Gumball 3000 2017 - The Route2 Comments
In usual fashion the Gumball 3000 Rally for 2017 has been announced. The route takes the teams from Riga, Latvia to Mykonos, Greece. 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 2017 edition of the rally is no different. With only the start in Riga, Latvia and the end in Mykonos, Greece announced the anticipation of the stops along the way will be all down to speculation and rumour. But, everyone that have been following the rally for years, know that regardless of the exact stops along the way, it will be a just as amazing as previous years.
The official route have been announced and 100% confirmed, it is as follows: Riga, Warsaw, Budapest, Dubrovnik, Tirana, Athens and finally Mykonos. Different from previous years is that the rally 2017 will take place between 1st of July till the 8th of July. Marking a unpresidented first for the rally, which normally is end of May/early June each year.
The Offical Route and Schedule
RIGA - BRIVIBAS BULVARIS
Saturday - Come and check out Gumball's display of the world's most expensive, impressive and rare automobiles as the entrants arrive at the public event!
Sunday - Join the gumballers on the starting grid to enjoy the superstars and supercars set off including DJ Deadmau5, rapper EVE, DJ megastar AFROJACK and many more!
Saturday July 1 - MIDDAY - 10PM SUPERCAR DISPLAY
Sunday July 2 - 10AM - START FLAG DROPS!
WARSAW - THEATRE SQUARE
Join the gumballers for a free public event and car display in the beautiful city of Warsaw and stay for the evening arrival into the city of the 120+ Gumball 3000 cars!
Sunday July 2 - 5PM - 11PM: PUBLIC EVENT / 7PM - 10PM: GUMBALL CARS ARRIVAL
KRAKOW - Niepolomice Castle
The Gumballers will make a brief lunch stop in the city of Krakow during their journey from Warsaw to Budapest. A memorable stop in a very memorable city!
Monday July 3 - MIDDAY - 2PM: GUMBALL CARS ARRIVAL
BUDAPEST - Heroes' Square
Gumball returns to Budapest for the second year running! Following the lunch stop in Krakow, the Gumballers will arrive into Budapest on Monday evening for a public event in the iconic Heroes' Square for all the public to enjoy!
Monday July 3 - 5PM - 11PM - PUBLIC EVENT / 8PM - 10PM GUMBALL CARS ARRIVAL
SECRET STOP - Zagreb
Tuesday afternoon sees a driver's focused stop at a to be announced secret location!
Tuesday July 4 - MIDDAY - 3PM: GUMBALL CARS ARRIVAL
DUBROVNIK - Dubrovnik Castle Walls
A must see stop on the route: Dubrovnik is home to both Game of Thrones and Star Wars. It is also very soon to be a temporary home to the Gumball 3000 Rally! Come join the gumballers for the 4th of July celebrations as we come back to Dubrovnik for the first time since 2007!
Tuesday July 4 - 5PM - 11PM: PUBLIC EVENT / 7PM - 10PM: GUMBALL CARS ARRIVAL
PORTO MONTENEGRO - Global Citizen Pit-Stop Porto Montenegro & Tivat Montenegro Montenegro
A high end coastal destination, Porto Montenegro is a site to behold. All of the driver's will have their amazing cars on display for the public to view whilst they relax in the sun by the pool during this Global Citizen Pit Stop!
Wednesday July 5 - MIDDAY - 4PM: LUNCH STOP
TIRANA - Mother Tereza Sq. and Boulevard
A hidden gem, Albania plays home to some of the most stunning driving routes and backdrops in Europe and changed a lot since our last outing in 2007. The Gumballers will be playing hosts at a free public event in the heart of Tirana. Make sure you came and join them for this spectacular car display!
Wednesday July 5 - 5PM - 11PM: PUBLIC EVENT / 7PM - 10PM: GUMBALL CARS ARRIVAL
SECRET STOP - Greece
A to be announced secret checkpoint on the 2017 Rally!
Thursday July 6 - MIDDAY - 2PM: GUMBALL CARS ARRIVAL
ATHENS - Zappeio
The penultimate stop of the 2017 Rally will see the driver's enjoy the iconic Zappeion as their event space in the heart of the city of Athens. Come join the gumballers for the public event before we depart for our final destination of Mykonos the following day!
Thursday July 6 - 5PM - 11PM: PUBLIC EVENT / 8PM - 10PM: GUMBALL CARS ARRIVAL
MYKONOS DAY 1 - Old Port
Our final destination on the 2017 Gumball 3000 Rally, Mykonos will play home to the Gumballers for the weekend where there will be parties, dinner and public events throughout. Come and join for the arrivals of the Gumballers into Mykonos as they parade around this amazing island!
Friday July 7 - 6PM - 11PM: PUBLIC EVENT / 5PM - 6PM: GUMBALL PARADE / 6PM - 8PM: GUMBALL CARS ARRIVAL
MYKONOS DAY 2 - Old Port
Enjoy the public event and display of the stunning Gumball 3000 cars throughout this Saturday and make sure you keep an eye out for the evening parties throughout the weekend - they are going to be unmissable with our celebrity DJ performances!
Saturday July 8 - 12PM - 10PM: PUBLIC CAR DISPLAY
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