RETRO Cannonball starts in Ballina tomorrow morning (Fri) at 10am outside Crockets on the Quay and is sponsored by BRÚ Brewery.
The classic car road trip will make its way up to Donegal through Sligo and overnight in Letterkenny, then on to Malin Head and through Derry and Antrim taking in The Giant’s Causeway and finishes in Belfast on Saturday at 6pm
75 Retro Cars including some very rare Retro Supercars are taking part including the rare & iconic Ferrari Dino GTS, a Lamborghini Diablo, an MG Midget, a Chevrolet Corvette, a classic VW Beetle, and many more.
The Retro Cannonball road-trip is fully compliant with government COVID-19 guidelines and is an outdoor event. Any car enthusiasts wishing to come out to see the cars on the route are asked to please adhere to the advice of the Cannonball COVID-19 marshals.
This year Cannonball Ireland and RETRO Cannonball will raise funds for The HOPE Foundation, an Irish Charity working with the street children of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) in India.
Spectators and friends of Cannonball are asked to please donate what they can directly to HOPE via the link: https://www.hopefoundation.ie/cannonball/
Registration is also now open for Cannonball Ireland, the supercar event, taking place on September 17th-19th this year. Cannonball has already raised more than a million euro for charities since 2008.