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1952 West Essex CC
1952 Indianapolis 500
1951 Belgian GP

1952 Belgian GP

1952 Marne GP
1952 ACF GP
1953 Belgian GP
 XIV  Grand Prix de Belgique
 XIII  Grand Prix d'Europe



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

Details
DateSunday 22 June 1952
Start time14:00
EventBelgian GP
CircuitSpa-Francorchamps
Event FormatRace of 36 laps
Race28 of 51
Championship race18
Circuit
Laps36
Circuit Perimeter14120 m
Race Distance14120 × 36 = 508.320 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherRain
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers22
Finishers15
Championship Debutants
Arthur Legat (Driver),
Charles de Tornaco (Driver),
Mike Hawthorn (Driver),
Paul Frère (Driver),
Robert O'Brien (Driver),
Robin Montgomerie-Charrington (Driver),
Roger Laurent (Driver),
Tony Gaze (Driver),
Aston (Car Manufacturer),
Butterworth (Engine Manufacturer),
   Aston NB (Car Model),
ERA G (Car Model),
Arthur Legat (Entrant),
Ecurie Francorchamps (Entrant),
English Racing Automobiles Ltd (Entrant),
Leslie Hawthorn (Entrant),
Robert O'Brien (Entrant),
Robin Montgomerie-Charrington (Entrant),
Tony Gaze (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 30 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 4 - 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Alberto Ascari - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
ERA - 10th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Ecurie Rosier - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Equipe Gordini - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
HW Motors - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
HWM - 10th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresNino Farina (11),
2. Highest 13th Place Finish RatioVeritas (33.33%),
3. Highest 13th Place Finish RatioArthur Legat (100.00%),
4. Highest 14th Place Finish RatioRobert O'Brien (100.00%)
Records Extended 1. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (11),
2. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioFerrari (18.33%),
3. Most Race EntriesLouis Rosier (16),
4. Most 2nd Place QualificationsNino Farina (8)

Championships
1 Piero Taruffi 9 
same
 Alberto Ascari 9 
up
3 Troy Ruttman 8 
down
4 Jim Rathmann 6 
down
 Nino Farina 6 
up
 Rudi Fischer 6 
down
7 Jean Behra 4 
down
 Sam Hanks 4 
down
 Robert Manzon 4 
up
10 Mike Hawthorn 3 
up
 Duane Carter 3 
down
 Ken Wharton 3 
down
13 Art Cross 2 
down
 Paul Frère 2 
up
 Alan Brown 2 
down
16 Bill Vukovich 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 4Car 4Car 4
EntrantScuderia FerrariScuderia FerrariScuderia Ferrari
DriverAlberto AscariAlberto AscariAlberto Ascari
CarFerrari 500Ferrari 500Ferrari 500
EngineFerrari 2.0 L4Ferrari 2.0 L4Ferrari 2.0 L4
Time3:03'46.34'37.04'55.0
Speed165.962 km/h183.509 km/h172.312 km/h


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