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The drag racing year ended on a high-octane high at Dezzi South Coast Raceway on Saturday.
The year-long battle between KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng’s fastest street cars came to a head as #TheList welcomed the 011 Street Society to the world-class Oslo Beach track for Cash Days – a final showdown to determine which team can lay claim to being the fastest in the country.
The format of heads up drag racing has been a hit amongst the drivers and spectators, and the season finale finished 2018 with a bang.
KwaZulu-Natal were on fire and triumphed once again as they blasted to a 15-8 win.
The event, presented by Gas Magazine, also launched the new skidpad and included a Show ‘n Shine and Park Off.
“The event was a resounding success,” Harry Naidoo from KwaZulu-Natal Drag Racing and Gas Magazine told eHowzit.
“It was a glorious day for all of the KZN spectators, drivers and pit crew. They put up a great fight to keep the trophy in KZN.
“Although the rain threatened to spoil the day, with initial rain in the morning, by race time the clouds cleared and the sun shined down on KZN.
“Thanks to the patrons that supported the Show ‘n Shine and Park Off. We have been extended an invitation to race 011 Street Society in Johannesburg, which we look forward to and we thank them for coming down with all of their best race cars and drivers to support the event.
“On behalf of Gas Magazine, KZN Drag Racing and Instabrand Corp we would like to thank every sponsor, spectator, drag racer, marshall, scrutineer, staff member and Dezzi Raceway that contributed to growing drag racing in the province in 2018 . We have hosted nine events this year, and we look forward to building on this platform,” concluded Naidoo.
Photos by Gas Magazine