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Top Gear wants YOUR ride!

2013-04-18 10:36

TIME TO SHOW-OFF: The Top Gear Festival is currently taking entries for some of SA's most "souped up" cars. Do you think yours has what it takes? Image: Top Gear SA Fest

Do you think you have the hottest, most modified wheels in SA? Is your car souped up to the max and ready to be seen by thousands of people?

Jeremy Clarkson and the rest of the 2013 Top Gear Festival team wants your ride to be part of the festivities.

Make sure you get your “Souped Up” car into the running to be part of The Top Gear Festival taking place from 15-16 June 2013 at the Moses Mabhida Stadium. Competition closes on May 2, 2013.

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Sixty winners will be chosen to parade their cars on the Top Gear Festival Street Circuit.

This is the same street circuit where visitors will also get the chance to witness Top Gear’s tame racing driver The Stig in action, two-time Formula 1 winner, Mika Hakkinen doing hot laps, as well as enjoy MSA race categories battling it out on the revised circuit which this year has a thrilling chicane and additional hairpin.

The car will also be on display all day in the Show and Shine enclosure in People’s Park.
 
Getting us off the starting block with the first entry into the “Souped Up” car competition, is a fully restored, rare 1937 Dodge D5 sedan, owned by Robin Lalla, of Durban.  With custom sound installation and chromed bits, it features 18” deep dish Lenso wheels and a three-litre V66 engine with an automatic gearbox.

So if you think you’ve got better wheels, you need to complete an online entry form here.

The top 60 cars owners will be contacted by the Top Gear Festival team once the judges have made a decision.

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