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Bullrun 2006

Cross-Country Car Party

Trudging along in the family RV is one way to criss-cross America. Sure, there are plenty of fun memories to be had, but in comparison to going from New York to Los Angeles in a Lamborghini with Paris Hilton, the Winnebago’s pretty lame. Embarking from Manhattan on July 21, Bullrun 2006 is an eight-day rolling party across the United States that brings together exotic cars and a celebrity-strewn cast of drivers with a simple goal to party, drive and enjoy—tough goal.

Paris Hilton and Dennis Rodman

Filled with an exciting array of public and private events at some of the country’s hottest venues, clubs and top hotels, the invite-only Bullrun is definitely more about the journey than the ultimate destination. Covering more than 3,000 miles, Bullrunners set course for a new city each day and cap it off with a party every night. Returning drivers such as Mario Andretti, model/actor Tyson Beckford, actor Hayden Christensen and Dennis Rodman have all confirmed that the event was one of “the best weeks of their lives.” Paris Hilton prophetically declared, “It’s hot!”

This year, as in the past, Bullrunners will be commanding a fleet of wild, often high-performance cars. Andretti will be piloting an Audi RS 4, while Beckford will take the wheel of an Audi A6 Avant. Last year, Rodman and Christensen drove Lamborghinis—the latter as a member of Team Star Wars.

Entry fees are generally $14,000, which covers two drivers, luxurious accommodations for seven nights, all meals and parties. For more information, visit


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