1938 German Grand Prix

The 1938 German Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race held at the Nürburgring on 24 July 1938.

1938 German Grand Prix
Race 2 of 4 in the 1938 European Championship
Circuit Nürburgring-1927-Nordschleife.svg
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)
Pole position
Driver Mercedes-Benz
Time 9:48.4
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Richard Seaman Mercedes-Benz
Time 10:09.1
Podium
First Mercedes-Benz
Second Mercedes-Benz
Third Auto Union

ClassificationEdit

Pos No Driver Team Car Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 16   Richard Seaman Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 22 3:51:46.1 3 1
2 10   Rudolf Caracciola Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 22 +4:20.0 4 2
  Hermann Lang n/a
3 4   Hans Stuck Auto Union Auto Union D 22 +8:56.2 8 3
4 8   Hermann Paul Müller Auto Union Auto Union C/D 22 +9:33.0 7 4
  Tazio Nuvolari n/a
5 20   René Dreyfus Ecurie Bleue Delahaye 145 21 +1 Lap 12 4
6 40   Paul Pietsch Private entry Maserati 6CM 20 +2 Laps 13 4
7 42   Renato Balestrero Private entry Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 16 4
8 30   Pietro Ghersi Scuderia Torino Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 15 4
9 44   Franco Cortese Scuderia Ambrosiana Maserati 17 4
DNF 6   Rudolf Hasse Auto Union Auto Union C/D 15 Engine 6 5
DNF 14   Hermann Lang Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 15 Engine 2 5
  Walter Bäumer n/a
DNF 12   Manfred von Brauchitsch Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 15 Accident 1 5
DNF 36   Arthur Hyde Private entry Maserati 8CM 14 Accident 14 5
DNF 32   Toulo de Graffenried Private entry Maserati 3 Transmission 20 7
DNF 24   Giuseppe Farina Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo Tipo 312 2 9 7
DNF 28   Piero Taruffi Scuderia Torino Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 2 Accident 11 7
DNF 2   Tazio Nuvolari Auto Union Auto Union D 2 Accident 5 7
DNF 26   Clemente Biondetti Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo Tipo 312 1 Accident 10 7
DNF 22   Franco Comotti Ecurie Bleue Delahaye 145 1 Gearbox 19 7
DNF 38   Herbert Berg Ecurie Helvetia Maserati 1 Fuel pump 18 7


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