Meet The Guys Who Drove Across The U.S. In A Record 65 Hours (In 1931)

Ed Bolian may have been able to cross the country in just 28 hours and 50 minutes in a modified Mercedes CL55 AMG and modern highways, but in 1931, things were a lot more difficult. Here's the story, courtesy of The Plymouth Bulletin, of the men who did it first, one of whom was Earl Pribek, uncle to John Z. DeLorean.… » 1/08/14 1:20pm 1/08/14 1:20pm

New cross-country record? Forget the glamor, bring the bedpans.

If you read about Ed Bolian's record setting-run and thought it was glorious, Jack Baruth wants you to think again: "For twenty-eight hours they endangered women, children, truck drivers, and various roadside animal life in a rolling bomb that probably smelled like an unmaintained gas-station bathroom." » 11/01/13 12:56pm 11/01/13 12:56pm

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

He's a tall, lanky Southerner with a penchant for cars, and, of all things, lizards. He has a polite face and an eager-to-please demeanor. His teaches Sunday school with his wife. Ed Bolian is the kind of guy you might meet on an airplane and forget before you picked up your bags – with one exception: he just became… » 10/30/13 10:21am 10/30/13 10:21am

Driver sets new record for fastest lap around Manhattan

UPDATE! When illicit speed racer Alex Roy circled the Island of Manhattan in 2001 he set the known record for fastest time at 27 minutes while reaching speeds of 144 mph over the 24.48 mile distance. For legal reasons, he never released the tape. A new driver's now done it in 26:03. Here's the video. » 6/29/11 12:55pm 6/29/11 12:55pm