Route 66 News

Here are some “Cars” movie toys

The About.com Web site has details about Mattel toys coming from Pixar Animation Studios‘ Route 66 film, “Cars,” to be released June 9. Below are some character assortment toys. FYI: The sheriff’s car is voiced by Michael Wallis, who wrote…

Son of soccer legend will tour Route 66

Calum Best, the male-model son of late former soccer star George Best, is going to drive Route 66 on a motorcycle for a television show, according to the Belfast Independent. Riding with him will be Fran Cosgrave, a co-winner of…

Route 66 festival holding a talent show

It’s happening during the annual event in Edwardsville, Ill., according to the Edwardsville Intelligencer. Auditions for the talent show will be in late March and early April and the talent show will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.…

St. Robert, Mo., will hook up with byway program

The Route 66 town of St. Robert, Mo., decided to participate in the National Scenic Byway program and is applying for a $1.3 million grant, reports The Pulaski County Democrat. The city would use the funds to install a Trail…

Fat Man and his wife are splitting up

Steve Vaught of thefatmanwalking.com decided to head off some rumors at the pass, and confirmed that he and his wife are getting divorced. It sounds like this has been developing for some time. Apparently the couple feel they are better…

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