Gumball 3000 2016 - The RouteComment
In usual fashion the Gumball 3000 Rally for 2016 has been announced. The route takes the teams from Dublin, Ireland to Istanbul, Turkey. Are you ready?
The Gumball 3000 organisation is no stranger to putting on a spectacular show at each stop they make and the route for the 2016 edition of the rally is no different. With planned stops in Edinburgh, London, Geneva, Budapest, Bucharest and finally Istanbul. But, it all kicks off in Dublin, Ireland on the 30th of April 2016 with drivers registration and pre-party.
The first leg will bring the teams from Dublin to Edinburgh across Northern Ireland to Scotland. The 2nd of May day will make the teams head down to London. On the 3rd of May, the rally continues from London to the Swiss Alps near Geneva.
The 4th of May starts near Geneva in the Swiss Alps and goes to Budapest, Hungary. The next morning on the 5th of May the rally continues to Bucharest, Romania. The final leg on the 6th of May is from Bucharest to Istanbul driving across Bulgaria.
The day-by-day schedule
Dublin (Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Ireland)
Saturday - Come and check out Gumball's display of the world's most expensive, impressive and rare automobiles!
Sunday - Come and see the superstars and supercars set off including DAVID HASSELHOFF, rapper EVE, actor SULLIVAN STAPLETON and DJ megastar AFROJACK!
Saturday April 30 - MIDDAY - 10PM SUPERCAR DISPLAY
Sunday May 1 - 10AM - START FLAG DROPS!
Belfast (Titanic Quarter, Belfast BT3, Nothern Ireland)
Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to see Gumball 3000 arrive into the Titanic Quarter before they take the ferry to Cairnryan in Scotland!
Sun May 1 - MIDDAY - 2:30PM CAR ARRIVALS
Edinburgh (Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2EQ, UK)
After crossing the Irish Sea Gumball cars arrive into Edinburgh during the early evening!
Sunday May 1 - 6PM - 10PM - SUPERCAR DISPLAY & GUMBALL ARRIVALS
Manchester (Etihad Stadium, Manchester M11 3FF, UK)
Come and see the superstars and celebrities stop off for lunch at Manchester City's Etihad Stadium!
Monday May 2 - Events - 10AM til 5PM and 1PM - 3PM - CAR DISPLAY & GUMBALL ARRIVALS
London (Regent Street, London W1, UK)
Gumball 3000 closes Regent Street for a day of supercars and entertainment! Bring the family to see Ferrari F1 cars, SHELL's Make the Future display, music from ABSOLUTE RADIO and watch the supercars and superstars parade through central London.... including F1 legend DAVID COULTHARD, EVE, AFROJACK, DAVID HAYE, BUN B and many more!
Bank Holiday Monday May 2 - MIDDAY - 5PM HISTORY OF THE MOTORCAR & ENTERTAINMENT 5PM - 8PM GUMBALL ARRIVALS
Luxembourg (Shell Service Station, Berchem, Luxembourg Autoroute A3 Northbound, Luxembourg)
The most glamourous service station pit-stop EVER!
Tuesday May 3 - S1PM - 3PM GUMBALL ARRIVALS
Europa-Park (Europa-Park, Rust 77977, Germany)
Europa Park welcomes Gumballers to an evening in Europe's best theme park! Meet F1 legends JEAN ALESI and DAVID COULTHARD!
Tuesday May 3 - 5PM - 8PM GUMBALL ARRIVALS
Tuning World Bodensee (Tuning World Bodensee, Friedrichshafen 88046, Germany)
Gumball takes over the Tuning World Bodensee Press day so expect to see the world's finest supercars amongst some of the best modified cars!
Wednesday May 4 - MIDDAY - 2PM GUMBALL ARRIVALS
Prague (The Hilton Prague, Praha 8, Czech Republic)
Gumball returns to Prague for the first time in 11 years! Come and see the supercars and superstars arrive!
Wednesday May 4 - 5PM - 9PM GUMBALL ARRIVALS
Hungaroring (The Hungaroring, Hungary 2146)
Gumballers enjoy the chance to race around the world famous Hungaroring F1 circuit!
Thursday May 5 - 2PM - 6PM CHECKPOINT
Budapest (St Stephen's Basilica, Budapest 1051, Hungary)
Come and see the supercars and superstars arrive into St Stephen's Basilica in the capital of Hungary!
Thursday May 5 - 5PM - 10PM GUMBALL ARRIVALS
Sibiu (Small Square, Sibiu)
Come and join the checkpoint in the historic town of Sibiu in Transylvania!
Friday May 6 - 2PM - 4PM GUMBALL ARRIVALS
Bucharest (Palace of the Parliament, Bucharest, Romania)
Friday - Watch the cars cross the finish line!
Saturday - Come and see the superstars and supercar display!
Friday May 6 - 5PM - 10PM - FINISH LINE
Saturday May 7 - 10AM - 4PM SUPERCAR DISPLAY (FREE TO ATTEND) / 4PM - 6PM - GUMBALL SUPERCARS AND SUPERSTARS PARADE
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