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John Maitland Auction

25th Nov 2020

Hi James, some FN automobilia items of interest in the John Maitland collection: https://www.lawrences.co.uk/sales/...

Sold in Australia

24th Nov 2020

Hi James, spotted this on-line. https://www.shannons.com.au/auctions/2020-shannons-spring-timed-online-auction/R3A0QL...

Club Calendar 2021 - Order online now

23rd Nov 2020

 The club calandar is in the same format as previous years and features period and , more modern , photos of Nash...

AGM 6 December - Zoom Invitation

21st Nov 2020

The invitation to the Zoom meeting for the AGM is now in the Forms section of the members area.  Please let me know...

FNCC Driving Tests 12 December - update

20th Nov 2020

PLEASE NOTE: all competitors in the FNCC Driving Tests will need to have a MINIMUM of a MSUK Clubman License. These are ...

Archie’s F1 gearbox design

1st Nov 2020

Sitting here with rain coming sideways, ignoring the persistent pleas of the quadrupeds to walk the hill, I found myself...

The Christmas driving tests 12 December- open to online entries

21st Oct 2020

Prepare your Christmas jumper! The Bicester Christmas driving tests are officially open to entries. Let’s all keep...

Authors required

11th Oct 2020

Dear Winston,   I am a commissioning editor at Amberley Publishing and I am looking for authors to write bo...

2020 AGM 6 December

10th Oct 2020

The Fifteenth Annual General Meeting of the Frazer Nash Car Club will be held on the 6th December at 14:00 using Zoom.Pl...


  • 2020 Christmas Party

    8th Oct 2020

    In the last gazette we asked for an expression of interest for attendance at the Christmas party. This was followed up by a posting on the website and...

  • Charlie's hot Anzani

    7th Oct 2020

    Progress update in workshop chatter. Charlie Carmichael says - My Anzani runs very hot, the car relies on thermosyphon to circulate the water. I ...

  • Meet Luc, the new owner of Steve Stanton' old racer PH

    6th Oct 2020

    Really looking forward to my first experience to a proper chain-gang car: PH 3870. I am married to Carine, and together we have 4 children between ...

  • Tommy Waterfield wins Freddie Giles Memorial Trophy

    4th Oct 2020

    At a very wet Castle Combe yesterday, Tom Waterfield started from pole position to win the 3rd Freddie Giles Memorial Trophy. After a closely fought p...

  • Parallel Parking - update

    11th Sep 2020

    Afternoon James, I wonder if he learned his skills from a certain FN Club?  GR. /uploads/documents/Behold%20the%20tightest%20reversern%...

  • Clement Engine Runs for the First Time in 110 Years

    7th Sep 2020

    Club members with long memories will recall the story of Ron Godfrey’s Clement engine, and will be delighted to hear that after a lengthy and co...

  • Cawleys make history in Nash race

    17th Aug 2020

    Past captain, vice captain and no doubt future captain (!) will surely make Frazer Nash history  next Sunday at Mallory Park, when three generati...

  • When things go wrong

    31st Jul 2020

    Here are a few photos of the BHD engine after it failed at Harewood in 2013. We think the big end bearing failed, causing the connecting rod to...

  • Becke Powerplus Special

    31st Jul 2020

    Beautiful, impressive, lots of power on rear wheels. Checked out perfectly. An amazing and faithful friend. /uploads/documents/Becke%20on%20rolling...

  • Targa Florio Sicily Raid June 2021.

    27th Jun 2020

    There are still spaces available on this Raid, which will be our third visit to this wonderful island, in order to commemorate Franco Cortese’s ...

  • BBC commentator

    17th Jun 2020

      Does anyone recognise the BBC commentator here? The photo was taken in Chiswick in October 1952 during an outside broadcast for the Earls Co...

  • Passing on the Baton - Adrian Tomlinson

    8th Jun 2020

    As several of you are already aware 2019 was not a good year for my health and a major decision was looming for me;...

  • Silver medal for the team

    17th May 2020

    15 May Following on from an email last weekend from FN man Francesco Di Lauro we were coerced to join this event. So our double entry led...

  • What type of Anzani head is this

    16th May 2020

    Hello.   I have this head on an Anzani block - but it’s quite different to what I thought a “normal” Anzani head looks like - w...

