On Saturday, July 9 Fremont Street Experience will be the start line for the Bullrun USA 2011 Rally – a new breed of high-end automotive rally that will last for seven days and end in Miami.
Each year up to a 100 exotic cars, driven by celebrities and individuals from around the world, embark on an epic seven-day rolling road-trip for an unforgettable adventure. Bullrunners make their way from one checkpoint to the next, only learning their next destination that day. For more information go to Bullrun.com.
Some of the more notable participants this year are rapper/reality actor Ice-T and his wife Coco, stunt TV show stars The Dudesons, rapper and TV personality Vanilla Ice and NASCAR driver Robby Gordon. Also, Fremont Street Experience President Jeff Victor will be driving car number “80” for the first leg of the rally. This live rally event will be filmed for an eight-episode MTV Networks show that will air this fall.
Performing as part of the Bullrun start hoopla will be New Boyz, a popular hip hop/rap and jerkin’ crew from California nominated for Best Group at the BET Awards in 2010. The short concert and all the festivities are free and open to the public.
Saturday, July 9
- 3p.m. to 5p.m. – Rogue Status Skate Team to perform throughout the afternoon
- 4 p.m. – Driver’s briefing at 3rd Street Stage and cars staged on Fremont Street Experience
- 4:30 p.m. – New Boyz concert begins at 3rd Street Stage
- 5 p.m. – Drivers “surprise arrival” and parade of cars down Fremont Street Experience from 3rd Street to Main Street to start the rally
Fremont Street Experience – 3rd Street Stage