Andy Hollis
Andy Hollis
12/11/17 11:28 a.m.


Photos by Highland Design Studio unless otherwise credited.

Shortly after 8 a.m. on May 6, 2017, the first of 68 cars left the parking lot of Tire Rack headquarters in South Bend, Indiana, to begin a 3500-mile odyssey combining fast machines, the open road, circumstance and endurance.

Known officially as the Tire Rack One Lap of America presented by Grassroots Motorsports, its full story is also a collection of intertwining threads, one for each team of participants. Like the Cannonballers that preceded them nearly 50 years ago, their only common elements were start and end points, although these are now daily markers. Unchanged is the way the experience defined each by how they met–or failed to meet–the challenge.” A lifetime of memories would be made in a single all-out motorsports road trip.

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mazdeuce - Seth
mazdeuce - Seth MegaDork
12/11/17 1:07 p.m.

As the article suggests, my co-driver and I are indeed deep into the planning stages for 2018 and are planning the whole year around taking that week off. It's a disease. A wonderful happy disease. See you in South Bend in May, again.  

sleepyhead
sleepyhead HalfDork
12/11/17 1:12 p.m.

140-odd days to go!

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