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The 1952 Pau Grand Prix was a Formula Two motor race held on 14 April 1952 at the Pau circuit, in Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France. The Grand Prix served as the first round of the French Formula Two Championship and was won by Alberto Ascari, driving the Ferrari 500. Louis Rosier finished second and Jean Behra third.

1952 Pau Grand Prix
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Race details
Date 14 April 1952
Official name XIII Grand Prix Automobile de Pau[1]
Location Pau, France
Course Temporary Street Circuit
Course length 2.760 km (1.720 mi)
Distance 99 laps, 280.571 km (174.338 mi)
Pole position
Driver Scuderia Ferrari
Time 1:43.3
Fastest lap
Driver Italy Alberto Ascari Scuderia Ferrari
Time 1:44.4
Podium
First Scuderia Ferrari
Second Ecurie Rosier
Third Equipe Gordini

ClassificationEdit

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Vehicle Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 32   Alberto Ascari Ferrari 500 99 3hrs 00min 10sec 1
2 12   Louis Rosier Ferrari 500 96 + 3 laps 8
3 4   Jean Behra Gordini T16 94 + 5 laps 10
4 10   Élie Bayol O.S.C.A. MT4 92 + 7 laps 14
5 26   Eugène Martin Veritas Jicey 2 89 + 10 laps 16
6 16   Toulo de Graffenried Maserati 4CLT/48 89 + 10 laps 4
7 20   Lance Macklin HWM 52 86 + 13 laps 3
Ret 36   Luigi Villoresi Ferrari 500 78 Accident 2
Ret 8   Johnny Claes Gordini T16 71 Transmission 13
Ret 6   Robert Manzon Gordini T16 66 Accident 6
Ret 14   Maurice Trintignant Ferrari 166 62 Mechanical 12
Ret 30   Hans Stuck AFM 6 49 Mechanical 15
Ret 18   Nello Pagani Maserati 4CLT/48 44 Engine 9
Ret 22   Peter Collins HWM 52 42 Brakes 7
Ret 34   Piero Scotti Ferrari 500 8 Accident 17
Ret 28   Rudi Fischer Ferrari 500 4 Oil pipe 5
Ret 24   Yves Giraud-Cabantous HWM 52 4 Accident 11
DNA 6   B. Bira Gordini T16 Did Not Attend
DNA 18   Louis Chiron Maserati 4CLT/48 Did Not Attend
DNA 18   André Simon Maserati 4CLT/48 Did Not Attend
DNA 34   Giuseppe Farina Ferrari 500 Did Not Attend
Fastest Lap: Alberto Ascari (Scuderia Ferrari) – 1:44.4
Sources: [2][1]


Previous race:
1952 Lavant Cup
Formula One non-championship races
1952 season
Next race:
1952 Ibsley Grand Prix
Previous race:
1951 Pau Grand Prix
Pau Grand Prix Next race:
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "XIII Grand Prix Automobile de Pau". STATS F1. Retrieved 2017-03-10.
  2. ^ "XIII Grand Prix Automobile de Pau 1952". 2016-10-04. Retrieved 2017-03-10.