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1952 Season
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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

Event Overview • Entry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSaturday 19 July 1952
Start time14:00
Event British GP
Circuit Silverstone
Event FormatRace of 85 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#5 of 8 in 1952
#20 (of all time)
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
Debutants
Bill Aston (Driver),
Dennis Poore (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),
   Francis (Engine Manufacturer),
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)
MilestonesCar 15 – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 15 – 1st Win (Car Number)
Car 16 – 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Pirelli – 100th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (34),
2. Most 14th Place Finishes Simca-Gordini (2),
3. Most 15th Place Finishes HWM (2),
4. Most Consecutive Retirements Ferrari (7),
5. Most Consecutive Race Wins Alberto Ascari (3),
6. Highest 4th Place Finish Ratio Dennis Poore (100.00%),
7. Highest 18th Place Finish Ratio Gino Bianco (100.00%),
8. Highest 21st Place Finish Ratio Frazer-Nash (33.33%),
9. Most 14th Place Finishes in a Season Simca-Gordini (2),
10. Most 15th Place Finishes in a Season HWM (2),
11. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Ferrari (8),
12. Most 23rd Place Qualifications Simca-Gordini (2),
13. Most 27th Place Qualifications Maserati (2)
Records Extended 1. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (26),
2. Most 2nd Place Finishes Ferrari (13),
3. Most 19th Place Qualifications Ferrari (5),
4. Most 19th Place Qualifications in a Season Ferrari (4)

World Championship standings
1  Alberto Ascari 27 
2  Piero Taruffi 19 
3  Nino Farina 12 
4  Troy Ruttman 8 
5  Robert Manzon 7 
  Mike Hawthorn 7 up
7  Rudi Fischer 6 up
  Jim Rathmann 6 up
9  Sam Hanks 4 up
  Jean Behra 4 up
11  Dennis Poore 3 
  Duane Carter 3 up
  Ken Wharton 3 up
14  Paul Frère 2 up
  Alan Brown 2 up
  Art Cross 2 up
  Maurice Trintignant 2 up
  Eric Thompson 2 
19  Bill Vukovich 1 up
1  Ferrari / Ferrari 32 
2  Gordini / Gordini 11 
3  Cooper / Bristol 9 
4  Connaught / Francis 3 
  Frazer-Nash / Bristol 3 
6  Simca-Gordini / Gordini 2 up
  HWM / Alta 2 up

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 15Car 16Car 15
EntrantScuderia FerrariScuderia FerrariScuderia Ferrari
Driver Alberto Ascari Nino Farina Alberto Ascari
Car Ferrari 500 Ferrari 500 Ferrari 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