1952 Season

standings

Drivers' Championship

Pos   Driver Car (Team) Tyres Points GP ST PP FL 1 2 3 4 5 BS/BF
1 Alberto Ascari Ferrari 375 Special; 500 (Ferrari) F; P 36 (53.5) 7 7 5 6 6 1/1
2 Nino Farina Ferrari 500 (Ferrari) P 24 (27) 7 7 2 4 1 1/2
3 Piero Taruffi Ferrari 500 (Ferrari) P 22 6 6 1 1 1 1 1 2/1
4 Rudi Fischer Ferrari 500; 212 (Ecurie Espadon) P 10 5 5 1 1 5/2
4 Mike Hawthorn Cooper Bristol T20 (LD Hawthorn; AHM Bryde) D 10 5 5 1 2 3/3
6 Robert Manzon Gordini Type 16 (Gordini) E 9 7 7 1 1 1 3/3
7 Troy Ruttman* Kuzma Offenhauser (J.C. Agajanian) F 8 1 1 1 7/1
7 Luigi Villoresi Ferrari 500 (Ferrari) P 8 2 2 2 2/3
9 José Froilán González Maserati A6GCM (Maserati) P 6.5 1 1 1 1 5/2
10 Jim Rathmann* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 3000 (Grancor-Wynn's Oil) F 6 1 1 1 10/2
10 Jean Behra Gordini Type 16 (Gordini) E 6 6 6 1 1 4/3
12 Sam Hanks* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 3000 (Bardahl/Ed Walsh) F 4 1 1 1 5/3
13 Ken Wharton Frazer-Nash Bristol FN48; 421 (Scuderia Franera)
Cooper Bristol T20 (Scuderia Franera)
D
D
3 3
1
3
1





1

7/4
15/9
13 Dennis Poore Connaught Lea-Francis A Type (Connaught) D 3 2 2 1 8/4
13 Duane Carter* Lesovsky Offenhauser (Belanger Motors) F 3 1 1 1 6/4
16 Alan Brown Cooper Bristol T20 (Ecurie Richmond) D 2 4 4 1 9/5
16 Maurice Trintignant Ferrari 166 (Ecurie Rosier)
Simca-Gordini Type 15 (Gordini)
Gordini Type 16 (Gordini)
P
E
E
2 1
1
4

1
4













1
dns
6/5
3/6
16 Paul Frère HWM Alta 52 (HWM)
Simca-Gordini Type 15 (Ecurie Belge)
D
E
2 2
1
2
1






1
8/5
11/ret
16 Felice Bonetto Maserati A6GCM (Maserati) P 2 2 2 1 10/5
16 Art Cross* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 4000 (Bowes Seal Fast/Ray Brady) F 2 1 1 1 20/5
16 Eric Thompson Connaught Lea-Francis A Type (Connaught) D 2 1 1 1 9/5
22 Bill Vukovich* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 500A (Fuel Injection/Howard Keck) F 1 1 1 1 8/17
Roger Laurent HWM Alta 52 (HWM)
Ferrari 500 (Ecurie Francorchamps)
D
E
0 1
1
1
1







20/12
17/6
Toulo de Graffenried Maserati Platé 4CLT (Enrico Platé) P 0 4 3 8/6
Peter Collins HWM Alta 52 (HWM) D 0 6 4 6/6
Jimmy Bryan* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 3000 (Peter Schmidt) F 0 1 1 21/6
André Simon Ferrari 500 (Ferrari) P 0 2 2 4/6
Peter Hirt Ferrari 212 (Ecurie Espadon) P 0 3 3 19/7
Jimmy Reece* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 4000 (John Zink) F 0 1 1 23/7
Charles de Tornaco Ferrari 500 (Ecurie Francorchamps) E 0 3 2 13/7
Reg Parnell Cooper Bristol T20 (AHM Bryde) D 0 1 1 6/7
Fritz Riess Veritas RS (Fritz Riess) ? 0 1 1 12/7
Duncan Hamilton HWM Alta 52 (HWM) D 0 2 2 10/7
Lance Macklin HWM Alta 52 (HWM) D 0 6 5 9/8
Eric Brandon Cooper Bristol T20 (Ecurie Richmond) D 0 4 4 12/8
Chico Landi Maserati A6GCM (Escuderia Bandeirantes) P 0 2 2 16/8
Johnny Claes Gordini Type 16S (Gordini)
Simca-Gordini Type 15 (Ecurie Belge; Vickomtesse de Walckiers)
HWM Alta 52 (HWM)
E
E
D
0 1
3
1
1
2
1














