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1935 Grand Prix season

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Top 3 1935 Grand Prix season related articles

1935 AIACR European Championship season
European Champion
Rudolf Caracciola
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1935 Grand Prix season
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The 1935 Grand Prix season was the third AIACR European Championship season. There were 35 non-championship races and seven races that counted for the European Championship. The championship was won by Rudolf Caracciola, driving for the Mercedes-Benz team.

Note that the Nazi German flag, bearing the swastika, was adopted on 15 September 1935 – one week before the final championship race of the season.

1935 Grand Prix season Intro articles: 3

Entrants

Teams

Scuderia Ferrari were the works Alfa Romeo team for the 1935 season, and raced the P3 model.
Bugatti entered their year old Type 59 model, seen here without its engine cover.
Mercedes-Benz's entry came in the form of the W25.

Works teams

Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Driver
Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W25 3.7/4.0/4.3 litres Straight-8 Rudolf Caracciola full-time
Luigi Fagioli full-time
Manfred von Brauchitsch full-time
Hermann Lang
Hanns Geier
Auto Union Auto Union B 4.9/5.6 litres V16 Hans Stuck full-time
Bernd Rosemeyer full-time
Achille Varzi full-time
Paul Pietsch
Scuderia Ferrari Alfa Romeo Tipo B "P3"
8C-35
3.2/3.8 litres Straight-8
3.8 litres Straight-8
Tazio Nuvolari full-time
René Dreyfus full-time
Louis Chiron full-time
Attilio Marinoni
Antonio Brivio
Scuderia Subalpina Maserati 6C-34
V8-RI
3.2 litres Straight-6
4.2 litres V8
Goffredo Zehender
Philippe Étancelin
Pietro Ghersi
Giuseppe Farina
Eugenio Siena
Marcel Lehoux
Automobiles E.Bugatti Bugatti T59 3.3/3.8 litres Straight-8 Piero Taruffi
Robert Benoist
Jean-Pierre Wimille
ERA ERA B 2.0 litres Straight-6 Raymond Mays
Ernst von Delius

Independent teams

Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Driver
Scuderia Villapadierna Maserati 8CM 3.0 litres Straight-8 Marcel Lehoux
Gruppo san Giorgio Alfa Romeo
Maserati
Tipo B "P3"
26M
3.0 litres Straight-8
2.5 litres Straight-8
Renato Balestrero
Luigi Soffietti Maserati 8CM 3.0 litres Straight-8 Luigi Soffietti
Pietro Ghersi
Earl Howe Bugatti
Maserati
T59
8CM
3.2 litres Straight-8
3.0 litres Straight-8
Earl Howe
Brian Lewis
Gino Rovere Maserati 6C-34 3.7 litres Straight-6 Giuseppe Farina
Franco Sardi Alfa Romeo Tipo B "P3" 2.9 litres Straight-8 Ferdinando Barbieri

Private entries

Driver Constructor Chassis Engine Races entered
Raymond Sommer Alfa Romeo Tipo B "P3" 3.2 litres Straight-8 BEL, SUI, ESP
László Hartmann Maserati 8CM 3.0 litres Straight-8 GER, SUI
Hans Rüesch Maserati 8CM 3.0 litres Straight-8 GER
Genaro Léoz-Abad Bugatti ? ESP

Season review

European Championship Grands Prix

Rd Date Name Circuit Winning driver Winning team Report
1 22 April Monaco Grand Prix Monaco Luigi Fagioli Mercedes-Benz Report
2 23 June French Grand Prix Montlhéry Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz Report
3 14 July Belgian Grand Prix Spa-Francorchamps Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz Report
4 28 July German Grand Prix Nürburgring Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
5 25 August Swiss Grand Prix Bremgarten Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz Report
6 8 September Italian Grand Prix Monza Hans Stuck Auto Union Report
7 22 September Spanish Grand Prix Lasarte Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz Report

