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...

In November, FMM’s slot car group had the final race meeting of the year during which the championship season’s prize giving took place. Races consisted of friendly challenges but were nevertheless highly competitive with Jackie van Wyk having a great night, winning the Formula Carrera...

On October 20 a mix of 23 vehicles took part in the annual Oily Rag Run. Sponsored by FMM, Crossley & Webb and RockStar Cars, the run started at the museum with coffee and conviviality amongst the competing crews and supporters. Judging of the pre-1969...

In October, FMM’s slot car group had the second race night on the new four-lane circuit and lap times are already beginning to improve. Jon Lederle was the winner in the premier Formula Carrera category with his Audi RS5 DTM covering 113 laps, followed by...

In August, members of the local Ford Model A Club celebrated the model’s birth when some 30 examples met at the Engen 1-Stop on the N1 from where they were driven in convoy to FMM for a motoring picnic. The car was launched in 1928...

South African race fans are set for a sensational showdown when the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy comes to a dramatic head at the Killarney International Raceway season finale 9-10 November. Swede Timmy Hansen won the penultimate World RX round in Latvia...

The popular FMM Slot Car Club’s new four-lane track became operational in September and an excellent turn-out of racers thoroughly enjoyed the night’s racing. The extra lanes and the now computer-controlled race programme meant each competitor had more races during the session than the previous...

Earlier this year, cars.co.za Customer Experience Manager Hannes Oosthuizen organised a Sentimetal Run for people from all walks of life to drive and display their prized four-wheeled possessions. FMM curator Wayne Harley took part in the informal low-key event, which was supported by a small...

At the July meeting of the FMM Slot Car Championship season, Jon Lederle (Audi RS5 DTM) just managed to beat his arch rival Mark Venske (BMW M4 DTM) and hold on to top spot in the Formula Carrera championship log by two points. Donny Tarentaal...