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1952 Daily Mail Trophy
1952 British GP
1951 German GP

1952 German GP

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1953 German GP
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Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 3 August 1952
Start time14:00
EventGerman GP
CircuitNürburgring
Event FormatRace of 18 laps
Race35 of 51
Championship race21
Circuit
Laps18
Circuit Perimeter22810 m
Race Distance22810 × 18 = 410.580 km
Grid Format4-3-4-3
Pole PositionRight
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries34
Qualifiers34
Finishers12
Championship Debutants
Adolf Brudes (Driver),
Bernd Nacke (Driver),
Ernst Klodwig (Driver),
Fritz Riess (Driver),
Hans Klenk (Driver),
Harry Merkel (Driver),
Helmut Niedermayr (Driver),
Josef Peters (Driver),
Ludwig Fischer (Driver),
Marcel Balsa (Driver),
Rudolf Krause (Driver),
Rudolf Schoeller (Driver),
Theo Helfrich (Driver),
Willi Heeks (Driver),
Willi Krakau (Driver),
Balsa (Car Manufacturer),
Greifzu (Car Manufacturer),
Heck (Car Manufacturer),
Krakau (Car Manufacturer),
Nacke (Car Manufacturer),
AFM 49 (Car Model),
AFM 50 (M3) (Car Model),
AFM 50 (M6) (Car Model),
AFM 50 (M8) (Car Model),
Balsa BMW Eigenbau (Car Model),
Greifzu BMW Eigenbau (Car Model),
Heck BMW Eigenbau (Car Model),
Krakau BMW Eigenbau (Car Model),
Nacke BMW Eigenbau (Car Model),
Veritas RS (Car Model),
102 (Car Number),
103 (Car Number),
104 (Car Number),
105 (Car Number),
107 (Car Number),
108 (Car Number),
109 (Car Number),
110 (Car Number),
111 (Car Number),
   112 (Car Number),
113 (Car Number),
114 (Car Number),
115 (Car Number),
116 (Car Number),
117 (Car Number),
118 (Car Number),
119 (Car Number),
120 (Car Number),
121 (Car Number),
122 (Car Number),
123 (Car Number),
124 (Car Number),
125 (Car Number),
126 (Car Number),
127 (Car Number),
128 (Car Number),
129 (Car Number),
130 (Car Number),
131 (Car Number),
133 (Car Number),
134 (Car Number),
135 (Car Number),
136 (Car Number),
Adolf Brudes (Entrant),
Bernd Nacke (Entrant),
Ernst Klodwig (Entrant),
Fritz Riess (Entrant),
Hans Klenk (Entrant),
Helmut Niedermayr (Entrant),
Josef Peters (Entrant),
Ludwig Fischer (Entrant),
Marcel Balsa (Entrant),
Motor Presse Verlag (Entrant),
Rudolf Krause (Entrant),
Theo Helfrich (Entrant),
Willi Heeks (Entrant),
Willi Krakau (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 101 - 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 101 - 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 101 - 1st Win (Car Number)
Alta - 25th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
BMW - 10th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Ecurie Espadon - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Ferrari - 75th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Ferrari - 75th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Gordini - 20th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
HWM - 20th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Maurice Trintignant - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Nino Farina - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Scuderia Ferrari - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Veritas - 10th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most DisqualificationsMaserati (1),
2. Most DisqualificationsFelice Bonetto (1),
3. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (7),
4. Most 6th Place FinishesFerrari (5),
5. Most 10th Place FinishesJohnny Claes (2),
6. Most Consecutive 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (4),
7. Highest Disqualification RatioMaserati (1.61%),
8. Highest Disqualification RatioFelice Bonetto (12.50%),
9. Highest 10th Place Finish RatioHWM (9.09%),
10. Highest 12th Place Finish RatioHeck (100.00%),
11. Most Disqualifications in a SeasonMaserati (1),
12. Most Disqualifications in a SeasonFelice Bonetto (1),
13. Most Race Wins in a SeasonAlberto Ascari (4),
14. Most Race EntriesNino Farina (18),
15. Most 10th Place QualificationsFelice Bonetto (3),
16. Most 24th Place QualificationsFerrari (2),
17. Most 34th Place QualificationsKrakau (1),
18. Most 34th Place QualificationsHarry Merkel (1),
19. Most 4th Place Qualifications in a SeasonRobert Manzon (3),
20. Most 24th Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (2),
21. Most 34th Place Qualifications in a SeasonKrakau (1),
22. Most 34th Place Qualifications in a SeasonHarry Merkel (1)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (38),
2. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (29),
3. Most Podium FinishesAlberto Ascari, Nino Farina (10),
4. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresNino Farina (13),
5. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (14),
6. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (6),
7. Most Consecutive RetirementsFerrari (8),
8. Most Consecutive Race WinsAlberto Ascari (4),
9. Most 2nd Place QualificationsNino Farina (10),
10. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (8),
11. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (7),
12. Most 16th Place QualificationsMaserati (6),
13. Most 26th Place QualificationsMaserati (3)

Championships
1 Alberto Ascari 36 
same
2 Piero Taruffi 22 
same
3 Nino Farina 18 
same
4 Rudi Fischer 10 
up
5 Troy Ruttman 8 
down
6 Robert Manzon 7 
down
 Mike Hawthorn 7 
down
8 Jim Rathmann 6 
down
9 Jean Behra 6 
same
10 Sam Hanks 4 
down
11 Duane Carter 3 
same
 Dennis Poore 3 
same
 Ken Wharton 3 
same
14 Art Cross 2 
same
 Paul Frère 2 
same
 Eric Thompson 2 
same
 Maurice Trintignant 2 
same
 Alan Brown 2 
same
19 Bill Vukovich 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 101Car 101Car 101
EntrantScuderia FerrariScuderia FerrariScuderia Ferrari
DriverAlberto AscariAlberto AscariAlberto Ascari
CarFerrari 500Ferrari 500Ferrari 500
EngineFerrari 2.0 L4Ferrari 2.0 L4Ferrari 2.0 L4
Time3:06'13.310'04.410'05.1
Speed132.288 km/h135.864 km/h135.706 km/h


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