1938 Swiss Grand Prix

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

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

Classification[edit]

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


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