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Supercars converge on London for the Gumball 3000 Rally

Supercars in Edinburgh before making their way down to London Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA

These are the supercars you can expect to see on London's streets tonight as part of the Gumball 3000 rally. The vehicles are making their way down from Scotland before taking part in the London event.

120 cars are taking part Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA

Spectators will also be treated to live music, car displays and extreme sports as part of the festival. 120 supercars are taking part in the event, which will see Regent Street closed this evening.

Rally driver Mika Kosola from Finland looks under the bonnet of his car Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA

Gumball 3000 rally returns to London

The annual Gumball 3000 rally race returns to the capital today as Regent Street is turned into a Gumball Festival.

The motor rally, which is in its 15th year, features a host of celebrities driving some of the world's rarest vehicles. David Hasselhoff , Deadmau5 and Tony Hawk are some of the names taking part this year's event.

The race runs across 3000 miles from Miami to Ibiza with stops in cities including New York, Edinburgh and Paris. Today's event will features extreme sports, live music and car displays before the racers arrive.


Classic cars to go under the hammer

Around 80 cars spanning nine decades have gone on display today ahead of an auction tomorrow.

Worth around three million pounds, the cars range from a 1917 Fiat to a 2004 Ferrari and will go under the hammer at a Bonhams auctio,n at the RAF Museum at Hendon in north west London.

The vehicles include a rare 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster that has been in a private collection since 2005 and which could fetch as much as £500,000.

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