Articles tagged Frazer Nash

Page 44 of March 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, March 1981

Frazer Nash

The chain-driven Frazer Nash was the ultimate in built-for-business sports car motoring in the twenties and thirties, and today enjoys a strong and enthusiastic following in the Frazer Nash Section of the Vintage Sports Car Club.  the last chain-driven 'Nash was built in January 1939.  Almost all the cars that were built took part in competitions of one sort or another and the happy band of...

Page 27 of December 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, December 1931

FRAZER NASH CARS

IFUAZIEU CAUS (Managing Director : H. J. ALDINGTON) "Falcon Works," London Road, lsleworth, Middlesex. Telephone: HOUNSLOW 3 1 7 I —3 1 72. we build a motor car which will more than satisfy the most exacting requirements. We are proud that the amazing popularity of the Frazer Nash has been built up on its reputation and performance alone, and not on advertising. A car which has earned such an...

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Writer by trade, World Champion on the side

He was lauded as Motor Sport’s Continental Correspondent, but before that Jenks was one of Britain’s first racing World Champions as sidecar passenger to the great Eric Oliver By Doug Nye Nine long years before Mike Hawthorn became the first British World Champion driver, this country’s first-ever motor sporting world titles were shared by motorcyclists Les Graham, who won the inaugural 1949...

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Cars I have owned

Gordon Woods, the well-known Frazer-Nash exponent, tells of his troubles, trials and high spots. My first introduction to the Sport came as a small boy still at school, when I was taken, as a treat, to Brooklands by a friend who was a great enthusiast and to whom I owe my sincerest thanks for introducing me to the grandest sport of all; for I think it was the tang of Castrol-R from the exhaust of...

Page 25 of June 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, June 1956

Maidstone & Mid-Kent M.C. Silverstone Meeting

In spite of numerous heavy clouds which lingered over Northamptonshire on Saturday, May 12th, the Maidstone & Mid-Kent Motor Club was able to hold its annual meeting at Silverstone in fine weather. At 12.30 p.m. prompt, the 10-lap race for 750 and 1,172 Formula cars got under way, most spectacular cornering being practised by Maurice Clare in the Clare 90. J.S. French's Simplicity, being...

Page 44 of April 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, April 1981

Vintage Postbag

More on Vauxhall Sir, I was interested in Mr. Adkins' references to Mr. Baldwin's "ugly Cadet". I cannot confirm that he had a Cadet, but think some comment is worthwhile. Yes, indeed, the Vauxhall Cadet was of 17 h.p., for the home market at least. The Colonies had a 26 h.p. engine. In fact, it did sell well; 10,000 were produced between 1931 and 1933; nearly twice as many as any previous...

Page 12 of October 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, October 1951

PESCARA AND BARI

If the Monza G.P. held the chief end-of-season excitement, we must not overlook those curtain-raisers at Pescara and Bari. At Pescara on August 15th Gonzales, continuing his Silverstone form, won for Ferrari, covering the 192 miles in 2 hr. 14 min. 59.8 sec., a speed of 85 1/2 m.p.h. Ascari's Ferrari retired with back-axle trouble on the first lap, Villoresi's on lap 4 with a burst tyre when...

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Veteran- Edwardian - Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters V.S.C.C. POMEROY TROPHY CONTEST (March 26th) Pomeroy Trophy : A. Doggett (1956 Aston Martin). Silver Bowl : I. Smith (1960.T.V.R.). First-Class Awards : A. Twentyman (1960 Aston Martin). L. Durdin (1925 Vauxhall), A. Rippon (1960 Alfa Romeo), R. Pilkington (1960 A.C.), R. Bickerton (1935 Frazer Nash). Second-Class Awards: G. Daniels (1929 Bentley), C. Clinton...

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Club news

We hear Houldsworth, who is mentioned elsewhere in this issue in connection with Bamford & Martin Aston-Martins, is running an "International" Aston-Martin and is very anxious to find a 1 3/4-litre Alfa-Romeo. The condition is immaterial as he intends to strip it. Douglas Tubbs now has his two Astons side-by-side in a London garage and, aided by Inman-Hunter, is engaged in making a thorough...

Page 113 of November 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 113, November 1978

Letters from Readers

N.B. — Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and Motor Sport does not necessarily associate itself with them. — Ed. In Retrospect Sir, I have read with great pleasure your report on the 1978 Italian Grand Prix. Let me congratulate you and underline your unique discretion in this excellent report. Nowhere else have I found such decency in reporting poor Ronnie's unfortunate death. I...

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