The Jeep is Car 011, Bams Car 013 ... we think. Carey Hart's Car The 8 Day schedule is crazy - three continents, 1,000 miles in each. Lots of driving, lots of partying, lots of flying. Here's the rough itinerary for a busy 8 days:
EUROPE (1000 miles): Saturday 29th April: Try to hit up Activision Skatepark. Gumball film 'Drivin' Me Crazy' in Central London. Party with 'Goldie Lookin Chain' w/ guest celebrity DJs at hotel. Sunday 30th April: Cars will park on "display" in Gumballs own "pit-lane" on Pall Mall (London). 4-6 PM - Start of race. Race to Belgium. Monday 1st May: Breakfast checkpoint in Kursalon? Vienna? Wienerwald? Party on an Island with an exclusive performance from 'The Prodigy' Tuesday 2nd May: Checkpoint in Belgrade, Serbia at the City Hall. 1pm - Drive to Airport. Load cars onto cargo planes. 5:30pm - Depart for Phuket (Two refueling stops along the way. 14hr flight)
ASIA (1000 miles): Wednesday 3rd May: Arrive and clear customs/pick up cars. 11:30pm Beach Party. Thursday 4th May: Depart Hotel for Bangkok. 1-3PM Check Point at Chumphon. 5-8PM Arrive in Bangkok. Friday 5th May: Drive to Airport. 1PM Depart for SLC. (15hrs)
USA (1000 miles): Arrive in SLC. Clear customs. Drive to Hotel around 4pm -- Grand America Hotel. Poss skate/riding session. 8PM US Premiere of Mission Impossible III. Saturday 6th May: 1PM Depart for Vegas. Checkpoint at Bonneville Salt Flats 6-8pm. Vegas ( Poss Vert Demo) 8PM Snoop Dog Concert Sunday 7th May: 1:30pm - Leave Vegas, race to Los Angeles (331 miles). 5-7pm Finish Line on Rodeo Drive. Display Cars. Check into the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel. 7:30pm Shuttle buses to Playboy Mansion. Party till 1am. After-Party at Hotel.
With the first two continents finished - they' are currently heading to the USA, to race from SLC, Utah to Hollywood. Highlights so far have been shopping for a bike rack in London, for the Jeep - so that Rooftop's Redline could be strapped on the back. Hassles from the French customs officials for not having a front license plate. Rooftop racing back and forth with two Lamborghinis. Coming upon a crashed Lambo that flew off the road while doin' 150mph. ... and much, much more.
For photos and story of Escamilla's Gumball venture - check out the Rooftop blog on [url=http://www.redlinebicycles.com/freestyle/news/gumball.html]RedlineBicycles.com[/url]