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1952 Sables d'Olonne GP
1952 ACF GP
1951 British GP

1952 British GP

1952 Caen GP
1952 German GP
1953 British GP
 V  RAC British Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSaturday 19 July 1952
Start time14:00
EventBritish GP
CircuitSilverstone
Event FormatRace of 85 laps
Race32 of 51
Championship race20
Circuit
Laps85
Circuit Perimeter4711 m
Race Distance4711 × 85 = 400.435 km
Grid Format4-3-4-3
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Dry
Participants
Entries32
Qualifiers32
Finishers22
Championship Debutants
Bill Aston (Driver),
Dennis Poore (Driver),
Eitel Cantoni (Driver),
Eric Thompson (Driver),
Gino Bianco (Driver),
Graham Whitehead (Driver),
Ken Downing (Driver),
Ken McAlpine (Driver),
Roy Salvadori (Driver),
Tony Crook (Driver),
Connaught (Car Manufacturer),
BMW (Engine Manufacturer),
   Francis (Engine Manufacturer),
Alta F2 (Car Model),
Aston NB41 (Car Model),
Connaught A (Car Model),
Frazer-Nash 421 (Car Model),
35 (Car Number),
Connaught Engineering (Entrant),
Ecurie Ecosse (Entrant),
G. Caprara (Entrant),
Tony Crook (Entrant),
W.S. Aston (Entrant),
Silverstone (4710.5 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 15 - 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 15 - 1st Win (Car Number)
Car 16 - 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 34 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Alta - 20th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Bristol - 10th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Cooper - 10th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Enrico Plate - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Gordini - 10th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Piero Taruffi - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Pirelli - 100th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Simca-Gordini - 25th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (34),
2. Most 14th Place FinishesSimca-Gordini (2),
3. Most 15th Place FinishesHWM (2),
4. Most Consecutive RetirementsFerrari (7),
5. Most Consecutive Race WinsAlberto Ascari (3),
6. Highest 4th Place Finish RatioDennis Poore (100.00%),
7. Highest 18th Place Finish RatioGino Bianco (100.00%),
8. Highest 21st Place Finish RatioFrazer-Nash (33.33%),
9. Most 14th Place Finishes in a SeasonSimca-Gordini (2),
10. Most 15th Place Finishes in a SeasonHWM (2),
11. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (8),
12. Most 23rd Place QualificationsSimca-Gordini (2),
13. Most 27th Place QualificationsMaserati (2)
Records Extended 1. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (26),
2. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (13),
3. Most 19th Place QualificationsFerrari (5),
4. Most 19th Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (4)

Championships
1 Alberto Ascari 27 
same
2 Piero Taruffi 19 
same
3 Nino Farina 12 
same
4 Troy Ruttman 8 
same
5 Robert Manzon 7 
same
 Mike Hawthorn 7 
up
7 Jim Rathmann 6 
down
 Rudi Fischer 6 
down
9 Sam Hanks 4 
down
 Jean Behra 4 
down
11 Duane Carter 3 
down
 Dennis Poore 3 
up
 Ken Wharton 3 
down
14 Art Cross 2 
down
 Paul Frère 2 
down
 Eric Thompson 2 
up
 Maurice Trintignant 2 
down
 Alan Brown 2 
down
19 Bill Vukovich 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 15Car 16Car 15
EntrantScuderia FerrariScuderia FerrariScuderia Ferrari
DriverAlberto AscariNino FarinaAlberto Ascari
CarFerrari 500Ferrari 500Ferrari 500
EngineFerrari 2.0 L4Ferrari 2.0 L4Ferrari 2.0 L4
Time2:44'11.01'50.01'52.0
Speed146.337 km/h154.178 km/h151.425 km/h


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