So what can one expect to see at the event? Well we did some digging and found out that it's not just a car show; it's an event for the whole family.
Apart from the fact that there will be numerous supercars on display, track experiences, new models such as the BMW M4 GTS, Nissan GTR and Jaguar F-Type SVR to name a few there are many other reasons to attend the show. Here are our top 10 reasons why you need to attend the Festival of Motoring, which is open from the 31st August until the 4th September at the Kyalami circuit:
1: OEM Village: Car brands showcase their range of vehicles and technology! You can look forward to some amazing surprises.
2: VIP Zones: There will be 2 dedicated VIP Hospitality Areas for those looking for a particularly indulgent experience. Tickets include fast-track entry, priority parking, food, drinks and more.
3: Adrenaline Zone: This high-kicking, high-octane schedule will include: stunts and parades.
4: Hospitality Areas: Some companies treat their employees, clients and friends to access their hospitality suits.
5: Test Drives: Visitors will have opportunity to experience a test drive of the newly reconstructed Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in the car of their dreams.
6: Super Car Pits: Thrill to the sound of super cars circulating the legendary Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and see who can establish the fastest lap time around the new circuit. Some car manufacturers may allow you to join as a passenger.
7: Vintage and Classic Cars: In conjunction with South Africa’s leading marque and motoring clubs the search is on to find South Africa’s most beautiful vintage, classic and one-make cars to be displayed at the SA Festival of Motoring.
8: Food Courts: Fill up on a wide variety of food offerings from the exclusive VVIP Hospitality Deck to some of South Africa’s favourite food trucks serving “premium padkos” to a beer garden for discerning craft beer lovers the SA Festival of Motoring’s food offerings will treat your taste buds.
9: Entertainment Stage: Featuring a Go Kart circuit, driving simulators, and an art competition, this is the place for the kids to enjoy.
10: 4x4 Track: Experience the capability and performance of South Africa’s leading 4X4 vehicles testing their abilities on the Kyalami 4X4 Track
The event will have much more on offer than just our top ten reasons to go. Now you might be asking yourself, when is the best time to go? Well there are different time slots to suit your needs.
Weekday/ Full day experience: Are your Kids still off school? Do you want to experience all aspects of the show with less crowds? Then this is the option for you.
Weekday after work experience: The main entertainment act is starting at 6pm each evening. Why not come after work, enjoy the entertainment and good food and also see what the car manufacturers have to offer.
Weekend full day experience: During the weekend the Festival reaches its climax. If you like to experience the full festival atmosphere combined with the best of entertainment and motoring experience then come for a whole day during the weekend.
Ticket prices range from R175 per adult for a full weekday to R245 for a full weekend day. If you want to just come in the evening then you can expect to pay R95 after 5pm during the week and R155 after 5pm on weekends.
We suggest that you visit http://safestivalofmotoring.com/tickets for more information.