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Programme Cover - Sebring 12 Hours 1952
Event: The Sebring International Grand Prix of EnduranceDate: 15.3.1952
Track: Sebring (USA), 8.369 kmsDistance: 12 hoursAttendance: 7000

Sebring 12 Hours

Non championship race
Start time: 13:05; Grid: Le Mans start per engine size; Weather: partly cloudy, warm

Entered: 55

Practiced: unknown

Started: 32

Finished: unknown

Class B - 8000 (S8.0) : P:3
Class C - 5000 (S5.0) : P:7, ST:7
Class D - 3000 (S3.0) : P:4, ST:3
Class E - 2000 (S2.0) : P:3, ST:3
Class F - 1500 (S1.5) : P:12, ST:11
Class G - 1100 (S1.1) : P:5, ST:4
Class H - 750 (S750) : P:4, ST:4
Entry List
Entry List - Sebring 12 Hours 1952
Photos by courtesy of: Nigel Smuckatelli (5), Andy Rose (2), Graham L. Smith (2) and Michael Eaton (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 21/06/2009 Last photo update on this page: 20/10/2013
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11 - Siata 1400 Grand Sport #SL... (Siata) - R. H. IrishSiata 1400 Gran Sport (Siata) - Siata Fiat L4 1400 cc N/AS1.5
R. H. Irish (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dick Irish (USA)/Robert Fergus (USA)Result: 3rd 1st in S1.5 (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Englebert/Firestone
Photo updated: 12/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Nigel Smuckatelli
22 - MG TD Mk II - R. K. Thompson, Jr.MG TD Mk II - MG XPAG L4 1250 cc N/AS1.5
R. K. Thompson, Jr. (USA)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Dick Thompson (USA)/William Kinchloe (USA)Result: 8th (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 21/06/2009Photo by courtesy of: Graham L. Smith
44 - MG TD Mk II Special - David H. AshMG TD Mk II Special - MG L4 1390 cc N/AS1.5
David H. Ash (USA)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: David Ash (USA)/John van Driel (USA)Result: 6th (12 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 20/10/2013Photo by courtesy of: Michael Eaton
1818 - Siata Daina #SL... (Siata) - R. E. BelfieldSiata Daina (Siata) - L4 1500 cc N/AS1.5
R. E. Belfield (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert Belfield (USA)/A. Tarpinian (USA)
Joseph Ferguson (USA)
Result: 30th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 12/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Nigel Smuckatelli
3838 - Aston Martin DB2 - D. HirschAston Martin DB2 - Aston Martin L6 2600 cc N/AS3.0
D. Hirsch (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: David Hirsch (USA)/Bob Gegen (USA)Result: 27th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/11/2009Photo by courtesy of: Andy Rose
4545 - Jaguar XK120 - Robert O'BrienJaguar XK120 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/AS5.0
Robert O'Brien (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Gary McDonald (USA)/Bob Kennedy (USA)Result: 25th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 12/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Nigel Smuckatelli
5151 - Bandini - Crosley - C. R. HassonBandini Crosley - Crosley L4 867 cc N/AS1.1
C. R. Hasson (USA)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Beau Clarke (USA)/Charles Hassan (USA)Result: 22nd - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 12/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Nigel Smuckatelli
No photos available:
5The car is not available on a photoMG TD Mk II - MG XPAG L4 1250 cc N/AS1.5
Fred F. Allen (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank O'Hare (USA)/Fred Allen (USA)Result: 12th (20 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
7The car is not available on a photoMorgan Plus 4 - Vanguard L4 2088 cc N/AS3.0
S. F. Wilder (USA)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Gus Ehrman (USA)/Steve Wilder (USA)Result: 9th 1st in S3.0 (17 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
8The car is not available on a photoFerrari 340 America #0118A - Ferrari V12 4101 cc N/AS5.0
W. C. Spear (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Spear (USA)Briggs Cunningham (USA)Result: 23rd - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
9The car is not available on a photoFrazer Nash Le Mans Replica #421/100/160 - Bristol /BMW; no:FNS1/37 L6 2v OHV 1971 cc N/AS2.0
J. S. Donaldson (USA)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Larry Kulok (USA)/Harry Grey (USA)Result: winner - (101.067 kph) - margin: 5 laps
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: Dunlop
10The car is not available on a photoVW Special Aero Roadster # - F4 1190 cc N/AS1.5
H. L. Brundage (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hubert L. Brundage (USA)/Ira Stacy Brundage (USA)Result: 11th (17 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
11The car is not available on a photoAllard J2 - Ford 4500 cc N/AS5.0
R. S. Grier (USA)-
-
