In August, members of the local Ford Model A Club celebrated the model’s birth when some 30 examples met at the Engen 1-Stop on the N1 from where they were driven in convoy to FMM for a motoring picnic. The car was launched in 1928...

On Sunday 22 September, Garth Hendricks invited FMM to attend the Honda Hook-up world record attempt with the museum’s NSX that took place at Cape Town’s Grand West Casino parking lot in front of the conference venue. Curator Wayne Harley did the honours as the...

FMM is proud to be the custodian of rallying Springboks Ewold and Minota-Ann van Bergen’s trophy collection and recently were visited by Minota-Ann’s sister Patricia von Hohenberg with a few of her friends. In 1960, Ewold and Minota-Ann (née Van Niekerk) became SA’s first official...

Wendy Monk picks out some interesting historic items from FMM’s photos archives. We start the series with a South African record-breaking run by Dunlop On 16 August 2002, the Spirit of Dunlop, shod with SP Sport 7000Ds, set a South African Land Speed Record and a World Land Speed...

South African race fans are set for a sensational showdown when the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy comes to a dramatic head at the Killarney International Raceway season finale 9-10 November. Swede Timmy Hansen won the penultimate World RX round in Latvia...

The popular FMM Slot Car Club’s new four-lane track became operational in September and an excellent turn-out of racers thoroughly enjoyed the night’s racing. The extra lanes and the now computer-controlled race programme meant each competitor had more races during the session than the previous...

At the end of July, traditionally a quiet period in visitor numbers, FMM’s staff undertook an educational visit some of Cape Town museums, the aim being to see, understand and compare the challenges they face and how they set about overcoming them. The ease the...