2014 Paris auto show

From new models to future concepts, get all the latest news from the 2014 Paris auto show in October!

'Hey! Where did all my petrol go?'

Are automakers taking car owners for a ride? Are fuel consumption figures just for laughs? DAVE FALL finds out...

Top Gear Fest '14 to rock KZN

2014-05-06 08:17

THE STIG RETURNS: The 2014 Top Gear Festival is back in Durban on June 21/22 and The Stig is ready to wow the crowds, again. Image: Top Gear Fest

kalahari.com

 
Durban's 2014 Top Gear Festival is said to be bolstering its team to ensure it delivers one heck of an event for it third visit to KZN - and there'll be a new street track.   

The layout will bring the action even closer to the spectators: it will loop back on itself along Battery Road so the new grandstand positions will create a stadium feel.

From the moment the sun rises on June 21 and 22 2014 to when it sets there will be non-stop action right in front of the crowds.

30 DRIVERS, 30 FAST CARS

On track there will be plenty for spectators to get excited about: more competitive racing action. The newest and most exciting action will take the form of an all-new Time Attack Invitational in which 30 of South Africa’s bravest drivers will take on each other in 30 of South Africa’s fastest cars.

The current Stig will be unleashed in a variety of cars on power laps synonymous with the Top Gear TV shows. A spokesperson said: "This high-octane entertainment is bound to have fans on the edge of their seats."

Also new for 2014 will be a parade of Porsches and Ferraris – thanks to KZN car clubs. Competition winners will be able to experience hot laps around the street circuit.

"Visitors," the spokesperson added, "are encouraged to book early to avoid missing out on the most exciting event on this year’s entertainment and motoring calendar."

Visitors with grandstand tickets must attend their street-circuit show at either 9.30am or 1.30pm on either of the two days and organisers encourage early arrival.

Grandstand seats are included in the SuperSport Elite and Superior ticket packages and are available for people with Standard and Basic tickets at R200/person via the festival website.

Click here for more information on ticket prices.

NEXT ON WHEELS24X
Read more on:    the stig  |  durban  |  kwa-zulu natal

Read Wheels24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Inside Wheels24

New Suzuki GSX-S1100 range hits Cologne show

Suzuki pulled the wraps off its new GSX-S1000 and GSX-S1000F models at the opening of the 2014 International motorcycle show in Cologne, Germany. Check out its new range!

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.