Click to go to Forum Home Click to go to maXbimmer Home

Go Back   maXbimmer Forums > General > General Discussion
User Name
Password


Welcome to Maxbimmer.com!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 05-05-2007, 06:28 AM   #1
sloveniaboy
6th Gear Member
 
sloveniaboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Markham
Posts: 1,890
Gumball 2007 Cancelled

Gumball rally has been cancelled due to a crash involving a Gumball Porsche 911 in Macedonia. It struck a Golf at high speeds killing a man and severly injuring the passenger, who later died in the hospital. The two occupants of the Porsche 911 fled the scene of the accident in a Gumball BMW M6 with russian plates. They were later apprehended at the border as they attemped to flee the country.

From what I've herd recently, the court in Macidonia has set the passenger of the Porsche free but has ordered the driver to 30 days temporary detainment and is charging him with heavy violation of traffic safety and failure to provide help to an injured person.

Official Statement from Maximillion Cooper

Following our earlier release reporting yesterday’s accident - As a sign of respect we have decided that this year's Gumball 3000 Rally will not travel any further and will end in Bratislava this evening, May 3rd 2007.

As the organisers of the rally we feel that it should be stopped as a mark of respect to Vladimir Cepulyoski who died today after an accident involving one the participating drivers.

We are very saddened by what has happened and feel that it would be wrong to continue. On behalf of Gumball 3000, we once again extend our deepest sympathies to his family and we are doing everything we can for them.

This is the first time anything like this has happened in 9 years of travelling through over 40 countries with 1000's of drivers and it is with deep regret that I make this announcement.

Maximillion Cooper
Founder & CEO
The Gumball 3000 Group

For any media enquiries call Mission - 02074916680


http://forums.gumball3000.com/viewtopic.php?t=2584

Link to accident
http://www.gumball3000.ro/2007/





__________________

Last edited by sloveniaboy; 05-05-2007 at 06:35 AM.
sloveniaboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2007, 06:42 AM   #2
AMG_POWER
500HP Member
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Toronto, Canada
Posts: 9,691
im surprised noone died for the past 9 years.... RIP
__________________
AMG_POWER is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2007, 11:52 AM   #3
Meegis
Banned
 
Meegis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Maple, Ontario
Posts: 3,276
Im with you on that... Lots of people go nuts on the gumball.
Meegis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2007, 12:06 PM   #4
StikiGreenZ
6th Gear Member
 
StikiGreenZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Milton, ON
Posts: 1,604
Send a message via MSN to StikiGreenZ
Wow. That's too bad. RIP
__________________
-

BMW 645i - Black on Red
Range Rover Sport - Black on Black
StikiGreenZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2007, 12:10 PM   #5
propr'one
op sucks cock
 
propr'one's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: T.
Posts: 17,701
Send a message via MSN to propr'one
always all fun and games until someone gets killed. I hope his family sues gumball and wins millions.
__________________
d1s bulb canada

Hot: 2001 Estoril M RoadsterZCP 19's michelin supersports, ZHP knob, JL 8W3
Cold: 2002 TiAg M3 6mt ZCP 19's michelin supersports, deoranged, dechromed, led tails, ZHP knob, UUC SS v3, GROM, OEM 18's w310's,
hid headlights hid kit
propr'one is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2007, 12:36 PM   #6
330ci05
6th Gear Member
 
330ci05's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Toronto
Posts: 2,435
RIP..... thats in my country......
330ci05 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2007, 04:05 PM   #7
KaschmirBeige3
Comfortably Numb
 
KaschmirBeige3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Queens, NYC
Posts: 1,121
Send a message via AIM to KaschmirBeige3
RIP to my countryman and the P-car driver.
__________________
Bobby
'05 Skyline 350GT 6MT - Ivory Pearl/Stone
KaschmirBeige3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2007, 04:58 PM   #8
mkgino
6th Gear Member
 
mkgino's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Toronto
Posts: 7,684
bog da gi prosti
__________________
mkgino is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2007, 05:12 PM   #9
saix
rawr
 
saix's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: under a bridge
Posts: 2,270
Send a message via AIM to saix
wait...so is the driver of the porsche not being charged for reckless driving and killing someone?
saix is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:56 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.