👼 Set your curiosity free with rich, wide-ranging, hyper-connected information.

1936 Grand Prix season

Sports season

1936 AIACR European Championship season
European Champion
Bernd Rosemeyer
Previous: 1935 Next: 1937
1936 Grand Prix season
Previous: 1935 Next: 1937

The 1936 Grand Prix season was the fourth AIACR European Championship season. The championship was won by Bernd Rosemeyer, driving for the Auto Union team. Rosemeyer won three of the four events that counted towards the championship.

1936 Grand Prix season Intro articles: 4

Season review

European Championship Grands Prix

Rd Date Name Circuit Winning drivers Winning
constructor
Report
1 13 April Monaco Grand Prix Monaco Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz Report
2 26 July German Grand Prix Nürburgring Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union Report
3 23 August Swiss Grand Prix Bremgarten Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union Report
4 13 September Italian Grand Prix Monza Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union Report

Non-championship Grands Prix

Grandes Épreuves are denoted by a yellow background.

Date Name Circuit Winning driver Winning
constructor
Report
9 February Långforssjöloppet Långforssjön, Sala Per-Viktor Widengren Alfa Romeo Report
17 February Hörkenloppet Hörken, Grängesberg Eugen Bjørnstad Alfa Romeo Report
23 February Swedish Winter Grand Prix Rämen Eugen Bjørnstad Alfa Romeo Report
1 March Pau Grand Prix Pau Philippe Étancelin Maserati Report
8 March Norwegian Grand Prix Gjersjøen Eugen Bjørnstad Alfa Romeo Report
10 May Tripoli Grand Prix Mellaha Achille Varzi Auto Union Report
10 May Finnish Grand Prix Eläintarharata Eugen Bjørnstad Alfa Romeo Report
17 May Tunis Grand Prix Carthage Street Circuit Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz Report
31 May Grand Prix des Frontières Chimay Eddie Hertzberger MG Report
7 June Penya Rhin Grand Prix Montjuïc Park Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
7 June Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix Gávea Vittorio Coppoli Bugatti Report
14 June Eifelrennen Nürburgring Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union Report
21 June Hungarian Grand Prix Budapest Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
28 June Milan Grand Prix Milan Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
12 July São Paulo Grand Prix São Paulo Carlo Maria Pintacuda Alfa Romeo Report
19 July Deauville Grand Prix Deauville Jean-Pierre Wimille Bugatti Report[1]
26 July Vila Real Circuit Vila Real Vasco Sameiro Alfa Romeo Report
2 August Coppa Ciano Montenero Carlo Maria Pintacuda Alfa Romeo Report
Tazio Nuvolari
15 August Coppa Acerbo Pescara Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union Report
29 August Junior Car Club 200 mile race Donington Park Richard Seaman Delage Report
6 September Coppa Edda Ciano Lucca Mario Tadini Alfa Romeo Report
21 September Modena Grand Prix Modena Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
3 October Donington Grand Prix Donington Park Hans Rüesch Alfa Romeo Report
Richard Seaman
12 October Vanderbilt Cup Roosevelt Raceway Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo Report
17 October Mountain Championship Brooklands Raymond Mays ERA Report
18 October Buenos Aires Grand Prix Costanera Carlos Arzani Alfa Romeo Report

1936 Grand Prix season Season review articles: 82

Championship final standings

Pos Driver MON
GER
SUI
ITA
Pts
1 Bernd Rosemeyer Ret 1 1 1 10
2 Hans Stuck 3 2 3 Ret 15
3 Tazio Nuvolari 4 Ret Ret 2 17
4 Achille Varzi 2 2 Ret 19
5 Raymond Sommer 7 9 Ret 21
6 Rudolf Caracciola 1 Ret Ret 22
7 Antonio Brivio 5 3 23
= Carlo Felice Trossi Ret 8 7 23
= Ernst von Delius 6 3 23
10 Manfred von Brauchitsch Ret 7 Ret 24
= Rudolf Hasse 4 5 24
= Hermann Lang Ret 4 24
= René Dreyfus Ret Ret 4 24
14 Jean-Pierre Wimille 6 Ret Ret 26
= Luigi Fagioli Ret 5 Ret 26
= Giuseppe Farina Ret Ret Ret 26
17 Pietro Ghersi 8 Ret 27
18 William Grover-Williams 9 28
= Philippe Étancelin Ret Ret 28
= Louis Chiron Ret Ret 28
= Thomas Pitt Cholmondeley-Tapper 10 28
= Francesco Severi Ret 28
= Carlo Maria Pintacuda 5 28
= Piero Dusio 6 28
25 Clemente Biondetti Ret Ret 29
26 J. Walter Rens Ret 30
= Earl Howe Ret 30
28 Eugenio Siena Ret 31
= Mario Tadini Ret 31
= Richard Seaman Ret 31
= Juan Zanelli Ret 31
= Jacques de Rham Ret 31
Pos Driver MON
GER
SUI
ITA
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

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. "1936". The Golden Era of Grand Prix Racing. Archived from the original on 11 August 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-05.

Galpin, Darren. "1936 Grands Prix". The GEL Motorsport Information Page. Retrieved 2007-08-05.