The 19th annual Gumball 3000 Rally takes place from 1-8 July 2017 with 120 supercars driving from Riga (Latvia) on the Baltic coast to the Greek Island of Mykonos in the Aegean Sea. Participants represent over 30 nationalities, from rock stars to royalty, including DJ megastars, sports, film and TV legends, entrepreneurs and car enthusiasts, all driving 3000 miles from Riga to Mykonos in just 6 days!
Each city will host a spectacular display of cars representing the ‘History of Motoring’ from vintage classics to modern day hypercars including; Pagani, Bugatti, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Aston Martin, Koenigsegg, BAC Mono, AMG Mercedes, Jaguar, Bentley and Rolls Royce, alongside the famous Batmobile and other futuristic concept cars!
After the start flag drops on Sunday 2 July, the next 6 days will see the incredible road trip weave through 11 countries before crossing the finish line in Mykonos on the evening of Friday 7 July. The week will be action packed with incredible checkpoints where one of those is Montenegro. Organizers plan to make a stop in here on 5th of July. Celebrations continue in Mykonos through Saturday 8 July as Gumball 3000 hosts a festival of supercars and live entertainment!
In partnership with Christie’s (Kerring Group), Laureus Sport for Good, the Tony Hawk Foundation and the Sir Simon Milton Foundation, the Gumball 3000 Foundation raises money throughout the event to support multiple youth based projects to improve education, infrastructure and recreation in low income communities around the world. The Foundation has raised over 1 million pounds to date.
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