And in other non-Cape Town news the Top Gear Festival in Durban has been cancelled and will now be held in Johannesburg. Apparently Durbs doesn’t have the funds to host the popular festival. Chief operations officer of Top Gear Live, James Cooke-Priest, said in a statement yesterday that “Although we will not be in Durban this year we are taking steps to stage an alternative Top Gear Live event in Johannesburg and we shall be announcing those plans shortly”.
Clearly Durban petrolheads not happy.
“This year’s event was scheduled to be held on the weekend of 13-14 June.
Frustrated show enthusiasts took to the events Facebook page to request clarity.
Donella Wright wrote: “Can anyone confirm the change of venue for Top Gear Festival 2015 from Durban to Joburg ?! If true, I find it disgusting!” [iol]
Now you know.