1938 Italian Grand Prix

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Italy  1938 Italian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 4 of 4 in the 1938 European Championship
Date 11 September 1938
Official name XVI Gran Premio d'Italia
Location Autodromo Nazionale Monza
Monza, Italy
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 6.993 km (4.345 mi)
Distance 60 laps, 419.58 km (260.71 mi)
Weather Warm, sunny
Pole position
Driver Mercedes-Benz
Time 2:32.4
Fastest lap
Driver Germany Hermann Lang Mercedes-Benz
Time 2:34.2
Podium
First Auto Union
Second Alfa Romeo
Third Mercedes-Benz

The 1938 Italian Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race held at Monza on 11 September 1938.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Car Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 22 Italy Tazio Nuvolari Auto Union Auto Union D 60 2:41:39.6 5 1
2 30 Italy Giuseppe Farina Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo Tipo 316 59 +1 Lap 13 2
3 12 Germany Rudolf Caracciola Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 57 +3 Laps 3 3
Germany Manfred von Brauchitsch n/a
4 6 Italy Clemente Biondetti Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo Tipo 316 57 +3 Laps 8 4
Ret 20 Germany Hermann Paul Müller Auto Union Auto Union D 57 4 4
DSQ 14 Italy Carlo Felice Trossi Officine A. Maserati Maserati 8CTF 56 Disqualified 11 8
5 2 Italy Pietro Ghersi Scuderia Torino Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 47 +13 Laps 15 4
Ret 36 Germany Hans Stuck Auto Union Auto Union D 41 Mechanical 14 5
Ret 26 Germany Hermann Lang Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 35 Engine 1 5
Ret 8 Italy Luigi Villoresi Officine A. Maserati Maserati 8CTF 24 Mechanical 12 6
Ret 4 Germany Manfred von Brauchitsch Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 19 Mechanical 2 6
Ret 28 France Jean-Pierre Wimille Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo Tipo 312 17 9 6
Ret 18 Italy Goffredo Zehender Officine A. Maserati Maserati 8CTF 15 16 6
Ret 28 Italy Vittorio Belmondo Renato Balestrero Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 15 17 6
Ret 16 United Kingdom Richard Seaman Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 11 Engine 6 7
Ret 34 Italy Piero Taruffi Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo Tipo 312 10 Mechanical 10 7
Ret 24 Switzerland Christian Kautz Auto Union Auto Union D 2 7 7


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