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WATCH| 'I like the adrenaline of car spinning' - 13-year-old petrolhead is on a mission to be the best tyre-shredding car spinner in SA

2019-08-28 09:32

Compiled by Sergio Davids

Zameer young car spinner in SA

Image: BBC

Modified cars, insane stunts, huge crowds... the car-spinning scene draws an incredible following in South Africa and one local hopes to be the best of the bunch. He is following in the tyre-shredding footsteps of his father, a top car spinner.

Teen petrolhead Zameer (13) wants to become the best spinner, an official sport, in the country. The 13-year-old has been practising his craft since he was given a car a year ago - the minimum age of competing in car-spinning is 12.

Zameer said: "Spinning cars, you don't actually need a licence. I grew up in a family of cars - my grandfather was a mechanic, my father is a mechanic - so I grew up loving the sport."



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