Sure, you could watch The Cannonball Run, or you could read about the five actual Cannonball Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash events in the 1970s that inspired the movie. Cannonball: World's Greatest Outlaw Road Race by legendary auto journalist Brock Yates is but one of many auto-based literary titles to choose from, outside of stellar Motor1.com content of course. Here are a few more suggestions: