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Arthur Gibson - update

16th Sep 2021

Arthur’s cremation is next Tuesday, but on his request this is a private affair. There will be a celebration of...

Freddie Giles Memorial Trophy Castle Combe 2021

5th Sep 2021

Entries are now open for the Freddie Giles Memorial Trophy at Castle Combe on the 2nd of October 2021. Please downloa...

2022 Calendar - A request for photographs

4th Sep 2021

I know it’s still supposed to be summer (not in the North East today though) but I would like to appeal for photog...

Christmas Party 2021. Tickets available

21st Aug 2021

Roll up Roll up get your tickets here... Please fill out the Frazer Nash Christmas Party 2021 form and return it to f...

Christmas Party

21st Aug 2021

A bright spot in the darkness - Dougal has signed the contract for this year's Christmas party.  All things bei...

Interim Competition Points Published

20th Aug 2021

The latest points table has been publishedPlease log in to the members area to review and make any claims or request cor...

Prescott

13th Aug 2021

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Oulton Park Photos 2

10th Aug 2021

A selection of photographs by Mark Ballard   ...

Oulton Park Photos 1

10th Aug 2021

A selection of photographs by Mark Ballard ...


  • Andrew Smith returns to Prescott

    9th Aug 2021

    In an incredibly closely-contested class for 1100-1500cc racing cars, Andrew Smith, returning to Prescott for the first time in 26 years, took the nar...

  • Frazer Nash Picnic 2021

    2nd Aug 2021

    Roland Duce kindly offered to host the picnic at his beautiful house and gardens in Thurgarton near Nottingham. There was a good turnout of cars and p...

  • Giro di Sicilia 2022

    2nd Aug 2021

    As members will know we had to cancel the Sicily Raid this year and the organisers are not in a position to organise another FNCC Raid.   Ho...

  • Autumn Socials Booked

    27th Jul 2021

    The Southern and Midland Socials will be held on the 16th October. For further details see the Members' Section   ...

  • Peter Cobb

    22nd Jul 2021

    We have now set a date for Peter's memorial service  which is on Friday 8th October 2021 at 2 pm at the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Hambl...

  • John St. Julian

    19th Jul 2021

    Members will be sorry to hear that our New Zealand member, John St. Julian, passed away last week (14thJuly).   Those who went on the 2005 R...

  • Chain Gang Gazette online index

    18th Jul 2021

    Chain Gang Gazette index   As many members will know Sandy Osborn was the first to take on the task of indexing all the Gazettes up to issu...

  • Chain Gang Gazettes 1-20

    18th Jul 2021

    CHAIN GANG GAZETTES 1-20   Some years ago these early Gazettes were re-written from the originals which go back over sixty years. &nbs...

  • Stephen Curtis

    15th Jul 2021

    Stephen Curtis sadly passed away at the weekend.  For many members he was a part of our lives from very early on.  Full details on the membe...

  • Nash Race Photos 3

    15th Jul 2021

    A collection of Photos by Mark Ballard taken at Cadwell Park ...

  • Nash Race photos 2

    15th Jul 2021

    A collection of Photos by Mark Ballard taken at Cadwell Park ...

  • Nash Race Photos 1

    14th Jul 2021

    A collection of Photos by Mark Ballard taken at Cadwell Park   ...

  • Interim Competition Points Published

    9th Jul 2021

    The latest points table has been published Please log in to the members area to review and make any claims or request corrections. ...

  • The Spiders Web book

    4th Jul 2021

    The definitive book about Basil Davenports v-twin G.N. cyclecar specials: Spiders I & II and the BHD - together with just some of the characters a...

  • SCYP Curborough Charity Day, Monday 30th August 2021

    27th Jun 2021

    Following last year’s success, David and Lucy Leigh are organising a second charity track and fun day at Curborough Sprint Course on Monday, 30t...

  • Patrick wins Nash Race

    24th Jun 2021

    On Saturday, the eagerly awaited Nash race took place at Cadwell Park, with 31 cars entered, and 29 making it to the grid. Following wet conditions in...

  • Frazer Nash Centenary 2022

    16th Jun 2021

    One hundred years of Frazer Nash cannot go unmarked and so in true FNCC style we aim to celebrate our marque with aplomb with the following proposals,...

  • Interim Competition Points Published

    2nd Jun 2021

    The latest points table has been published Please log in to the members area to review and make any claims or request corrections. ...

  • Mondello Park Historic Festival 2021

    16th May 2021

    Very sadly we have just had confirmation that the Mondello Park Historic Festival in Ireland is not going ahead this year, due to Covid. Whilst this i...

