The first Canonball Run was a one car affair. The driver was Erwin “Cannonball” Baker. In 1933 the first Canonball Run was made driving a Graham-Page Model 57 Blue Streak 8 from New York to Los Angeles.
No further runs occurred again till the 1970s. In 1971 & 1972 there were 5 Canonball Runs. The 1981 Canonball Run movie was based loosely on the 1970s runs.
The reborn Canonball Run of 2016 will take the following route:
- Lenox, MA – Starting line – Oct 14 2016
- Hershey, PA
- White Sulphur Springs, WV
- Robbinsville, NC
- Atlanta, GA
- Amelia Island, FL
- Palm Beach, FL
- Key West, FL
- Havana Cuba – Finish Line – Oct 24 2016
Posted by: Vincent Banial
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