19/8
20/14
32/10
George Connor* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 3000 (Federal Engineering) F 0 1 1 14/8
Philippe Étancelin Maserati A6GCM (Escuderia Bandeirantes) P 0 1 1 18/8
Roy Salvadori Ferrari 500 (G. Caprara) D 0 1 1 19/8
Toni Ulmen Veritas Meteor; RS (Toni Ulmen) D 0 2 2 15/8
Cliff Griffith* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 2000 (Tom Sarafoff) F 0 1 1 9/9
Ken Downing Connaught Lea-Francis A Type (Connaught; Ken Downing) D 0 2 2 5/9
Helmut Niedermayr AFM BMW 50 (Helmut Niedermayr) ? 0 1 1 22/9
Jan Flinterman Maserati A6GCM (Escuderia Bandeirantes) P 0 1 1 15/9
Prince Bira Simca-Gordini Type 15 (Gordini)
Gordini Type 16 (Gordini)
E
E
0 2
2
2
2







11/10
7/11
Johnnie Parsons* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser (Jim Robbins) F 0 1 1 31/10
Yves Giraud-Cabantous HWM Alta 52 (HWM) D 0 1 1 10/10
Peter Whitehead Alta F2 (Peter Whitehead)
Ferrari 125 (Peter Whitehead)
D
D
0 1
2
1
1







13/ret
20/10
Louis Rosier Ferrari 500 (Ecurie Rosier) D 0 4 4 9/10
Jack McGrath* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 3000 (Hinkle) F 0 1 1 3/11
Hans Klenk Veritas Meteor (Hans Klenk) ? 0 1 1 8/11
Eitel Cantoni Maserati A6GCM (Escuderia Bandeirantes) P 0 3 3 23/11
Jim Rigsby* Watson Offenhauser (Bob Estes) F 0 1 1 26/12
Franco Comotti Ferrari 166 (Scuderia Marzotto) P 0 1 1 16/12
Graham Whitehead Alta F2 (Peter Whitehead) D 0 1 1 12/12
Ernst Klodwig Heck BMW Eigenbau (Ernst Klodwig) ? 0 1 1 29/12
Joe James* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 4000 (Bardahl/Ed Walsh) F 0 1 1 16/13
Arthur Legat Veritas Meteor (Arthur Legat) E 0 1 1 21/13
Bill Schindler* Stevens Offenhauser (Chapman) F 0 1 1 15/14
Robert O'Brien Simca-Gordini Type 15 (Robert O'Brien) E 0 1 1 22/14
George Fonder* Silnes/Sherman Offenhauser (Leitenberger) F 0 1 1 13/15
Tony Gaze HWM Alta 51; 52 (Tony Gaze) D 0 4 3 14/15
Eddie Johnson* Trevis Offenhauser (Central Excavating/Salemi) F 0 1 1 24/16
Kenneth McAlpine Connaught Lea-Francis A Type (Connaught) D 0 2 2 17/16
Harry Schell Maserati Platé 4CLT; 4CLT/48 (Enrico Platé) P 0 3 3 11/17
Chuck Stevenson* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 4000 (Springfield Welding/Paoli) F 0 1 1 11/18
Gino Bianco Maserati A6GCM (Escuderia Bandeirantes) P 0 4 4 12/18
Henry Banks* Lesovsky Offenhauser (Hopkins Blue Crown) F 0 1 1 12/19
Manny Ayulo* Lesovsky Offenhauser (Coast Grain) F 0 1 1 28/20
Johnny McDowell* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 2000 (McDowell/Roger Wolcott) F 0 1 1 33/21
Tony Crook Frazer-Nash Bristol 421 (T.A.D. Crook) D 0 1 1 25/21
Spider Webb* Bromme Offenhauser (Granatelli Racing) F 0 1 1 29/22
Rodger Ward* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 4000 (Federal Engineering) F 0 1 1 22/23
Tony Bettenhausen* Deidt Offenhauser (Blue Crown Spark Plug/Earl Slick) F 0 1 1 30/24
Duke Nalon* Kurtis Kraft Novi (Novi Pure Oil/Lewis Welch) F 0 1 1 4/25
Bob Sweikert* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 2000 (McNamara) F 0 1 1 32/26
Fred Agabashian* Kurtis Kraft Cummins (Cummins Diesel) F 0 1 1 1 1/27
Gene Hartley* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 4000 (Mel-Rae/Mel Wiggers) F 0 1 1 18/28
Bob Scott* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 2000 (Dr. Morris) F 0 1 1 25/29
Chet Miller* Kurtis Kraft Novi (Novi Pure Oil/Lewis Welch) F 0 1 1 27/30
Bobby Ball* Stevens Offenhauser (Ansted Rotary Engineering) F 0 1 1 17/32
Andy Linden* Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser 4000 (Miracle Power/Hart Fullerton) F 0 1 1 2/33
Dries van der Lof HWM Alta 52 (HWM) D 0 1 1 14/nc
Stirling Moss HWM Alta 52 (HWM)
ERA Bristol G (ERA)
Connaught Lea-Francis A Type (Connaught)
D
D
D
0 1
3
1
1
3
1