  • Captain Dougal takes vintage FTD at wet Wiscombe

    12th May 2021

    At what, by all accounts, was a wet and cold Wiscombe, Dougal won vintage FTD in Piglet with a time of 54.48. Dominic Hall was delighted to win class ...

  • Clean sweep at Curborough

    6th May 2021

    The FNCC took all three overall awards at Curborough last weekend, as well all 4 awards in Class 3.  Congratulations to Julian Grimwade for overa...

  • Monaco - post race

    29th Apr 2021

    Many thanks to everyone for the amazing support I received over the Monaco weekend. I was truly taken aback. Sadly I knew from qualifying that we...

  • Eat your heart out Archie

    29th Apr 2021

    I have no idea where it was taken.  If someone clever can tell us where and when on Workshop Chatter I found it on a postcard. German I think ...

  • New Regalia

    22nd Apr 2021

    I have an exciting new LIMITED addition to the REGALIA stock...bespoke stoneware mugs and coasters personalised with your car's model and number p...

  • Moving on

    11th Apr 2021

    Hi James,  thought I’d share with the members that EEL (Peter and Anne Cobbs LeaF engined TT Rep ) is now safely housed in my garage alongs...

  • GN rebuild

    11th Apr 2021

    Hi James, hope you’re doing okay in this unprecedented lockdown period.  I’ve been busy putting the Burney GN together and attach a q...

  • Beetle’s new home

    5th Apr 2021

    I am delighted to be the next custodian of GN Beetle having been looking for a GN/Frazer Nash that we could start to compete in for a couple of years....

  • FN driving tests 1959

    2nd Apr 2021

    Sorting through some photos of post-war Nashes I came on this one. On the back Ted Walker (Ferret Fotographics) had written : “Circa 1959. F Nas...

  • Blackburne engined Nash

    1st Apr 2021

    The Blackburne engine is finally re-installed in Graham’s Frazer Nash. Now have to connect all the ancillaries. Thank you all, particularly to M...

  • Frazer Nash Boadicia

    25th Mar 2021

    Friend of mind visiting the National Lawnmower Museum( don’t ask or judge) sent a picture of a Frazer Nash lawnmower. Any knowledge of this with...

  • 12" Brake drums.

    23rd Mar 2021

    I am in need of new 12" plain flat brake drums and am keen to see if there is any demand from others If interested, Please respond in Workshop...

  • Blackburne engine first start

    12th Mar 2021

    Hi All, Thought you might be interested in the short YouTube video of the Graham Moore’s Blackburne engine running after rebuild in September 2...

  • MV 158

    27th Feb 2021

    After Beetle and the Supersports headed off to their new homes MV158 has been sitting, waiting, for the snow then the road  salt to disappear fro...

  • Help and advice

    22nd Feb 2021

    Seeking help with a 1927/28 Kit of Parts – I am hoping to find a Frazer Nash owner who would be happy to let me inspect their pride and joy, and...

  • Controversial EU Vnuk motor insurance law may be removed from British law.

    21st Feb 2021

      government plans to bin the EU’s ‘Vnuk’ motor insurance law – which requires insurance even on private l...

  • Nash Trading

    17th Feb 2021

    BF 6116 sitting in the same place that that PE 4734 sat over 25 years ago making the total number of seven chain driven cars in Scrooby.  I ca...

  • Members list

    4th Feb 2021

    An up-dated members list has been loaded to the Forms & Docs page on the Members Section. This contains only UK and Overseas members who...

  • FNCC Christmas Driving Tests videos

    2nd Feb 2021

    The captain would like to share some video clips of the last Frazer Nash CC Driving test films. (Photo, Nigel Arnold Forster in his Anzani Frazer N...

  • New chapter for Spider

    8th Jan 2021

    David Leigh writes: I have had the immense privilege of being Spider’s custodian for the last 25 years. Now that I have reached the ag...

  • Archives News - Bill Johnson

    31st Dec 2020

    The Archives was contacted a few weeks ago by Leslie McGibbon in the United States who was making an enquiry regarding his grandfather, Reginald Willi...

  • Sold in Australia

    24th Nov 2020

    Hi James, spotted this on-line. https://www.shannons.com.au/auctions/2020-shannons-spring-timed-online-auction/R3A0QLB2D12FZD8K/ Best Regards ...

  • Authors required

    11th Oct 2020

    Dear Winston,   I am a commissioning editor at Amberley Publishing and I am looking for authors to write books for our contemporary and c...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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  ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

Tim