LEGO Built For Speed Exhibition Races To Mall Of Africa

Petrolheads, LEGO lovers, and Formula 1 (F1) fans alike, can brace themselves for a torque-filled playground until 14 July 2024 at Mall of Africa for the LEGO Built For Speed Exhibition.


  • Gearheads and brick enthusiasts can step into the LEGO Racing Garage at the Centre Court arena of Mall of Africa to live their F1 dreams.
  • The LEGO Racing Garage features an array of epic LEGO Vehicle builds, each more impressive than the last.
  • Entrance to this high-octane event is absolutely free from 9am to 6pm, Monday to Sunday.
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If you’re into high-octane action or just obsessed with the brick from Denmark, LEGO has designed a multi-station activity space in the heart of Mall of Africa designed to spark creativity, competition and get brains turning faster than a Pirelli tyre with this latest racing inspired activation.


The LEGO Racing Garage is open to all kids, adults, and exhibition visitors, plus, all LEGO sets on display will be available for purchase at the LEGO Certified Store located in Mall of Africa and online.

Igniting LEGO fans’ passion for cars and racing through LEGO play experiences creates more spaces for car lovers to appreciate what they love most while expressing their creativity. At the same time, it also allows us to bring families together through exciting play experiences. The LEGO Group aims to celebrate this shared love by encouraging adults and kids alike to build and recreate these iconic cars together.

// Country Manager for The LEGO Group’s MEA region, Miroslav Říha


The LEGO Built For Speed Exhibition at Mall of Africa provides an array of activities for brick and brake enthusiasts. Image: LEGO South Africa

Some of the racing sets on display include:

  • LEGO Technic Mercedes-AMG F1 W14 E Performance: For the Formula 1 aficionados, behold a 1:8 scale model that’s almost as thrilling as the real deal. This Technic marvel comes with a six-cylinder engine with moving pistons, offering an incredible level of detail and realism that’s sure to make your heart race.
  • LEGO Technic Lamborghini Huracán Tecnica: If exotics are your thing, this sunset orange beauty will blow your cap back. It features a replica V10 engine, opening doors, and steering—everything you need to feel like you’re in the driver’s seat of this Italian masterpiece.
  • LEGO ICONS McLaren MP4/4: A tribute to the legendary Ayrton Senna, this model pays homage to one of the most successful F1 cars ever. Get up close and personal with this iconic build and appreciate the meticulous detailing that captures the essence of the 1988 champion, complete with a displayable Ayrton Senna minifigure.


For the junior petrolheads, the LEGO City range has got you covered. The LEGO City Green Race Car, with its sporty tires and cool rear spoiler, and the LEGO City Go-Karts and Race Drivers, featuring mini racing drivers, will be on display. These sets are perfect for sparking the imagination and nurturing the next generation of car enthusiasts.


Developed in collaboration with McLaren and the SENNA brand, this in-scale replica model features accurate detailing that captures the look and feel of the legendary 1988 racer – ranked as one of the most successful F1 racing cars of all time. This set also features a displayable Ayrton Senna minifigure. Image: LEGO South Africa

Kids can earn their racing stripes at the LEGO Built for Speed racetrack, a thrilling race against the clock to change tires in the pit, a contest to build the ultimate LEGO car creations, and the chance to race a self-designed LEGO car creation on a ramp against time. And, of course, no race is complete without a photo op on the winners’ podium.


The LEGO Built For Speed Exhibition promises an hour of fun and excitement that should entice young racers and their families.


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