9/ret
10/ret
9/ret
George Abecassis HWM Alta 52 (HWM) D 0 1 1 10/ret
Hans Stuck AFM Küchen 50 (AFM)
Ferrari 212 (Ecurie Espadon)
E
P
0 1
1
1







14/ret
dnq
Max de Terra Simca-Gordini Type 11 (Alfred Dottner) E 0 1 1 21/ret
Robin Montgomerie-Charrington Aston Butterworth NB41 (Robin Montgomerie-Charrington) D 0 1 1 15/ret
Piero Carini Ferrari 166 (Scuderia Marzotto) P 0 2 2 19/ret
David Murray Cooper Bristol T20 (Ecurie Ecosse) D 0 1 1 22/ret
Bill Aston Aston Butterworth NB41 (Aston) D 0 3 1 21/ret
Paul Pietsch Veritas Meteor (Motor-Presse-Verlag) ? 0 1 1 7/ret
Willi Heeks AFM BMW 50 (Willi Heeks) ? 0 1 1 9/ret
Theo Helfrich Veritas RS (Theo Helfrich) ? 0 1 1 18/ret
Adolf Brudes Veritas Meteor (Adolf Brudes) ? 0 1 1 19/ret
Josef Peters Veritas BMW RS (Josef Peters) ? 0 1 1 20/ret
Rudi Krause Greifzu BMW Special (Dora Greifzu) ? 0 1 1 23/ret
Rudolf Schoeller Ferrari 212 (Ecurie Espadon) P 0 1 1 24/ret
Marcel Balsa Balsa BMW Eigenbau (Marcel Balsa) ? 0 1 1 25/ret
Günther Bechem BMW Eigenbau (Bernd Nacke) ? 0 1 1 30/ret
Élie Bayol OSCA 20 (Elie Bayol) P 0 1 1 10/ret
Franco Rol Maserati A6GCM (Maserati) P 0 1 1 16/ret
Willi Krakau AFM BMW 50 (Willi Krakau) ? 0 1 28/dns
Ludwig Fischer AFM BMW 50 (Ludwig Fischer) ? 0 1 31/dns
Harry Merkel BMW Eigenbau (Willi Krakau) ? 0 1 dns
Alberto Crespo Maserati Platé 4CLT (Enrico Platé) P 0 1 dnq
Piero Dusio Cisitalia BPM D46 (Piero Dusio) P 0 1 dnq

Championship points awarded to the top five finishers in each race on an 8-6-4-3-2 basis. 1 point awarded for the fastest lap of each race.
Points for shared drives are divided equally between the drivers, regardless of how many laps each driver completed during the race.
Only the best 4 results counted towards the Championship.

* Drivers who participated only in Indianapolis 500.

 

Unofficial Constructors' Rank

Pos   Constructor Tyres Points GP ST PP FL 1 2 3 4 5 BS/BF
1 Ferrari P; D; E; F 120.5 8 8 7 7 7 6 4 2 1/1
2 Gordini E 15 7 7 2 1 2 3/3
3 Cooper Bristol D 12 6 6 1 2 1 3/3
4 Maserati P 8.5 7 6 1 1 1 5/2
5 Connaught Lea-Francis D 5 3 3 1 1 5/4
6 Frazer-Nash Bristol D 3 4 4 1 7/4
7 Simca-Gordini E 2 6 5 1 6/5
7 HWM Alta D 2 7 6 1 6/5
Veritas D; E 0 3 3 7/7
AFM BMW ? 0 1 1 9/9
Alta D 0 2 2 12/12
BMW ? 0 1 1 23/12
AFM Küchen E 0 1 1 14/ret
Aston Butterworth D 0 4 2 15/ret
ERA Bristol D 0 3 3 10/ret
Veritas BMW ? 0 1 1 20/ret
OSCA P 0 1 1 10/ret
Cisitalia BPM P 0 1 dnq

 

Legend
GP – Grand Prix; ST – starts; PP – pole positions; FL – fastest laps; 1–10 – finish places; BS – best start; BF – best finish;
nc – not classified; ret – retired; dsq – disqualified; dns – did not start; dnq – did not qualify; dnpq – did not pre-qualify; ex – excluded

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