Spinning for top dollar
Comedian Mpho “Popps” Modikoane (right) and car club owner, Victor Pardal (left) host the the much anticipated car spinning show, “So You Think You Can Spin” that premiered on e.tv on Friday, 07 October at 5:30PM.
Searching for the best in Mzansi, the pair travel to four cities to bring you top car spinners. The auditions are held in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, Nelspruit and the last city will be Pretoria on Saturday, 08 October at Mahem Raceway.
Various spinners will be put to the test to show off their best tricks in wheels spinning. Viewers will be treated to riveting action with spinners drifting the car around in smoky circles. The selected finest spinners will be vying for their judge’s approval to earn the title of the best spinner in Mzansi.
“Spinning has received a major makeover in the country as it is now recognised as a registered motor sport, we are excited that e.tv viewers will get an opportunity to see ordinary people doing extra ordinary things.” said Selwyn Bouverie, Executive Producer & Managing Director of So You Think You Can Spin
The first episode took viewers on an exciting journey of finding Mzansi’s best spinners. From the auditions, the panel of expert judges will choose their top 16 contenders to compete for the ultimate prize. The panel of judges includes “The King of Spin” Magesh Ndaba, self-motoring enthusiast Vuyi Mpofu and well known spinner Preshu Singh. Viewers will get an opportunity to vote for their favourite spinner who will ultimately walk away with R250 000 cash prize.
“After “Spina Guluva”, we are thrilled to bring yet another car spinning show. “So You Think You Can Spin” will showcase the best drifting and spinning stunts that will have our viewers on the edge of their seats.” says Marlon Davids, Managing Director of e.tv Channels Division