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    Read This: Man makes record-setting drive across the US in 28 hours, 50 minutes

    Records, as the say, are made to be broken. Whether that's cramming the most hot dogs down your gullet, running a faster mile, or yes, driving across the United States, odds are that there's someone out there wants to eat more, run faster or drive harder. Speaking of that last example, the record ...

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    Video: What should Alex Roy's next car be?

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    Alex Roy is using his Fast Lane Daily video column to ask for your help. The transcontinental speed specialist has just moved to Santa Monica, California and his record-setting Polizei-liveried BMW is ...

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    Video: Alex Roy and Team Polizei in "The Battle of Rome"

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    It's been five years since Alex Roy and Team Polizei took on the infamous 2005 Gumball Rally in their equally sinister BMW M5. Through the blessed passage of time, the statute of limitations on most of the ...

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    VIDEO: Alex Roy shows Tanner Faust and Sony PSP how to really drive Laguna Seca

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    Rhys Millen and Tanner Foust's PSP-powered run around Laguna Seca didn't seem to impress the interminable Alex Roy, so he strapped a big screen TV and an Xbox into the back of a Porsche Cayenne, threw on an eerily familiar helmet and stuck Rene ...

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    Alex Roy retires from rallying, campaigning team in Grand Am Rolex series

    In a move that's sure to surprise almost no one, Alex Roy – head of Team Polizei, multi-rally champion, author of The Driver and the man responsible for crossing the continent in 31:04 – has officially retired from road rallies. Roy, who hasn't participated in one of the ego-fueled ...

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    They've arrived! Alex Roy, Damon and crew about to cross Bay Bridge

    Click above to view the crew crossing the Bay Bridge liveDamon, Alex Roy, Davey G. Johnson and Liz Moses (they picked her up in Wyoming) are about to cross the San Francisco Bay Bridge that will officially mark the end of their 80 in 40 trip. Unfortunately, they didn't exactly travel the length of ...

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    Alex Roy reviews his dream car: the Audi R8 Blackbird

    Click above to view video after the jumpAlex Roy, currently locked in an M5 with our own Damon Lavric, recently got a video tour of a rather nifty Audi R8 owned by someone who insists he remain nameless. Codenamed Blackbird, the coupe is stuffed with enough gadgets to be a testbed for NASA's ...

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    80 in 40: The Modern American Road Trip

    I'm writing this from the passenger seat of Alex Roy's 2000 BMW M5 after my four-hour stint behind the wheel. Despite the 5er's luxurious confines, I'm contorted into the front seat, shoehorned between four sat-navs, two night-vision screens and one streaming video camera beaming it to you live. ...

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    LIVE: Autoblogger doing I-80 in 40 hours with Alex Roy

    Click above to watch the 80 in 40 streaming live var digg_url = ''; When Damon asked if he could take two days off from blogging to do a cross-country road trip with his buddies, I wanted to break the news to him gently that it ...

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    Top Gear hosts developing live arena show for U.S.?

    You may remember Alex Roy from his book, The Driver, about his team's record-breaking run across the U.S. in a BMW M5, but he's also a deep automotive insider that gets information from a number of cloaked sources who wear dark sunglasses and pass manilla envelopes under the yellow lights of ...

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    VIDEO: Alex Roy on the Late Show with Letterman

    You may remember Alex Roy as a member of Team Polizei, which drove a BMW M3 across the continental U.S. in the unofficial record time of 31 hours and 4 minutes in late 2006. The record is unofficial because maintaining an average speed of over 90 MPH for a day and a half isn't exactly... legal. You ...

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    The Driver: U.S. Transcontinental rally record broken, details, debate and more

    Click the shot above for over 80 pics, scans and images.If you were scouring the interwebs yesterday, you might have come across a story about Team Polizei's record-breaking transcontinental run from New York to L.A. Our friends over at Jalopnik were present at the start and finish lines, with ...

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    Fear the man: British cops channel their inner Makinen with EVO cruisers

    A recent conversation with a colleague, whose previous stint as a traffic officer in the UK equipped him to become one of the preeminent driving instructors in the U.S., prompted a discussion of law enforcement exercises. Apparently in the U.K., it's not uncommon to see an unmarked Volvo, with ...

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    The saga continues: Gumballer Nick Morley guilty, but may be released

    Earlier today, we got word from Team Polizei founder Alex Roy that a court in Macedonia found Nick Morely responsible for the deaths of the Cepuljoskis, which resulted after his Porsche Turbo struck the couple during the 2007 Gumball Rally. At this point, however, the court has decided to release ...


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