1952 Isle of Man TT

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Isle of Man  1952 Isle of Man TT
Race details
Race 2 of 9 races in the
1952 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Isle of Man TT Course (OpenStreetMap).svg
Date 9-13 June 1952
Official Name Isle of Man Tourist Trophy
Location Snaefell Mountain Course
Course Public roads
60.72 km (37.73 mi)
500 cc
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Geoff Duke Norton
Time 23m 52s
Podium
First Republic of Ireland Reg Armstrong Norton
Second United Kingdom Leslie Graham MV Agusta
Third Southern Rhodesia Ray Amm Norton
350 cc
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Geoff Duke Norton
Time 24m 53s
Podium
First United Kingdom Geoff Duke Norton
Second Republic of Ireland Reg Armstrong Norton
Third New Zealand Rod Coleman AJS
250 cc
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Bruno Ruffo Moto Guzzi
Time 26m 42s
Podium
First United Kingdom Fergus Anderson Moto Guzzi
Second Italy Enrico Lorenzetti Moto Guzzi
Third United Kingdom Syd Lawton Moto Guzzi
125 cc
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Cecil Sandford MV Agusta
Time 29m 46s
Podium
First United Kingdom Cecil Sandford MV Agusta
Second Italy Carlo Ubbiali Mondial
Third United Kingdom Len Parry Mondial

The 1952 Isle of Man Tourist Trophy was the start of Bob McIntyre's association with the Isle of Man, when he came second in the Junior Clubman TT that year.[1] Irishman Reg Armstrong won his first Senior TT event as well as coming in second in the Junior TT race on a Norton. Armstrong, as a Norton works rider, was back-up to Geoff Duke who came first in the Junior race.[2]

Senior TT (500 cc) classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 Republic of Ireland Reg Armstrong Norton 7 2:50:28.4 8
2 United Kingdom Leslie Graham MV Agusta 7 +26.6 6
3 Southern Rhodesia Ray Amm Norton 7 +1:02.8 4
4 New Zealand Rod Coleman AJS 7 +6:10.6 3
5 United Kingdom Bill Lomas AJS 7 +8:10.6 2
6 United Kingdom Cromie McCandless Norton 7 +8:22.8 1
7 United Kingdom George Brown Norton 7 +10:07.4
8 New Zealand Ken Mudford Norton 7 +10:10.6
9 United Kingdom Albert Moule Norton 7 +12:13.2
10 United Kingdom Phil Carter Norton 7 +13:03.4
41 finishers
[3]

Junior TT (350 cc) classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 United Kingdom Geoff Duke Norton 7 2:55:30.6 8
2 Republic of Ireland Reg Armstrong Norton 7 +1:27.2 6
3 New Zealand Rod Coleman AJS 7 +2:41.8 4
4 United Kingdom Bill Lomas AJS 7 +5:03.4 3
5 United Kingdom Syd Lawton AJS 7 +11:34.4 2
6 United Kingdom George Brown AJS 7 +12:02.8 1
7 United Kingdom Cromie McCandless Norton 7 +12:59.8
8 Australia Ernie Ring AJS 7 +13:12.2
9 United Kingdom Cecil Sandford Velocette 7 +14:49.6
10 United Kingdom Phil Carter Norton 7 +16:46.0
51 finishers
[3]

Lightweight TT (250 cc) classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 United Kingdom Fergus Anderson Moto Guzzi 4 1:48:08.6 8
2 Italy Enrico Lorenzetti Moto Guzzi 4 +32.2 6
3 United Kingdom Syd Lawton Moto Guzzi 4 +1:34.6 4
4 United Kingdom Leslie Graham Velocette 4 +2:13.4 3
5 United Kingdom Maurice Cann Moto Guzzi 4 +2:43.0 2
6 Italy Bruno Ruffo Moto Guzzi 4 +3:17.4 1
7 United Kingdom Ron Mead Velocette 4 +9:39.8
8 United Kingdom Ray Petty Norton 4 +10:52.4
9 United Kingdom Arthur Wheeler Moto Guzzi 4 +11:51.8
10 United Kingdom Charlie Salt Pike-Rudge 4 +12:30.0
22 finishers
[3]

Ultra-Lightweight TT (125 cc) classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 United Kingdom Cecil Sandford MV Agusta 3 1:29:54.8 8
2 Italy Carlo Ubbiali Mondial 3 +1:40.2 6
3 United Kingdom Len Parry Mondial 3 +4:07.8 4
4 United Kingdom Cromie McCandless Mondial 3 +7:18.4 3
5 Italy Angelo Copeta MV Agusta 3 +8:38.6 2
6 United Kingdom Frank Burman EMC-Puch 3 +17:39.2 1
7 H. Williams BSA 3 +27:07.6
8 H. W. Grindley DMW-Royal Enfield 3 +27:47.2
9 United Kingdom Noel Mavrogordato EMC-Puch 3 +28:52.2
10 E. V. C. Hardy Dot 3 +29:08.2
12 finishers
[3]

Non-championship races[edit]

Clubmans Senior TT classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time
1 Bryan Hargreaves Triumph 4 1:49:50.0
2 K. V. R. James Norton 4 +38.6
3 J. R. Clark Norton 4 +42.6
4 Derek Farrant Norton 4
5 J. Bottomley Triumph 4
6 R. W. C. Kerr Triumph 4
7 R. Ritchie Norton 4
8 D. Tyndale-Powell BSA 4
9 A. M. Cook Triumph 4
10 A. W. Dobbs Norton 4
[4]

Clubmans Junior TT classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time
1 Eric Houseley BSA 4 1:54:45.2
2 Bob McIntyre BSA 4 +32.2
3 K. V. R. James Norton 4 +39.4
4 C. E. Staley BSA 4
5 D. T. Powell BSA 4
6 H. Plews Norton 4
7 H. Brown BSA 4
8 R. Jones BSA 4
9 R. Ritchie Norton 4
10 E. B. Jones BSA 4
[4]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Bob McIntyre profile". iomtt.com. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Reg Armstrong profile". iomtt.com. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d Chamberlain, Peter (ed.). Motor Cycling Sports Yearbook 1953. Temple Press Ltd. pp. 117–119. 
  4. ^ a b Chamberlain, Peter (ed.). Motor Cycling Sports Yearbook 1953. Temple Press Ltd. p. 69. 

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