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Old 6th May 2009, 10:29   #16
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I believe Alex had a Bentley Continental in the last Gumball

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Quickdraw : Thats the 2006 edition of the Gumball 3000, where Alex drove the 03 continental GT.

For all interested in reading about his attempts at the coast to coast record, I finally found the link.

Wired magazine : The Pedal-to-the-Metal, Totally Illegal, Cross-Country Sprint for Glory

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Old 6th May 2009, 16:45   #17
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Team Polizei at its best. I am rooting for Alex

any online video feeds of this event?
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..any online video feeds of this event?
Think about this not as a sporting event but as a high flyer's party that we get to know about. There are no online feeds or TV coverage but you do have a dedicated youtube channel.
A search on youtube will get you plenty of videos. I cant post any right now coz I am at work and Youtube is blocked.

Damn these buggers!
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The Indian guy's SLR broke down ....... apparently some problem with the alternator. Here is the video from youtube below.



They had to leave the car by the road for the tow truck to cum pick it up. Leavin an SLR on the road all alone????
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the best of cars with the wackiest stickering ever. A quick doubt, is it really a necessity to have these wacky stickering done on your super expensive car for the event?
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the best of cars with the wackiest stickering ever. A quick doubt, is it really a necessity to have these wacky stickering done on your super expensive car for the event?

I saw a blue TVR without any stickering, I dont know what the deal was there.
These guys are rich enough the get new paint jobs every season, whats a little bit of stickering for a race to them?
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Apparently several of the Gumballers were driving well in excess of the posted speed limit, as high as 170 mph, resulting in three impounded cars, including a Bugatti Veyron, and the drivers going to jail! Follow the jump to hear the MonsterArmy team talk (NSFW) about the impounded cars and to see footage of the Bugatti Veyron getting loaded up onto the flatbed.
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Guys Sharing Some GUMBALL 3000 Veyrons Pictures :

1)Black Veyron.

2)Golden Vinyl Veyron,perhaps a Pursang,but i don't think so because there are some remarkable things on Pursang Veyron that are missing on this Veyron.
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Guys Sharing Some GUMBALL 3000 Veyrons Pictures :

1)Black Veyron.

2)Golden Vinyl Veyron,perhaps a Pursang,but i don't think so because there are some remarkable things on Pursang Veyron that are missing on this Veyron.
I'm gettting greedy to see more pix from the gumball '09. Did any T-bhpian go to this rally as a spectator ? were any super SUV's part of the rally?

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Yes, that SLR is very much owned by an Indian who stays in Dubai. It shares its garage space with a full Carbon-Fibre Pagani Zonda F Roadster
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Check out this 599 GTO from Gumball.

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It shares its garage space with a full Carbon-Fibre Pagani Zonda F Roadster
Dont tell me its the same one which was supposedly/apparently here in Mumbai.
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Haha yes Pratik. Its the same
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The 2012 rally is going to start in a month.
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The Guys from Dubai are called "Habibeez" they have their own Timeline on facebook. found this link aswell. ::Habibeez::3000
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Here is a pic which leaves no air for the doubt, it indeed belongs to an Indian
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