1952 Britain Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Silverstone circuit. Full information

1952 Britain Grand Prix poster

1952 Britain Grand Prix poster

1952 Britain Grand Prix

1952 Britain Grand Prix is 20th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Silverstone circuit. Giuseppe Farina won the pole position, Alberto Ascari won this race. This was his 5th victory. Piero Taruffi and Mike Hawthorn also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 85 laps (400 km).

Previous race: 1952 France Grand Prix
Next race: 1952 Germany Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1952 Britain Grand Prix

7th victory for the Ferrari team
5th victory for the Alberto Ascari
9th podium for the Alberto Ascari
4th podium for the Piero Taruffi
1st podium for the Mike Hawthorn

Alberto Ascari - Winner of the 1952 Britain Grand Prix

Alberto Ascari - Winner of the 1952 Britain Grand Prix

1952 Britain Grand Prix

1952 Britain Grand Prix

Ferrari 500 - 1952 Britain Grand Prix winner

Ferrari 500 - 1952 Britain Grand Prix winner

1952 Britain Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Alberto Ascari 9.00  2h 44m 11s  ( 146.337 km/h ) 85 Scuderia Ferrari
2 Piero Taruffi 6.00   84 Scuderia Ferrari
3 Mike Hawthorn 4.00   83 LD Hawthorn
4 Dennis Poore 3.00   83 Connaught Engineering
5 Eric Thompson 2.00   82 Connaught Engineering
6 Giuseppe Farina 0   82 Scuderia Ferrari
7 Reg Parnell 0   82 AHM Bryde
8 Roy Salvadori 0   82 G Caprara
9 Ken Downing 0   82 Connaught Engineering
10 Peter Whitehead 0   81 Privé
11 Prince Bira 0   81 Equipe Gordini
12 Graham Whitehead 0   80 Privé
13 Rudi Fischer 0   80 Ecurie Espadon
14 Johnny Claes 0   79 Ecurie Belge
15 Lance Macklin 0   79 HW Motors
16 Ken Mcalpine 0   79 Connaught Engineering
17 Harry Schell 0   78 Enrico Platé
18 Gino Bianco 0   77 Escuderia Bandeirantes
19 Emmanuel De Graffenried 0   76 Enrico Platé
20 Eric Brandon 0   76 Ecurie Richmond
21 Tony Crook 0   75 Privé
22 Alan Brown 0   69 Ecurie Richmond
ab Peter Collins 0  Engine 73 HW Motors
ab Duncan Hamilton 0  Engine 44 HW Motors
ab Stirling Moss 0  Engine 36 ERA Ltd
ab Maurice Trintignant 0  Gearbox 21 Equipe Gordini
ab Tony Gaze 0  Cylinder head gasket 20 Privé
ab David Murray 0  Spark plug 14 Ecurie Ecosse
ab Robert Manzon 0  Clutch 9 Equipe Gordini
ab Peter Hirt 0  Brakes 3 Ecurie Espadon
np Bill Aston 0  Withdrew   WS Aston
f Louis Rosier 0  Not present   Ecurie Rosier
f Ken Wharton 0  Car unavailable   Scuderia Franera
ab Eitel Cantoni 0  Brakes 0 Escuderia Bandeirantes

List of all cars for the 1952 Britain Grand Prix on the Silverstone circuit

Alta F2

Alta F2 L4 2.0

Gordini T16

Gordini 20 L6 2.0

Maserati A6GCM

Maserati A6 L6 2.0

HWM 52

Alta F2 L4 2.0

Ferrari 125

Ferrari 125 V12 1.5

Aston NB41

Butterworth F4 2.0

Simca Gordini T15

Gordini 1500 L4 1.5

Ferrari 500

Ferrari 500 L4 2.0

Maserati 4CLT

Maserati Plate L4 2.0

Frazer Nash FN48

Bristol BS1 L6 2.0

ERA G

Bristol BS1 L6 2.0

Connaught A

Lea Francis L4 2.0

Cooper T20

Bristol BS1 L6 2.0

Frazer Nash 421

BMW 328 L6 2.0

Ferrari 212

Ferrari 125 V12 1.5