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Saturday 21 October 2017

The Hoff, Afrojack and rapper Eve heading to Dublin for Gumball 3000 launch

MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - MAY 26: Actor David Hasselhoff and his girlfriend Hayley Roberts arrive on the Red Bull Energy Station before the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco on May 26, 2013 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - MAY 26: Actor David Hasselhoff and his girlfriend Hayley Roberts arrive on the Red Bull Energy Station before the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco on May 26, 2013 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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Aoife Kelly

David Hasselhoff is gracing Dublin with his presence along with celeb DJ Afrojack and rapper Eve.

The Hoff and co will arrive in town on Saturday April 30 for the official launch party of Gumball 3000 at celeb hotspot Lillies Bordello.

They will also be joined by Gumball 3000 race founder Maximillion Cooper.

The cars will be paraded in Merrion Square at noon on Saturday April 30 before the race beings on Sunday May 1.

That's when the flag will come down, setting the competitors off via Belfast to Edinburgh and beyond on a 3000 mile journey across Europe to the edge of Asia.

Thirty nationalities are represented, driving 120 cars from vintage classics to modern day hypercars including Pagani, Bugatti, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Aston Martin, Koenigsegg, Jaguar, Bentley and Rolls Royce.

The rally is expected to draw 60 million TV viewers.

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