Into the second half of the year and Round 2 of the FMM Slot Car Championship took place in July with some new cars, new drivers and no let-up in rivalries. The Touring Car Championship went to Pieter Venter who was a model of consistency...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Concours South Africa Auction, brought to you by Coys, takes place on Saturday 11 August at Steyn City. This international classic car auction features over 70 collector cars from “The Plit Portfolio”, arguably one of Africa’s most significant motor car collections. In addition, a strictly...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Father’s day happenings This year’s Fathers’ Day celebration at FMM was another rip-roaring success. Thankfully, the weather stayed dry throughout until rain started to drizzle with just 10 minutes to go, so the day’s proceedings went according to plan. For both morning and afternoon sessions, the...

FMM has just acquired a remarkable motor car, a Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost. The chassis, number 14AC, was manufactured in 1915 and immediately commissioned by the British Admiralty for war duty. The car was sold back to R-R in 1918 and refurbished by Vickers before becoming...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the wake of this year’s Le Mans, which was won, at long last, by Toyota, Mike Monk goes back a half-century to a Ford GT40 with a split personality…   In Le Mans history, the 1960s was both a period of sports car innovation and a...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="4494" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="4498" img_size="full"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Well, not quite...

FMM Assistant Curator Cheslynne Ruiters takes a look at the stories behind some of the items in FMM’s collection of memorabilia and artefacts. This month he throws some light on the King of the Road...

The first half-year final round of FMM’s Slot Car Championship was held in June and proved to be a close-fought affair. All the leading contenders made an appearance along with some new entrants with their cars who joined in the action.   Competitors race against each other...

Collection in action Stepping into a car that is as old as he is, the post-war Mercedes-Benz 170D, Mike Monk realises just how far diesel-engined cars have developed over the past 70 years. The looks of pretty much all of the post-war Mercedes’ models are familiar to...