Joined: 17 Mar 2004
Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2004 5:47 pm Post subject: Gumball Fans Update #1
Here's the latest, hot off press...
Paris-Marrakech-Barcelona-Cannes May 5-10th 2004 Cannes here we come!
Welcome back Gumball fans,
There are only 42 days to go until the chequered flag drops for the sixth annual 'Gumball 3000 Rally', so if you want to come to
the start line and cheer off your favourite Gumballers in their amazing cars, now is the time to start making plans. The flag will
drop in Paris on Wednesday May 5th, where 165 amazing cars, stars and eccentrics will embark on a 6-day 'no holds barred'
experience, driving 3000 miles of a magical mystery tour.
'Supermodels, sporting heroes and Hollywood stars are on the grid for the most glamorous car rally on the calendar'. The Times
With entrants including everyone from the legendary Burt Reynolds himself in a 70s Pontiac Trans Am (every Gumballers
hero!), to the Jackass and Viva La Bam motley crew in whatever cars they can rustle up, and current music god 'Pharrell
Williams' putting his McLaren through its paces, its safe to say that this years Gumball will cause a stir.
If you watched Johnny Knoxville and the rest of MTV's Jackass' crew when they took part from London to Russia and back,
you have been warned. And if you didn't, I suggest you prepare yourselves, as in 2004 they are back for more, and this time
Being filmed once again for the ultimate reality 'road trip' movie, directed by 3 of the worlds most renowned directors, you will
be able to witness these '6 days of madness' when it hits cinema screens around the world later this year!
So, will Burt still be on the pace? Is Ryan Dunn the new Dom DeLouise? Will Pharrell's McLaren lead the pack or break down
on the Paris ring road? Will Jodie Kidd get lost in the desert? And will Johnny Knoxville and Bam play any pranks to disrupt
Schuey's concentration at the Spanish GP?
Only time will tell, so stay tuned to find out the breaking news and updates of the cars and stars... in this years 'Gumball 3000'
Gumball 3000 'The Movie' of the 2003 rally will be released on DVD in Europe and the USA in the early Summer, however its
NOW available in the UK, so if you haven't already got a copy, what are you waiting for!!! Its available at all good stores and of
course online via the Gumball website.
Finally, check out the new 'Gallery' of cool Gumball photos on the website!
'One of the most amazing films ever' Autocar
If you can't beat 'em, run 'em over.