Breathtaking jumps from 4x4 ‘top trucks’

2018-04-26 06:01
<The Top Truck Class will be the highlight of the Extreme 4x4 Challenge and spectators can expect to see breathtaking jumps from these highly powered racing machines. Seen above is Karel Spangenberg at his big wheeler, Tiny. Photo:HEILIE COMBRINCK

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AN Extreme 4x4 Challenge will be hosted at the annual Wings and Wheels Festival which will be held at the Uitenhage Aerodrome on Saturday.

A Total of 62 vehicles have entered the 4x4 Challenge, including entries from as far as Cape Town and Johannesburg. The Top Truck Class will be the highlight of the event and spectators can expect to see breathtaking jumps from these highly powered racing machines. Several other classes will also be in action, including standard production bakkies like Ford, Isuzu and VW Amarok.

The day’s activities will include arts and crafts, displays, food stalls, aircraft fly-ins and displays, classic and veteran car displays and live entertainment on stage.

The Extreme 4x4 Challenge starts at 08:00.

Entry fee is R80 for adults, R30 for children 6 to 12 years and under 6 free.

The entry fee includes all the activities of the day and evening, including listening to national singers Deon Groot, Wicus van der Merwe, Elizma Theron and Snotkop.

  • For more information regarding the Extreme 4x4 Challenge contact Karel 082 827 7922 or Antonie 083 240 5579. -HEILIE COMBRINCK

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