The Crankhandle Club’s 7th Oily Rag Run for unrestored cars built before 1966 took place on Sunday 22 November. Eighteen vehicles took part, completing a 112-km scenic route starting and finishing at FMM, which for the first time included a couple of laps of the...

Some interesting historic images from FMM’s and the Mike & Wendy Monk photo archives, some with a story, others without. This month a couple of ‘who and where’ puzzles...

A new, regular feature outlining the activities of FMM’s workshop personnel who are responsible for repairing, renovating, refurbishing and restoring the museum’s large collection of vehicles. This month we feature Donny Tarentaal and how he brought a three-pointed star back to its former glory...

We are sad to report on the passing of John Dalton through cancer, a long-time friend of FMM who provided all of the superb Nicholas Watts motor sport prints and postcards that are on view for sale at the museum’s reception. FMM extends its sincere...

Recently-published draft regulations of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) Act make a mockery of the claim that the law is intended to improve road safety in South Africa, and rather point to the creation of a mechanism to improve revenue collection. That’s...

We are sad to report on the sudden death of one of the country’s top motoring historians, André Loubser, who was attending the Crankhandle Club’s Natter event at Timour Hall in Cape Town when he passed away. André was 80 years old and, incidentally, shared...