The annual Bullrun road rally is underway and this year the activities began on July 8 in Las Vegas, ending in Miami on July 15. Driving 4,000 miles across the USA, MTV will follow the event for an eight-episode series set to air in November.
Television and movie celebrities and extreme sports athletes are among the teams scheduled to embark on the journey of a lifetime. Fueled by an impressive schedule of public and private events held at the finest venues, the Bullrunners make their way from one checkpoint to the next, learning their destinations as they go, ending every night in party capitals of America.
Participants in this year’s rally include racecar driver Robby Gordon, rapper and wife Ice-T and Coco, the Dudesons from MTV, UFC Lightweight Anthony “Showtime” Pettis, actress Katee Sackhoff from Battlestar Gallactica, Strikeforce Toyo Tires is also competing in the rolling festival, with Team Toyo has entered a 2008 BMW M3 constructed and provided by VF Engineering in Anaheim, CA. This one-off, widebody creation features a VF Engineering supercharged engine producing 620hp. Providing control will be 275/30 ZR20 (front) and 345/25 ZR20 (rear) Toyo Proxes T1R.
Team Toyo celebrities are taking turns behind the wheel of the VF M3 will include: actress Katee Sackhoff, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis, UFC Bantamweight Miguel Torres, Strikeforce Heavyweight Josh Barnett and former WWE superstar Shad Gaspard.
Also competing is Team Toyo Off-Road legend Robby Gordon in a brand new, Toyo tires-equipped 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8. Fans will have an exclusive, inside look at www.twitter.com/toyotires and www.facebook.com/toyotires as Stan Chen, manager of events and motorsports for Toyo Tire USA serves as co-driver while providing live Tweets and Facebook posts.
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