1938 Swiss Grand Prix

The 1938 Swiss Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race held at Bremgarten on 21 August 1938.

1938 Swiss Grand Prix
Race 3 of 4 in the 1938 European Championship
Circuit Bremgarten.png
Race details
Date 21 August 1938
Official name V Großer Preis der Schweiz
Location Bremgarten
Bern, Switzerland
Course Road course
Course length 7.28 km (4.52 mi)
Distance 50 laps, 364.00 km (226.18 mi)
Weather Heavy rain
Pole position
Driver Mercedes-Benz
Time 2:38.8
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Richard Seaman Mercedes-Benz
Time 2:51.0
Podium
First Mercedes-Benz
Second Mercedes-Benz
Third Mercedes-Benz

ClassificationEdit

Pos No Driver Team Car Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 12   Rudolf Caracciola Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 50 2:32:07.8 3 1
2 16   Richard Seaman Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 50 +26.0 1 2
3 10   Manfred von Brauchitsch Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 49 +1 Lap 5 3
4 8   Hans Stuck Auto Union Auto Union D 48 +2 Laps 4 4
5 38   Giuseppe Farina Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo Tipo 312 48 +2 Laps 10 4
6 28   Piero Taruffi Scuderia Torino Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 47 +3 Laps 11 4
7 40   Jean-Pierre Wimille Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo Tipo 312 47 +3 Laps 8 4
DNF 4   Hermann Paul Müller Auto Union Auto Union D 46 Accident 6 4
8 18   René Dreyfus Ecurie Bleue Delahaye 145 46 +4 Laps 12 4
9 6   Tazio Nuvolari Auto Union Auto Union D 46 +4 Laps 7 4
10 14   Hermann Lang Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 45 +4 Laps 2 4
  Walter Bäumer n/a
11 20   "Raph" Ecurie Bleue Delahaye 145 43 +7 Laps 15 4
12 24   Emilio Romano Private entry Alfa Romeo Monza 41 +9 Laps 16 4
13 32   Max Christen Private entry Maserati 8CM 40 +10 Laps 17 4
14 26   Edoardo Teagno Squadra Subauda Maserati 8CM 39 +11 Laps 13 4
  Prince Bira n/a
DNF 2   Christian Kautz Auto Union Auto Union D 19 Fuel leak 9 6
DNF 30   Adolfo Mandirola Auto-Agence S.A. Maserati 8CM 17 18 6
DNF 22   Giovanni Minozzi Private entry Alfa Romeo Monza 17 19 6
DNF 34   István de Sztriha Private entry Alfa Romeo Monza 5 20 7
DNS 36   Toulo de Graffenried Ecurie Du Puy de Graffenried Maserati 6C-34 14 8


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