PHOTOS: "Blood Moon" as seen from Hawaii
Dave Black, Ed Bolian and Dan Huang pose in front of the car they used to break the record. Bolian was the leader and main driver, Black acted as the co-driver and Huang was the team's spotter -- keeping an eye on the car's considerable technology while looking out for obstacles.
Where "Cannonball Run" was a comedic twist on a race inspired by the real-life rebellion over the mandated 55-mph speed limits of the 1970s, Ed Bolian set out on a serious mission to beat the record for driving from New York to Los Angeles.
Big Island police say Route 190 was closed at the 15-mile marker due to a chemical spill Thursday afternoon.
With difficult weather conditions conspiring against rescue efforts, chances of finding survivors from the Sewol ferry that unexpectedly sank Wednesday are decreasing with each passing hour.