Articles tagged Frazer Nash

Page 57 of June 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, June 1956

Vintage Cars At Prescott

The Vintage Sports Car Club hold its annual Speed Hill-climb at the B.O.C.'s Prescott Hill on May 13th, following its Edwardian and Light Car Rally the previous day. The results of the rally were :- Vintage Light Cars: First-Class Awards: Winder (1924/8 Humber) and Miss Stocken (1924 Trajan). Second-Class Award: Dighton (1928 Humber). Third-Class Awards: Peerless (1924 Trojan) and Edwards (1922...

Page 57 of June 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, June 1981

Chain-Drive on the Land's End

W.B. has dealt with the MCC's Anniversary Commemoration Run, held in conjunction with this year's Land's End Trial, elsewhere in this issue (see page 737). However, Motor Sport was also represented on the main trial, this year passengering in a 1933 Colmore Frazer Nash driven by long-time Classic Trials 'Nash exponent, Hugh Leigh. The invitation to members of the VSCC to take part in the...

Page 11 of June 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, June 1942

The appeal of the Frazer-Nash

[Peter J. Robertson-Rodger has just purchased another Frazer-Nash and here explains why he finds these cars – which share with the old-school Bentleys the distinction of being in perhaps greater demand now than before the war – quite irresistible. – Ed.] There are few, I feel, who would deny that 'Nash ownership is a habit easily formed, which, if left unchecked, can very soon become a cult. For...

Page 19 of July 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, July 1967

V.S.C.C. Seaman Trophies meeting at Oulton Park – June 17th

The heat brought marshals in shorts, girls in sun-tops and mini-skirts, babies in prams, and one little doggy to this always enjoyable day's sport at the picturesque setting of the Cheshire circuit. This feast of vintagery was marred, however, by the fatal accident in practice to M. Johnson (whose real name was Mike Chipperfield). His ex-Gardner Connaught hit a tree at Old Hall corner and was...

Page 22 of May 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, May 1942

A letter from New South Wales

[The following news-letter is from R.A.D. Hood, of the Royal Australian Air Force, and is so well endowed with enthusiasm that we present it as a short article.– Ed.] I have been meaning to write to you for about a year and have only just found the time. I wish to add my congratulations to those of many other readers for keeping Motor Sport going, and I hope that this small contribution may be of...

Page 13 of November 1943 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, November 1943

Rumblings

Bravo, Ettore! Those beautiful products of be Patron of Molsheim are generally conceded to be without equal in everything except reliability. So that it only remains to prove the Bugatti reliable to establish it as, perhaps, the greatest of all sporting cars. Very well, listen to this. At a farm near Scarborough a Type 40 Bugatti not only acts as the hack car, but gives yeoman service carrying...

Page 13 of November 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, November 1942

G.N. Gen.

The touring G.N. has, we fear, without exception, gone from amongst us, although MacLagen of the "Scuderia Chemvamo" is hoping to revive an example bought recently from T.P. Breen. Peter O'Reilly was one of the last persons to appear with such a car, but its remains are now useful only as spares. Nevertheless, the G.N. in sprint form is almost certainly going to be with us in post-war sprint...

Page 13 of July 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, July 1950

The Eight Clubs At Silverstone

ON June 3rd eight clubs—Hants & Berks, Darrow, Cernian, Chiltern, 750, Lagonda, Lancia and A.C. Owners—got together for a race meeting at Silverstone. The day was an immense success, largely thanks to the organising ability of Barclay Ingliss of the first-named club. Two one-hour high-speed trials preceded the races, the first for 1,100-c.c. and 1 1/2-litre cars, the second for 3-litre and...

Page 14 of October 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, October 1951

The M.C.C. Silverstone Meeting

ON September 8th, the Motor Cycling Club ran very slickly through a long programme, comencing with its popular One-Hour High-Speed Trials, in which passengers are carried----and how the girls and boys enjoy it! The first car race was a Five-lap scratch contest, Wood's XK120 leaving the issue in doubt only when he went off the course at Stowe on the first lap. He quickly regained the lead and won...

Page 9 of October 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, October 1951

Stirling Moss Wins the TT for Jaguar at Record Speed

Type C Jaguars 1, 2, 4. Gerard's Frazer-Nash 3rd. Tony Rolt (Jaguar) Sets Lap Record at 86.4 m.p.h. At Dundrod on September 15th, the Type C Jaguars consolidated the great victory at Le Mans in June. Stirling Moss won the R.A.C. T.T. outright and on handicap in one of these fine cars, at a non-stop average speed of 83.55 m.p.h. Peter Walker followed him home, second at 82.57 m.p.h., and after...

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