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New Record: Driving Across the US in Less Than 29 Hours

(ABC News) – Three men, a souped-up Mercedes, 2,813 miles of American roadway, a bedpan, and a dream.

Ed Bolian, and his team, obliterated a cross-country driving record this month, racing from New York to LA in a heart-pounding 28 hours 50 minutes.

That’s 11 hours faster than Google maps says it should take, and nearly 3 hours faster than the previous record set in 2006 of 31 hours and 4 minutes.

“Honestly, I was so shocked at how much we had beat our target and previous record,” Bolian, a 27-year-old Lamborghini dealer from Atlanta told ABCNews.com.

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