Superstars and Supercars Return to Edinburgh

Photo: Oskar Bakke 2014 Rally Scotland

In Edinburgh Princes Street on Monday the 2nd of May!

The 18th annual Gumball 3000 Rally takes place from April 30th – May 7th, with 120 supercars driving from Dublin to Bucharest. Participants represent over 30 nationalities, including DJ megastar AFROJACK, Grammy winning rapper EVE, hip hop stars BUN B and THE ALCHEMIST, alongside Knight Rider and Baywatch TV legend DAVID HASSELHOFF, Formula 1 racing drivers DAVID COULTHARD and JEAN ALESI and New York artist FUTURA, with entrepreneurs, royalty and car enthusiasts, all driving 3000 miles from Dublin to Bucharest in just 6 days!

Each city will host a spectacular display of cars representing the ‘history of the automobile’ from vintage classics to modern day hypercars including; Pagani, Bugatti, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Aston Martin, Koenigsegg, Jaguar, Bentley and Rolls Royce, alongside other futuristic concept cars!

After Saturday’s arrivals and Supercar display on Merrion Square, Dublin (12:00 – 20:00) – the start flag drops on Sunday 1st May at 11:00 and over 6 days the incredible road trip weaves through 11 countries before crossing the finish line in Bucharest (Romania) at the Palace of the Parliament on the evening of Friday May 6th.

Celebrations continue in Bucharest through Saturday 7th May, as Gumball 3000 hosts a Festival of supercars, action sports and music culminating with a Vert ramp skateboard demo from TONY HAWK and headline performances from DAVID HASSELHOFF, THE ALCHEMIST, BUN B, Grammy winning rapper EVE and DJ megastar AFROJACK!

Photo: Oskar BakkeGumball 3000 was launched in 1999 by British entrepreneur Maximillion Cooper, following his vision to combine action sports, automobiles and music to create a popular culture lifestyle brand. It all began by Maximillion inviting his celebrity friends to join him on an action packed road-trip across Europe, driving beautiful cars and hosting legendary parties attended by the likes of Kate Moss, Jamiroquai, Kylie Minogue and Johnny Knoxville. Over the following decade the concept grew from an underground car rally, fuelled by myth and rumour, into a global brand attracting the endorsement of blue chip corporations such as Nike, You Tube, Fiat and Red Bull – and the participation of celebrities including; deadmau5, David Hasselhoff, Snoop Dogg, EVE, Travis Barker, Xzibit, Adrien Brody, Tyson Beckford, David Guetta, Tony Hawk and Dennis Rodman.

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