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Turbo charged Top Gear

Turbo charged Top Gear

67 000 petrol heads descended on the Moses Mabhida Stadium last month for two days of fuel-injected exhilaration. The Top Gear Festival powered by Shell V-power supplied non-stop thrills with the roar of engines, speed and madcap tricks. The tongue-in-cheek Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May hosted many exciting and daring stunts. They attempted and succeeded (and even surprised themselves) in breaking the world record for the first ever double loop the loop. A specially converted...

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Manchester United vs. AmaZulu feedback

Moses Mabhida Stadium management acknowledges and apologises for the frustrations some fans encountered last night at the Manchester United vs Amazulu game. We have received feedback from some customers mainly raising the following concerns:- Certain Security stewards incorrectly advising people to sit anywhere; Customers refusing to move out of incorrect seats; Security not taking sufficient action to diffuse situations arising from incorrect occupation of seats. Stadium management called ...

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Manchester United squad to fly out to South Africa, named

Manchester United squad to fly out to South Africa, named

The Manchester United squad flew out from Manchester airports headed for South Africa to play their first leg of their pre-season tour this morning 16/07/2012. The Squad taking on Amazulu FC and Ajax Cape Town have been named, see below for details; Goalkeepers Ben Amos Sam Johnstone Anders Lindegaard Defenders Tyler Blackett Rio Ferdinand Marnick Vermijl Frédéric Veseli Scott Wootton Midfielders Anderson Bebe Robbie Brady Michael Carrick Shinji Kagawa Jesse Lingard D...

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Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson impressed with Moses Mabhida Stadium

Jeremy Clarkson sounded very impressed with Moses Mabhida during the Top Gear Festival which took place in Durban from the 16th to the 17th of June. “I saw the Cape Town stadium and the Johannesburg one (FNB Stadium/Soccer City) during the world cup. They were beautiful but this is the most beautiful stadium I’ve ever seen”, Clarkson said. A tweet from Jeremy Clarkson afterhe Top Gear show; “The Riva Aquarama. The Eagle Speedster. The Humber Bridge. The Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban....

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Why tourists are loving Durban

Durban is predicted to be the fastest-growing tourism city in Africa this year, and one of the fastest-growing tourism destinations in the world, according to research by global credit card payments and technology giant MasterCard. The MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index, which was published on Monday, forecast that Durban’s tourism market would grow fastest in terms of both visitor numbers and expenditure on the continent. It also predicted Durban would be the second-fastest growing...

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Manchester United comes To South Africa

Manchester United comes To South Africa

English Football giants Manchester United descend on South Africa for their 2012/13 pre-season tour. Johannesburg, South Africa – The 19-time English Premier League Champions will square off against two top South African sides in The MTN Football Invitational that will take place in the coastal cities of Durban and Cape Town in July. On the 18th of July, the English glamour club will play a match against AmaZulu at the Moses Mabhida Stadium. Preceding the match will be a soccer clinic, gi...

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The Deadly 720, the most astounding car stunt yet

The Deadly 720, the most astounding car stunt yet

The awe-inspiring Top Gear Live Stunt Team is taking another deep breath and is aiming for a further World Record when it attempts to become the first to successfully complete a spectacular double loop-the-loop feat. Called the "Deadly 720", the nail-biting stunt has never been performed before and will be staged in front of record 15,000 strong live audiences during four action-packed shows at this weekend‟s Top Gear Festival in the Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban, South Africa (16-17 June)....

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Stadium Ready for Top Gear Festival

Durban is revved up and ready to go. So says MEC of Economic Development and Tourism, Michael Mabuya-khulu and mayor James Nxumalo who were at Moses Mabhida Stadium yesterday to hand over the stadium’s race track to the Top Gear Festival organisers.  “When eThekwini Municipality was awarded the right to host the Festival, as the leadership of this Municipality, we had no doubt about our capability to pull off a successful event and deliver the necessary infrastructure on time and within ...

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The Stig starts Durban’s engines in anticipation of Top Gear Festival

Top Gear’s mystery racing driver The Stig was in Durban today fine tuning his driving skills on South African soil ahead of the Top Gear Festival coming to town in June. After checking out the Moses Mabhida Stadium, where the gargantuan stadium show will take place, he took a drive round the local roads where Top Gear Live’s first ever street circuit will be staged and even took in a few local sites. Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May will join The Stig next month as they stag...

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Quadriplegic conquers Stadium arch

With a sigh, a wipe of his hand across his nose and then a quick flick at the tears gathering at the corners of his eyes, Durban quadriplegic Mark Charlesworth dragged his left leg on to the 550th step at the top of the arch of the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Sunday. At that moment, the sounds of revving engines from the supercars parked below could be heard in salute as Charlesworth raised his arms into the air. His dream to conquer the arch while raising money for charity was accomplished. Ch...

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