Cannonball Run is a Sprint Race in Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012).

It is an ideal race track for Muscle cars and other acceleration-focused vehicles due to having no low-speed corners. Even though the FPD deploys several Interceptor Units, which do not appear in Heat Level 4 pursuits usually, they are hardly obstacles for players here.


  • 1. Checkpoint (3.0 mi/4.9 km) - Follow Hutchinson Avenue.
  • 2. Checkpoint (2.8 mi/4.6 km) - Follow Hutchinson Avenue (Two nearby police vehicles will trigger pursuit).
  • 3. Checkpoint (2.7 mi/4.5 km) - Follow Hutchinson Avenue.
  • 4. Checkpoint (2.5 mi/4.1 km) - Follow Hutchinson Avenue.
  • 5. Checkpoint (2.4 mi/3.9 km) - Pass an T-intersection to reach Brody Street.
  • 6. Checkpoint (2.0 mi/3.2 km) - Follow Brody Street.
  • 7. Checkpoint (1.7 mi/2.7 km) - Follow Brody Street.
  • 8. Checkpoint (1.5 mi/2.4 km) - Pass an intersection to reach Gunderson Avenue South.
  • 9. Checkpoint (1.0 mi/1.7 km) - Drive through the glass loopings in Bloomguard Street to reach Gunderson Avenue North.
  • 10. Checkpoint (0.9 mi/1.5 km) - Follow Gunderson Avenue North.
  • 11. Checkpoint (0.7 mi/1.1 km) - Follow Gunderson Avenue North.
  • 12. Checkpoint (0.3 mi/0.5 km) - Follow Gunderson Avenue North to reach Johnson Road.
  • Finish - Follow Johnson Road.

Notable Locations


  • The name of this Sprint Race is a reference to the 1981 action comedy film The Cannonball Run since it also follows a straightforward route.

Modification Unlocks

Vehicle Difficulty 1st 2nd
NFSMW2012BMWM3CoupeWebIcon BMW M3 Coupé Medium NFSMW2012ChassisIcon Ram Chassis -
NFSMW2012ChevroletCamaroZL1WebIcon Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Medium NFSMW2012ChassisIcon Lightweight Chassis NFSMW2012TyresIcon Track Tyres
NFSMW2012DodgeChallengerWebIcon Dodge Challenger SRT8 Hard NFSMW2012NitrousIcon Powershot Nitrous NFSMW2012BodyIcon Impact Protection Body
NFSMW2012FordMustangBoss302WebIcon Ford Mustang Boss 302 Easy NFSMW2012NitrousIcon Burn Nitrous NFSMW2012TyresIcon Off-Road Tyres
NFSMW2012MaRussiaB2WebIcon Marussia B2 Medium NFSMW2012ChassisIcon Ram Chassis -
NFSMW2012ShelbyCobra427WebIcon Shelby Cobra 427 Easy NFSMW2012NitrousIcon Burn Nitrous NFSMW2012TyresIcon Off-Road Tyres