Bullrun 2012 – Day 7

The final day! The Bullrunners emerged from their Santa Cruz hotel squinting into the light. The week of exhaustion was almost behind them. With only one more stint back to Los Angeles and a few checkpoints left, the drivers began to realize that their week-long odyssey was about to be over.

Day 7 starts in Santa Cruz

Let’s hit the road

Onto check point – Fresno.

Off-road shortcut into Fresno

The Race Room welcomed the Bullrunners for lunch and a chance to hone their racing skills on multiple racing simulator machines.

Congratulations to speed demon, Drake Kemper, for winning the Race Room hot lap challenge.

As the teams left Fresno, nobody knew who would take home the coveted Navigator or Spirit of the Bullrun Awards. With so many teams in contention this year, the results wouldn’t be decided until the teams arrived in LA.

Team Karma

Lost a bet, Ricky and Billy had to wear wedding dresses – all the way to Los Angeles.

Seriously in win mode!

As the teams arrived back at Hotel Andaz, they celebrated the hectic and rewarding week that was Bullrun 2012!

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Bullrun 2012 – Day 6

The Bullrun began in beautiful Klamath Falls, Oregon. Overnight the drivers stayed on a ranch and got to see a private screening of last year’s Cops, Cars 7 Superstars TV show which highlights the fun of BullrunAt the start of the day…….bullrunners lined up to get their route card.

On the road again

The route card had us heading for checkpoint 1 – Lucerne, CA.

A quick break 🙂

Checkpoint #1 for Day 6…….find the checkpoint!

A number of the teams including Team Oh Canada were slowed down by a police roadblock.

Bullrunners enter back into the state of California. Some of the landscape that the Bullrunners experience en route is breathtaking!  Mount Shasta on the horizon.

About to cross the Golden Gate. Route cards from the 1st checkpoint vehicle sent everyone to the next one at Gotts, St. Helena then onto the final destination of the day – the Dream Inn, Santa Cruz, California.

Partying in the parking lot in Santa Cruz

He’s like a little boy scout that one – be party prepared!

Because it’s not enough to drive super cars all day, Alex has to ride a bike at 2 AM

Team oh Canada score their first ‘1st’ today! About time!

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Bullrun 2012 – Day 5

Day 5 for the Bullrunners started with sunny skies in Portland, and ended in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Some really beautiful driving and fun in-between….

Start of the day was Portland, Oregon

Hmmmmm…thought that was a dog thing!

The Hudson Team are fast….

Yes sir. I won’t sir. Thank-you sir.

Approaching the beautiful Crater Lake a checkpoints we saw snow on the side of the road!

Crater Lake – pure beauty!

End of the day destination was Klamath Falls, Oregon

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Bullrun 2012 – Day 3

Day 3 began at the Hyatt lake-side resort on Lake Tahoe, NV. What a sight!

It was time for breakfast at Bonanza Saloon, Virginia City NV

where the ‘Bullrunners’ get their first route card.

Nevada was crawling with police – and not because the Bullrunners were doing anything wrong. Something about having stickers on your car seems to draw their attention. Hmmmm…

1st Checkpoint – Reno-Fernley Raceway for some hot laps!

Final destination for the day was Boise, ID. It got the drivers scrambling to their cars. Anyone who wanted to make it there before nightfall had to get on the road quickly and start planning their route.

All of SE Oregon and Idaho looks like this

Oh Canada Driver on the road…..very focused

Oh Canada Navigator on the road…..Priority One – Sun Protection

First into the Boise, ID, was the Big Easy Banditz – Ricky, Billy and Shaun.

Second to arrive was Wahe and Greg in the red 2012 Porsche 911.

Third into the checkpoint was Bill Sheppard in the red 2011 Camaro rental.

Time to party again!

Rock on Boise!

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Bullrunners get ready to start their engines!

Every year the Bullrun organizers try to find a suitably glamorous location to start the rally. They’ve launched the Bullrun from Times Square, New York to Fremont Street in Las Vegas. This year, they have a fantastic start line location – Hollywood Boulevard!

The official Bullrun hotel in Los Angeles will be Hotel Andaz on Sunset Boulevard. Bullrunners check-in on the 22nd June. The event starts with a big party on Friday night then……Over 100 cars will line up in front of the Dolby Theatre (previously called the Kodak Theatre) on Saturday, June 23rd and prepare for the seven days of automotive mayhem that lies ahead!

The rally drivers will be on Hollywood Boulevard from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

The rally will officially begin with the waving of the green flag by a special guest star celebrity, still to be announced. Any guesses?

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Team “OH CANADA” Dresses up their Bullrun Car

Team “OH CANADA” decided to dress the car up a bit this year. Dressed in plaid, we see it here before race decals are added.

The ‘Bullrun’ starts in Los Angeles tomorrow (Friday June 22). 3000 miles and seven days later OH CANADA will finish up back in LA. Points in between are determined along the way.

Good Luck Oh Canada!

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The Bullrun

Have you heard about “The BULLRUN”?  Well this year, we will be following team “OH CANADA”.

The Bullrun Live Rally is the most glamorous and high-profile of the new breed of high-end luxury lifestyle automotive rallies. Each year, a hundred of the world’s finest super-cars embark on an epic eight-day rolling party across the USA – bringing together a celebrity strewn cast of characters and petrosexuals for an unforgettable adventure – where the only obligatory goals are to party, drive and enjoy!

Fueled by an impressive schedule of public and private events at the finest venues and hotels and in the most exciting cities in America, The Bullrunners make their way from one checkpoint to the next, learning their destinations daily, winding to a close each night in the party capitals of America.

Entry is by invitation only and Bullrun never takes more than 100 cars to make sure everyone has a good time – our parties are legendary. The rally has attracted many celebrities in the past including; Dennis Rodman, Hayden Christensen, Ryan Dunn, Carl Lewis, Mario Andretti, The Cuban Brothers, The Dub Pistols, Vanilla Ice, Bill Goldberg, Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian and many more.

The entry fee for the Live Rally event covers 5 star accommodation for 7 nights, first-class meals and top-notch parties at the best venues, and Bullrun exclusive checkpoints including track events at some very famous racing circuits.

The Bullrun Live Rally is filmed by Giant Film&TV for a TV show entitled ‘Cops, Cars & Superstars.’ The show airs in 96 countries worldwide and is now in its 8th season.

We will keep you posted about TEAM OH CANADA!

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