Emerald Speed Fest

The Emerald Speed Fest is a motorsport and motoring lifestyle event that will take place at the Emerald Resort and Casino in Vanderbijlpark. The event, presented by Messe Frankfurt South Africa, takes place on 28 - 29 February & 1 March 2020.

High-performance race cars, modern road-cars, historic race cars and supercars will compete in a time challenge along a 1.6km (1 mile) strip of tar at the Vaal Resort. The event will offer competitors a challenging high-speed run competing, in classes, for a variety of prizes totaling close to half a million rand in value. The overall winner of the “Master of the Mile”, the prize for the fastest overall time, will win a trip for two to Las Vegas, including Flights and Accommodation at Caesars Palace and walk away with the unique Master of the Mile Trophy.

Spectators will not only witness these high- performance road and race cars in action but also enjoy a variety of displays and refreshments. The pit area will be open to the public. Classic Car displays and motoring and motorsport related exhibitors will add content to the excitement of the event. Visitors will also benefit from the family orientated features and attractions the Emerald Resort has to offer.


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About the organisers

Messe Frankfurt is the third largest trade fair company in the world with subsidiaries in over 28 countries. Messe Frankfurt organises 134 trade fairs globally with a cumulative total of 90,000 exhibitors and over 3.5 million visitors attending these events.

The company is well established in SA and is the proud organiser of the following events: Automechanika Johannesburg, Futuroad Expo, Festival of Motoring, The Cape Town International Boat Show, AERO South Africa, Source Africa, ATF, Emerald Speed Fest and the latest addition Solar Power Africa.

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