Mid-January there was an interesting new arrival at FMM in the form of a marathon Trabant, manufactured in the then East Germany from 1957 to 1990. Little is known of the history behind the journey but it appears as though in 1992 the car was...

The first in a new series of articles by Assistant Curator Cheslynne Ruiters in which he takes a look at the stories behind some of items in FMM’s collection of memorabilia and artefacts. A Shell-Mex BP petrol can starts us off...

The annual Knysna Motor Show, recognised as one of SA’s premium events, will take place on Sunday 29 April 29 at the Knysna High School sports grounds, located on Waterfront Drive. Sponsored by Sanlam Private Wealth, the show caters for all car and motorcycle enthusiasts and families...

Prior to the start of the final round of the FMM Slot Car Championship in mid-November, a new vehicle display was unveiled in Hall C. But this time not of the vintage, veteran or classic variety, but rather die-cast scale models. Formally part of the...

Serge’s drive at FMM was combined with a visit by Allan Trim. In the past, Allan and Serge worked together when Serge was competing with the Toyota works rally team and Allan was involved with media communications. Today, apart from his role as a Motorsport...

The Lazarus Motor Company, one of South Africa’s most successful multi-franchise motor groups, is to celebrate its 60th anniversary with a huge presence at this year’s Cars in the Park at Zwartkops Raceway on 6 August 2017. The company will be displaying a host of...

In mid-May at FMM, Wayne Harley arranged for Concours SA Judges to meet for this year’s national Concours SA to be held at Sun City. Together with show organiser Paul Kennard, head judge Wayne was joined by Dave Alexander, Derek Hulse, Keith Doig, Marius Malherbe...

"When the cars line up for the 2017 Concours South Africa at Sun City on 3-6 August, owner-passion will be as important as the presentation of the cars," says FMM curator Wayne Harley. With a wealth of concours experience, last year he was appointed Chief Judge...

Following on from Ken Stewart’s visit to FMM back in January, UK-based Simon Moore and his wife Elly paid a visit in March. Once described as motoring’s Sherlock Holmes, amongst his many motoring and historical achievements, Simon is renowned for writing the definitive histories on...