Earlier in October the second annual Oily Rag Run took place, starting at FMM and ending at Crossley & Webb in Cape Town. Organised by FMM consultant engineer Dickon Daggitt, the event is for pre-1966 unrestored cars and the 122-km route took the entries from...

Two of South Africa’s motor sport legends, Graham Duxbury and Giniel de Villiers, recently hosted a fund-raising event at the Franschhoek Motor Museum on behalf of the Motorsport Legends Benevolent Fund. It was attended by members of the public keen to meet the two greats...

The beginning of August was a busy time for FMM’s curator Wayne Harley as he had a busman’s holiday in Germany as a working guest of renowned international auctioneer house, Coys of London. Wayne was invited by the CEO of Coys, Chris Routledge, to help...

2016 marks new beginnings for the South African Motor Show with the launch of the SA Festival of Motoring taking place from August 31-September 4 at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and Conference Centre. As well as providing an opportunity to experience the new revamped,...

Along with the participation of FMM curator Wayne Harley(!), he only BMW 2002 Turbo that exists in SA will be star attraction at the Concours South Africa 2016 to be held at Sun City on September 9-11. The 2002 Turbo was Europe’s first turbocharged mass-production...

In the days leading up to the increasingly popular annual Father’s Day celebration at the Franschhoek Motor Museum, the appropriate words in a Barbra Streisand song from the 1964 movie Funny Girl often sprang to mind – “Don’t bring around a cloud to rain on...

From Model T Fords to the latest Ferrari 488 Spiders, there will be a galaxy of motoring delights awaiting entrants and visitors alike when Concours South Africa 2016 is hosted at Sun City on September 9-11. The event is a first for South Africa and...

The beginning of May was a busy time in Knysna, with the annual motor show taking place on the 1st and the Jaguar Simola Hillclimb on 6th to the 8th. The show, organised by the Garden Route Motor Club, was as popular as ever with...

This year’s event will take place on Sunday 1 May at Knysna High School sports fields on Waterfront Drive. Peter Pretorius, chairman of the organising Garden Route Motor Club, invites all auto enthusiasts, the public and their families to come and experience what has established...

On 4 December the entire staff compliment of L’Ormarins, Drakenstein Stud, Anthonij Rupert wines, FMM and invited guests all squeezed into one of the FMM display halls for the group’s annual year-end function. Johann and Gaynor Rupert were in attendance and in his speech, Mr...