Gumball 3000 2012 Information

Gumball 3000 sets off tomorrow from New York. While the drivers are arriving to register their cars, we thought we’d let you know a few facts, where you can follow the event, where the event is going and, most importantly, where our coverage will be!

This year, the rally will enter just two countries, the United States and Canada. 120 drivers will head from Times Square, New York tomorrow at 12 noon, on to Toronto via Niagara Falls for the first leg of the rally. Presuming that they get away by 12, expect the first drivers to arrive at the Niagra Falls checkpoint by 7pm and a the hotel – Bloor Yorkville – by 9pm. It’s an 500 mile/800km drive so those times are approximate.

Day two (Saturday) will move the roadtrip on to Detroit, Michigan. Expect the Gumballers to arrive between 1 and 4pm. We don’t know the exact location but we do know that they won’t be hard to miss! After hitting the Detroit checkpoint, the drivers will continue to Inianapolis. Day three and four will be a two-day pitstop at Indianapolis, Indy 500 Speedway in time for the Indy500.

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