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Event: Les 24 Heures du MansDate: 15.6.1952
Track: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France), 13.492 kmsOrganiser: Automobile Club de l'Ouest

Le Mans 24 Hours

Non championship race
Weather:unknown
Start time:14/6 16:00
Grid:Le Mans start
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:400000
Entered:unknown
Practiced:unknown
Started:57
Finished:17
Classified:17
Classes:StartClass
Sports with compressor11
Sports 800051
Sports 5000122
Sports 3000133
Sports 200043
Sports 150071
Sports 110042
Sports 750114
Winners:
Overall:21Mercedes-Benz 300 SLLang / Riess
Sports with compressor:6Talbot Lago T26GS compr.Chambas / Morel
Sports 8000:1Cunningham C4-R ChryslerCunningham / Spear
Sports 5000:10Nash-HealeyJohnson / Wisdom
Sports 2000:39Lancia Aurelia B20Valenzano / "Ippocampo"
Sports 1500:45Jowett Jupiter R1Becquart / Wilkins
Sports 1100:50Porsche 356Veuillet / Mouche
Sports 750:60Monopole Panhard X84Hémard / Dussous
Fastest Laps:
Overall:62Ferrari 250 S Berlinetta VignaleAlberto Ascari (I)4:40.500173.159 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:14Ferrari 340 America Berlinetta VignaleAndré Simon (F)
Sports with compressor:6Talbot Lago T26GS compr.André Chambas (F)
Sports 8000:2Cunningham C4-RK ChryslerPhil Walters (USA)
Sports 3000:34Gordini T15SJean Behra (F)
Sports 2000:40Lancia Aurelia B20Felice Bonetto (I)
Sports 1500:44Gordini T15SRoger Loyer (F)
Sports 1100:50Porsche 356Auguste Veuillet (F)
Sports 750:57D.B. Barquette PanhardRené Bonnet (F)
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ferrari (7), Renault (6), Aston Martin (5), Talbot-Lago (4), Mercedes-Benz (3), Cunningham (3), Porsche (3), Panhard (3), Jowett (3), Jaguar (3)
Top engines by numbers:Ferrari (7), Panhard (6), Renault (6), Chrysler (5), Aston Martin (5)
Top car types by numbers:Renault 4CV (6), Ferrari 340 America (4), Mercedes-Benz 300 SL (3), Talbot-Lago T26GS (3), Porsche 356 SL (3), Panhard Dyna (3), Jowett Jupiter (3), Jaguar C-type (3), Aston Martin DB3 (3)
Driver nationalities:F (54), GB (30), USA (10), D (8), I (8), NL (2)
Most used colours:blue (39%), green (20%), red (13%), silver (11%), metallic green (5%), white (4%)
Engine positions:front-engined (94%), rear-engined (6%)
Average engine size:2527 cc (with regard to 3% supercharged cars an applicable size is 2557 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Luigi Chinetti (51), Felice Bonetto (49), Yves Giraud-Cabantous (49)
Youngest known drivers:Peter Collins (21), Stirling Moss (23), Ian Stewart (23)

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