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YouTube Sensation ChrisFix Jetting in for the first ever Cannonball RETRO road-trip

June 21, 2019, 15:19

Press Release


YouTube Sensation ChrisFix Jetting in for
the first ever Cannonball RETRO road-trip
July 12th and 13th 2019
Kinsale | Healy Pass | Kenmare | Molls Gap | Inch Beach | Dingle | Slea Head |
Conor Pass | Tralee | Bunratty Castle

YouTube sensation ChrisFix has over 600 million views on all his videos and with nearly 5 million subscribers, he has the world’s largest automotive DIY channel on YouTube.  He also makes a point of hiding his identity!  The New Jersey automotive influencer who teaches people how to fix their own cars with step by step "how to" videos is a special guest of who are sponsoring the first ever Cannonball Retro Road Trip on July 12th and 13th 2019

Old-fashioned road trips are trendy again.  Surveys show they are on the rise and on Instagram, the hashtag #roadtrip shows up 46 million times. Now in 2019, for the first time, Cannonball Ireland are adding a Retro Cannonball sponsored by   The classic run starts in Kinsale on July 12th and takes in Healy Pass, Kenmare, Molls Gap, Inch Beach, Dingle, Slea Head, Conor Pass, Tralee and finishes at Bunratty Castle on July 13th.


“The all new Retro Cannonball Classic Run featuring cars from the 60’s,70’s, 80’s and early 90’s takes us back to our roots when the mad-cap Cannonball Movie was made” said Cannonball founder Alan Bannon “We are going all out retro and welcoming cars from this golden era to take in stunning drives and world-famous rally routes. We are thrilled to welcome ChrisFix and to Cannonball.  He has a huge following in Ireland and I think he will have a fantastic time here.”


Classic cars are about the experience, style, exclusivity and craftsmanship, all of which are universal and timeless. Classic cars not only appeal to car lovers, but also to lovers of engineering, design, art and history.  Add in the spectacle, heady excitement and adrenalin-fuelled festival atmosphere that Cannonball is renowned for and the traditional classic run goes up a gear. This is a road-trip planned with adventure, luxury, breath-taking scenery, unforgettable experiences and spontaneity in mind. 


Cannonball Ireland is an established event management company since 2008 and has already raised €1,016,000 for Irish Charities and attracts over 190,000 spectators every September as well as international road-trips across the UK, Scotland, Europe and America.  Cannonball is one of the most unique motoring fraternities in the world with breath-taking driving routes, luxurious hospitality and that rare ‘camaraderie’ that makes Cannonball a truly unforgettable experience.


The Retro Cannonball Road Trip is all-inclusive and the drivers fee of €575 per person sharing includes hotels, coffee stops lunch, evening meals and entertainment. See for details.  The event is free for spectators and is sure to be a great family day out.


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