1952 British Grand Prix

British Grand Prix

Saturday, July 19, 1952
Round:
5
Weather:
Dry and overcast
Laps:
85
Fastest Lap:
Ascari, 1m52
Country:
Britain
Circuit:
1952 season:
Report

A truly comprehensive field lined up for the Grand Prix, as follows: Ferrari:  Ascari, Farina, Taruffi, Fischer, Hirt, Salvadori (Baird's car) and Whitehead (V12). Gordini: Manzon, Bira, Trintignant and Claes. Cooper-Bristol: Hawthorn, Parnell, Brown, Brandon and Murray. H.W.M.: Duncan Hamilton, Collins, Macklin and Gaze. Connaught: Downing, Thompson, Poore and McAlpine.  Alta: Whitehead. E.R.A.: Moss. Frazer-Nash: Crook (sports). Maserati: Bianco and Cantoni (A6Gs). Maserati-Plate: Schell and de Graffenried. Non-starters: Rosier (Ferrari), Wharton (Frazer-Nash single-seater) and Aston (Aston-Butterworth).

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