victoria falls

Vic Falls open for sporting business

Fungai Muderere
VICTORIA Falls, is on the verge of becoming a regional sports tourism destination with a foreign investor reportedly in talks with Government for the construction of a grand prix stadium in the resort town.

Famous for the adrenalin rush activities, Victoria Falls, home to the seventh natural wonder of the world will see motor racing action coming to the resort town in the near future.

Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Prisca Mupfumira reportedly stressed Government commitment to transform Victoria Falls into a regional tourism hub and announced that an investor has expressed interests in bring motorsport to Zimbabwe.

a�?We are also eager to develop sports tourism here in Victoria Falls. There is a serious proposal for a grand prix facility. We are confident that grand prix will be coming to Zimbabwe,a�? said Mupfumira.

Motorsport is a global term used to encompass the group of competitive sporting events which primarily involve the use of motorised vehicles, whether for racing or non-racing competition.

Currently formula one is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the International Automobile Federation and owned by the Formula One group.

Victoria Falls is a venue for two major international sporting events, the Kwese Victoria Falls Sevens Rugby and the Victoria Falls Marathon.