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...

The Crankhandle Club’s 7th Oily Rag Run for unrestored cars built before 1966 took place on Sunday 22 November. Eighteen vehicles took part, completing a 112-km scenic route starting and finishing at FMM, which for the first time included a couple of laps of the...

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,...