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 Fred W Frame

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Fred W Frame

  • Birth 3 Jun 1894 Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
  • Death 24 Apr 1962 Hayward, Alameda County, California, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 43987911

Fred Frame was from NH he moved to LA,CA in 1914 where he became a gardner for a wealthy LA family, He also became a motorcycle mechanic. He ran his first race in Ascot, CA in 1919. In 1926 he began winning races at Santa Maria. He hit the road with his race car winning a big race in Kalamazoo, Michagin. He also began racing in the NE at the AAA Fair ground Circuit from Maine to PA.
Fred Frames first race at Indianapolis was in 1927
He scored in 6 top 1o races out of 11.
In 1931 he finished second driving a Duesenberg.
Then in 1932 he purchased a Wetterwoth chassis & a Miller motor. (Racer was called Catfish) He started in 28th place & won the 1932 Indy 500 Race. His average speed was 104 MPH.
HIs final run at Indy was in 1938
Hot Shoe Frame switched to the IMCA Circit & won races all over the New England states. Until WW11.
After war 11 he became a race car owner.
His son Bob Frame was killed in a Sprint Car race in 1947 at Awatonna, Minn. Fred Frame then retired.
He was installed into the North East Auto Racing Hall of Fame in 2004.
His mothers Maidain name was ? McClish.
Wife, father & mothers names are unknown to me.


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  • Created by: James M. Bagby
  • Added: 6 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43987911
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fred W Frame (3 Jun 1894–24 Apr 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43987911, ; Maintained by James M. Bagby (contributor 46826800) Unknown.