The Festival Of Motoring Is Back!
Petrol heads, start your engines! The Festival of Motoring, presented by WesBank, is returning to the city this August for another revving event, bringing you some of the best motoring excitement and entertainment in the country.
People from all over South Africa attend this thrilling extravaganza to celebrate the love and beauty of cars of all models. This is not your average motoring event.
Other than bringing the entire motoring industry together, it also allows visitors to not only view and admire the latest models and classic beauts, but to experience both the performance and handling of these cars on the track.
This four day event will be jam-packed with plenty of motoring and family-friendly activities, making it the perfect day out for the whole family.
Smell, feel, touch, view and experience all the leading manufactures with this unique and interactive festival. Here are a few features to look out for at this year’s event:
BMW 745i Modified “Art Car”
Don’t miss the opportunity to see the only official BMW 7 series modified race car in the world. BMW 745i Modified “Art Car” is a beautiful machine, which was raced by Tony Viana. A famous local artist has painted the rear of the car to depict the Culture of Johannesburg. This will be its first public appearance. The BMW 745i Modified “Art Car” can be found at Garage 1 at the Festival of Motoring. It’ll be on display and on track. Trust us, nothing sounds like this car!
Zakspeed Ford Escort
Don’t miss the recreation of the famous 1977 Wynns 1000 race winner, driven by Jody Scheckter. This is the only South African domiciled race car to be invited to Goodwood. You can find this beauty on display and on track. She certainly has an incredible sound.
The Cape Town based V8 Series will be making a rare visit to Kyalami! Expect 10 V8 Mustangs on track with local V8 Supercars. They will be taking to the track for practice on Friday, and the races will take place on both Saturday and Sunday. The pit area upper platform will be open to the public. Don’t miss out on seeing these cars and maybe even meeting the drivers.
Thursday, 22 August 2019 – Sunday, 25 August 2019.
Show times are as follows:
- Thursday, 22 August 2019: 09:00 – 18:00
- Friday, 23 August 2019: 08:00 – 20:00
- Saturday, 24 August 2019: 08:00 – 20:00
- Sunday, 25 August 2019: 08:00 – 18:00
Where Is It?
Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit, corner R55 and Allandale Road, Kyalami Estate, Kyalami, Midrand, Johannesburg.
How Much Is It?
Tickets cost between R20 – R525 per person and are available at Howler.co.za.
Ticket costs are as follows:
- General Access Kids Day Pass – 3 to 5 years old (2 years and under get in FREE) – R20 per child
- General Access Kids Day Pass – 6 to 15 years old – R50 per child
- General Access Adult Day Pass – 16 years and older – R220 per person
- General Access Weekend Pass – Adult – valid from 23 – 25 August 2019- Admits 1 – R525 per person
For More Information
For more information about this exciting event, visit festivalofmotoring.za.