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1952 Season
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1952 Marne GP
1952 Belgian GP
1951 ACF GP

1952 ACF GP

1952 Sables d'Olonne GP
1952 British GP
1953 ACF GP
 XXXIX  Grand Prix de l'ACF


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 6 July 1952
Start time14:00
EventACF GP
CircuitRouen
Event FormatRace of 77 laps
Race30 of 51
Championship race19
Circuit
Laps77
Circuit Perimeter5100 m
Race Distance5100 × 77 = 392.700 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Rain
Participants
Entries20
Qualifiers20
Finishers12
Championship Debutants
Piero Carini (Driver),
Alta (Car Model),
Maserati A6GCM (Car Model),
Archie Bryde (Entrant),
   Escuderia Bandeirantes (Entrant),
Scuderia Marzotto (Entrant),
Rouen (5100 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 40 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Gordini - 10th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Robert Manzon - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (24),
2. Most Podium FinishesNino Farina (9),
3. Most 8th Place FinishesPhilippe Étançelin (3),
4. Most 11th Place FinishesFerrari (3),
5. Most 9th Place QualificationsLouis Rosier (3),
6. Most 19th Place QualificationsFerrari (4),
7. Most 19th Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (3)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresNino Farina (12),
2. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (12),
3. Most Race EntriesLouis Rosier (17),
4. Most 2nd Place QualificationsNino Farina (9)

Championships
1 Alberto Ascari 18 
same
2 Piero Taruffi 13 
down
3 Nino Farina 12 
up
4 Troy Ruttman 8 
down
5 Robert Manzon 7 
up
6 Jim Rathmann 6 
down
 Rudi Fischer 6 
down
8 Sam Hanks 4 
down
 Jean Behra 4 
down
10 Duane Carter 3 
same
 Mike Hawthorn 3 
same
 Ken Wharton 3 
same
13 Art Cross 2 
same
 Paul Frère 2 
same
 Maurice Trintignant 2 
up
 Alan Brown 2 
same
17 Bill Vukovich 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 8Car 8Car 8
EntrantScuderia FerrariScuderia FerrariScuderia Ferrari
DriverAlberto AscariAlberto AscariAlberto Ascari
CarFerrari 500Ferrari 500Ferrari 500
EngineFerrari 2.0 L4Ferrari 2.0 L4Ferrari 2.0 L4
Time3:02'42.62'14.82'17.3
Speed128.958 km/h136.202 km/h133.722 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led