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1952 Daily Mail Trophy
1952 British GP
1951 German GP

1952 German GP

1952 Comminges GP
1952 Dutch GP
1953 German GP
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Event Overview • Entry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 3 August 1952
Start time14:00
Event German GP
Circuit Nürburgring
Event FormatRace of 18 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#6 of 8 in 1952
#21 (of all time)
ChampionshipWest German Championship
Race number#2 of 4 in 1952
#2 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps18
Circuit Perimeter22810 m
Race Distance22810 × 18 = 410.580 km
Grid Format4-3-4-3
Pole PositionRight
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries34
Qualifiers34
Finishers12
World Championship
Debutants
Bernd Nacke (Driver),
Ludwig Fischer (Driver),
Rudolf Schoeller (Driver),
Balsa (Car Manufacturer),
Greifzu (Car Manufacturer),
Heck (Car Manufacturer),
Krakau (Car Manufacturer),
Nacke (Car Manufacturer),
AFM 49 (Car Model),
AFM 50 (M3) (Car Model),
AFM 50 (M6) (Car Model),
AFM 50 (M8) (Car Model),
Balsa BMW Eigenbau (Car Model),
Greifzu BMW Eigenbau (Car Model),
Heck BMW Eigenbau (Car Model),
Krakau BMW Eigenbau (Car Model),
Nacke BMW Eigenbau (Car Model),
102 (Car Number),
103 (Car Number),
104 (Car Number),
105 (Car Number),
107 (Car Number),
108 (Car Number),
109 (Car Number),
110 (Car Number),
111 (Car Number),
   112 (Car Number),
113 (Car Number),
114 (Car Number),
115 (Car Number),
116 (Car Number),
117 (Car Number),
118 (Car Number),
119 (Car Number),
120 (Car Number),
121 (Car Number),
122 (Car Number),
126 (Car Number),
Adolf Brudes (Entrant),
Bernd Nacke (Entrant),
Ernst Klodwig (Entrant),
Fritz Riess (Entrant),
Hans Klenk (Entrant),
Helmut Niedermayr (Entrant),
Josef Peters (Entrant),
Ludwig Fischer (Entrant),
Marcel Balsa (Entrant),
Motor Presse Verlag (Entrant),
Rudolf Krause (Entrant),
Theo Helfrich (Entrant),
Willi Heeks (Entrant),
Willi Krakau (Entrant)
West German Championship
Debutants
Bernd Nacke (Driver),
Ludwig Fischer (Driver),
Rudolf Schoeller (Driver),
Balsa (Car Manufacturer),
Greifzu (Car Manufacturer),
Heck (Car Manufacturer),
Krakau (Car Manufacturer),
Nacke (Car Manufacturer),
AFM 49 (Car Model),
AFM 50 (M3) (Car Model),
AFM 50 (M6) (Car Model),
AFM 50 (M8) (Car Model),
Balsa BMW Eigenbau (Car Model),
Greifzu BMW Eigenbau (Car Model),
Heck BMW Eigenbau (Car Model),
Krakau BMW Eigenbau (Car Model),
Nacke BMW Eigenbau (Car Model),
102 (Car Number),
103 (Car Number),
104 (Car Number),
105 (Car Number),
107 (Car Number),
108 (Car Number),
109 (Car Number),
110 (Car Number),
111 (Car Number),
   112 (Car Number),
113 (Car Number),
114 (Car Number),
115 (Car Number),
116 (Car Number),
117 (Car Number),
118 (Car Number),
119 (Car Number),
120 (Car Number),
121 (Car Number),
122 (Car Number),
126 (Car Number),
Adolf Brudes (Entrant),
Bernd Nacke (Entrant),
Ernst Klodwig (Entrant),
Fritz Riess (Entrant),
Hans Klenk (Entrant),
Helmut Niedermayr (Entrant),
Josef Peters (Entrant),
Ludwig Fischer (Entrant),
Marcel Balsa (Entrant),
Motor Presse Verlag (Entrant),
Rudolf Krause (Entrant),
Theo Helfrich (Entrant),
Willi Heeks (Entrant),
Willi Krakau (Entrant)
World Championship
Milestones
Car 101 – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 101 – 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 101 – 1st Win (Car Number)
Scuderia Ferrari – 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
West German Championship
Milestones
Car 101 – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 101 – 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 101 – 1st Win (Car Number)
Pirelli – 1st Fastest Lap (Tyre Manufacturer)
Pirelli – 1st Pole Position (Tyre Manufacturer)
Pirelli – 1st Win (Tyre Manufacturer)
Scuderia Ferrari – 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Scuderia Ferrari – 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Scuderia Ferrari – 1st Win (Entrant)
Shell – 1st Fastest Lap (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Shell – 1st Pole Position (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Shell – 1st Win (Lubricant Manufacturer)
 Alberto Ascari – 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
 Alberto Ascari – 1st Pole Position (Driver)
 Alberto Ascari – 1st Win (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most Disqualifications Maserati (1),
2. Most Disqualifications Felice Bonetto (1),
3. Most 3rd Place Finishes Ferrari (7),
4. Most 6th Place Finishes Ferrari (5),
5. Most 10th Place Finishes Johnny Claes (2),
6. Most Consecutive 2nd Place Finishes Ferrari (4),
7. Highest Disqualification Ratio Maserati (1.61%),
8. Highest Disqualification Ratio Felice Bonetto (12.50%),
9. Highest 10th Place Finish Ratio HWM (9.09%),
10. Highest 12th Place Finish Ratio Heck (100.00%),
11. Most Disqualifications in a Season Maserati (1),
12. Most Disqualifications in a Season Felice Bonetto (1),
13. Most Race Wins in a Season Alberto Ascari (4),
14. Most Race Entries Nino Farina (18),
15. Most 10th Place Qualifications Felice Bonetto (3),
16. Most 24th Place Qualifications Ferrari (2),
17. Most 34th Place Qualifications Krakau (1),
18. Most 34th Place Qualifications Harry Merkel (1),
19. Most 4th Place Qualifications in a Season Robert Manzon (3),
20. Most 24th Place Qualifications in a Season Ferrari (2),
21. Most 34th Place Qualifications in a Season Krakau (1),
22. Most 34th Place Qualifications in a Season Harry Merkel (1)
Records Extended 1. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (29),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (38),
3. Most Podium Finishes Alberto Ascari,  Nino Farina (10),
4. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Nino Farina (13),
5. Most 2nd Place Finishes Ferrari (14),
6. Most 4th Place Finishes Ferrari (6),
7. Most Consecutive Retirements Ferrari (8),
8. Most Consecutive Race Wins Alberto Ascari (4),
9. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Nino Farina (10),
10. Most 5th Place Qualifications Ferrari (8),
11. Most 6th Place Qualifications Ferrari (7),
12. Most 16th Place Qualifications Maserati (6),
13. Most 26th Place Qualifications Maserati (3)

