The weekend after the Knysna Motor Show, the ninth Jaguar Simola Hillclimb took place in the Garden Route town. Acknowledged as South Africa’s premier annual motoring and motor sport lifestyle event, this year the hillclimb attracted a record number of applications before organisers narrowed down...

The second round of the 2018 FMM Slot Car Championship took place in April with an excellent turn-out of regular and new drivers, some with new cars. The driver line-up was quite an eclectic mix of young and old, male and female, experienced and novice,...

On Wednesday 8 November, the final round of FMM’s inaugural Slot Car Championship took place and a record turn-out of 16 drivers arrived to challenge for top honours. In the magnet car class, competition was particularly fierce throughout the night’s racing but in the end,...

OILY RAGS TO RICHES The fourth annual Oily Rag Run, one of the country’s most original classic car events, took place on Sunday 22 October and was another great success. The brainchild of FMM’s consultant engineer Dickon Daggitt, the run is for 50-years-or-older unrestored vehicles and...

FMM AT CAPE TOWN MOTOR SHOW The second annual Cape Town Motor Show took place at the Killarney International Raceway on Sunday 15 October and was another great success. Heavy early morning rain was threatening to spoil the occasion and when spectator gates opened at 10h00...

A BLOOMING CENTENNIAL TRIUMPH This year the annual Darling Wildflower Show celebrated its centenary and FMM supported the event by providing a 1917 Triumph Model H that was displayed in the centre of the main hall. Placed on a flower bedecked-stand, the motorcycle stood proud,...

KILLARNEY GOES PLATINUM In late September, Killarney hosted a breakfast to celebrate its platinum anniversary. Sponsored by Crossley & Webb, the event brought together many celebrities who have been involved with the circuit’s seven-decade history. It all started in1947 when the Divisional Council bypassed a section...

A beautifully prepared 1989 Ferrari F40 was the overall winner of Concours South Africa 2017, held at Sun City on August 4-6. The F40 was built to celebrate Ferrari’s 40th anniversary as a manufacture and was the final project overseen by founder Enzo Ferrari before...