Pandemic aside, the need for speed reigns supreme – NY to LA: CORONAVIRUS CANNONBALL! – and sets a new, somewhat controversial cross-country record.

NY to LA: CORONAVIRUS CANNONBALL!Turtle Garage’s Philip Richter blogs about the legendary 2020 Cannonball Run, starting at the Red Ball Garage in New York City and, after less than 27 hours, ended at the Portofino Hotel and Marina in Redondo Beach, California. In his latest Turtle Garage newsletter, Richter showcases responses to, and media coverage of, running the event while the country is locked down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, which, as of this writing, has killed some 20,000 people. The article below notes that the responses to this pandemic Cannonball cover the gamut from “Nice job!” to “Who the hell do those guys think they are?” to “Who the hell are we to judge them?”

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