We are sad to report on the passing of John Dalton through cancer, a long-time friend of FMM who provided all of the superb Nicholas Watts motor sport prints and postcards that are on view for sale at the museum’s reception. FMM extends its sincere...

Recently-published draft regulations of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) Act make a mockery of the claim that the law is intended to improve road safety in South Africa, and rather point to the creation of a mechanism to improve revenue collection. That’s...

We are sad to report on the sudden death of one of the country’s top motoring historians, André Loubser, who was attending the Crankhandle Club’s Natter event at Timour Hall in Cape Town when he passed away. André was 80 years old and, incidentally, shared...

Some interesting historic images from FMM’s and the Mike & Wendy Monk photo archives, some with a story, others without. This month a Dunlop story, but nothing to do with tyres...

Activity at the Franschhoek Motor Museum continues to increase as visitor attendance figures are growing daily and clubs are beginning to use the facility to meet up. All of the Government’s statutory measures regarding attendance at public places are being enforced, including the compulsory wearing...

This month, the newsletter’s monthly book review feature that focuses on motoring literature of interest to FMM’s followers, hosted by Wendy Monk, repeats the review of André Loubser’s book ‘Kyalami’ that was previously published in July...

Sunday 2 May 2021 has been earmarked for the next Knysna Motor Show, subject to restrictions on such events being lifted by the end of this year. In the event, the organisers have set a deadline of January 2021 to have plans in place to...