Plumes of smoke, people leaning outside the car and screeching tyres - those are all the trademarks of spinning, a sport that has grown leaps and bounds in SA.
Ernest Page visited a popular spinning spot in Cape Town to experience the sport firsthand. He met a few seasoned spinners before trying his hand at it, attempting to master the art in the process.
You spin me right round...
Page rode shotgun in spinner Ismail Abraham's BMW E30. Once the smoke had cleared, he was able to experience spinning for himself in a baptism of (smoke) fire.
Some drivers leap out while their vehicles are in motion. Of course there are extreme risks involved for driver and audience a like.