Ron Ditzfeld & Rick Yeager are both lifelong residents of Sedalia, Mo Ron is the president of Ditzfeld Transfer Inc., one of the mid west leading transportation warehouse, & distribution service providers. Rick Yeager has retired from the family owned business, Yeager's Cycle Sales Inc where they sold Harley Davidson, Polaris ATV's & UTV's, Suzuki and Yamaha motorcycles. Yeager's Cycle Sales has been in business for 58 years.
Marisha and Elaine live their lives at full throttle. The are most at home in the cockpit of their 5000 HP jet dragsters. Falk is a pilot and a double alumnus of ERAU. Larsen is the CEO at Larsen Motorsports. They are determined to use their success as motivation to encourage our youth to pursue their dreams. There are no limits land or sky! You can find out more about this dynamic duo go to LMSJETS.com
6th Time Fireball Competitor: TEAM TIMECAR: Doc & Reba (Clara) Nigh Pilot the DeLorean Time Machine from Back to the Future. Winners of the Glenn (FIREBALL) Roberts’ “Spirit of a Legend” Award. Booking: www.TEAMTIMECAR.com. We have also won 3rd, 2nd, and 1st Place in our category and the Worse Luck Award for breaking down twice in 2010 during the Henderson to Galena rally. Doc and Reba perform close to 200 show dates each year as which 98% are for Children's Charities. Doc is the Director of Star Car Central - Inland Empire and San Diego. Doc speaks across the nation on the subject of America's Missing Children. Doc is the CEO/Founder of Custom Pins and Buckles. Reba is a realtor. Both earn the funds need to do all of the charity shows with the help of gracious friends that donate to our cause.
Frisco personifies “Progress In Motion.” We've certainly earned our title of "Texas’ rising star," as one of the top 10 fastest growing cities in the USA and one of the friendliest! Maher Maso has been Frisco’s Mayor since 2008 and John Keating was elected to Frisco City Council in 2010.
Astronaut Jon McBride, Shuttle Pilot for Atlantis and now Director of Astronaut Education at Kennedy Space Center; Bonnie King, Director for Film and Special Events for the Space Coast tourism office.
First Year Fireballers, Enid physician and City Commissioner David Vanhooser and local business owner Aaron Brownlee are no strangers to new adventures. Both actively involved with numerous local organizations and pleased to call Enid home. Copy and paste this link into your browser (http://youtu.be/sMd6t-79IiE) to get up close and personal with Team Enid.
Gan & Kevin have a passion for family and community. They are excited in representing their home town competing against other teams.
Representing the Pulaski County Tourism Bureau are Missouri House District #122 State Representative Steven Lynch and Waynesville- St. Robert Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Cecilia Murray. Their competitive spirit and a desire to achieve powers this dynamic duo to join the race for the recovery of America's missing children. On a mission...Team Pulaski Pride is in it to win it!! Ask them about Pulaski County USA!
First time Fireballers, Don Banks, a born and bread South Arkansawer and owner of "Banks World Famous Pawn Shop", and Thomas Bell, a born and bred East Texan and a market coach for a KFC franchisee, are looking to bring some fun and laughs to this years Fireball Run, while spreading the word about missing children. With Don's love of historic knowledge and Thomas's problem solving skills, this team looks to make a run at the #1 spot.
Sally Harrison, President & CEO of the Mesa Chamber and member, Allison Ewers, Partner of HP2 representing 2013 host city, Mesa, Arizona team up to bring home a missing child.
Team IHRA is part of the IRG Sports + Entertainment family of brands which includes the International Hot Rod Association, Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series, Sonic Rush Tour, Palm Beach International Raceway, Palm Beach Driving Club, Memphis International Raceway and Southwestern International Raceway. Team IHRA's sponsors include Landmark Apartment Trust, Dezer Properties and Larsen Motorsports. Team IHRA is proud to support the FIREBALL RUN! Connect with us at www.facebook.com/teamihra. For more information on Landmark Apartment Trust and its Executive Chairman Joe Lubeck, visit www.latapts.com/board-of-directors.
