1952 Swiss motorcycle Grand Prix

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Switzerland  1952 Swiss Grand Prix
Race details
Race 1 of 8 races in the
1952 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Circuit Bremgarten.png
Date 17–18 May 1952
Location Circuit Bremgarten
Course
  • Permanent racing facility
  • 7.280 km (4.524 mi)
500 cc
Rider
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Jack Brett AJS
Time 2:48.3
Podium
First United Kingdom Jack Brett AJS
Second United Kingdom Bill Doran AJS
Third Italy Carlo Bandirola MV Agusta
350 cc
Rider
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Geoff Duke Norton
Time 2:54.5
Podium
First United Kingdom Geoff Duke Norton
Second New Zealand Rod Coleman AJS
Third Republic of Ireland Reg Armstrong Norton
250 cc
Rider
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Enrico Lorenzetti Moto Guzzi
Time 3:06.8
Podium
First United Kingdom Fergus Anderson Moto Guzzi
Second Italy Enrico Lorenzetti Moto Guzzi
Third United Kingdom Leslie Graham Benelli
Sidecar (B2A)
Rider
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Ercole Frigerio Gilera
Time 3:22.1
Podium
First Italy Albino Milani Gilera
Second United Kingdom Cyril Smith Norton
Third France Jacques Drion Norton

The 1952 Swiss motorcycle Grand Prix was the first race of the 1952 Motorcycle Grand Prix season.. It took place on 17–18 May 1952 at the Bremgarten circuit.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 United Kingdom Jack Brett AJS 28 1:21:03.0 8
2 United Kingdom Bill Doran AJS 28 +20.6 6
3 Italy Carlo Bandirola MV Agusta 28 +1:28.4 4
4 Italy Nello Pagani Gilera 3
5 New Zealand Rod Coleman AJS 2
6 Southern Rhodesia Ray Amm Norton 1
7 Italy Libero Liberati Gilera
8 United Kingdom Syd Lawton Norton
9 Switzerland Willy Lips Norton
10 West Germany Friedel Schön Horex
11 Switzerland Hans Wirz Triumph
12 United Kingdom Bill Beevers Norton
13 Switzerland Max Forster Gilera
14 Italy Carlo Belotti Moto Guzzi
[1]

350 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 United Kingdom Geoff Duke Norton 21 1:02:13.6 8
2 New Zealand Rod Coleman AJS 21 +53.0 6
3 Republic of Ireland Reg Armstrong Norton 21 +2:02.1 4
4 United Kingdom Jack Brett AJS 3
5 United Kingdom Syd Lawton AJS 2
6 Southern Rhodesia Ray Amm Norton 1
7 Australia Ken Kavanagh Norton
8 Switzerland W. Wanner AJS
9 Switzerland Paul Fuhrer Velocette
10 Switzerland Werner Gerber AJS
11 Switzerland Willy Lips Norton
12 West Germany Kurt Knopf AJS
13 Switzerland Max Forster Velocette
14 United Kingdom Bill Beevers Norton
15 M. Fontanesi AJS
16 West Germany Roland Schnell Horex
17 West Germany Werner Mazanec AJS
18 L. Harris Velocette
19 F. Ellenberger AJS
20 Switzerland Edmund Laederach AJS
[1]

250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 United Kingdom Fergus Anderson Moto Guzzi 18 57:23.0 8
2 Italy Enrico Lorenzetti Moto Guzzi 18 +6.1 6
3 United Kingdom Leslie Graham Benelli 21 +24.7 4
4 Italy Alano Montanari Moto Guzzi 3
5 Italy Nino Grieco Parilla 2
6 West Germany Gotthilf Gehring Moto Guzzi 1
7 Italy Carlo Belotti Moto Guzzi
8 West Germany Hermann Gablenz Horex
[1]

Sidecar classification[edit]

Pos Rider Passenger Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 Italy Albino Milani Italy Giuseppe Pizzocri Gilera 16 54:54.3 8
2 United Kingdom Cyril Smith West Germany Bob Clements Norton 16 +5.4 6
3 France Jacques Drion United Kingdom Bob Onslow Norton 16 +2:47.1 4
4 Switzerland Ferdinand Aubert Switzerland René Aubert Norton 3
5 Belgium Marcel Masuy United Kingdom Denis Jenkinson Norton 2
6 France Jean Murit France André Emo Norton 1
7 Austria Julius Beer Austria Gernot Zingerle Norton
8 West Germany Franz Mohr West Germany Günter Müller BMW
9 West Germany Fritz Mühlemann West Germany Marie Mühlemann Triumph
10 Switzerland Roland Benz  ? Triumph
11 West Germany Hermann Böhm  ? Norton
12 Switzerland André Reichlin  ? Norton
13 Switzerland Heinrich Stamm  ? Norton
14 F. Vaason  ? Norton
15 J. Suter  ? FN
[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Chamberlain, Peter (ed.). Motor Cycling Sports Yearbook 1953. Temple Press Ltd. p. 119. 


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