Where to safely quell your need for speed around SA

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It’s that time of the week again! The time when you get your weekly dose of female empowerment meets adrenaline as a new episode of Not A Diva reaches our TV screens. SA’s hot new show is brought to you by the female-focused insurance company 1st for Women who offer insurance specifically designed for women.  

Be sure to buckle up for the ride of a lifetime in the upcoming episode of 1st for Women’s Not A Diva, where Talk Show host, Anele Mdoda, goes behind the wheel for heart stopping racing. You can catch all the tyre-skidding action on Mzansi Magic channel 161 on Thursday, June 27 at 21:30.  

With plenty of movies like Need for Speed or Fast and Furious showing the glamour and skill of the high-octane life, there are however many of risks involved when it comes to being a speedster behind the wheel. Not only risks to your own safety, but the safety of your fellow drivers on the roads.     

The good news for those looking for their petrol kicks, there are places you could safely get your fix of speed without posing a major threat to other drivers.   

Here are 12 SA raceways and circuits where you can rev your engines and unleash your inner speedster safely:   

Durban Street Circuit – KwaZulu-Natal 


Killarney Raceway - Western Cape  


Tygerberg Raceway - Western Cape  


Kyalami - Gauteng 


Phakisa Freeway – Free State  


Prince George Circuit – Eastern Cape  


Aldo Scribante Circuit - Eastern Cape 


Zwartkops Raceway - Gauteng 


Red Star Raceway – Mpumalanga  


Midvaal Raceway - Gauteng 


Dezzi Raceway – KwaZulu-Natal 


The Rock Raceway Brakpan - Gauteng 


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