Driven by: Robert Grier (USA)/Myke Collins (USA)Result: 19th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
12The car is not available on a photoMG TC # - MG XPAG L4 1250 cc s/cS3.0
Paul Ramos (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul Ramos (USA)/Tony Cummings (USA)Result: 24th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
13The car is not available on a photoJaguar XK120 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/AS5.0
F. N. Dagavar (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Johnnie Rogers (USA)/Fred Dagavar (USA)
listed, never drove:
David Hirsch (USA)
Result: 17th (81 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
14The car is not available on a photoCisitalia  Spider - L4 1050 cc N/AS1.1
(USA)-
-
Driven by: Frank Bott (USA)/Rees Makins (USA)Result: did not start (Withdrawn)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
16The car is not available on a photoSiata Daina Berlinetta (Siata) - 1400 cc N/AS1.5
Joe F. Ferguson (USA)-
-
Driven by: Joseph Ferguson (USA)/EricksonResult: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
17The car is not available on a photoAllard J2X # - Cadillac V8 5424 cc N/AS8.0
(USA)-
-
Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)/Tom Cole (USA)Result: did not start (Transmission)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
21The car is not available on a photoCunningham C4-R # - Chrysler 331 Hemi V8/53° 2v OHV 5425 cc N/AS8.0
B. S. Cunningham (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Phil Walters (USA)/John Fitch (USA)Result: did not start (Withdrawn)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
22The car is not available on a photoSiata 300BC #ST... (Siata) - Crosley L4 870 cc N/AS1.1
B. S. Cunningham (USA)-
-
Driven by: George Huntoon (USA)/Phil Stiles (USA)Result: 26th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
23The car is not available on a photoJaguar XK120 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/AS5.0
C. M. Schott (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Charles Schott (USA)/Morris Carroll (USA)Result: 2nd 1st in S5.0 (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
24The car is not available on a photoD.B. - Panhard Dyna F2 745 cc N/AS750
Automobiles D. B. (F)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: René Bonnet (F)/Bill Cook (USA)Result: 13th (46 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
25The car is not available on a photoD.B. - Panhard F2 745 cc N/AS750
Automobiles D. B. (F)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Steve Lansing (USA)/Wade Morehouse (USA)/René Bonnet (F)Result: 7th 1st in S750 (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
26The car is not available on a photoMorris Minor - L4 980 cc N/AS1.1
John Gifford Motors (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Roger Wing (USA)/Stephen Spitler (USA)
listed, never drove:
John Gifford (USA)
Result: 15th 1st in S1.1 (70 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
28The car is not available on a photoFerrari 166 MM #0010M - Ferrari V12/60° 2v SOHC 1995 cc N/AS2.0
J. Simpson, Jr. (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: James Simpson (USA)/George Colby (USA)Result: 28th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
29The car is not available on a photoMG TC - MG XPAG L4 1381 cc N/AS1.5
J. Keeley (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: James Keeley (USA)/Jack Norcross (USA)Result: 29th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
31The car is not available on a photoPorsche 356 Super 1500 # - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1486 cc N/AS1.5
F. J. Koster (USA)-
Rear-engined
Driven by: /Al Koster (USA)/Fritz Koster (USA)Result: did not start (Withdrawn)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
34The car is not available on a photoMG TD - MG XPAG L4 1250 cc N/AS1.5
N. K. Patton, Jr. (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Norm Patton (USA)/Bruce Bailey (USA)Result: 21st - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
39The car is not available on a photoSiata (Siata) - Crosley 1500 cc N/AS1.5
Speed Craft Enterprises (USA)-
-
Driven by: Otto Linton (USA)/Thomas Scatchard (USA)Result: 20th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: blue?
Tyres: unknown
40The car is not available on a photoCrosley Le Mans # - Crosley L4 725 cc N/AS750
G. F. Schrafft (USA)-
-
Driven by: George Schrafft (USA)/David Viall (USA)Result: 14th (51 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
43The car is not available on a photoMG TD - MG XPAG L4 1250 cc N/AS1.5
W. A. Rauch (USA)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Chuck Sarle (USA)/William Rauch (USA)Result: 31st - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
47The car is not available on a photoCisitalia  Spider # - L4 1050 cc N/AS1.1
