1952 Ulster Grand Prix

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Ulster  1952 Ulster Grand Prix
Race details
Race 6 of 8 races in the
1952 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
Clady Circuit 1946-1952.svg
Date14–16 August 1952
LocationClady Circuit
Course
  • Public roads
  • 26.5 km (16.5 mi)
500 cc
Rider
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Leslie Graham MV Agusta
Time 9m 21s
Podium
First United Kingdom Cromie McCandless Gilera
Second New Zealand Rod Coleman AJS
Third United Kingdom Bill Lomas MV Agusta
350 cc
Rider
Fastest lap
Rider Australia Ken Kavanagh Norton
Time 10m 12s
Podium
First Australia Ken Kavanagh Norton
Second Republic of Ireland Reg Armstrong Norton
Third New Zealand Rod Coleman AJS
250 cc
Rider
Fastest lap
Rider Italy Enrico Lorenzetti Moto Guzzi
Time 11m 8s
Podium
First United Kingdom Maurice Cann Moto Guzzi
Second Italy Enrico Lorenzetti Moto Guzzi
Third United Kingdom Leslie Graham Velocette
125 cc
Rider
Fastest lap
Rider United Kingdom Cecil Sandford MV Agusta
Time 12m 36s
Podium
First United Kingdom Cecil Sandford MV Agusta
Second United Kingdom Bill Lomas MV Agusta
Third United Kingdom Charlie Salt MV Agusta

The 1952 Ulster Grand Prix was the sixth round of the 1952 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. It took place on 14–16 August 1952 at the Clady Circuit.

500 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 Northern Ireland Cromie McCandless Gilera 15 2:28:54.0 8
2 New Zealand Rod Coleman AJS 15 +2:47.3 6
3 United Kingdom Bill Lomas MV Agusta 15 +5:07.8 4
4 United Kingdom Jack Brett AJS 15 +6:14.0 3
5 Northern Ireland Phil Carter Norton 15 +8:27.4 2
6 United Kingdom John Surtees Norton 14 1 Lap 1
7 United Kingdom Roy Evans Norton 14 1 Lap
8 Northern Ireland William Campbell Norton 14 1 Lap
9 Northern Ireland John Guirke Norton 14 1 Lap
10 United Kingdom Jack Bailey Norton 14 1 Lap
11 Northern Ireland Malcolm Templeton AJS 14 1 Lap
12 Northern Ireland Harry Turner Norton 14 1 Lap
13 United Kingdom Douglas Sides Velocette 13 2 Laps
14 United Kingdom Reg MacDonald AJS 13 2 Laps
15 Sri Lanka Rally Dean Norton 13 2 Laps
16 United Kingdom Robert Ferguson AJS 13 2 Laps
17 Italy Giuseppe Colnago Gilera 13 2 Laps
18 United Kingdom John Dickson Velocette 13 2 Laps
19 United Kingdom Robin Fitton Norton 12 3 Laps
20 United Kingdom Fonsie McGovern Norton 12 3 Laps
21 United Kingdom J. O. Kerrigan Triumph 12 3 Laps
22 United Kingdom Stanley Williamson Norton 12 3 Laps
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350 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 Australia Ken Kavanagh Norton 13 2:15:43.8 8
2 Republic of Ireland Reg Armstrong Norton 13 +1:22.2 6
3 New Zealand Rod Coleman AJS 13 +3:02.2 4
4 United Kingdom Jack Brett AJS 3
5 Australia Ernie Ring AJS 2
6 United Kingdom Mike O'Rourke AJS 1
7 C. M. Luck Velocette
8 United Kingdom Robin Sherry AJS
9 W. J. Campbell Norton
10 J. Bailey Norton
11 E. R. Evans AJS
12 United Kingdom Bill Hall Velocette
13 United Kingdom Vic Willoughby Velocette
14 United Kingdom Tom Turner Norton
15 A. K. Howth AJS
16 L. Starr AJS
17 United Kingdom Bob Browne AJS
18 D. Sides Velocette
19 United Kingdom Malcolm Templeton AJS
20 R. Ferguson AJS
21 L. Williams Norton
22 K. W. Swallow Norton
23 J. McIlwrath AJS
24 R. L. MacDonald AJS
25 J. G. Dixon Velocette
26 A. R. Verity AJS
27 R. Dean Norton
28 W. R. Evans AJS
29 F. Ward Norton
30 J. R. T. Upton Norton
31 J. Woods Norton
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250 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 United Kingdom Maurice Cann Moto Guzzi 12 2:17:52.8 8
2 Italy Enrico Lorenzetti Moto Guzzi 12 +32.2 6
3 United Kingdom Leslie Graham Velocette 12 +3:16.2 4
4 United Kingdom Ronald Mead Velocette 3
5 United Kingdom Benny Rood Velocette 2
6 United Kingdom Ray Petty Norton 1
7 United Kingdom David Andrews Excelsior
8 T. D. Sloan Excelsior
9 United Kingdom Chris Tattersall CTS
10 United Kingdom Jock McCredie Excelsior
11 United Kingdom Harry Stephen AJS-Triumph
12 W. Ferguson Excelsior
13 M. Bailey Excelsior
14 G. A. Coulter New Imperial
[1]

125 cc classification[edit]

Pos Rider Manufacturer Laps Time Points
1 United Kingdom Cecil Sandford MV Agusta 11 2:20:41.2 8
2 United Kingdom Bill Lomas MV Agusta 11 +2:03.8 6
3 United Kingdom Charlie Salt MV Agusta 4
[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Chamberlain, Peter (ed.). Motor Cycling Sports Yearbook 1953. Temple Press Ltd. pp. 121–122.


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