GN Akela at 1928 Shelsley Walsh Amateur Hill Climb

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An interesting point. Mucklow's car always seems to have been entered as a Frazer Nash when in his hands. So too was Spider in its early incarnations in Basil Davenport's hands. The former originated as a GN, but Spider was built up from parts acquired directly from Archie Frazer-Nash, and there is no doubt that he had some involvement in the development of both cars. Also interesting that Ringwood ran a twin-cylinder car in the 1924 200-Miles Race clearly labelled "Frazer Nash".

Mon, 10/05/2009 - 07:53 Permalink
William Hearne. (not verified)

NOT Basil Davenport in the G.N. Spider but ELF Mucklow in a 1922 G.N. Akela. Spare car at Brooklands 200 mile race, then Ivy cummings, in 1925 Le Champion, then ELF Mucklow, then Basil Davenport, then Stafford East and now me.

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 08:21 Permalink
MAC Archivist

Mucklow entered the car as "Frazer Nash 8.7hp" on this day but on other occasions as "Frazer Nash GN". Engine was always GN 1087 cc vee-twin.

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 16:28 Permalink