26 Jul National concours update
Along with the participation of FMM curator Wayne Harley(!), he only BMW 2002 Turbo that exists in SA will be star attraction at the Concours South Africa 2016 to be held at Sun City on September 9-11. The 2002 Turbo was Europe’s first turbocharged mass-production car and this example was formerly owned by Nicky Oppenheimer. Just over 1 000 all left-hand drive examples were built.
As for Wayne, he will be one of the celebrity concours judges along with SA’s Mr Motor Racing, Sarel van der Merwe, social commentator and journalist David Bullard, and noted Porsche and classic car collector Marius Malherbe.
Apart from the concours there will be a Show-n-Shine event on the spectacular Sun City lawns bordering the golf course and the tennis courts. For the two events, the organisers have catered for approximately 160 entrants. For car clubs who wish to make the trip to Sun City, , special parking areas will be allocated for club displays and individual specialist cars outside the hotel in the general parking area.
The following categories have been identified for the inaugural Concours South Africa and Show-n-Shine events:
Leisure & Utility pre-1980
Leisure & Utility post-1980
Sports cars pre-1980
Sports cars post-1980
Luxury saloons pre-1980
Luxury saloons post-1980
For more information on Concours SA and how to enter your car, go to www.concourssa.co.za. Entries close on 31 July 2016. MM