CLARKSON HAMMOND AND MAY LIVE IN JHB
Takes place at the TicketPro Dome, JoBurg from 12- 14 June
The first edition of Clarkson, Hammond & May Live kicked off in Belfast this past weekend to standing ovations and rave reviews. Anticipation is building for the South African leg of the World Tour which is just weeks away and due to incredible demand, more tickets are now available. A fifth performance has been confirmed to take place on Friday 12th June at 5pm giving fans every opportunity not to miss out on the action.
As well as the electrifying motoring theatre show featuring special guest – Global Rallycross superstar Ken Block – the Motoring Expo will be packed with tons to see and do, promising to be the most exciting automotive spectacle to hit South Africa this year. Leading car manufacturers and motor-related companies are pulling out all the stops to ensure visitors not only catch a glimpse of the latest and greatest motoring machines, but can also take part in exhilarating drifting rides, test drives and witness driving demonstrations by highly qualified instructors and much more!
For an adrenaline rush before moving into the arena for the live show, visitors can pop over to the Autotrader.co.za Drifting area for a drifting ride in one of the infamous Luminas, and at just R150 per ride, this is an experience not to be missed. Visitors can also witness a 20-minute stunt show from action sports junkies, XS Promotions, every 2 hours at no additional cost.
Red Bull’s FMX riders will perform thrilling demos throughout the weekend including a special guest appearance from DJ Ready. Skate board fans are in for a treat as The Kimberly Diamond Cup Skate Qualifiers will be staged live in the Expo zone on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June.
The interactive features continue with test drives and displays from leading manufacturers including Ford who will bringing an all EcoBoost line-up including the Fiesta ST, new Focus and new Focus ST. Additionally show-goers will have the opportunity to experience Ford’s amazing self-parking technologies and the new intuitive SYNC® 2 infotainment system in the experiential zone.
Mahindra are running visitor test-drives in their Mahindra XUV and are showcasing more of their range with the Scorpio Game Viewer, the Genio Plus, the Mahindra XUV W8 4×2, the Mahindra Xylo E8 and the Mahindra DC Scorpio 4×4 Adventure.
The Renault team are displaying their Megane R.S 275, Trophy Clio R.S. 200 EDC, Cupcaptur 88kW Turbo EDC Dynamique, as well as Birkin, who will have two bespoke high performance reproductions of the iconic Lotus S3 on display. KIA’s entire line-up of models will be available for visitors to test-drive – from the recently refreshed Picanto and Rio, to the turbocharged Cerato Koup, hip-to-be-square Soul and evergreen Sportage compact SUV.
The organizers are delighted that the team from IBV Super Car Club will be showcasing a dazzling vehicular display and look forward to unveiling the incredible supercars from these illustrious car owners.
For lovers of two-wheeled motoring machines, the Harley-Davidson Experience Demonstration Truck will take pride of place in the Expo bringing the Harley-Davidson Experience up close and personal to visitors. As well as the Harley-Davidson Motorcycles on static display, Harley will also have their Harley-Davidson Jump Start – a static Harley-Davidson motorcycle bolted to a static rear wheel roller – which offers the non-licensed rider the opportunity of experiencing first hand what riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle really feels like.
For licensed riders, a collection of 2015 Harley-Davidson Motorcycles will be available for escorted test demonstration rides including the Ultra Limited, Road Glide Special, Street Glide Special, Ultra Limited Trike, Dyna Fat Bob, Dyna Street Bob, Softail Fatboy Special, Sportster 1200 48’, Sportster 883 Low, Sportster 883 Iron and the Street 750 GX.
The Discovery Insure Oculus Rift driving simulator is a must-visit feature, not only will visitors learn more about Discovery Insure through their team of on-site specialists, but they can also test their driving skills on this incredible machine. The top driver before each show will win a high-performance driving course. Discovery Insure is also offering visitors to the show the opportunity to get a 50% refund on their tickets. Follow the links on the CHM Live website, complete a quote and stand the chance to get half of your money back!
You’ve seen his antics all over YouTube in his Gymkhana video series, now GoPro is giving two Ken Block superfans the opportunity to meet the original Hoonigan in the flesh and smell his tyre smoke at the live show. To enter visitors must post a ten second video on one of the below social media platforms, explaining why they are Ken’s biggest fan. Fans must Tag @WOHZA and #GoProWithKen along with their video to enter, or alternatively, upload it to facebook.com/wohza or YouTube before 7th June 2015!
If Ken Block’s ‘Hoonicorn’ inspires you and modifying your prized motoring possession is a priority, there will be a host of exhibitors offering tons of options, from Chipbox with their vehicle specific performance modules, to Diesel Torque who have the latest generation plug and play devices for more power and less fuel. Front Runner offer smart gear for the world’s toughest adventures and Nxgen will be showcasing why they are one of South Africa’s leading car tuning and modifying workshop. Racechip will show how the power of your vehicle can be increased through chip tuning and the Spare Boyz will offer new and used spare parts.
No South African motoring event would be complete without a huge host of motoring exhibitors with great show specials, and this event in no exception. Clarkson, Hammond & May Live celebrates all things motoring and offers so much more than just the enthralling 90-minute arena show. Show-goers are encouraged to visit the Expo a couple of hours ahead of the performance time to allow time to experience the interactive activities and indulge their motoring passions at the extensive motoring expo.
Visitors are encouraged to book ticket early to avoid missing out on the most exciting event on this year’s entertainment and motoring calendar. Tickets can be bought here or by calling the iTickets hotline on 086 1000 291.
FRIDAY, 12 JUNE
14H00 – Motoring Expo Opens
17H00 – Live Show Commences
14H00 – Motoring Expo Opens
21H00 – Live Show Commences
SATURDAY, 13 JUNE
11H00 – Motoring Expo Opens
13H30 – Live Show Commences
11H00 – Motoring Expo Opens
18H00 – Live Show Commences
SUNDAY, 14 JUNE
09H00 – Motoring Expo Opens
11H30 – Live Show Commences