World Championship standings
1  Alberto Ascari 36 
2  Piero Taruffi 22 
3  Nino Farina 18 
4  Rudi Fischer 10 up
5  Troy Ruttman 8 up
6  Mike Hawthorn 7 up
  Robert Manzon 7 up
8  Jim Rathmann 6 up
9  Jean Behra 6 
10  Sam Hanks 4 up
11  Dennis Poore 3 
  Ken Wharton 3 
  Duane Carter 3 
14  Maurice Trintignant 2 
  Eric Thompson 2 
  Paul Frère 2 
  Art Cross 2 
  Alan Brown 2 
19  Bill Vukovich 1 
1  Ferrari / Ferrari 32 
2  Gordini / Gordini 13 
3  Cooper / Bristol 9 
4  Frazer-Nash / Bristol 3 
  Connaught / Francis 3 
6  HWM / Alta 2 
  Simca-Gordini / Gordini 2 

West German Championship standings
1  Toni Ulmen 10 
2  Fritz Riess 6 
3  Helmut Niedermayr 3 
4  Hans Klenk 2 
1  Ferrari / Ferrari 12 
2  HWM / Alta 4 
3  Frazer-Nash / Frazer-Nash 3 
4  Veritas / Meteor 1 
  Gordini / Gordini 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 101Car 101Car 101
EntrantScuderia FerrariScuderia FerrariScuderia Ferrari
Driver Alberto Ascari Alberto Ascari Alberto Ascari
Car Ferrari 500 Ferrari 500 Ferrari 500
EngineFerrari 2.0 L4Ferrari 2.0 L4Ferrari 2.0 L4
Time3:06'13.310'04.410'05.1
Speed132.288 km/h135.864 km/h135.706 km/h