Following on from the SA Historic Grand Prix Festival that took place in East London on 25 November, the following weekend there was a garden party at Val de Vie in Paarl where the participating overseas and local grand prix cars from the 1934-39 era...

At the final meeting of the FMM Slot Car Championship held at the beginning of November, the club’s new four-lane circuit was introduced. An evening of friendly – but no less competitive – challenges took place allowing racers to get a feel of the new...

The Franschhoek Motor Museum was invited to exhibit its two rotary cars at the annual Whales and Wheels Show that took place in Hermanus on September 29. Workshop technicians Wilfred Tarentaal and Wenstley Wickham took the museum’s 1968 Mazda Cosmo Sport and the rarely seen,...

Not all of FMM’s transport collection is motorised – the museum has a number of classic bicycles in its portfolio, too. And when it came to continuing its support of the annual Darling Wildflower Show – at 101 years, the oldest-running show of its kind...

This year’s Crankhandle Club Oily Rag Run for unrestored pre-1968 vehicles took place on Sunday 21 October. Sponsored by Crossley & Webb, The Franschhoek Motor Museum and RockStar Cars, competitors met at C&W’s showrooms in the Gardens, Cape Town for coffee and croissants before the...

Excitement is growing amongst entrants and spectators alike as the South Africa Historic Grand Prix Festival approaches. Over 20 Grand Prix cars are now confirmed for the historic reunion of some of the exact cars that raced in the South African Grand Prix between 1934...

The final round of the FMM Slot Car Championship took place in October and on the night, Franklin Smit won the Touring Car round with his Ford Mustang and Japie Aranjies won the Sports Car round with his Chaparral. After the final points were counted,...

The second annual Historic Automobile Group International (HAGI) Value in the Classic Car Market (VCCM) Conference was held in September at The Capital On The Park Hotel in Sandton, at which a number of interesting points were presented and debated. The focus of the conference...

The third round of the half-year FMM Slot Car Championship took place in September and a record-equalling 40 cars were entered for the two championship categories. Twenty cars took part in the Touring Car category and in a night of mechanical upsets, Mike Monk’s Ford...