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...

It was standing room only in the Rosebank Catholic Church on January 24 as around 1 000 friends, associates, and family gathered to bid farewell to Giorgio Cavalieri, who passed away in the early hours of January 14 after a long battle with cancer, aged...

A reminder that the Historic Grand Prix Cars Association has put together an amazing grid of 18 Grand Prix cars to race at Zwartkops on February 1 and at Killarney on February 8. This is an amazing grid of F1 racers that represents the time...

This year’s winners of the Simola Hillclimb will now be guaranteed an entry into the fourth edition of the FIA Hill Climb Masters event to be held in Braga, Portugal from 9 to 11 October 2020. This will be the first time that a country...

The FIA has provisionally confirmed a round of the World Endurance Championship at Kyalami on 6 February 2021. The eight races making up the championship will be run in Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa and America, allowing the WEC’s manufacturers, teams and partners true intercontinental...

FMM’s Slot Car Championship resumes on February 5 with the first meeting of the New Year. This year the premier formula will be for non-magnetic slot cars, which will make racing far more demanding – and interesting. The action begins at 18h00. Full report next...

L’Ormarins has been the proud host of South Africa’s premier horse racing weight-for-age mile race, the Queen’s Plate, since 2006 and the estate’s passion and enthusiasm has seen it grow from a one-day event into a sumptuous two-day racing festival. With its classic blue-and-white theme,...

From 1962 to 1965, South Africa had a National Formula One Championship. All the International names of the day came and raced in South Africa. We had the Rand GP at Kyalami, the Cape GP at Killarney, the Natal GP at Westmead, the Rhodesian GP in...

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...

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...