The first in a new series of articles by Assistant Curator Cheslynne Ruiters in which he takes a look at the stories behind some of items in FMM’s collection of memorabilia and artefacts. A Shell-Mex BP petrol can starts us off...

The annual Knysna Motor Show, recognised as one of SA’s premium events, will take place on Sunday 29 April 29 at the Knysna High School sports grounds, located on Waterfront Drive. Sponsored by Sanlam Private Wealth, the show caters for all car and motorcycle enthusiasts and families...

COLLECTION IN ACTION In with a bang, out with a whimper. DeSoto could have been one of America’s leading brands until something dodgy took place… The Roaring Twenties was quite a time in America, a period of dramatic social and political change. The nation’s wealth more than...

The L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Racing Festival will be run at Cape Town’s Kenilworth race course on 5-6 January 2018. The Queen’s Plate is the continent’s oldest horse race day, dating back to 1861, and is South Africa’s first multi-day racing festival in the mould of...

In November FMM hosted an AMG Drivers’ Lounge and track day attended by clients and special guests of the Mercedes-Benz high-performance division, who by special arrangement were flown in to the two-day event by helicopters. AMG made available to drive a number of twin-turbocharged 4,0-litre...

Prior to the start of the final round of the FMM Slot Car Championship in mid-November, a new vehicle display was unveiled in Hall C. But this time not of the vintage, veteran or classic variety, but rather die-cast scale models. Formally part of the...

On Wednesday 8 November, the final round of FMM’s inaugural Slot Car Championship took place and a record turn-out of 16 drivers arrived to challenge for top honours. In the magnet car class, competition was particularly fierce throughout the night’s racing but in the end,...