FMM supported the Cape Alfa Romeo Club at the Killarney Motor Show held in hot Cape Summer weather in early December. Workshop manager Lorenzo Farella is a keen alfista and took along the museum’s 1947 6C 2500 SS Freccia d’Oro and 1972 Montreal to complement...

Arriving too late in our e-mail for prior warning, a proposal on new license plate numbers for the Western Cape has been put forward that will mean that there will no longer be individual towns identified. Any concerns should be forwarded to Shaldon.LeRoux@westerncape.gov.za. ...

December is the start of the museum’s busy season and the opening times have been increased in order to accommodate the greater number of visitors. From 1 December 2019 to 31 March 2020, the opening hours are Monday to Friday 10h00 to 18h00 (last admittance...

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of South African Jody Scheckter’s F1 World Championship win, his Tyrrell-Ford 007-1 will be on show in Hall D. Jody drove for Ken Tyrell from 1974 to 1976 and the car on view is the one he raced in 1975...

In mid-November, a Rolls-Royce and Bentley Jamboree organised by the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts Club was held at the Kelvin Grove Club in Newlands, Cape Town. At the conclusion of the event, 30 of the cars drove to FMM along what participants described as “one of the...

Wendy Monk picks out some interesting historic items from FMM’s photo archives. This month it is a mystery photo. Can anyone identify the car, please? Judging by the writing on the back of the photo, this request may have been published some years ago but no...

In November, FMM’s slot car group had the final race meeting of the year during which the championship season’s prize giving took place. Races consisted of friendly challenges but were nevertheless highly competitive with Jackie van Wyk having a great night, winning the Formula Carrera...