  • 1953 RAC Rally

    14th May 2020

    Another piece of film – the 1953 RAC Rally with the lovely sound of a Le Mans Rep at 1:02. James Trigwell https://www.youtube.com/watch?...

  • 1954 Tulip Rally

    13th May 2020

    I was just searching the internet to find something about my Frazer Nash. Unfortunately I was not successful finding something about my car, but Prof ...

  • Chassis 421/100/110 Elkhart Lake Race

    13th May 2020

    Lockdown browsing has helped me find a bit more history on my 1950 Le Mans Rep New York Motor Show car A corner named after owner driver Ted Boynto...

  • New member Anton

    12th May 2020

    I am Anton Winney, I own a small fabrication/welding business, mainly repairing heavy machinery for the recycling industry. I grew up around vintage c...

  • New owner of XMG6

    11th May 2020

    Hello Fellow members My name is Cliff Gray  and I live just a few miles from Henley on Thames so hope to visit the archives as soon as we can ...

  • Nashes on Father Brown

    9th May 2020

    On BBC iPlayer you can catch an episode of Father Brown, Series 2, Episode The Laws of Motion. No idea when it was shot, but you can see Spider ascend...

  • Lockdown education

    8th May 2020

    I think many of our members, especially GN owners might find this film amusing. https://youtu.be/H59Vjphq83k I always thought that Archie and Ro...

  • Interim Competition Points Published

    7th May 2020

    Updated points table has been published The latest updates and revisions of the 2020 points standings have been published in the members area. ...

  • NÜRBURGRING madness

    6th May 2020

    A friend just sent me this little piece of madness Watch these crash-test dummies testing out their own cars on a race track ........ How to spoil yo...

  • The day my Anzani went Bang

    1st May 2020

    I've been self isolating in my shed and rebuilding my latest Morgan 3 wheeler, a 1926 Family Aero (2+2) with a sv JAP (for the moment, but I'm...

  • Gary's GN rebuild

    1st May 2020

    Gary Clares GN is progressing well, he hopes to have it on the road soon. The car is a built around a GN IoE engine and standard GN chassis. ...

  • 'Acedes Nash’ new owners

    27th Apr 2020

    After many years of owning classics dating from 1960-1985, the need for something more vintage became apparent. A great deal of searching then commenc...

  • Alternative Ignition System for GNs.

    27th Apr 2020

    Most British built IOE GNs use a single 90 deg V twin anti clock magneto. Finding a spare as a back up is not easy and if it is a Fellows it won't...

  • Our New Austrian member

    27th Apr 2020

    My name is Michael Böck (Boeck). As even in German Böck doesn´t sound too good I suggest Michael. I have been observing the Frazer Nas...

  • A new Wriggley Monkey

    26th Apr 2020

    Michael Roberts having his first look at Luke's 'Nash. By the look on his face he's impressed, or is it wind? ...

  • Anzani camshaft hardening

    26th Apr 2020

    I have stripped my Anzani to fit a new block and noticed the hardening on some of the cams wearing through, after 4000 miles. The cam surface can also...

  • Racing at Brooklands 1928

    23rd Apr 2020

    I just came across this short silent video on the ‘net which might be of general interest ? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=maT21OITJKM&f...

  • Frazer Nash PPE Delivery

    23rd Apr 2020

    Club member Jo Barnett has been industriously producing visors in her DT department, with over 2000 produced so far. My fiance Jonna is a nurse, so w...

  • Nashing down-under during "COVID-19"

    22nd Apr 2020

    Surgery down-under has been limited because of a shortage of PPE. 'Nashing has been limited too. The two were put together the other day when PF...

  • Pam's GN

    18th Apr 2020

    Dear Liz Reading your excellent Gazette I feel I must correct Roger Richmond’s article about the GN he has recently sold. Whilst Nigel d...

  • Stirling Moss was a Post-War Nash man

    17th Apr 2020

    Sir Stirling Moss, who died over Easter, might never have raced or even driven a chain-drive Nash, but he did race several shaft-driven Nashes. Sti...

  • Thanks from the Captain

    16th Apr 2020

    I would like to pass on my heartfelt thanks to everyone who has sent messages of support over the last month whilst we have been attempting to blow Co...