Roger & Hunter are a father/son team hailing originally from Georgia. Roger now resides in MO where he is a government contractor & inventor. Hunter is a business litigation attorney with the law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP in Sarasota FL Thanks www.cabledahmer.com for the new Camaro! Thanks SpeedPro North Kansas City for wrap and beautiful hood design! Thanks www.intmatsol.com for your support! Thanks www.courtneybrothers.com for your support! Thanks www.commercialroofingsvc.com for your support! Thanks Vital Signs for the labels and your support!
Five Time Fireballer Ronald Ferguson is Chief Engineer for the GENiSYSS Corporation, avid car rallye Enthusiast, and Rocket Scientist. Liverpool-Born Stephen Wynne is the owner and CEO of the new DeLorean Motor Company in Texas.
Bill and Valerie Sowles live in Yarmouth, ME & own a Volkswagen, Mazda, Porsche, and Audi dealership in Falmouth, Maine. 5 kids are grown and gainfully employed, thus off our payroll. Love the water and spend time at our island house in the summer.
Kevin and Cookie Dean owners of Provider Power-a growing Maine-based competitive electricity supply company, the parent company of Electricity Maine, ENH Power & Provider Power Mass.
While providing competitive electricity supply rates is our business, it is also the vehicle that allows us to support community, which we consider an integral part of our existence. Healthy communities are built through a strong interconnectedness between business and community organizations, and that we have a responsibility to the communities we serve.
We are proud founders of the Power to Help initiative. Supporting non profit and civic groups in the states we serve. www.providerpower.com & www.powertohelp.com
We live half of the year in Port Aransas, TX and the other half in ME. Kevin was born in Corpus Christi TX and Cookie is from Auburn ME
Passport Transport is a leading transporter of collector and specialty automobiles. Our company uses custom-designed , fully enclosed trailers with real-time online GPS tracking and security.
Team CPS: Craig Corbell II is president of Continental Production Services,Inc. an Oil and Gas Industry Consulting Firm. He is an avid car collector and he is looking forward to this years FireBall Run and supporting efforts to raise awareness
The Beavers have chosen a symble Canada as their Mascot. Entering FIREBALL RUN is a way to give back to the Community & have a lot of fun. Family is a priority for us!
Truex Trio natives of Indiana: [ The peace keeper ] Don: Is a career law officer, enjoying life family and friends makes him the peace keeper of this trio. [ The gambler ] Polly : Resides in Las Vegas and is always for those lucky numbers. [ The treasure hunter ] Tim: Living on the Treasure Cost is always on the lookout for clues for lost and unknown treasures. Email at email@example.com
Team Allegany: #21 Gretchen Hanchett, Executive. Dir. of the Allegany County Chamber & Office of Tourism Certified Traffic Control cjoyce@CTCsigns.com is owned by Christine Joyce “Creating Signage for NYS”. Allegany County NY is known for its scenic countryside, offering endless venues for the nature lover and hunters. Allegany County is nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains and offers a wide variety of activities appealing to all visitors. We have a relaxed, unhurried way of life with a full menu of seasonal activities including hunting and fishing, fairs, outdoor sports, and special interest events such as a Trout Derby, an Artisans Tour, a Hot Air Balloon Rally, County Fair, and a Garlic Festival to name a few. Large and small game hunting, fishing, hiking, back-packing, skiing, photography, canoeing and swimming can all be enjoy
Kelly Kaminski, a former school teacher, who became a 2x World Champion Rodeo Cowgirl. Kim Dance is a Circuit Champion from the First Frontier Circuit. She owns the Lazy D Ranch in CT. Both are moms and want to help missing children.
