1938 German Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 2 of 4 in the 1938 European Championship
Circuit Nürburgring-1927-Nordschleife.svg
Date 24 July 1938
Official name XI Großer Preis von Deutschland
Location Nürburgring
Nürburg, Germany
Course Permanent racing facility
22.810 km (14.173 mi)
Distance 22 laps, 501.82 km (311.82 mi)
Pole position
Driver Germany Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz
Time 9:48.4
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Richard Seaman Mercedes-Benz
Time 10:09.1
Podium
First United Kingdom Richard Seaman Mercedes-Benz
Second Germany Rudolf Caracciola
Germany Hermann Lang
Mercedes-Benz
Third Germany Hans Stuck Auto Union

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

Classification[edit]

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


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