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Old 10-31-2013, 08:23 PM
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Thumbs up Record Breaking Road Trip...

Left a hotel in Manhattan at 9:56 pm and was in St. Louis before the sun came up. BAMB!!!

I have driven almost every inch of this trip.

Meet The Guy Who Drove Across The U.S. In A Record 28 Hours 50 Minutes

 
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Old 11-01-2013, 08:09 AM
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Yess! Check out the max speed. 158mph. I wonder which stretch in Texas they pulled that off on.

Thanks for sharing, me and you are gonna do the bborr or equivalent before the decade is over.
 
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Old 11-01-2013, 08:26 AM
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Read the comments section too, top notch stuff.
 
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Old 11-01-2013, 08:54 PM
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Ok, will do.

I doubt they did that in Texas, a lot of cops there and I-40 is not as straight as people thing. A lot of traffic to. Believe it or not, Oklahoma (west) and Arkansas (east) has a LOT of flat straight roads. I actually think they are flatter and straighter than Texas and New Mexico.

I am looking forward to the BBORR. Also, I may have a few "records" under my belt. LOL Not nearly as long of a stretch though.
 
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Old 11-02-2013, 09:43 AM
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Heehee "records" I took a 745 mile drive from Palm Beach, Florida to Goldsboro, North Carolina in 9 hours. Its a 12 hour drive..
 
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Nevada would be a fine place to do this. Loneliest Highway in America?
 
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Old 11-10-2013, 11:22 AM
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Vacant highway is a good thing.
 
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That's where my Dad got pulled over once...His '71 Z/28 vs. a '71 351C-4V Mach 1. Back when these were new cars. Both got hauled down by the long arm of the law in a big block Ford...but not before these (non-overdrive) cars hit 140+ trying to show who had bigger whatevers...

At least, that's the story I am told.
 
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Old 11-25-2013, 08:29 PM
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Robert, check this out.


Bucket list. :-)
 
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Old 11-25-2013, 08:58 PM
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Not for me. I want the Big Bend Open Road Race. They fastest class for Noobies is 125. Heck, if money were no issue, I'd likely do this one to. I'd almost drive my car AS IS for this road race. 110 for 90 miles... that's nothing. Let me look for the GPS pic I seen...
 
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Another BBORR year with NO Volvo's. So sad...
 
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Old 11-25-2013, 11:15 PM
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Lol I know, its about $2k plus and you're still "limited"

Back in the day It was cheaper for me to run up to 152 GPS verified, get pulled over, go to court, pay $350 and adjudication withheld.. thanks to my clean record and good karma.

These open road events are great only if they're in your home state and all you spend is a couple days and a few hundred bucks. I hear you on the BBORR. To average 125 I'd have to be cruising at around 140 and max her out on a couple stretches, then slow down to the low 100s by the timing stands.

110 average is muh daily commute. Lol jk
 

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Another BBORR year with NO Volvo's. So sad...
It's mostly geriatric jewish dudes participating.. They don't drive Volvoes, only German or Italian.
:-!
 
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Thanks for sharing the information....
 
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