The 14th Gumball 3000 Rally begins on the 25th of May image

The 14th edition of the popular Gumball 3000 Rally will begin on Friday, the 25th of May, and it will end on the 31st of May, 2012.

According to the organizers of the competition, more than 100 vehicles will set off from Times Square on a 3000 mile journey across North America and they will finish in Los Angeles, after 7 days. On the 14th edition of the Gumball 3000, David Hasselhoff, hip hop legends DJ Drama, DJ Clark Kent, UGK’s Bun B and EVE, along with the skateboarders Terry Kennedy and Stevie Williams, MTV’s Dirty Sanchez The Dudesons and Nike BMX pro Nigel Sylvester will be amongst the participants.

The competition will begin in Times Square, New York, at 1 P.M., on the 25th of May and it will end on the Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, on the 31st of May. Red Carpet arrivals are expected at 10 P.M. in the last day. The participants will go through Niagara Falls, Toronto, Detroit, Indianapolis, St Louis, Kansas City, Topeka, Santa Fe, Las Vegas and others.

As a quick reminder, the Gumball 3000 was created back in 1999 by Maximillion Cooper, who invited 50 friends to take part in a 3000 mile journey of driving and partying across Europe. More than a decade later, the competition has grown to a televised and online audience of over 60 million in more than 100 countries worldwide.