Polizei 144's Captain Alex Roy is an automotive/travel executive,
rally driver, TV personality and philanthropist. Since 1997 he
has been President of Europe
By Car, the largest independent European
Car Rental broker in the US, currently celebrating its 53rd anniversary.
In 2002 he founded the notorious Team
Polizei, and is the only
7-time trophy winner in Xtreme Rallysport, winning the 2003 Gumball
3000 Spirit Trophy, the 2004 Gumball Style Trophy, the 2005 Gumball
Silver Trophy (unofficial, of course), the 2004 Bullrun USA Team
Trophy, the 2004 Bullrun Ibiza Trophy & the 2005 Bullrun USA
Team Polizei has a flawless safety record across
8 rallies in four years, covering over 25,000+ miles in the US,
Europe, Asia & Africa.
Roy has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal,
BBC, Forbes, Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle, Wired, the
NY Post and Cosmopolitan, with a major Vanity Fair article about
the ’03/04 Gumball victories in the June ’05 issue.
He also starred in multiple rally shows & films, including “Gumball3000-The
Movie”, “Xtreme Gumball 2004”, "6 Days in
May", “Bullrun USA - Cops, Cars & Superstars”.
Roy is an automotive technology columnist for both Gizmodo and
Jalopnik. Roy is Chairman of The
Moth, a literary storytelling
non-profit organization allied with the New York Public Library,
where he has spoken numerous times about his automotive adventures.
He is also Producer of “32 Hours, 7 Minutes”, a documentary
about the 1981-83 U.S. Express, the last no-holds barred illegal
non-stop race from NY to LA.
Roy is represented by the William