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...

  FMM het met trots ‘n BMW motorfiets skenking ontvang van wyle Martin Johan de Hart, wat dit entoesiasties herbou het.  Sy vrou Alet, bring hulde aan haar man.   Martin is gebore 8 Mei 1949 en het groot geword op ‘n plot Vogelstruisfontein, in Roodepoort. Daar het...

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 fixing a leak in FMM’s famous ex-John Love LDS F1...