1939 German Grand Prix

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Nazi Germany  1939 German Grand Prix
Race details
Race 3 of 4 in the 1939 European Championship
Circuit Nürburgring-1927-Nordschleife.svg
Date 23 July 1939
Official name XII Großer Preis von Deutschland
Location Nürburgring
Nürburg, Germany
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 22.810 km (14.173 mi)
Distance 22 laps, 501.82 km (311.82 mi)
Weather Rain
Pole position
Driver Mercedes-Benz
Time 9:43.1
Fastest lap
Driver Nazi Germany Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz
Time 10:24.2
Podium
First Mercedes-Benz
Second Auto Union
Third Maserati

The 1939 German Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race held at the Nürburgring on 23 July 1939.


Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Car Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 12 Nazi Germany Rudolf Caracciola Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 22 4:08:41.8 3 1
2 6 Nazi Germany Hermann Paul Müller Auto Union Auto Union D 22 +57.8 4 2
3 32 Nazi Germany Paul Pietsch Officine A. Maserati Maserati 8CTF 21 +1 Lap 8 3
4 24 France René Dreyfus Ecurie Lucy O'Reilly Schell Delahaye 145 20 +2 Laps 12 4
5 26 France "Raph" Ecurie Lucy O'Reilly Schell Delahaye 145 19 +3 Laps 15 4
6 28 France Robert Mazaud Private entry Delahaye T135CS 19 +3 Laps 16 4
7 40 Nazi Germany Leonhard Joa Süddeutsche Renngemeinschaft Maserati 4CM 19 +3 Laps 14 4
Ret 2 Kingdom of Italy Tazio Nuvolari Auto Union Auto Union D 18 Engine 6 4
Ret 8 Nazi Germany Rudolf Hasse Auto Union Auto Union D 11 Accident 10 5
Ret 10 Nazi Germany Georg Meier Auto Union Auto Union D 10 Broken front stub axle 9 6
DSQ 36 Switzerland Adolfo Mandirola Private entry Maserati 6CM 9 Disqualified 17 8
Ret 30 Kingdom of Italy Luigi Villoresi Officine A. Maserati Maserati 8CTF 6 Fuel tank 11 6
Ret 14 Nazi Germany Manfred von Brauchitsch Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 5 Leaking tank 2 7
Ret 20 Nazi Germany Heinz Brendel Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 3 Accident 5 7
Ret 16 Nazi Germany Hermann Lang Daimler-Benz AG Mercedes-Benz W154 2 Engine 1 7
Ret 22 France Raymond Sommer Private entry Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 0 Engine 13 7
Ret 4 Nazi Germany Hans Stuck Auto Union Auto Union D 0 Fuel pipe 7 7


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1939 French Grand Prix
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