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2016-07-27 14:32

7 MID-WEEK STORIES: Wheels24 lists 7 stories readers should not miss. Image: Facebok

Cape Town - From a heart-wrenching memorial service for deceased SA racing veteran, Gugu Zulu, to shocking videos of road users displaying little disregard for the law, this week has seen an interesting mix of motoring articles so far. 

Here's a quick recap of 6 motoring stories you should not miss.

1 As it happened: #GuguZuluMemorial at Kyalami

This was by far the most personal, difficult story the Wheels24 team covered so far in 2016. From Zulu's mother and wife sharing stories of Gugu's life to SA auto industry officials honouring the deceased driver, Kyalami race track was a fitting venue for the racing veteran's memorial service.

Wheels24 live streamed the service from Kyalami in Gauteng.

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Rest well, Gugu.

2 Caught in heavy rain? Here's what SA motorists should do

Many parts of South Africa are experiencing heavy downpours and storm conditions. Heavy rain has resulted in property damage and flooded roads throughout SA. We list guidelines on how SA motorists can travel safe during adverse weather conditions as well as how to protect your car during winter. 

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5 Bad driving in SA: Users' shocking videos

From distracted drivers to truckers attempting to ram cars off the road, these videos will make you cringe with each passing moment. Click here to read the full story.

2 Bakkies, coupes and roadsters: Merc reveals 2017 battle plans

Mercedes-Benz is readying for a global onslaught as it reveals its 2017/18 model line-up. Roadsters and Coupes are all planned for next year, including the German automaker's very first bakkie.

Other cars planned for 2017 include an E-Class All-Terrain and a Coupe of Merc's GLA crossover. Click here to read the full story.

3 Ecclestone's mother-in-law kidnapped: Held for R531-million ransom!

Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law was reportedly kidnapped in Brazil and criminals are demanding a high ransom that should "be put into four separate bags in pounds sterling". 

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6 Spotted a tornado? Here's what SA motorists should do

A torpedo reportedly wreaked havoc in Tembisa and Midrand, Gauteng, on July 26, 2016. Along with damage to property, many vehicles were damaged by debris. We list a several ways motorists can protect themselves if caught on our roads during a tornado or storm conditions. 

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