  • Chateau Impney

    11th Apr 2020

    We were very sad to see the following press release about Chateau Impney. The venue is owned and run by FNCC member Guy Spollen and his son Rod. Th...

  • Anglesey 2005

    9th Apr 2020

    Joe Frazer-Nash enjoys a ride in her Fathers car at Anglesey in 2005, Driven by Ruth Ross ...

  • Website news

    7th Apr 2020

    We would like members of the FNCC to share any news items, tips, stories etc on the website.  This will hopefully be a useful thing during the cu...

  • Holding the fort

    3rd Apr 2020

    While the rest of the staff are in self isolation, Tommy & Ben (who've already come out the other side of Covid-19 ) along with Simon, are kee...

  • The Eagle has landed

    3rd Apr 2020

    Tim Pryke looks very pleased with his headgear, on the way down to the South of France on Bill Roberts’ Raid ...

  • Burney GN

    29th Mar 2020

    I’ve Just assembled the rear axle of the Burney GN so I can get the wheels on temporarily to get the chassis out of the shed on wheels for a bri...

  • When we were free to roam

    29th Mar 2020

    Hi James, following your request, I thought it might be an idea to put some jolly photos of raiding past to cheer us up when our cars are locked down ...

  • Model GN

    28th Mar 2020

    Martin Shelley regularly corresponds with Brian Bale who makes GN models.  It’s soldered tinplate and brass and is pretty remarkable giv...

  • FNCC committee won’t be deterred.

    28th Mar 2020

    Dont let it be said that the Frazer Nash Car Club is stuck in the past. Due to the foresight of club secretary Jane A-F, last weeks’ FNCC com...

  • Spares news - GN barrels

    21st Mar 2020

    GN Barrels now in stock, see For Sale/Wanted section  ...

  • Land's End Trial change of date

    17th Mar 2020

    The Land's End Trial and Land's End Classic Road Trial have been postponed until 11th/12th September due to the coronavirus ...

  • New Spares Item in Stock

    1st Mar 2020

    The Perrot Shafts have just been received and now available from the Club Spares. The shafts are for normal width cars, but, could be shortened for...

  • Peter Kite gets full score card at Exmoor Trial

    25th Feb 2020

    Peter Kite continued his run of success in trialling by scoring the maximum 300 points in his 1921 GN, winning the trial outright and earning him (joi...

  • Archives news

    24th Jan 2020

    The Archives are delighted to announce that James Trigwell has agreed to become Patron of the Trust.  Having written the definitive book on ...

  • Minutes of the 2019 AGM

    19th Dec 2019

    The minutes from the 2019 AGM are now available under Forms on the Members' section of the website ...

  • Membership Lists

    6th Aug 2019

    We are now able to provide a list of members and their contact details. In fact there are two, one for UK and one for Overseas members and these are a...

  • After a years-long restoration, Jay Leno has completed his chain-drive Frazer Nash!

    6th Aug 2019

    Watch the Jay Leno’s Garage video below: ...

  • Tom Waterfield wins Nash Race at Cadwell

    29th Jul 2019

    A delighted Tommy Waterfield won the Nash race this weekend in Simon BE's Supersports, in what were very wet and slippery conditions. Eddie Willia...

  • Cognac wins vintage FTD at Shelsley

    9th Jul 2019

    Several Nashes & GNs  featured in the awards at a boiling hot Shelsley last Sunday.  Particular congratulations to Tony Lees for winning...

  • Patrick topples Fane's 1937 Shelsley Walsh record

    8th Jul 2019

    Frazer Nash history was made yesterday when Patrick Blakeney-Edwards pulled out all the stops to break Fane's 1937 Shelsley record of 38.77 second...

  • Team Frazer Nash triumphs again

    8th Jul 2019

    Only a matter of days after arriving home from Bolzano, the need for a Nash fix was high, this time the Hertfordshire (Eastern) Rally. The sun shone a...

  • Parker GN wins the Boulogne Trophy at Oulton Park

    20th May 2019

    Justin Maeers drove the Parker GN to victory in the vintage race at Oulton Park on Saturday, winning the Boulogne Trophy.  With 8 of the 18 cars ...

