Audi SA took the 2019 Festival of Motoring — the pinnacle of SA automotive events — quite seriously. Theirs was a spectacular pavilion featuring high-definition displays of flashing light presentations, display screens and of course, cars, inside the main marquee, at a makeshift arena on the skidpan area, and more cars circulating Kyalami’s racetrack.

Down at the arena Swedish pro-racer Mattias Ekström did sideways driving with an Audi R8 V10 while all manner of RS cars occupied the main track, from the RS3 with its sonorous-sounding 2.5l turbo fiver to RS4s and RS5s...

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