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About 100 000 fans lined the 3.2-kilometre A1 Grand Prix Durban street circuit on Sunday to witness a riveting sprint and grand prix race, with ex-Formula One driver Jos Verstappen of the Netherlands turning in a fine performance to take the honours in the feature event.
South African motorsport entered a new era this month with the launch of the A1 Grand Prix South African team. President Thabo Mbeki attended the launch and first track test at Kyalami in Johannesburg, unveiling the new car in its South African livery.
The world of high-performance motor racing, long dominated by the largely European-based Formula One, is set to be revolutionised by the establishment of A1 Grand Prix. South Africa is heavily involved in the exciting new competition, and will host an event in the inaugural six-race World Cup of Motorsport.