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Deena Mastracci Attempts Motorcycle Endurance Record

This is the story of a woman that wants to get her motorcycle license and wants to set a world record too. Deena Mastracci is attempting to set the “Longest distance by a new motorcycle licensee.”   She will take her motorcycle license test on June… Continue Reading →

Today In History

Carl Reese TDA Contributor On April 24 1908 Jacob Murdock took the very first coast to coast family road trip in automobile.  You can read the story of his journey here.  

Today in History

April 16th 2016 marks the one year anniversary of EV Record set by Team UberQik. Team UberQik consisted of Rod Hawk, Deena Mastracci and Carl Reese (EV Drivers) and support vehicle drivers consisting of Anthony Alvarado, Johnnie Oberg, Matt Nordenstrom together set… Continue Reading →

Carl Reese sets “Lap of Moorea” cannonball record for charity.

Endurance driver Carl Reese picks one of the most beautiful spots in the world to set his seventh world record. On March 26, 2016, Reese completed a 37.4 mile lap around the perimeter road located on Moorea in the French Polynesian… Continue Reading →

Grandpa’s Speeding Ticket and His Excellent Adventures

By Carl Reese  Before I can tell you about grandpa’s speeding ticket, I need to tell you about some of his adventures and his many epic road trips.  In 1975 my grandfather Joseph H Ferringer thought it would be a great… Continue Reading →

Refueling While Moving, Now A Reality

By Carl Reese If you hang around the Cannonball community long enough,  the topic of “in-air  refueling” is bound to come up.  An idea that you can refuel the car while on the move.  The term is borrowed from the Airforce,… Continue Reading →

Breaking EV Autonomous Record Is Now Impossible! Or Is It?

By Carl Reese January 10th 2016 Last month, I warned our readers that changes were coming from Telsa Motors. Specifically, to the autopilot feature.  Changes that would make it impossible to break the “Autonomous EV Record”.   Well, don’t say I… Continue Reading →

Tesla may make it difficult to break the Autonomous EV Record.

December 10th 2015 New constraints are coming soon to Tesla’s Autopilot feature.   A post to Telsa Owners forum this evening show leaked images of Version 7.1 software for Tesla vehicles.  Images clearly show limitations will be placed on autopilot; directly effecting… Continue Reading →

Charles Glidden first man to circle the world in an automobile.

By Carl Reese Charles Glidden accomplished many significant things in his lifetime. Along with his wife Lucy, were the first to circle the world in an automobile back in 1902 they did it again in 1908. Charles was a billionaire that… Continue Reading →

AAA Sponsored the Very First Automobile Cross Country Rally

Carl Reese TDA Contributor Long before Brock Yates and Richard Doherty organized coast to coast automobile events in the 1970’s and 80’s.  Col. Augustus Post and the American Automobile Association  (AAA) was testing the limits of man and machine. The Summer of 1904… Continue Reading →

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