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Event: Palm Springs Road Races and Concours d' EleganceDate: 23.3.1952
Track: Palm Springs (United States), 3.701 kmsOrganiser: California Sports Car Club

Palm Springs [Sports]

Weather:warm
Start time:14:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:44 laps
Attendance:10000
Entered:unknown
Practiced:unknown
Started:36
Finished:unknown
Classes:
Sports over 1500
Sports 1500 unblown and 1000 blown
Race notes:
This main event was a combined race of two separate classes. Larger cars were scheduled as a 50-lap race while 1500 cc machines were flagged at 33 laps.
Winners:
Overall:6Manning Mercury SpecialChuck Manning
Sports 1500 unblown and 1000 blown:23MG TC SpecialAl Coppel
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:MG (14), Jaguar (2), Allard (2), Cunningham (2), Simca (2)
Top engines by numbers:MG (12), Mercury (2), Jaguar (2), Ford (2), Simca (2)
Top car types by numbers:MG TD (5), MG TC (4), MG TC Special (2), Cunningham C2-R (2), Simca 8 Special (2), MG TD Special (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (33)
Engine positions:front-engined (96%), rear-engined (4%)
Oldest known drivers:Jack McAfee (30), Bill Pollack (27), Phil Hill (25)
Youngest known drivers:Phil Hill (25), Bill Pollack (27), Jack McAfee (30)

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