Supercar road trip – Killarney, Tralee and Dingle (via Conor Pass) this Saturday and Sunday


Ladies, Gentlemen, prepare to start your engine as the 2022 Bumblebee 1000 VIP Drive is about to begin! This year the cars on this road trip can be seen in Straffan in Kildare, Adare in Limerick, and with a major focus on County Kerry as the cars will be available to view in Castleisland, Killarney, Tralee and the event finish line in Dingle. 

The entry grid of amazing cars in this year’s Bumblebee 1000 VIP Drive is nothing short of spectacular! Showcasing Lamborghini’s, McLarens, Bentleys, American muscle cars, sublime Nissan GTR’s, Audi supercars, AMG Mercedes, Jaguars, and a legendary Group B Cosworth car. This two-day‘ road trip’ on the 12th and 13th of March is certain to live up to all expectations of being a stylish, adrenaline-fuelled adventure. Al Foran, the social media comedian, he of 1001 voices, is the Bumblebee 1000 Ambassador this weekend.

Bumblebee 1000 are working with the superb Little Blue Hero’s charity, a not-for-profit charity operated entirely by Garda members and staff. It aims to help families in need from local communities in Ireland who have children undergoing long-term medical treatment for serious illnesses. Little Blue Hero’s representatives will be present throughout this event.

This amazing cavalcade of super, muscle and luxury cars will all be on display at the start line on Saturday for the Little Blue Heroes Launch Campaign at Barberstown Castle in Straffan W23 CX40, from 9.30am, at 12.15pm at Portlaoise Plaza R32 V97T , from 1.45pm in Adare at Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel & Spa V94 F1P9, in Abbeyfeale at Moloney’s Garage & Petrol Station V94 C8XW at 4.30pm and the day one finish line at beautiful southern Kerry town of Killarney, at The Gleneagle Hotel V93 V6WF from 5.30pm onwards, as the drivers and co-drivers park up their supercars and enjoy the delights of Killarney town on a Saturday night.

On Sunday morning March the 13th, the Bumblebee 1000 VIP Drive event start line will be bustling with excitement at The Gleneagle Hotel, with the rolling exhibition of supercars cars available to view from 9.00am until they depart at 10.30 am. The drivers will then head north into Tralee for a fuel stop & coffee at the Inver fuel station on the Castlemaine Road in Tralee Co. Kerry V92 D8HD. From there, this gallery of automotive artworks will head to Dingle via the spectacular climb up to Conor Pass and will finish the tour in Dingle at 1.30pm, at the Dingle Skellig Hotel V92 D5X2.

The  Little Blue Hero’s have partnered with Bumblebee 1000 for further forthcoming event “road trips” this year.

For daily updates go to http://www.instagram.com/bumblebee1000run, and catch highlights of the action, but if you live on the route – then stop whatever you’re doing, get out of the house – and come along to see your favourite cars roll into a town near you!


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