Stan Piurkowski is a 3rd year veteran of the Fireball Run, He is a developer/ builder, both commercial and residential, owns and rents office and store front space in Waterbury CT. He restores American classic cars as a hobby and will sometimes sell one on his master pieces. Stan built the Custom 1962 Ford Ranchero 302 high output with an AOD trans. It is Peter Corel’s 2nd year participating, he is the IT guy for Xtreme Green® (websites, development of digital marketing & campaigns). Please help find Andrea Reyes!
Team 37 Visit Longmont is comprised of two successful business owners from Longmont, Colorado, 2013 FBR START LINE CITY. Frank Oliver, owner of Oliver Financial Group, teams up with Sean Owens, Owner of The Dickens Tavern and Opera House. Team #37 took home the most cunning award last year! This year they will be one of the featured teams being filmed for the entire adventure rally!
Team Granola is from the heart of Independence, and makes superior granola that is hand crafted and made with love.
Team Freedom, made up of Fireball Alumni Jan Edwards and newbie Theres Flores, are committed to raising awareness and stop sex trafficking of young adults in America and around the world. Jan is President and CEO of Paving the Way, an organization developing awareness and prevention programs for teen and adults to stop this silent crime. She has written and produced a docufilm, Trapped in My Skin, that will be released this fall. Theresa is a survivor of human trafficking as a chid and was sold to strangers for two years outside of Detroit Michigan. She now has made it her mission to educate people and prevent this from happening to others. She is the author of "The Slave Across the Street", featured in the documentary "The Girl Next Door" and the founder of Traffickfree & S.O.A.P. (Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution).
Team Hot Water is about Fun, Adventure, Cars & did we mention fun? When you see us, we're usually laughing, carrying on & getting into "Hot Water". Team patriarch Tony Caruso is the President of Orlando Luxury Pools by TC Water Features. Central Florida's source for extravagant pool construction, renovations, and beautiful outdoor water features.
Ariane & Tracy are excited to participate in the Fireball Run for the third year in a row. Both women are committed to aiding charities benefiting children through multiple types of endeavors in each of their communities. Therefore, although the Ladies can not fix the car, they look forward to driving and navigating it through the great American Frontier. The first year they participated in Fireball Run, the girl that they represented was found alive and returned home. This year they will be passing out the picture of Alexander Erb Sanchez. Please take a moment to look at his picture as well as the picture of all of the other children the Fireball Run teams are representing. You too can help make a difference in the lives of these innocent victims. Thank you!
LEGALLY INSANE sums up how we conduct ourselves in life. Together over 20 years, we live together with our kids Martina and Bryan and practice law together. Our motto is the world can never have enough smiles. Help us make the world a better place!
2008 Miss Rodeo America and RFD-TV television host Amy Wilson and 10-time WPRA world champion roper Jackie Crawford comprise WPRA’s Team 88-The Cowgirls. The WPRA is the oldest women’s sports organization in in the country headquartered in Colorado
All the way from New York State’s Capital Region, IntegraOptics has entered two of their most fierce competitors, “Calamity” Jean Sullivan and Marlena “Sharp Shooter” Miller. IntegraOptics is one of the nation’s fastest-growing fiber optics manufacturers, according to the Inc. 500I5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Companies. IntegraOptics is recognized nationally for its industry standard optical transceivers, which are compatible with virtually all networks platforms.
Bitte helft uns die Kinder zu finden!! (Please help us find the kids!!) Sascha Balzer, a Lawyer from Germany, is owner of PalmPix Studios, Inc., a commercial photography and web design company that serves clients internationally. He also has a portrait studio, TH Photography, in Northeast Florida and owns CarLightPro, which distributes Dectane LED lighting systems for Porsche in North America. He is a native German who came to the United States 12 years ago. Co-driver Kai Stadler, a native German too, builds luxury condominiums in South Florida, Fort Lauderdale. www.sky230.com. It is his first year with the Fireball Run.
