update (23 May 2013): Tourism KwaZulu Natal just announced via facebook, that they still have tickets for the Top Gear Festival in Durban to give-away! Click here for more!
The world's most widely watched factual television programme, the British TV show Top Gear, is returning to Durban in South Africa with the Top Gear Festival. The festival will take place on Durban's streets and in the Moses Mahbida Stadium during the long weekend of the 15-16th June 2013. Visitors can expect stadium live shows, hosted by Jeremy Clarkson, James May, The Stig and their stunt driving team, The Street Circuit, which will bring FormulaOne-content, stunts, races, motoring challenges and daring manoeuvres to the streets of Durban, an exhibtion featuring some of the most stylish, rare & expensive cars ever made as well as as various other features, including The Stunt School, Freestyle Motorcross Bikes & Stig’s garage.
After last year's success, the organisers of the Top Gear Festival decided to to increase the capacity and size of the event from 67 000 to 80 000 people. Tickets for the festival, which are available online since November 2012, range in price from R250 (Basic Ticket) to R2,100 (Ultimate Package). Thx to OverdriveTV for the video!