A regular feature, outlining the activities of FMM’s workshop personnel who are responsible for repairing, renovating, refurbishing and restoring the museum’s large and varied collection of vehicles. This month, technician JP du Plessis reports on a Michael van Graan’s cosmetic surgery on a large cat...

Mike Monk describes a centenarian that bridged the gap between motorcycles and cars…   Just over a century ago one of deadliest conflicts in history, World War One, began in earnest and lasted four years with enormous loss of life – counted in millions – of both...

Ever since the COVID pandemic emerged and South Africa instituted rolling restrictions including limits on gatherings, the FMM Slot Car Championship has complied in every way, leading to restricted meetings when allowed. This year, a limited number of meetings have been held and enough races...

As of the date this newsletter is issued, plans have not been finalised regarding the running of the annual L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th January 2022 due to uncertainty of what Covid restrictions will be in force at that time. Although...

A regular feature, outlining the activities of FMM’s workshop personnel who are responsible for repairing, renovating, refurbishing and restoring the museum’s large and varied collection of vehicles. This month, technician JP du Plessis reports on a budget-beating revival of nonagenarian Hupmobile...

The latest car to join the FMM collection is an executive saloon with the genes of a raging bull under the bonnet. Donated by a long-time friend of FMM, it is quite a rare machine and Mike Monk takes a drive and recalls its introduction...