Nate 2 36:56 3 Cadillac Sedan De Ville 1971.5
Pryor Bill 4 49:32 18 Bristol 410 1975
Pryor Bill 5 40:33 24 Volvo 242 GT 1979
Quartararo Tony 5 46:48 36 Ferrari 330 GT 1979
Race Donald 5 53:00 38 Cadillac Eldorado 1979
Ralston Benjamin 5 46:37 35 Porsche Carrera 1979
Ramsey John 3 43:28 17 Ford Torino 1972
Rasmussen Buzz 5 39:20 20 Chevrolet El Camino 1979
Regan Ken 4 40:37 11 Ford Van 1975
Richardson Tad 5 35:17 6 Mazda RX-7 1979
Riggs Clyde 5 36:49 12 Cadillac Eldorado 1979
Robison Charlie 5 34:52 5 Chevrolet Pickup 1979
Roder Dick 3 40:55 10 Chevrolet Van 1972
Romine Chris 5 35:58 7 Ferrari 308 GTS 1979
Rosenblatt Joel 5 36:00 8 Buick Park Avenue 1979
Rost Bob 3 38:37 5 Alfa Romeo Guilia 1972
Rowzie Dan 4 38:39 5 Porsche 911 RSR 1975
Royer Lyle 5 90:00 43 Dodge Van 1979
Satullo Sandy 4 38:45 6 Buick Electra 1975
Satullo Sandy 5 36:49 12 Pontiac 1979
Satullo Stuart 5 36:49 12 Pontiac 1979
Satullo II Sandy 4 38:45 6 Buick Electra 1975
Satullo II Sandy 5 36:49 12 Pontiac 1979
Scarlato Jerry 4 45:36 17 Travco Motorhome 1975
Schmitt Charles 5 53:00 38 Cadillac Eldorado 1979
Scott Dick 3 90:00 30 Porsche 911 1972
Scribner Doug 3 49:04 25 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 1972
Sellyei Louis 5 39:10 19 Jaguar XJS 1979
Sencenbaugh Jim 5 45:32 33 Chevrolet Suburban 1979
Seneki Alex 5 46:31 34 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3 1979
Shugars Dave 4 40:43 12 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 1975
Sibio Albert Jr. 5 36:40 11 Chevrolet Camaro Z 28 1979
Simkin Daniel 5 36:20 10 Excalibur 1979
Smith Gary 5 39:45 22 Chevrolet Camaro 1979
Smith Ken 5 34:52 5 Chevrolet Pickup 1979
Smith Steve + 1 40:51 1 Dodge Sportsman Van 1971
Snyder Michael 5 33:42 3 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 1979
Solski Paul 3 39:29 6 Mazda RX-2 1972
Sportiche Alain 5 46:31 34 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3 1979
Spreadbury Bill 3 47:28 23 Ford Pinto 1972
Stanner Bud 3 37:26 2 Dodge Challenger 1972
Stanton Chick 4 38:56 7 Porsche Carrera 1975
Stanton Chick 5 42:28 29 Porsche Carrera 1979
Stephenson ? 3 90:00 34 Honda 600 1972
Stevens David 5 36:20 10 Excalibur 1979
Stropus Judy 3 90:00 28 Cadillac Limousine 1972
Taayjes Bob 3 43:45 18 Bradley GT 1972
Talbert R.A. 3 44:54 20 Pontiac 1972
Taylor Justus 5 61:51 40 Ford Panel Truck 1979
Thibeau John 3 45:39 21 Opel Rallye 1972
Trefethen Jon 3 43:28 17 Ford Torino 1972
Truesdale Loyal 5 72:54 42 BMW R 90/6 Motorcycle 1979
Turkovich Bob 4 40:37 11 Ford Van 1975
Unkefer Duane 3 43:02 16 Ford Van 1972
Villeneuve Jacques 5 37:31 15 Porsche 928 1979
Visniewski Scott 5 38:10 17 Chevrolet Blazer 1979
Walle Ray 4 39:22 8 Mazda RX-4 1975
Ward Ken 5 43:32 30 Suzuki 850 Motorcycle 1979
Ward Steve 5 43:32 30 Suzuki 850 Motorcycle 1979
Warner Bill 4 41:32 14 Porsche 911 1975
Waters Randy 2 37:45 4 Dodge Van 1971.5
Weglarz Dennis 4 40:43 12 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 1975
Whiteside Mark 5 34:07 4 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 1979
Williams Jim + 1 40:51 1 Dodge Sportsman Van 1971
Williams Willie 5 38:10 17 Chevrolet Blazer 1979
Willig George 5 39:29 21 Ford Mustang Boss 302 1979
Yarborough Dave + 5 32:51 001 Jaguar XJS 1979
Yates Brock + 1 40:51 1 Dodge Sportsman Van 1971
Yates Brock + 2 35:54 1 Ferrari Daytona 1971.5
Yates Brock 3 37:26 2 Dodge Challenger 1972
Yates Brock 4 38:03 3 Dodge Challenger 1975
Yates Brock 5 90:00 43 Dodge Van 1979
Yates Brock, Jr. + 1 40:51 1 Dodge Sportsman Van 1971
Yates Pamela 5 90:00 43 Dodge Van 1979
Ziegel Robert 5 37:25 14 Porsche 930 1979
Zoeltner Andreas 5 43:47 31 Jensen Interceptor 1979

References

  • Brock Yates (2003). Cannonball! World's Greatest Outlaw Road Race. Motorbooks International. ISBN 0-7603-1633-3.

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