Supercar extravaganza coming to Galway

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Hundreds of supercars and novelty cars will come to the streets of Galway next month as Cannonball 2022 makes its way around Ireland.

The official route for Cannonball 2022 has been confirmed, and rare supercars will dazzle in Salthill on September 10.

Spectators will be able get up close and personal with 200 of the finest cars on the planet and enjoy the unique free family festival atmosphere that Cannonball is renowned for.

Cannonball, the action-packed supercar spectacle, is set to roll on September 9-11, with proceeds to The HOPE Foundation.

Cannonball, fuelled by milesPLUS from Circle K, is the largest organised road trip in Europe and this year the event will have the highest ever number of car entries including Lamborghini, Ferrari, McLaren , Aston Martin Porsche, Rolls Royce Bentley and Maserati.

The event has already raised €1,298,779 for Irish charities over the years to date, and this year’s target is to raise €250,000 for The HOPE Foundation by the end of September.

This Irish Charity is doing incredible work with the street children of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) in India.

HOPE funds and operates over 60 projects including 11 child protection homes, a hospital, an ambulance, counselling, food and nutrition, education, healthcare and the restoration of childhoods to children.

Along with supercars, Brazilian Dancers will bring all the glamour of carnival and live DJs, bands and festivals in host towns get the party started.

Karl Goodwin and James Jones pictured with Maureen Forrest of the Hope Foundation. The Hope Foundation is the chosen charity of Cannonball 2022 and organisers hope to raise over €250,000 for this Irish Charity doing incredible work in India with the street children of Kolkata .
Pic Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The notorious NYPD, German Polizei, Cannonballers and celebrities in crazy costumes add to the melee.

From Spiderman to Star Wars, Cat Woman to Wonder Woman, cheerleaders to Charlie’s Angels, Batman, the Joker and more, it is a totally unique free family day out.

This year, organisers are also calling on spectators to dress up in fancy dress with prizes for best dressed.