59-year old man to drive 49 states in just 9 days

We plan on going on a cross-country drive later this summer but this 59-year old California man pictured above has a whole different idea of a cross-country drive. Dave Schaub is planning on driving 9,800 miles in 9 days, during which he will drive through 49 of the 50 states in the United States.

But he’s not just burning gas and rubber for the heck of it. Schaub, who will embark on his journey on Sept. 8, said that he will raise and donate up to $100,000 to the Ronald McDonald House at Stanford.

His ride of choice? A black replica 1932 Ford Highboy Roadster. Power comes from a Chevrolet engine making 355-hp mated to a GM automatic transmission.

Schaub is no stranger to long hauls. He once picked up a 1950 Chevrolet in Pennsylvania and drove it back home to California. He has also driven to Indianapolis, Colorado an Canada.

You can drop a donation by visiting http://49in9.com/.

– By: The Daily Auto Edtior

Source: AutoWeek