You're the man who did the non-stop flight for the Western Aeroplane Company?
If you are out for a record on an automobile you do it as a "non-stop" run.
It was to be a non-stop trip, mostly to familiarize Rick with the terrain.
"It's a non-stop train; we are alone until we arrive at King's Cross," said Hector.
I have since been told that they of Birmingham are very proud ...