1936 Grand Prix season

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1936 AIACR European Championship season
European Champion
Nazi Germany Bernd Rosemeyer
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1936 Grand Prix season
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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.

Season review[edit]

European Championship Grands Prix[edit]

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

Non-championship Grands Prix[edit]

Grandes Épreuves are denoted by a yellow background.

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

Championship Final Standings[edit]

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

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.