Just got an email from Gumball3000. Me and a few mates are heading down to London to watch them head off next weekend. And hey, if ive can find £7500 buy friday I might join in......God damn it, I wish I was rich!!!
Hey Gumball fans,
So this is the BIG month, the seventh annual 'Gumball 3000' Rally sets off from
Waterloo Place (between Picadilly Circus and Pall Mall) in London on Saturday
Stars include: Jackass and Dukes of Hazard film star Johnny Knoxville,
Jamiroquais Jay Kay, Supermodels Caprice and Jodie Kidd, Pulp Fiction and
Kill Bills legendary director Quentin Tarantino with film star Daryl
Hannah, Bez from 'The Happy Mondays' and DC Shoes skateboard legend Rob Dyrdek
all driving everything from Ferrari Enzos, Pagani Zondas, Lamborghinis,
Porsche GTs, to old Aston Martins, Rolls Royces,
Bio-Diesel Hybrid's and even the General Lee!
On Friday 13th May the Global Film Premiere of the Gumball film '6 Days in May'
will take place in Central London, followed by a private party with exclusive
performances by Jamiroquai, the Cuban Brothers, Kym Mazelle,
Tyler James, Sammy Jo (Scissor Sisters Tour DJ) and Aphletik - The film is of
last years Gumball and has all the action from the streets of Paris to the
desert of Morocco! The film is being released on DVD by Sony Pictures
next week on Monday 9th May and is available at www.gumball3000.com and all
leading stores (Virgin, HMV, Woolworths)
The following day all 120 of the worlds most amazing cars, notorious
celebrities and eccentric characters will set off from Waterloo Place in
Central London, where British F1 driver Jenson Button will waive the start flag
before theyre off on an amazing 3000 mile route through Prague, Vienna,
Budapest, Dubrovnik, Sicily, and Rome, crossing the finishing line on the
evening of Friday 20th in Monte Carlo's Casino Square!
If you want to come along to cheer the cars in along the way, and get
autographs and photos of your favourite Gumballers here are the main
19:00 - 21:00 - The Gumball 3000 Film Premiere of '6 Days in May' - come along
to see the stars arrive on the red carpet and see some amazing cars on display!
Location: Bloomsbury Square, London WC1
11:00 - 18:00 - Cars will be on display all day on Waterloo Place (between
Picadilly Circus and Pall Mall) and on Trafalgar Square!
18:00 - Jenson Button will waive the start flag at 6PM!!!!!!!! (Waterloo Place)
23:00 - 02:00 - Cars arrive to a checkpoint in Belgium at the Chateau D'Acoz,
located near Acoz not far from Brussels
09:00 - All day - Cars will be arriving at the Hotel Carlo IV in the Centre of
10:00 - 13:00 - Cars arrive into Vienna (Austria) - Checkpoint - Location:
Hofburg Imperial Palace, Josefplatz
14:00 - 18:00 - Cars arrive at the Hungaroring F1 Circuit Checkpoint, Budapest
(Hungary) - come and see everyone racing around the F1 circuit!
18:00 - 20:00 - Cars will arrive at the Kempinski Corvinus Hotel in the centre
14:00 - 16:00 - Cars arrive at a Checkpoint at the National Park KRKA (near
17:00 - 21:00 - Cars will arrive into Dubrovnik's Old Town centre (Croatia)
13:00 - All Day - Cars arrive into Taormina (Sicily) - Cars go on display all
day in the Town Centre!
18:00 - 22:00 - Cars arrive into Rome (Italy) - and park at the Hotel Boscolo
Exedra in Piazza Della Republica
14:00 - 17:00 - Cars arrive at a Checkpoint in Firenze (Italy) - Piazza
Michelangelo, La Loggia
18:00 - 22:00 - Cars will cross the finish line in Monaco's Casino Square!
"This is just nuts" Johnny Knoxville
For further information, contact the Gumball HQ on 00 44 20 7229 5865 / or
Mission-Media on 00 44 20 7838 0101 and for up-to-date news, interviews and
photos go to www.gumball3000.com
By the way we've saved 2 places for last minute entrants - so if you've got a
cool car and are up for experiencing the Gumball first hand contact the Gumball
HQ before the end of the week!