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Redondo Beach, California: Cannonball Run Finish Line Monument

End point of the dangerous and illegal 2,900-mile coast-to-coast speed record race, officially marked with a monument in 2022.

Portofino Inn

255 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA
Portofino Inn. From Hwy 1 turn west at the stoplight onto Beryl St. Follow it to the marina, past the Portofino gatehouse. Turn right at the stop sign onto Portofino Way. Drive past the parked cars to a small traffic circle; the monument is on its far side.
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Cannonball Run finish line.

Cannonball Run Finish Line: Portofino Inn

The Cannonball Run, a coast-to-coast outlaw car race started in 1971, has its finish line at the Portofino Inn in Redondo Beach. Scenes from the 1981 Burt Reynolds movie of the same name were filmed here. In 2022 a permanent monument was added in front of the hotel.

[Clark W, 12/31/2022]

The current record for the dangerous and illegal 2,900-mile coast-to-coast race is 25 hours and 39 minutes, set in May 2020 during the COVID-19 shutdown.

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