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Cannonball! : world's greatest outlaw road race

Author: Brock W Yates
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : MBI Pub. Co., 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Forseeing the end of the open road, the author organized a protest event in the form of an illegal road race across the United States, the Cannonball Sea-to-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, held several times between 1971 and 1979.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brock W Yates
ISBN: 0760310904 9780760310908 0760316333 9780760316337
OCLC Number: 50946859
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 283 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. 1971: the madness begins (Steve Smith ; Jim Williams ; Brock Yates, Jr.) --
2. 1971: the race that shook the world (Car and Driver column ; Car and Driver letters to the editor ; Motoring News Report ; Dan Gurney ; Brad Niemcek ; Kirk F. White ; Travco Motor Home) --
3. 1972: the secret is out (Steve "Yogi" Behr ; Peter Brock ; Donna Mae Mims ; Judy Stropus ; Robert Miller ; Brad Niemcek ; Doug Scribner ; Bud Stanner ; Richard Lieb) --
4. 1975: in the face of the double nickel (Jack May ; Jack McCoy ; Steve Fernald ; Jim Atwell ; John McGovern ; Bill Warner ; Ron McConkey) --
5. 1979: the last blast (Cannonball Express report ; David Yarborough ; Hal Needham ; Fred Gregory ; Toly Arutunoff/Boo Browning ; John McGovern ; David Brownell ; Jim Mullen ; Pamela Yates ; Loyal Truesdale ; Doug Mockett ; Pierce Marshall ; Kirby Goodman ; Rick Kopec ; Dr. Lou Sellyei) 6. The legend established ; Afterthoughts --
Appendix. The official Cannonball competitors.
Responsibility: Brock Yates.

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Forseeing the end of the open road, the author organized a protest event in the form of an illegal road race across the United States, the Cannonball Sea-to-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, held several times between 1971 and 1979.

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