20 entries confirm Africa continental status of Concours d’Elegance

20 entries confirm Africa continental status of Concours d’Elegance

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An influx of a total of 20 entries from South Africa and Uganda have confirmed the Africa continental status of the Concours d’Elegance scheduled for this Sunday at the Nairobi racecourse starting from 9:00 a.m.

Rated as the classiest event on the Kenya motor sport calendar this will be the eighth to be sponsored by CBA and the 49th in the annual series organized by the Alfa Romeo Owners Club.

Among the entries from outside Kenya are several outstanding star motorcycles and cars.

The Vintage Motorcycle Club of South Africa will present a 1916 BSA, a 1969 Norton Commando and a 1980 BMW Café Racer for judging in the race course parade ring.

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This trio of magnificent motorcycles will be seen for the first time by Concours spectators and will be displayed by motor cycle enthusiasts Bevan Beckmann, Martin Kaiser and Barend Barnard.

From Uganda there will be a contingent of five classic cars which have been driven to Nairobi.

Kakooza Wazzir will be showing his rare 1996 Mitsuoka Viewt and his 1980. Toyota Corona which is a former class winner.

The South Africans, and the Ugandans will be members of the Concours d’Elegance panel at a breakfast press conference to be held at the Panafric Hotel on Thursday September 24th.  The Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA), the sponsors of the Concours will be represented by Chris Pasha, the Group Head of Marketing.

Peter Wanday, the Chairman of the Alfa Romeo Owners Club and Bob Dewar, the Event Director of the Concours will give an update on the event.  There will also be a brief preview of the 2019 CBA Africa Concours d’Elegance which will be held at the Nairobi Racecourse on Sunday September 29th.

 

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