Top Gear Festival returns to Durban

Top Gear Festival returns to Durban

It’s the big weekend that motoring and Top Gear enthusiasts have been waiting for. With just days to go to the second Top Gear Festival, taking over the streets of Durban and the Moses Mabhida Stadium from June 15 to 16, be sure not to miss an experience of motoring festivities unrivalled in Africa.

Hitting the South African ground for another round of thrilling entertainment, popular international Top Gear presenters Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond, together with the infamous silent driver The Stig, will be pulling out all stops in true Top Gear style with trade mark special effects and ridiculous motoring stunts in an all new Top Gear Live Stadium Show.

Other highlights will also include world famous presenters; guest drivers including two-time Formula One World Champion Mika Häkkinen and Triple Formula 1 World Champions Infiniti Red Bull Racing driven by Antonio Felix da Costa.
You’ve seen the highest class of international open-wheeled auto racing on TV. Now prepare to smell the rubber first hand as the new look Top Gear Festival Street Circuit will be transformed into a Top Gear fan’s nirvana.

This year Street Circuit drivers from Motorsport South Africa (MSA) and the Franschhoek Motor Museum (FMM) will need to put their skills to the test as they race and parade around the newly-updated track layout. The enhanced 2.8km Street Circuit with more viewing opportunities for 2013 will also be presented by popular and respected motoring local’s, Sasha Martinengo and Gugu Zulu.
Visitors can expect two days of sensational driving, as the Street Circuit features a number of daring events and skills to match.

The show will round off with the Franschhoek Motor Museum’s impressive display, as they celebrate the 90th Anniversary of the Le Mans 24 Hours by showcasing an impressive procession of 14 iconic race cars spanning from the 1930’s to present day.

* Some ticket packages have already sold out and people are encouraged to book now online or at the Moses Mabhida stadium next to the Subway food stall. Visitors are also able to purchase parking tickets and grandstand seats, even on the festival days. Classic Tickets are R495 and for the true Top Gear diehard, there are two VIP options – the Mango Ultimate Value Package for R1250 and the R2 100 Ultimate Package.
For more information on ticket prices or to book, visit www.topgearfestival.co.za.