Monday 23 September 2019

190 sports cars to rev up life in Slane village

The amazing Cannonball Run will come to the village of Slane on Sunday next, September 8th, with a world record attempt for the most cars revving in the same place at the same time!

Meath man and founder of Cannonball Alan Bannon is delighted to bring the spectacular event to his home county when the event comes to Slane Castle, with proceeds to the Irish Cancer Society.

"I am delighted to take Cannonball to Slane this year and we have fantastic plans for the event". he said "There is great momentum behind the event and we have some brilliant surprises in store with special guest stars and some really incredible cars. It will be a fantastic free family day out."

McLaren, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Aston Martin, Porsche, Maserati, Rolls Royce and Bentley will blaze a trail to Slane Castle for the day.

There will be opportunities for spectators to view the event in Slane Village and also in Slane Castle. The cars will roll into Slane Castle at 2pm on Sunday September 8th where they will attempt to set a world record for the highest revvs ever recorded.

There is also an opportunity to see the cars at 3.30pm when the convoy goes through Slane Village with the electric atmosphere that Cannonball has become renowed for.

The Brazilian Dancers will bring all the glamour of carnival, with fire breathers, street entertainers, live music and free giveaways. The cars will be on display until approx. 8pm. Cannonball is always quite a star studded event and this year there are reports that some Love Islanders and Corrie stars will be joining the ranks.

Drogheda Independent