1952 Formula 1 World Championship

The 1952 Formula 1 World Championship was the third F1 season. It consisted of 8 Grand Prix rounds, held across 8 different countries. Alberto Ascari won the Drivers’ Championship.

1952 Races
RoundGrand PrixCircuitDateWinnerCarLapsRace Time
1SwitzerlandBremgarten18 May 1952Piero TaruffiFerrari623:01:46.100
2Indianapolis 500Indianapolis Motor Speedway30 May 1952Troy RuttmanKuzma Offenhauser2003:52:41.880
3BelgiumCircuit de Spa-Francorchamps22 June 1952Alberto AscariFerrari363:03:46.300
4FranceRouen les Essarts6 July 1952Alberto AscariFerrari773:00:00.000
5Great BritainSilverstone Circuit19 July 1952Alberto AscariFerrari852:44:11.000
6GermanyNürburgring3 August 1952Alberto AscariFerrari183:06:13.300
7NetherlandsCircuit Park Zandvoort17 August 1952Alberto AscariFerrari902:53:28.500
8ItalyAutodromo Nazionale Monza7 September 1952Alberto AscariFerrari802:50:45.600
1952 Driver Standings
Pos.DriverDriver NationalityCarPoints
1Alberto AscariItalyFerrari36
2Nino FarinaItalyFerrari24
3Piero TaruffiItalyFerrari22
4Rudi FischerSwitzerlandFerrari10
4Mike HawthornGreat BritainCooper Bristol10
6Robert ManzonFranceGordini9
7Troy RuttmanUnited StatesKuzma Offenhauser8
7Luigi VilloresiItalyFerrari8
9Jose Froilan GonzalezArgentinaMaserati6.5
10Jim RathmannUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser6
10Jean BehraFranceGordini6
12Sam HanksUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser4
13Ken WhartonGreat BritainFrazer-Nash Bristol3
13Duane CarterUnited StatesLesovsky Offenhauser3
13Dennis PooreGreat BritainConnaught Lea Francis3
16Alan BrownGreat BritainCooper Bristol2
16Art CrossUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser2
16Paul FrereBelgiumSimca-Gordini2
16Maurice TrintignantFranceGordini2
16Eric ThompsonGreat BritainConnaught Lea Francis2
16Felice BonettoItalyMaserati2
22Bill VukovichUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser1
1952 Constructor Standings
The Constructors Championship was not awarded until 1958
1952 Fastest Laps
RoundGrand PrixDriverCarTime
1SwitzerlandPiero TaruffiFerrari2:49.100
2Indianapolis 500Bill VukovichKurtis Kraft Offenhauser1:06.600
3BelgiumAlberto AscariFerrari4:55.000
4FranceAlberto AscariFerrari2:17.300
5Great BritainAlberto AscariFerrari1:52.000
6GermanyAlberto AscariFerrari10:05.100
7NetherlandsAlberto AscariFerrari1:49.800
8ItalyAlberto AscariFerrari2:06.100