Paul Ceresole (USA)-
-
Driven by: John Greenwood (USA)/Paul Ceresole (USA)Result: 18th - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
50The car is not available on a photoCrosley Hotshot - Crosley L4 2xOHC 725 cc N/AS750
G. Sanderson (USA)-
-
Driven by: George Sanderson (USA)Result: 16th (73 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
52The car is not available on a photoMG TD - MG XPAG L4 1250 cc N/AS1.5
F. R. Pearsall (USA)Open bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Walt Hansgen (USA)/Randy Pearsall (USA)Result: 10th (17 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
54The car is not available on a photoMercury - 4700 cc N/AS5.0
Al Scully (USA)-
-
Driven by: Rex Easton (USA)/Al Scully (USA)Result: 32nd - did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
55The car is not available on a photoFerrari 225 S #0220ET - Ferrari V12 2715 cc N/AS3.0
Jim Kimberly (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Kimberly (USA)/Marshall Lewis (USA)Result: did not start (Withdrawn)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
57The car is not available on a photoFerrari 166 MM #0054M - Ferrari V12/60° 2v SOHC 1995 cc N/AS2.0
Bob O'Brien (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Robert O'Brien (USA)/Richard Cicurel (USA)Result: 4th (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
89The car is not available on a photoJaguar XK120 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/AS5.0
Jack Pry Motors (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Charles Wallace (USA)/Dickson Yates (USA)Result: 5th (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
98The car is not available on a photoAllard J2X # - Cadillac V8 5424 cc N/AS8.0
A. E. Goldschmidt (USA)-
-
Driven by: Erwin Goldschmidt (USA)/Bret Hannaway (USA)Result: did not start (Transmission)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
If you have a picture of any car that is missing in the gallery or you might have a better photo, please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
Entered cars that did not arrive:
3The car did not arriveSimca - Simca
R. Deshon (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Ralph Deshon (USA)/Norman Robson (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
6The car did not arriveFiat - Fiat
(USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Robert Keller (USA)/Dick Haynes (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
9The car did not arriveConnaught L3 - Lea-Francis
(USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Harry Grey (USA)/Larry Kulok (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
15The car did not arriveAston Martin # - Aston Martin
R. B. Publicker (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Robert Publicker (USA)/Bernie Kousar (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
19The car did not arriveMG TD - MG
(USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Max Goldman (USA)/KernerResult: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
20The car did not arriveCunningham
B. S. Cunningham (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Briggs Cunningham (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
27The car did not arriveMG TC Special - MG
M. C. Thomas (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Marsh Thomas (USA)/Ed Kinsley (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
30The car did not arriveHRG Sports # - Offenhauser
(USA)-
-
Drivers listed: IselinResult: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
32The car did not arriveCrosley - Crosley
J. C. Hamlett (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Frank Luptow (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveRiley - Ford
C. R. Argetsinger-
-
Drivers listed: Lester Smalley (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveAllard #
F. M. Warner (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Fred Warner (USA)/Frank BurrellResult: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveSiata
H. Scheffer-
-
Drivers listed: Hector Scheffer (USA)/Antonio Pompeo (I)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveJaguar XK120 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC N/A
-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Art Cheatham (USA)/Byron King (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveCisitalia
Guy Vincent-
-
Drivers listed: Guy Vincent (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveAston Martin - Aston Martin
E. P. Lunken-
-
Drivers listed: Ed Lunken (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveJaguar - Jaguar
K. Ahr-
-
Drivers listed: Kenneth Ahr (USA)/George Lenz (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Andy Rose (1) and Graham L. Smith (1)
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