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1938 German Grand Prix

Motor race held at the Nürburgring

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1938 German Grand Prix
Race 2 of 4 in the 1938 European Championship
Race details
Date 24 July 1938
Official name XI Großer Preis von Deutschland
Location Nürburgring
Nürburg, Germany
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 22.810 km (14.173 mi)
Distance 22 laps, 501.82 km (311.82 mi)
Attendance 350,000[1]
Pole position
Driver Mercedes-Benz
Time 9:48.4
Fastest lap
Driver Richard Seaman Mercedes-Benz
Time 10:09.1
Podium
First Mercedes-Benz
Second Mercedes-Benz
Third Auto Union

The 1938 German Grand Prix was a championship Grand Prix held on 24 July 1938 at the Nürburgring in Nazi Germany. It was the 2nd race in the 1938 European Championship. The race which was 22 laps, was won by Richard Seaman driving a Mercedes-Benz W154 after starting from 3rd place.[2]

1938 German Grand Prix Intro articles: 3

Entries

No. Driver Entrant Car
2 Tazio Nuvolari Auto Union AG Auto Union D
4 Hans Stuck Auto Union AG Auto Union D
6 Rudolf Hasse Auto Union AG Auto Union C/D
8 Hermann Müller Auto Union AG Auto Union C/D
10 Rudolf Caracciola Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154
12 Manfred von Brauchitsch Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154
14 Hermann Lang Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154
16 Richard Seaman Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154
18 Walter Bäumer Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154
20 René Dreyfus Ecurie Bleue Delahaye 145
22 Franco Comotti Ecurie Bleue Delahaye 145
24 Giuseppe Farina Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo Tipo 312
26 Clemente Biondetti Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo Tipo 312
28 Piero Taruffi Scuderia Torino Alfa Romeo Tipo 308
30 Pietro Ghersi Scuderia Torino Alfa Romeo 8C 2900A
32 Toulo de Graffenried Baron de Graffenried Maserati 6C-34
34 Ernõ Festetics Graf Festetics Alfa Romeo Tipo B/P3
36 Arthur Hyde A. Hyde Maserati 8CM
38 Herbert Berg Ecurie Helvetia Maserati 6CM
40 Paul Pietsch Ecurie Helvetia Maserati 6CM
42 Renato Balestrero R. Balestrero Alfa Romeo Tipo 308
44 Franco Cortese Scuderia Ambrosiana Maserati 6CM
Source:[2]

Race

Pos. Driver Entrant Car Laps Time/Retired
1 Richard Seaman Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 22 3:51:46.1
2 Rudolf Caracciola
Hermann Lang2
Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 22 3:55:06.1
3 Hans Stuck Auto Union AG Auto Union D 22 4:00:42.3
4 Hermann Müller
Tazio Nuvolari3
Auto Union AG Auto Union C/D 22 4:01:19.1
5 René Dreyfus Ecurie Bleue Delahaye 145 21
6 Paul Pietsch Ecurie Helvetia Maserati 6CM 20
7 Renato Balestrero R. Balestrero Alfa Romeo Tipo 308
8 Pietro Ghersi Scuderia Torino Alfa Romeo 8C 2900A
9 Franco Cortese Scuderia Ambrosiana Maserati 6CM
Ret Rudolf Hasse Auto Union AG Auto Union C/D 15 Engine
Ret Hermann Lang2
Walter Bäumer1
Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 15 Engine
Ret Manfred von Brauchitsch Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 15 Crash
Ret Arthur Hyde A. Hyde Maserati 8CM 14 Crashed into ditch
Ret Toulo de Graffenried Baron de Graffenried Maserati 6C-34 3 Transmission
Ret Giuseppe Farina Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo Tipo 312 2 Mechanical
Ret Piero Taruffi Scuderia Torino Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 2 Skidded off track
Ret Tazio Nuvolari Auto Union AG Auto Union D 2 Crash
Ret Clemente Biondetti Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo Tipo 312 1 Crash
Ret Franco Comotti Ecurie Bleue Delahaye 145 1 Gearbox
Ret Herbert Berg Ecurie Helvetia Maserati 6CM 1 Fuel Pump
DNS Walter Bäumer1 Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154
DNA Ernõ Festetics Graf Festetics Alfa Romeo Tipo B/P3
Source:[2]
Notes

References

  1. ^ "Wins German Grand Prix". The Gazette. 25 July 1938. Retrieved 22 July 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ a b c "1938 GRAND PRIX SEASON - PART 3". www.kolumbus.fi. Retrieved 2020-07-23.


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