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Event: Second Annual Florida Handicap Vero Beach Endurance Road RaceDate: 8.3.1952
Track: Vero Beach Airport (United States), 5.230 kmsOrganiser: SCCA

Vero Beach 12 Hours

Weather:clear, warm
Start time:12:25
Grid:Le Mans start
Distance:12 hours
Attendance:12000
Entered:26
Practiced:unknown
Started:24
Finished:16
Classified:24
Classes:StartClass
Class 233
Class 377
Class 444
Class 677
Class 733
Race notes:
There were two events but only one race: a 12-hour event and a 6 hour event. The 12 hour had 24 entrants, the 6-hour had 13 entrants. The 6 hour entrants were flagged off the course half way through the 12 hour event.
Winners:
Overall:5Ferrari 340 America SpyderKimberly / Lewis
Class 3:16Allard J2 Ardun FordKeith / Wilder
Class 4:31Ferrari 166 MMSpear / Walters
Class 6:57Porsche 356 CoupeBentley / Brocken
Class 7:73Siata 300BC CrosleyHuntoon / Gegen
Fastest Laps:
Overall:23Jaguar Whitmore SpecialJohn Fitch (USA)2:34.000
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Jaguar (6), Ferrari (4), Allard (3), Siata (3), Porsche (2)
Top engines by numbers:Jaguar (6), Ferrari (4), Crosley (3), Cadillac (2), Porsche (2)
Top car types by numbers:Jaguar XK120 (4), Allard J2 (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (42)
Team nationalities:USA (25)
Engine positions:front-engined (88%), rear-engined (12%)
Average engine size:2578 cc
Oldest known drivers:Briggs Cunningham (45), Jim Kimberly (45), John Fitch (35)
Youngest known drivers:Bob Said (20), Fred Wacker (34), John Fitch (35)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Vero Beach 12 Hours 1952Entry List - Vero Beach 12 Hours 1952Schedule of events is not available.Track map is not available.
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2 - Alfa Romeo T33/2 #75033-029 - Hubert Ascher
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