  • Eddie Williams breaks long standing record at Wiscombe

    13th May 2019

    Eddie Williams, driving Charles Gillett's Supersports,  put in a stunning time of 50.18 at Wiscombe Park hillclimb yesterday to beat Dick Smi...

  • Records topple at Curborough

    23rd Apr 2019

    Nashes & GNs dominated at Curborough, with 2 records broken.  Patrick BE took Charles Gillett's 2013 Class 3 record by just under a secon...

  • Request from the Frazer Nash Archives

    16th Apr 2019

    You may be aware that we are in the process of sorting through an awful lot of Club records and artefacts on the first floor of the Frazer Nash Archiv...

  • Spring Start Silverstone 2019

    15th Apr 2019

    A fantastic, well attended Silverstone marked the start of the 2019 race season, with several Nashes & GNs out enjoying  the sunshine. Patric...

  • On The Road Again

    30th Mar 2019

    Photo: Taking on some crude The Interceptor of Richard Parsons, PG 7028, is on its way back across the States west to east, via the southern states...

  • Pete does it again!

    17th Mar 2019

    Pete Kite continues his run of success, this time winning the Herefordshire Trial in his GN Sports, dropping just 8 points over the weekend.  Con...

  • Curtiss engined Frazer Nash

    10th Feb 2019

    Rolf Zoller has been putting together his Curtiss Frazer Nash in Switzerland,it is fitted with a Curtiss OX5 8,2L engine from 1918.  Rolf hopes ...

  • Whoops

    3rd Jan 2019

    Whoops! Remember to chock the wheels when jacking ...

  • Members List Inclusion Form

    13th Dec 2018

    We have spent a lot of time on the new data protection regulations. The final piece of that jigsaw is a consent form, sent to everyone in the Gazet...

  • Fire Extinguisher Servicing - Special offer for FNCC

    6th Dec 2018

    As you are probably aware, the MSA now requires all cars in Race Events to have their fire extinguishers serviced at least every 24 months. Paul Baker...

  • David triumphs at the Lakes!

    13th Nov 2018

    Congratulations to David & Lucy Leigh for winning the Standard Class at the Lakeland Trial last Saturday.  Driving his Interceptor, pictured ...

  • GN victory in Welsh Trial

    16th Oct 2018

    Congratulations to Peter Kite for winning the Welsh Trial outright in his GN Sports.  He only dropped points on 2 hills, coming away with a score...

  • Snetterton Sprint FTDs

    24th Sep 2018

    Frazer Nashes topped the bill once again at Snetterton Sprint this weekend, with Julian Grimwade taking FTD, and Tom Waterfield young person's FTD...

  • Team race victory at Snetterton

    24th Sep 2018

    FN/GN  won the VSCC team race outright at Snetterton yesterday! The team, consisting of  Dougal, Jeremy Brewster & Jo BE, beat 10 other ...

  • Angouleme Nash Race

    19th Sep 2018

    The FNCC returned to Angouleme last weekend with our own grid, 'Plateau Harchibald Frazer Nash'. It was a spectacularly good weekend of racing...

  • Californian Nash

    12th Sep 2018

    Jay Leno's has written an article on his TT Replica which is in Octane magazine ...

  • Double FTDs at Loton Park

    10th Sep 2018

    The FNCC enjoyed another successful weekend of hillclimbing at Loton, with Vintage FTD going to Winston Teague on the Saturday, and young person's...

  • Accidental Coincidences

    28th Aug 2018

    Photo:  Bob Winkelman If we hadn't have needed to take a certain road to avoid a traffic queue, we wouldn't have met Joe Breeze. If we...

  • Etretat car park fettle

    27th Aug 2018

    You will be pleased to know that the axle has been replaced and PE4731 is now mobile and hopefully will get us back to Scrooby🤞.  All I ...

  • Broken but not out

    23rd Aug 2018

        Andy and Penny Cawley had the misfortune of breaking their rear axle on their holiday in France. The car was taken to a loc...

  • Dolomites

    10th Aug 2018

    Paul Baker found this clip   https://vimeo.com/282718398   It's a beautifully filmed, fast motion video of the Dolomites a...

