Gumball 3000 was founded in 1999 by Maximillion Cooper. His intend was to create a lifestyle brand that combined art, popular culture, and automobiles. In May 1999 he started his first driving adventure across Europe, hosting glamorous parties throughout attended by Jamiroquai, Johnny Knoxville, Kate Moss, and Kylie Minogue.
Since then this car rally has seen thousands of attendees and super cars across the globe, touching down on every continent.
Over the years celebrity attendees included Adrien Brody, David Guetta, David Hasselhoff, Xzibit, Daryl Hannah, Snoop Dogg, and Tony Hawk as well as founders of Facebook and PayPal and many others.
Gumball 3000 in 2020
Gumball 3000 in 2020 will take place from May 22nd to 29th. The Rally will start in Toronto heading to Havana with stops at the Indy 500 race track, Nashville, Atlanta, and Miami.
Images show Gumball 3000 2016 participants: Brabus G6000 4×4 MiB Men-in-Brabus, DJ Afrojacks Lamborghini Aventador SV LP 700-4, and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e 4matic Coupe plug-in-hybrid driven by Usher in 2018