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    Gumball 3000 starting in London next saturday

    Hi guys,

    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!!!

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    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
    14th!

    Stars include: Jackass and Dukes of Hazard film star Johnny Knoxville,
    Jamiroquai’s Jay Kay, Supermodels Caprice and Jodie Kidd, Pulp Fiction and
    Kill Bill’s 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 Enzo’s, Pagani Zonda’s, Lamborghini’s,
    Porsche GT’s, to old Aston Martin’s, Rolls Royce’s,
    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 they’re 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
    check-points:

    Friday 13th
    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


    Saturday 14th
    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


    Sunday 15th
    09:00 - All day - Cars will be arriving at the Hotel Carlo IV in the Centre of
    Prague


    Monday 16th
    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
    of Budapest!


    Tuesday 17th
    14:00 - 16:00 - Cars arrive at a Checkpoint at the National Park KRKA (near
    Sibenik), Croatia
    17:00 - 21:00 - Cars will arrive into Dubrovnik's Old Town centre (Croatia)


    Wednesday 18th
    13:00 - All Day - Cars arrive into Taormina (Sicily) - Cars go on display all
    day in the Town Centre!


    Thurdsay 19th
    18:00 - 22:00 - Cars arrive into Rome (Italy) - and park at the Hotel Boscolo
    Exedra in Piazza Della Republica


    Friday 20th
    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!

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    jammy *******s they are
    Drives - Phase 2 Astra Mk3 Gsi = 139.56 BHP with 138.81 Torque

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kev_mk3
    jammy *******s they are
    Agreed
    But if youve got it, why not....if it was the other way round I would be doing the same.

    Perhaps astra sport should do our own rally.

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    redline take there skyline on it i hope they make another film
    Drives - Phase 2 Astra Mk3 Gsi = 139.56 BHP with 138.81 Torque

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    yeah would be interesting if we did our own on a smaller scale
    drives zafira dti, astravan sportive

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    Quote Originally Posted by ade
    yeah would be interesting if we did our own on a smaller scale
    I think that we should!! It would be a right laugh.

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