Mazda Motor Corporation celebrated the 100th anniversary of its founding on 30 January 2020.  Akira Marumoto, Representative Director, President and CEO said: "Mazda originated as a company producing cork and then took the path to manufacturing automobiles. Now, our cars have found friends with many customers...

FMM’s Slot Car gatherings resumed in February but with the championship’s main category switching to non-magnetic slot cars for 2020, the evening was deemed a practice night so that members could try out their slot cars in this more challenging format. Many new cars appeared...

The Historic Grand Prix Cars Association’s Passion for Speed double-header at the beginning of February provided some superb classic single-seater motor racing. The two rounds were held at Zwartkops on February 1 and at Killarney on February 8 and the nostalgic grid of 18 pre-1966...

While on holiday in the USA, FMM Curator Wayne Harley decided to take a two-day bike ride and see how they do things on the other side of the planet. As one does in the USA, I rented a Harley-Davidson from an excellent company in Marina...

During what was a busy January for the museum Curator Wayne Harley and Workshop Manager Lorenzo Farella were tasked with delivering FMM’s two Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6’s to Walvis Bay Airport for the museum’s owner, Mr Johann Rupert, to use on a trip he had...

The Franschhoek Motor Museum continues to be a key attraction to the Cape, especially during holiday periods, and the December 2019 Christmas season was no exception. Despite the current hard economic times, there was a small increase in attendance figures when 9 089 paying guests passed...

On January 10/11, the Kenilworth Racecourse played host to Africa’s premier horse racing event, the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Racing Festival. It was a magnificent two days of blue-and-white styled luxury, fashion and the best the equestrian world has to offer, set to a background of...