This month another hotchpotch of old motor items: a Dawn query, racing driver payments and courtesy on the road...

A 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 Wenstley Wicomb’s revival of a Strato Chief...

Something a little different this month. As many of us crave to be able to physically attend a motor sporting event and experience the sights, sounds, smells and excitement again, 85 years ago South Africans were having the same desires – which, thankfully, had nothing...

A new exhibit on view at FMM is a Viper GT2 Competition Coupe currently belonging to Cape Town’s Harp Motorsport. Following Dodge's official end of its factory-backed racing programme in 2001, as well as the redesigning of the Viper in 2003, the first generation GTS-Rs...

While on a regular visit to South Africa, UK classic car celebrity Iain Tyrrell and his fiancée Melanie recently made an impromptu call at FMM that coincided with some of the museum’s race cars being exercised on PlaasPad. So, a plan was made for the...

Jet Dark, the only three year-old in the 2021 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate, delivered a knockout blow to accomplished older horses in a 1 600-metre epic run at Kenilworth Race Course on Saturday January 9. Ridden by Grant van Niekerk, on the finishing straight Jet Dark...

L’Ormarins has confirmed that the country’s year-opening horse racing event, the Queen’s Plate Racing Festival, will take place on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 January 2021. It will be a landmark event in more ways than one – 2021 not only marks the 160th running...

Last month we reported on the Crankhandle Club’s 7th Oily Rag Run that took place on November 22. The event also marked a debut appearance for FMM new newsletter compiler, Jade MacDonald, who took pictures pre, during and post the Run that capture the spirit...