XI Großer Preis von Deutschland
1938

German Grand Prix
24 July 1938
Nürburgring race track
Race 2 of 4 in the 1938 European Championship

Germany

Entries and results:
No.   Driver: Car: Engine:   Entrant:  
2 Tazio Nuvolari Auto Union D 3.0 V-12 Auto Union AG  
4 Hans Stuck Auto Union D 3.0 V-12 Auto Union AG  
6 Rudolf Hasse Auto Union D 3.0 V-12 Auto Union AG  
8 Hermann Müller Auto Union D 3.0 V-12 Auto Union AG  
10 Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG  
12 Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG  
14 Hermann Lang Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG  
16 Richard Seaman Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG  
18 Walter Bäumer Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG dns
20 René Dreyfus Delahaye 145 4.5 V-12 Ecurie Bleue  
22 Gianfranco Comotti Delahaye 145 4.5 V-12 Ecurie Bleue  
24 Giuseppe Farina Alfa Romeo Tipo 312 3.0 V-12 Alfa Corse  
26 Clemente Biondetti Alfa Romeo Tipo 312 3.0 V-12 Alfa Corse  
28 Piero Taruffi Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 3.0 S-8 Scuderia Torino  
30 Pietro Ghersi Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 3.0 S-8 Scuderia Torino  
32 Emmanuel de Graffenried Maserati 6C-34 3.0 S-6 Baron de Graffenried  
34 Ernõ Festetics Alfa Romeo Tipo B 2.9 S-8 Graf Festetics dna
36 Arthur Hyde Maserati 8CM 3.0 S-8 Arthur Hyde  
38 Herbert Berg Maserati 6CM 1.5 S-6   Ecurie Helvetia  
40 Paul Pietsch Maserati 6CM 1.5 S-6 Paul Pietsch  
42 Renato Balestrero Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 3.0 S-8 Renato Balestrero  
44 Franco Cortese Maserati 6CM 1.5 S-6 Scuderia Ambrosiana  

 

Results:

Position: No. Driver: Car: Laps: Time:
1st 16 Richard Seaman Mercedes-Benz W154 22 3h 51m 46.1s
2nd 10 Rudolf Caracciola / Hermann Lang Mercedes-Benz W154 22 3h 55m 06.1s
3rd 4 Hans Stuck Auto Union D 22 4h 00m 42.3s
4th 8 Hermann Müller / Tazio Nuvolari Auto Union D 22 4h 01m 19.1s
5th 20 René Dreyfus Delahaye 145 21  
6th 40 Paul Pietsch Maserati 6CM 20?  
7th 42 Renato Balestrero Alfa Romeo Tipo 308    
8th 30 Pietro Ghersi Alfa Romeo Tipo 308    
9th 44 Franco Cortese Maserati 6CM    
dnf 6 Rudolf Hasse Auto Union D 15 failure
dnf 14 Hermann Lang / Walter Bäumer Mercedes-Benz W154 15? failure
dnf 12 Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz W154 15 acc.
dnf 36 Arthur Hyde Maserati 8CM 14 failure
dnf 32 Emmanuel de Graffenried Maserati 6C-34 3 failure
dnf 24 Giuseppe Farina Alfa Romeo Tipo 312 2 failure
dnf 28 Piero Taruffi Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 2 acc.
dnf 2 Tazio Nuvolari Auto Union D 2 acc.
dnf 26 Clemente Biondetti Alfa Romeo Tipo 312 1 acc.
dnf 22 Gianfranco Comotti Delahaye 145 1 failure
dnf 38 Herbert Berg Maserati 6CM 1 failure
Fastest lap: Richard Seaman (Mercedes Benz) in 10m09.1s = 134.8 km/h (83.8 mph)
Winner's average speed: 129.9 km/h (80.7 mph)