  • A Place to Stay

    10th Aug 2018

    Photo: No roof at the inn The only problem with following the more remote roads in the U.S. lies in trying to find overnight accommodation. We have...

  • Busted in Montana!

    6th Aug 2018

    Photo: Take short a stretch of  interstate and look what happens! Having just clocked 3,000 miles and needing to drive literally 4 miles along...

  • Indians and Cowboys

    1st Aug 2018

    Photo: Spot the Nash Heap big fun at the Ho-Chuck Tribe powwow in Winnebago, Nebraska, and PG now known as Crazy Chain Car. We stopped at the Wound...

  • PG 7028's Adventures in Wonderland

    26th Jul 2018

    Photo: Paying homage at Jenks' US concession in New York State  Louise and Richard have just started their second USA adventure , . . ...

  • A Life Behind the Wheel - Betty Haig Biography

    4th Jun 2018

    A new book by Roger Farmer on Betty Haig is due to be launched at Prescott on 14th July.  It will cost £45 but he is offering it to members...

  • Frazer Nash Child Safeguarding policy

    20th Mar 2018

    As part of keeping our wonderful club up to date with current legislation I have published the Club's child safeguarding policy in the documents s...

  • Ice Raid videos by Nick Evans

    28th Feb 2018

    Nick Evans is  in the process of making 9 CD's with various photos and videos of the cars on track and in Sauze, some of the videos are ...

  • The Miss Wilby TT Rep

    24th Feb 2018

    The car was built for a Miss VM WIlby who kept it all her life and about 30 years ago it was acquired byJohn Noot at the auction of her effects after ...

  • MV 2751 - Racers seek full comfort

    22nd Oct 2017

    Hi James, Thought you may like this pic for the website ? Gobbo and I are eschewing the aero screens and putting the original windscreen and hood...

  • Liz Cawley's go-faster amplification device

    7th Aug 2017

    Dougal decided that what Piglet needed at Prescott was more noise - this may be how Liz improved her times on Sunday by a second. ...

  • Prescott 2017

    6th Aug 2017

    Class Three's 33 entrants included 21 Frazer Nashes and GNs, so the others didn't stand much of a chance.  Among the fastest Nashes, Eddi...

  • Zandvoort

    8th Jul 2017

    The Owner- Driver-Mechanics (SET 3) gang made a foreign excursion to Zandvoort , with a grid of 21 cars, including three Frazer Nashes, which all came...

  • VSCC Shelsley Walsh

    1st Jul 2017

    Despite the number of cars away in the Alps, there was a good turnout of Nashes and GNs at Shelsley.  In Class 3 there was the interesting specta...

  • Brooklands Double Twelve

    17th Jun 2017

    With sweltering weather and demonstration runs on the newly-opened Finishing Straight  (following re-siting of the hangar which has been on it si...

  • First run for Californian Nash

    15th Jun 2017

    First run for Jay Leno’s Blackburne Nash after major rebuild in California,  Video taken by Bob Schmitt https://youtu.be/E1L9RMM03ww ...

  • Broken Clutch

    13th Jun 2017

    Piglets poor little clutch does get some hammer. The good news is that it is just a Jaguar clutch so when my club footed action ripped the centre out ...

  • Oulton Park - GN and Frazer Nash wins

    10th Jun 2017

    Justin Maeers, Parker GN, was out dragged at the start of the  all-comers race by Tom Walkers' Amilcar, and ran in second place for the first...

  • Scrutineering Snippets

    9th Jun 2017

    Scrutineers would like to see a dedicated catch tank of one litre capacity for radiator overflows. The radiator overflow pipe should NOT go into th...

  • Harewood - FNCC wins in five classes

    3rd Jun 2017

    At Harewood, Clas 3 was a Frazer Nash benefit, with places one to six all going to chaindrive cars, Jo B-E taking top honours from Geoff Smith and Dav...

  • Loton Park

    27th May 2017

    A fantastically clubby evant at Wiscombe had some entertaining FNCC needle matches: In Class 3, it was close all the way between front runners JoB-...

  • Wiscombe

    7th May 2017

    On a fabulous weekend in Devon, with many Nashes at Montlhery (in the rain), the field was left clear for Geoff Smith to take a win in Class 3, with N...

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