Wendy Monk picks out some interesting historic items from FMM’s photos archives. We start the series with a South African record-breaking run by Dunlop On 16 August 2002, the Spirit of Dunlop, shod with SP Sport 7000Ds, set a South African Land Speed Record and a World Land Speed...

At the end of July, traditionally a quiet period in visitor numbers, FMM’s staff undertook an educational visit some of Cape Town museums, the aim being to see, understand and compare the challenges they face and how they set about overcoming them. The ease the...

  This month FMM assistant curator Cheslynne Ruiters lubricates these pages with the brief history of a famous oil company...

There is an adage that says ‘there is a time to come and a time to go’. At the end of May, FMM bade farewell to one of its long-time employees Deon De Waal, who has decided to go and enjoy his retirement. Deon certainly...

At the June meeting of the FMM Slot Car Championship season, Jon Lederle regained top spot in the Formula Carrera category with his Audi RS5 DTM, beating May meeting’s winner Mark Venske’s BMW M4 DTM by one lap, although Mark once again set the fastest...

The Knysna Motor Show held in April 28 was again a great success. Around 5 500 people visited KMS, which is now rated as one of the best motor shows in SA. After accounting for the show’s expenses, the organisers were able to donate R108...

The Centenary Vintage Bentley Tour had over 20 cars entered that represented a large portion of the early cars that are still in SA. The Franschhoek Motor Museum is always busy around this time of year but could not pass up the opportunity of sending...