1952 Monaco Grand Prix

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Monaco  1952 Monaco Grand Prix
Race details
Non-Championship Sports car Race
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Date 2 June 1952
Official name XII Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco
Location Circuit de Monaco
Course Street circuit
3.145 km (1.954 mi)
Distance 100 laps, 314.5 km (195.4 mi)
Pole position
Driver France Pierre Levegh Talbot-Lago
Time 2:00.2
Fastest lap
Driver Italy Antonio Stagnoli Ferrari
Time 1:56.4
Podium
First Italy Vittorio Marzotto Ferrari
Second Italy Eugenio Castellotti Ferrari
Third Italy Antonio Stagnoli
Italy Clemente Biondetti
Ferrari

The 1952 Monaco Grand Prix was a non-championship sports car race held on June 2, 1952 at Monaco.

For the second time in two races, the Grand Prix suffered a multi-car pileup. In addition, it was marred by Luigi Fagioli's wreck in practice, which ultimately proved fatal.[1]

Entries[edit]

No Driver Entrant Car
52 Spain Juan Jover Pegaso Pegaso Z-102
54 Spain Joaquin Palacio Pover Pegaso Pegaso Z-102
56 France Robert Manzon Equipe Gordini Gordini T15S
58 France Jean Lucas Luigi Chinetti Ferrari 225S
60 France Pierre Boncompagni Private Ferrari 225S
62 France René Cotton Private Delahaye 135S
64 France Louis Rosier
France Maurice Trintignant
Private Talbot-Lago T26GS
66 France Louis Rosier
France Maurice Trintignant
Private Talbot-Lago T26GS
68 France Pierre Levegh Private Talbot-Lago T26GS
70 France Pierre Meyrat Private Talbot-Lago T26GS
72 United Kingdom Reg Parnell Aston Martin Aston Martin DB3
74 United Kingdom Peter Collins Aston Martin Aston Martin DB3
76 United Kingdom Lance Macklin Aston Martin Aston Martin DB3
78 United Kingdom Stirling Moss Jaguar Cars Jaguar C-Type
80 United Kingdom Leslie Johnson Jaguar C-Type
82 United Kingdom Tommy Wisdom Private Jaguar C-Type
84 United Kingdom Anthony Hume Archie Bride Allard J2X
86 Italy Francesco Buonaccorsi Ferrari 166 MM/225S
88 Italy Giovanni Bracco Scuderia Guastalla Ferrari 225S
90 Italy Antonio Stagnoli
Italy Clemente Biondetti
Scuderia Guastalla Ferrari 225S
92 Italy Eugenio Castellotti Scuderia Guastalla Ferrari 225S
94 Italy Vittorio Marzotto Scuderia Marzotto Ferrari 225S
96 Italy Piero Carini Scuderia Marzotto Ferrari 340 America
98 France André Simon Ferrari 225S
100 Portugal Fernando Mascarenhas Private Allard J2X

Classification[edit]

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 94 Italy Vittorio Marzotto Ferrari 100 3:21:28.4 11
2 92 Italy Eugenio Castellotti Ferrari 100 +15.5 10
3 90 Italy Antonio Stagnoli
Italy Clemente Biondetti
Ferrari 98 +2 Laps 3
4 58 France Jean Lucas Ferrari 96 +4 Laps 15
5 60 Italy Pierre Boncompagni Ferrari 95 +5 Laps 8
6 82 United Kingdom Tommy Wisdom Jaguar 95 +5 Laps 16
7 74 United Kingdom Peter Collins Aston Martin 92 +8 Laps 12
8 62 France René Cotton Delahaye 85 +15 Laps 18
Ret 76 United Kingdom Lance Macklin Aston Martin 73 Engine 6
Ret 100 Portugal Fernando Mascarenhas Allard 64 Split tank 17
Ret 78 United Kingdom Stirling Moss Jaguar 46 Accident 2
Ret 64 France Louis Rosier
France Maurice Trintignant
Talbot-Lago 37 7
Ret 96 Italy Piero Carini Ferrari 37 Accident 13
Ret 56 France Robert Manzon Gordini 24 Accident 5
Ret 84 United Kingdom Anthony Hume Allard 22 Accident 14
Ret 72 United Kingdom Reg Parnell Aston Martin 18 Engine 4
Ret 88 Italy Giovanni Bracco Ferrari 8 Brakes 9
Ret 68 France Pierre Levegh Talbot-Lago 5 Camshaft 1
DNS 54 Spain Joaquin Palacio Pover Pegaso
DNQ 52 Spain Juan Jover Pegaso

References[edit]

Race result taken from "World Sports Racing Prototypes". Retrieved 2007-06-25. 

  1. ^ Kettlewell, Mike. "Monaco: Road Racing on the Riviera", in Northey, Tom, editor. World of Automobiles (London: Orbis, 1974), Volume 12, p.1383.

Sources[edit]

  • Kettlewell, Mike. "Monaco: Road Racing on the Riviera", in Northey, Tom, editor. World of Automobiles, Volume 12, pp.1381-4. London: Orbis, 1974.


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