The L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate is a perfect way to start any year and this year was no exception. 2015 marked the 154th running of this prestigious event and the 10th year that L’Ormarins has been involved as a sponsor. And following on from the success...

he first in a new, alphabetical series of short driving impressions of some of the museum’s car collection, starting with the Alfa Romeo SZ. It is red, it has Alfa’s charismatic 3,0-litre V6 under the bonnet and it has – let me try to be kind...

A reminder that the annual international Passion for Speed classic car racing series gets under way in January with the first round at Zwartkops on Friday 30 January to Sunday 1 February at Zwartkops. The programme includes the 14th Legends of the 9-Hour and for...

On Saturday 14 February FMM will be having a Valentine’s Day ‘two for the price of one promotion’ – paying visitors to the museum can take their valentine in for free! Some of FMM’s cars – each, naturally, painted red – will be at hand...

Last year was the first Vintage Obs Day, which proved to be an unbelievable success thanks to all those who participated and the public who attended, and this year’s event to be held on Sunday 22 February looks set to be even bigger, better and...

The Langebaan Community Policing Forum held its inaugural ‘Hot on Tar’ Wheel and Leisure Show at the grounds of the Curro School in Langebaan on Sunday 2 November. The show was organised by Paige Lindenberg and her well-known car and powerboat racing father Peter and...

On Saturday 25 October the museum was invited to the Eikestad Mercedes-Benz dealership, which offers free inspections and advice – along with some coffee and snacks – to owners of classic and collectable Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Robert, one of M-B’s own technicians, is at hand to...

The Citroën Club celebrated the Traction Avant’s 80th anniversary with a display of cars at the museum on 25 October. Supporting this milestone, in the current issue of Classic & Performance Car Africa there is a story on the museum’s 1954 Citroën Light 15 (see newsletter...

In September an excellent entry of 23 cars participated in FMM consulting engineer Dickon Daggitt’s Oily Rag Run for pre-1960 unrestored vehicles. The event started from Crossley & Webb in Cape Town and ran through Milnerton, Durbanville and Klapmuts to the finish at FMM. Along...

A reminder about the annual combined Bikers4Bandanas and Miles4Marrow Mass Ride and Fun Day on Sunday 23rd November 2014 at Killarney.  Entry fee is a donation of R50 per person, which includes a metal badge. Gates open at 08h00 and the ride starts at 10h00....