Get your adrenaline pumping at the Festival of Motoring. Speed fanatics will be gathering at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Johannesburg for this exhilarating event. You can expect to see the latest models on the market in action, and with plenty of entertainment, food, and beverages available, it’s a fun day out for the whole family. Looking for a new ride? Find cars for sale on Auto Mart today.
● Date: 22 – 25 August
● Times: 22 August 9am – 6pm
23 August 8am – 8pm
24 August 8am – 8pm
25 August 8am – 6pm
● Venue: Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit, Johannesburg
What can you expect at the festival of motoring?
Expect to be amazed by an interactive event that will get your heart racing. It’s the biggest motoring and lifestyle event in the country and will be taking place for its fourth year. On the main circuit, you’ll get to watch professional drivers put their vehicles to the test. Last year the festival was the biggest one yet with an increase in visitors of over 24%. With more than 70 000 motor enthusiasts expected to attend, this year’s festival promises to be just as popular.
Look at the latest models on the market in the interactive display area and check out the advanced technological innovations. Self-drive sessions on the handling track are the perfect opportunity to be part of the action by getting behind the wheel of your dream car. While this event is a highlight for any motoring fanatic, there’s something for your whole family to enjoy. Make sure you take your children to the dedicated kids entertainment area. Shop ‘til you drop at the retail area and stop along the way to get a snack in the catering section. There’s even a picnic area where you can gather with family and friends while watching the action on the circuit.
Here are some of the main exhibitors that will be at the Festival of Motoring:
● F1 Racing Retail
● Model Cars for Africa
● Keizin Automotive
● Toyota SA Motors
● Total Vehicle Protection
Before you call it a day, make sure that you visit all the different sections of the show. The Festival of Motoring includes the following areas:
● Pit Area
See all the big players in the motoring world in action and see what the latest major brands have available. With prestigious cars on display, this is the stuff dreams are made of. To add to the thrill, a model that’s not yet available locally will also make an appearance. These impressive vehicles will be displayed in 40 pit garages, which are situated in the lower pit building.
● 4×4 village
Do you have a thirst for adventure? Head down to the 4×4 village where you can enjoy an interactive display of all the leading 4×4 brands. These powerful off-road vehicles give you the freedom to explore. The demanding Kyalami 4 x 4 racetrack will put the latest models to the test and you’ll get to see their impressive capabilities up close. Hop into a vehicle with a professional off-road driver and experience the thrill of these powerful 4 x 4s for yourself.
Have you always wanted to get behind the wheel of your dream car? You can try out popular vehicles at the self-drive section of the festival. The distinctive Kyalami handling track offers 1.1km of space for visitors to test drive cars in a safe environment.
● Retail Section
Do you love shopping? Get down to the retail section at the festival of motoring, located in the lower pit building. Car accessories and an array of innovative products will all be on display.
● Motorsport content and legends
The Sasol GTC Championship makes an exciting addition to the show. Another extra national motorsport category is the Formula 1600 Championship. With racing legends at the festival, this is a not-to-be-missed event for motoring enthusiasts. A grid-walk makes it possible for visitors to see the drivers and their cars up close before the races.
If you love cars, get down to the Festival of Motoring in Johannesburg for an unforgettable experience. Find vehicles for sale on Auto Mart and enjoy great savings.