This column appeared in the local rag several weeks ago, but only recently became available on line.
The writer interviews two persons who participated in the real Cannonball Run. A nugget:
The cockpit of the Ferrari 308 is far from spacious, less so when equipped with two radar detectors – one in front, one in back – and a CB radio. Add the constant drone of engine and road noise, and you have some idea of its ambience.
“Things were getting bad,” Baker recalled. “We had scheduled where the gas stops were to be and I blew by it at 12 o’clock when nothing else is open, only because a state trooper is on me.”
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