Returning for their second year of FIREBALL RUN, John Sheehan, executive director of the Seneca Salamanca Chamber of Commerce and Ward “Skip” Wilday, senior vice president at Morgan Stanley, are back and ready to go full speed ahead in this epic adventurally. John and Skip are representing Salamanca, NY, the only city in the US that lies entirely on a Native American territory providing unlimited economic development opportunities! The unstoppable duo with a need for speed and raising awareness of America’s missing children are prepared for FIREBALL RUN 2014. The team has a passion to help find missing children. Skip’s daughter, Kaleigh was killed by a drunk driver when she was 8 years old. It’s a pain no one should have to go through. It’s our mission to help find our missing child and to help spare another family that pain!
Marlene Anielski, State Representative and Debe Terhar, President of the State Board of Education are elected officials from Ohio. @TeamOHFireball. Treasuring our children and reuniting them with their families is our goal. Also bringing awareness and educating others about youth suicide prevention for the protection of our most precious gifts, our children.
We are Team Agents of Shield we are blessed and thankful to the LocalMotors Micro Factory to allow us to drive its Transformer Movie Rally Fighter car, this brings together two agents, one from Celebration Florida and one from Phoenix Arizona, to safeguard the streets of USA The Rally Fighter we drive, has attracted so much media attention and every time we pull up to refuel we get 100's of questions, it's certainly a head turner and attention grabber, so we really hope it will bring attention to our main mission, the hunt for the recovery of a missing child, it just looks amazing, can't wait to get inside it and help to recover America's Missing children.
Adam & Buddy return for their 3rd spin at the wheel as "Team Rally Fighter". The Rally Fighter, looks like a race car, rides like a luxury vehicle.
This is Jim's fourth Fireballrun and Beth's second. Jim is a much sought after nationwide IT consultant with over 20 years in the industry. He also serves as CEO of Orlando Telecom LLC and is a principle in multiple online organizations. Beth is a full time mom to their 3 children. We are honored to be able participate in this great event to help raise the awareness of missing kids.
Team Howlyn Dogs #69 consists of Howard "Beaver"LaFever, (sponsor & car owner) & Davy Jones, with technical and moral support from Lynde LaFever. Howard is a successful environmental engineering consultant and a leader for sustainable solutions for public works in the northeast US, from Cazenovia NY. Howard has participated in all Fireball Runs to date, and is looking forward to this next great Adventure. Co-Driver, Davy Jones, a Lake Placid NY native, (host of two Olympic Winter Games, 1932 & 1980) where he served on the Village Board of Trustees for 22 years, currently is a freelance videographer, running camera for various college, World Cup and equine sports. This will be Davy's 5th year teamed up with Howard and can't wait to hit the open road again Lynde LaFever provides research and moral support and joins the guys at the start or finish.
Grant Richardson is the Team Captain for Team 79. He and another navigator were the winners of the Fireball Run in 2012. Grant is an avid auto enthusiast and enjoys collecting classic cars. Grant's co-pilot this year is Don LaFerriere who is new to the Fireball Run. Don is a seasoned international traveler and is looking forward to visiting new places in support of raising awareness for missing children in the communities visited in this years rally.
J. Sanchez is the Executive Producer of the FIREBALL RUN Series and renown branding luminary. Mr. Sanchez has served in several leadership roles; Central Florida Board of Governors, Central Florida Partnership, City of Orlando Goodwill Ambassador,
The Orlando Film Festival team is back for their 2nd Fireball Run. We run the Orlando Film Festival and it is our passion! The Festival this year is from 10/22–10/26 at Cobb Plaza Cinema Cafe in Downtown Orlando Florida.
Flat Twelve Gallery as seen on CNBC's The Car Chasers has partnered with Pennzoil to travel cross country for an amazing cause to find missing Children. The first leg of the rally will be piloted by Jeff Allen and Meg Bailey from Flat 12 Gallery while the second half will be piloted by Penzoil's Don Moser and John Chiboroski.
Driver; Ret Navy Vet Brian Hughes. Passengers; On-Camera Talent "Sassy Stef", Series Editor Brandon Miller, Streaming Technical Director Jeremy Gray, Radio Station Manager Andy Raut, Merchandise Managers Tom & Margot.