1952 Lady Wigram Trophy

The 1952 Lady Wigram Trophy was a motor race held at the Wigram Airfield Circuit on 23 February 1952. It was the second Lady Wigram Trophy to be held and was won by Les Moore in the Alfa Romeo Tipo B for the second time in succession.

1952 Lady Wigram Grand Prix
2nd Lady Wigram Trophy
Wigram Airfield Circuit map.png
Race details
Date 23 February 1952
Location Wigram Airfield Circuit, Christchurch, New Zealand
Course Temporary racing facility
Course length 3.403 km (2.116 mi)
Distance 24 laps, 81.672 km (50.784 mi)
Weather Fine
Pole position
Driver
  • New Zealand Bob Gibbons
Cooper Mk V
Time Determined by heats
Fastest lap
Driver New Zealand Bob Gibbons Cooper Mk V
Time 1:33.0
Podium
First
  • New Zealand Les Moore
Alfa Romeo Tipo B
Second
  • Australia Tom Sulman
Maserati 4CM
Third V8 Special

ClassificationEdit

Pos No. Driver Car Laps Time Grid
1   Les Moore Alfa Romeo Tipo B / Alfa 2905cc 8cyl s/c 24 39min 04sec 4
2   Tom Sulman Maserati 4CM / Maserati 1496cc 4cyl s/c 24 + 1:36.0 s 3
3   Frank Shuter V8 Special / Mercury 3992c V8 24 + 3:31.0 s 18
4   Halsey Logan Logan Special / Mercury 4024cc V8 16
5   Des Wild Allard J2 / Ford 3907cc V8 7
6   Arnold Stafford Cooper Mk IV / Norton 498cc 1cyl 8
7   Sybil Lupp MG TD / MG 1250cc 4cyl s/c 19
8   Doug Haigh Ford 10 Special / Ford 1168cc 4cyl 12
9   Pat Hoare HRG / Singer 1498cc 4cyl s/c 11
10   Jack Tutton Jaguar C-Type / Jaguar 3442cc 6cyl 10
11 28   John McMillan McMillan Special / Ford 3876cc V8 9
12   Del Drewery Singer Special / Singer 972cc 4cyl 14
13   Ron Hurst Ford 10 Special / Ford 1172cc 4cyl 13
Ret   George Smith GeeCeeEss / Mercury 4505cc V8 20 Puncture 2
Ret   Ronnie Moore Kieft C50 / Vincent 998cc V2 s/c 17 Accident 15
Ret   Don Ransley Alfa Romeo 8C / Alfa 2330cc 8cyl s/c 17 Accident 6
Ret   Hec Green RA Vanguard / Vanguard 2088cc 4cyl s/c 14 Gearbox 5
Ret   Hec McLean Cooper Mk II / JAP 1098cc V2 3 Broken Chain 17
Ret   Bob Gibbons Cooper Mk V | JAP 1098cc V2 3 Engine 1
DNS   Harold Bandy RA Vauxhall / Vauxhall 1442cc 4cyl Did Not Start
DNS   Alec Ferguson Fiat Special / Fiat 1098cc 4cyl Did Not Start
DNS   Wally Darrell Vauxhall Special / Vauxhall 1300cc 4cyl Did Not Start
DNS   Dave Habgood Cragar-Ford / Ford 3439cc 4cyl Did Not Start
Source:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2nd Lady Wigram Trophy". sergent.com.au. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
1951 Lady Wigram Trophy
Lady Wigram Trophy
1952
Succeeded by
1953 Lady Wigram Trophy