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Alex Roy at Enigma Motors
Monday, November 26, 2007 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)
Come join the party and celebrate with 'The Driver'!
Alex Roy (subject of a Wired article about his historic drive across the country) is coming to the Bay Area and on Monday, November 26th, will be at Enigma Motors in Dublin to celebrate and promote his book, The Driver, and upcoming movie, 32 Hours 7 Minutes.
Wine, fine food and movie clips of Alex's upcoming movie will be shared at Enigma Motors!
Bid on a chance for dinner with one of these lovely ladies with proceeds going toward Room to Read.
NOTE FOR PENNINSULA/SAN FRANCISCO PEOPLE: Enigma Motors is two blocks from the Dublin/Pleasanton BART station , and we will be running shuttles to and from there until 7:15 pm, and after to take you back home.
Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door along with copies of Alex's book, a perfect opportunity to get a personalized and autographed copy!
Employees at Adobe, Google, Cisco, Oracle, Pixar and Lucas Arts - please email the organizer (firstname.lastname@example.org) for rideshares; shuttles are being organized to take you from SF/San Jose/Mountain View to Dublin and back, but you will need to be on the list.
In cooperation with Tim Ferriss, author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller The Four Hour Workweek (who will be attending, among other high-profile Bay Area personalities), a portion of the proceeds from the event will go to LitLiberation, to support the largest online literacy experiment in history, redesigning fundraising as a competition with world-class prizes.
Those who wish to help out with Lit Liberation above and beyond the event are encouraged to
About Alex Roy:
Team Polizei 144 Captain Alex Roy is an automotive/travel executive, rally driver, TV personality and philanthropist. Since 1997 he has been President of Europe By Car, the largest independent European Car Rental broker in the US, currently celebrating its 53rd anniversary. In 2002 he founded the notorious Team Polizei, and is the only 7-time trophy winner in Xtreme Rallysport, winning the 2003 Gumball 3000 Spirit Trophy, the 2004 Gumball Style Trophy, the 2005 Gumball Silver Trophy (unofficial, of course), the 2004 Bullrun USA Team Trophy, the 2004 Bullrun Ibiza Trophy & the 2005 Bullrun USA Silver Trophy.
About the Book:
The tire-smoking, high-speed true account of Alex Roy's rise from loyal son and average 30-something New Yorker to international outlaw rally driver -- from the world of celebrity-filled rallies and wickedly good parties to his quest to discover the biggest secret in the illegal racing world.
About the Movie:
32 Hours 7 Minutes is a feature-length documentary on the U.S. Express - the secretive outlaw race descended from the Cannonball Run - and the record set on its last run in 1983. The U.S. Express and 32:07 record are the most important unheralded events in American racing history - their very names spoken in hushed tones among racing legends - and the underlying true story of speed, skill and tenacity demands a documentary feature.
This high-intensity, adrenaline-packed film will lead viewers from the 1983 start in New York to the finish line less than a day-and-a-half later, through the controversy and politics surrounding the 32:07 record itself, then back onto the road with the best of the current generation of outlaw drivers...to discover the truth about what can no longer be done, and what can...