Such was the popularity and success of FMM’s engineering consultant Dickon Daggitt’s inaugural Oily Rag Run last year that a second running has been scheduled for 20 September 2015 based at the museum. No details are available just yet, but if you have an unrestored...

An alphabetical series of short driving impressions of some of the museum’s car collection. This month we go local and lekker in a GSM Dart. To get straight to the point – if you will excuse the pun – the Dart has to be one...

It is with great sadness that I have to announce the passing Mr Nico De Lange on 10 July 2015. Nico and was very active in the sourcing and restoring of a number of cars, many of which became part of the Heidelberg collection, which,...

Celebrating Father’s Day has been on FMM’s programme ever since 2008 and has been growing in popularity ever since. With families looking to go out and spoil their dads, on 21 June no less than 1 923 people – more than twice last year’s attendance...

The Killarney Raceway round of the African Endurance Series took place on June 6 and attracted a large crowd to the Cape Town circuit. Amongst the many family oriented side attractions to the racing were several vehicle displays including an FMM stand that included the...

    An alphabetical series of short driving impressions of some of the museum’s car collection. This month we go revive the Roaring ’20s in a classic Ford model A. As motoring pioneers go, Ol’ Henry Ford ranks as one of the finest, not for having any superior...

Father’s Day plans at FMM are even more attractive than before. This year’s celebration is on Sunday 21 June and, as usual, Dads get in for free. Providing the weather is good, there will be driving demos of some of the museum’s world-class collection, including...

Late in May I was fortunate to be able to spend a day with Pablo Clark Racing at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria. The team offers individuals the opportunity to take to the track in a Ferrari 360 Challenge after receiving pointers on how to...

Four of Cape Town’s ‘old school’ of racing drivers were recently entertained at the museum by workshop manager Lorenzo Farella. Peter Gough, Denis Joubert, Piet van Niekerk and Jan Driedyk arrived in the morning for a coffee and chat before taking a walk around the...