Gumball 3000 Rally 2014 in Edinburgh

Gumball3000-Logo The Gumball 3000 Rally in 2014 had a route from Miami, through Atlanta to New York and then over by air to the UK to drive though Edinburgh, Manchester and London… then onto Paris, Barcelona and then by ferry to the final destination, Ibiza.

The entry grid list is at http://www.gumball3000.com/rally/entry_grid

The cars gathered on Sunday 8th June 2014 on the Mound in Edinburgh to line up ahead of starting their UK leg. The Edinburgh crowds were out in force on a warm sunny morning to greet the teams and the Battery energy drinks kept everyone going… prior to the cars hitting the Mound…

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Abarth was a sponsor for the event and had a number of Abarth cars involved… including no. 1…

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Are you supposed to open the Mercedes Gullwing doors while on the move. Great show…

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Lots of Ferraris.. including these metallic blue no. 16 and metallic red no. 22…

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Nice Ford GT brought over by a US team…

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In amongst the Ferraris, Maseratis, Porsches, Audis, Mercedes, Spyker, Corvettes, Dodges, a Shelby, Nissan GT-Rs, AC Cobras, Aston Martins, Jaguars, Rolls-Royces, Bentleys, 4X4s, …


and even a Bugatti Veyron…

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Several Lamborghinis…

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The US Lamborghini folks get their Scottish gift box in Edinburgh…

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Gumball Biker burns some rubber on the Mound…

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McLaren P1 and Brabus 6X6 by Mercedes-Benz on show too…

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And what is this… looks like an Audi Le Mans race car… but its a one-off special “Rebellion 2K“…

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Crash Dummies… I hope they are not used… members of one team have fun and entertain the crowds…

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View up and down the Mound…

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Ferrari car #22 waiting for the green light on Princes Street… Maybe its the new transport system for Edinburgh… I wonder if the daily Ridacard works in the Ferrari as well as on the Lothian Buses and Trams…

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Some professional photos of the Gumball Rally in Edinburgh are at:

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One Response to Gumball 3000 Rally 2014 in Edinburgh

  1. John Mowbray says:

    Looks like it was a fantastic day and great weather (not the kind of cars you want to drive in the wet). Matt black aventador and GT40 look awesome, probably sounded even better!!

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