IT cannot be disputed that spinning is the official kasi motorsport loved and admired by all.
Spinning in Mzansi goes back to the 1980's when car hijackers would get away from cops at high speeds towards townships with the stolen vehicles.
This would provide an adrenaline rush to the gangsters as the tyres would be screeching and spinning.
Decades later, the BMW e30 has become a favourite among spinning fanatics.
The sport is even recognised by Motorsport South Africa (MSA).
To date there are events that held at controlled environments that are suitable for the whole family.
The Owner of Soweto Drift Academy, Pule Motloung says as organizers of spinning event, they want to drift away from spinning on the streets.
The Soweto Drift Academy is Soweto based and located at the FNB Stadium, Pule not only runs the academy and host events in a safe environment – he also teaches ladies the basics of the sport.
The events Pule hosts include kids rides, food stalls and at times celebrities are invited to the shows – to be taught how to spin.