Non-championship Grands Prix

Date Name Circuit Winning driver Winning team Report
10 February Norwegian Grand Prix Bogstad, Oslo Per-Viktor Widengren Alfa Romeo Report
17 February Vallentunaloppet Vallentnasjön Per-Viktor Widengren Alfa Romeo Report
24 February Pau Grand Prix Pau Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
28 April Targa Florio Madonie Antonio Brivio Alfa Romeo Report
5 May Tunis Grand Prix Carthage Street Circuit Achille Varzi Auto Union Report
12 May Tripoli Grand Prix Mellaha Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz Report
12 May Finnish Grand Prix Eläintarharata Karl Ebb Mercedes-Benz Report
19 May Bergamo Circuit Bergamo Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
26 May Avusrennen AVUS Luigi Fagioli Mercedes-Benz Report
26 May Picardy Grand Prix Péronne Robert Benoist Bugatti Report
26 May Orléans Circuit Orléans Robert Cazaux Bugatti Report
31 May Mannin Moar Douglas Brian Lewis Bugatti Report
2 June U.M.F. Grand Prix Montlhéry Raymond Sommer Alfa Romeo Report
2 June Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix Gávea Riccardo Carú Fiat Report
9 June Biella Circuit Biella Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
9 June Grand Prix des Frontières Chimay Rudolf Steinweg Bugatti Report
16 June Eifelrennen Nürburgring Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz Report
30 June Penya Rhin Grand Prix Montjuïc Park Luigi Fagioli Mercedes-Benz Report
30 June Lorraine Grand Prix Nancy Louis Chiron Alfa Romeo Report
7 July Turin Circuit Valentino Park Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
7 July Grand Prix de la Marne Reims-Gueux René Dreyfus Alfa Romeo Report
21 July Dieppe Grand Prix Dieppe René Dreyfus Alfa Romeo Report
21 July Varese Circuit Varese Vittorio Belmondo Alfa Romeo Report
4 August Grand Prix du Comminges Saint-Gaudens Raymond Sommer Alfa Romeo Report
4 August Coppa Ciano Montenero Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
15 August Coppa Acerbo Pescara Achille Varzi Auto Union Report
18 August Nice Grand Prix Nice Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
15 September Modena Grand Prix Modena Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
15 September Estonian Grand Prix Pirita-Kose Karl Ebb Mercedes-Benz Report
29 September Masaryk Grand Prix Brno Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union Report
29 September Coppa Edda Ciano Lucca Mario Tadini Alfa Romeo Report
5 October Donington Grand Prix Donington Park Richard Shuttleworth Alfa Romeo Report
6 October Coppa della Sila Cosenza Antonio Brivio Alfa Romeo Report
19 October Mountain Championship Brooklands Richard Shuttleworth Alfa Romeo Report
20 October Estoril Circuit Estoril Francisco Ribeiro Ferreira Bugatti Report

Championship final standings

Pos Driver MON
FRA
BEL
GER
SUI
ITA
ESP
Pts
1 Rudolf Caracciola Ret 1 1 3 1 Ret 1 17
2 Luigi Fagioli 1 4 2 6 2 Ret 2 22
3 Manfred von Brauchitsch Ret 2 Ret 5 Ret Ret 3 34
4 Tazio Nuvolari Ret Ret 1 5 Ret Ret 35
5 Hans Stuck Ret 2 11 1 Ret 36
= René Dreyfus 2 4 7 2 36
7 Bernd Rosemeyer Ret 4 3 Ret 5 39
= Achille Varzi 5 8 4 Ret Ret 39
= Raymond Sommer 6 6 Ret 9 7 39
10 Louis Chiron 5 Ret 3 Ret Ret Ret 40
11 Goffredo Zehender 7 3 11 Ret 42
12 Hermann Lang Ret 6 Ret 45
13 Robert Benoist Ret 5 6 46
= Philippe Étancelin 4 Ret Ret Ret 46
15 Piero Taruffi 7 Ret 5 47
= Paul Pietsch 9 3 47
17 Marcel Lehoux 6 8 48
18 Jean-Pierre Wimille Ret Ret 4 49
19 Antonio Brivio 3 Ret 50
= Earl Howe Ret 10 50
21 Pietro Ghersi 12 Ret 51
= Renato Balestrero Ret 12 51
= Giuseppe Farina Ret 8 DNS 51
24 Attilio Marinoni 4 52
= Hanns Geier 7 52
= Luigi Soffietti 8 52
= Hans Rüesch 10 52
= László Hartmann Ret Ret 52
29 José de Villapadierna Ret 53
= Raymond Mays Ret 53
= Genaro Léoz-Abad Ret 53
32 Piero Dusio Ret 55
= Ferdinando Barbieri Ret 55
= Brian Lewis Ret 55
= Eugenio Siena Ret 55
Pos Driver MON
FRA
BEL
GER
SUI
ITA
ESP
Pts
Colour Result Points
Gold Winner 1
Silver 2nd place 2
Bronze 3rd place 3
Green Completed more than 75% 4
Blue Completed between 50% and 75% 5
Purple Completed between 25% and 50% 6
Red Completed less than 25% 7
Black Disqualified 8
Blank Did not participate 8

External links

References

Etzrodt, Hans. "Grand Prix Winners 1895–1949 : Part 3 (1934–1949)". The Golden Era of Grand Prix Racing. Archived from the original on 6 August 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-05.

Leif Snellman and Hans Etzrodt. "1935". The Golden Era of Grand Prix Racing. Archived from the original on 5 July 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-05.

Galpin, Darren. "1935 Grands Prix". The GEL Motorsport Information Page. Retrieved 2007-08-05.