A new exhibit on view at FMM is a Viper GT2 Competition Coupe currently belonging to Cape Town’s Harp Motorsport. Following Dodge's official end of its factory-backed racing programme in 2001, as well as the redesigning of the Viper in 2003, the first generation GTS-Rs...

While on a regular visit to South Africa, UK classic car celebrity Iain Tyrrell and his fiancée Melanie recently made an impromptu call at FMM that coincided with some of the museum’s race cars being exercised on PlaasPad. So, a plan was made for the...

Jet Dark, the only three year-old in the 2021 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate, delivered a knockout blow to accomplished older horses in a 1 600-metre epic run at Kenilworth Race Course on Saturday January 9. Ridden by Grant van Niekerk, on the finishing straight Jet Dark...

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...