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Mercedes-Benz Club G-Class 40th celebration event

Dawie Louw

G-Wagen Club SA
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The Mercedes-Benz Club of South Africa have sent the following invitation to members. Note, all for own account, no freebies, not even a free lunch!
At least at the Unimog 70 year celebrations at Gerotek (Mercedes-Benz South Africa and Unimog-friends organised) a few years ago. use of the Gerotek facilities was for free and refreshments and lunch was on the house.

Invitation:
You are cordially invited to the 40th anniversary celebration of the Mercedes-Benz Geländewagen (G-Class), which will be held on the weekend of 26 and 27 October 2019. We will send more details closer to the event, but the preliminary arrangements are as follows:
Programme
Saturday 26 October

Morning:
  • 07:00-08:00 Registration & Coffee at Sandwani Lodge
  • 09:00-13:00 Academy track driving
Afternoon:
o 13:00-14:00 Lunch at Sandwani (a la carte restaurant), for your own account
o 14:00-14:30 Photoshoot with all the G’s on academy track
o 14:30-17:00 Gravel track driving, including quarter mile, slalom & obstacle courses
Sunday 27 October
Morning:
o 09:00 Visit to Mr Pius Mokgokong’s private car museum
Afternoon:
o 12:00 Lunch in Cullinan at As Greek as It Gets restaurant, for your own account
Details
All Mercedes-Benz Club members are welcome, you are welcome to bring your own 4×4 vehicle and enjoy driver-assisted training with some top Fundi 4×4 drivers.

Entry fee for partaking vehicles:
  • R500.00 for using both tracks
  • Spectators entry fee: R60.00 per person.
  • Coffee, tea and muffins on arrival at Sandwani: R45.00 per person
The track usage money can be paid to:
  • I Marx, Capitec bank account number 1457120443
  • Reference: GW40 followed by your initials and surname
  • Send the proof of payment to marx4x4@gmail.com
  • Accommodation
Should you wish to make a weekend out of it:
  • Sandwani Lodge (lodge, camping & caravan park): 082 782 1045
  • Zebra Lodge: 012 735 9000
  • Mutango Lodge: 071 566 9544
  • Izapa Bush Lodge (Camping): 012 941 7946
  • Madidaba Game Lodge: 087 654 4629
Regards,

Koos du Toit (Northern Region Secretary)