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Event: The Guardsmen Golden Gate Road RacesDate: 31.5.1952
Track: Golden Gate Park (United States), 4.989 kmsOrganiser: San Francisco Region SCCA

SCCA National Golden Gate [S1.5]

Weather:unknown
Start time:unknown
Grid:2-2-2
Distance:100 miles
Attendance:100000
Entered:unknown
Practiced:unknown
Started:24
Finished:16
Classified:16
Classes:StartClass
Sports 15001815
Formula III61
Race notes:
Formula III cars started separately 30 seconds behind the main sports car field. They ran in a separate race only for 12 laps.
The race was shortened to 28 laps. Originally scheduled as a 100-mile race.
Winners:
Overall:62Simca Special '52Roger Barlow
Formula III:94EffyhSherwood Johnston
Leaders:
laps 1-3:99MG TD SpecialBob Gillespie
laps 4-:62Simca Special '52Roger Barlow
laps ?-?:95CooperClifford Ricker
laps ?-12:94EffyhSherwood Johnston
laps 13-28:62Simca Special '52Roger Barlow
Fastest Laps:
Overall:95CooperClifford Ricker (USA)2:56.750
Sports 1500:62Simca Special '52Roger Barlow (USA)2:58.640
Pole Positions:
Overall:41MG TDDan Pollock (USA)
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:MG (13), Cooper (4), Simca (3), Effyh (2)
Top engines by numbers:MG (13), Simca (3)
Top car types by numbers:MG TD (9), Cooper 500 (4), Simca 8 Special (2), MG TD Special (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (23)
Engine positions:front-engined (94%), rear-engined (6%)
Oldest known drivers:Ken Miles (34)
Youngest known drivers:Ken Miles (34)

Official Race Programme:

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