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...

A significant event took place at FMM in July when Mercedes-Benz used the L-Ormarins Estate’s facilities as part of the international launch of its new X-Class all-terrain pick-up. The event was a major planning and logistics exercise for the combined M-B and museum teams, which...

South Africa’s biggest classic car show, the Pretoria Old Motor Club’s annual Cars in the Park, is being held at the Zwartkops Raceway in Gauteng on 6 August, and the organisers are expecting in excess of 2 500 cars and a crowd of over 12 000 people....

In mid-June Lexus launched its new GT, the LC500, in Franschhoek. Over a few days, first dealers and then the media were hosted at Leeu Estates for a business presentation, supper and sleepover before the following morning converging on FMM’s PlaasPad, from where each group...