Classic Car Catalogue

VI Masaryk Grand Prix
1937

VI Velká cena masarykova
1500 cc →: 17 laps x 29.142 km = 495.41 km
 
Velká cena města Brna
→ 1500 cc: 5 laps x 29.142 km = 145.7 km
 
26 September 1937
Masaryk Circut, Brno

Czechoslovakia


A giant crowd of about 310,000 spectators turned up to see the races.
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GP entries and results:
No. Driver: Car: Model: Engine:   Entrant: Result: Laps: Time:
2 Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz W125 5.7 S-8 Daimler-Benz AG 1st 15 3h 09m 25.3s
4 Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz W125 5.7 S-8 Daimler-Benz AG 2nd 15 3h 10m 01.7s
6 Richard Seaman Mercedes-Benz W125 5.7 S-8 Daimler-Benz AG 4th 15 3h 10m 43.8s
8 Hermann Lang Mercedes-Benz W125 5.7 S-8 Daimler-Benz AG acc 04  
10 Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union Typ C 6.0 V-16 Auto Union AG acc 07  
12 Achille Varzi Auto Union Typ C 6.0 V-16 Auto Union AG dns 00  
14 Hermann Müller / Rosemeyer Auto Union Typ C 6.0 V-16 Auto Union AG 3rd 15 3h 10m 07.1s
Hans Stuck Auto Union Typ C 6.0 V-16 Auto Union AG dna 00  
16 Rudolf Hasse Auto Union Typ C 6.0 V-16 Auto Union AG dns 00  
18 Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo 12C-36 4.1 V-12 Scuderia Ferrari 5th 14  
20 Antonio Brivio Alfa Romeo 12C-36 4.1 V-12 Scuderia Ferrari 6th 14  
22 Eugenio Siena Alfa Romeo E. Siena dna 00  
24 Paul Pietsch Maserati 6C-34 3.7 S-6 P. Pietsch dns 00  
26 Hans Rüesch / Balestrero Alfa Romeo 8C-35 3.8 S-8 H. Rüesch dna/dnf 04  
26 Renato Balestrero Alfa Romeo Tipo B/P3 2.9 S-8 R. Balestrero Rüesch→ 00  
28 Luigi Soffietti Maserati 6C-34 3.7 S-6 L. Soffietti dnf 04  
32 Ernõ Festetics Maserati 8CM 3.0 S-8 Graf Festetics 8th 12  
34 László Hartmann Maserati 8CM 3.0 S-8 L. Hartmann 7th 13  
36 Jean Calcianu Maserati J. Calcianu dns 00  
Fastest lap: Rudolf Caracciola (Mercedes-Benz) on lap 6 in 11m59.3s = 145.8 km/h.
Winner's average speed: 138.4 km/h.
1st
 Rudolf Caracciola, Mercedes-Benz W125

2nd
 Manfred von Brauchitsch, Mercedes-Benz W125


Rudolf Caracciola (on the right) and Manfred von Brauchitsch.

Mercedes-Benz team.

Hermann Lang, Mercedes-Benz W125.

Rudolf Caracciola, Mercedes-Benz W125 5.7 litre, S-8 cyl., Daimler-Benz AG, 1st.

Hermann Müller, Auto Union Typ C, 6.0 litre, V-16 cyl., Auto Union AG. He was later replaced by Bernd Rosemeyer, who finished 3rd.

Tazio Nuvolari, Alfa Romeo 12C-36, 4.1-litre, V-12 cyl., Scuderia Ferrari, 5th.
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Voiturette entries and results:
No. Driver: Car: Model: Engine:   Entrant: Result:
2 Bira ERA B 1.5 S-6 B Bira 4th
4 Charles Martin ERA A 1.5 S-6 C. Martin 2nd
6 Luigi Villoresi Maserati 6CM 1.5 S-6 Scuderia Ambrosiana 1st
8 Bruno Sojka Bugatti T51A 1.5 S-8 B. Sojka 5th
10 Zdenek Pohl MG K3 Magnette 1.1 S-6 Z. Pohl acc
12 Yves Giraud-Cabantous Caban Y. Giraud-Cabantous dna
14 Emmanuel de Graffenried Maserati 4CM 1.5 S-4 J. DuPuy 6th
16 John DuPuy Maserati 6CM 1.5 S-6 J. DuPuy dna
18 Robert Fleischanderi Amilcar R. Fleischanderi dnf
20 László Hartmann Maserati 4CM 1.5 S-4 L. Hartmann 3rd
22 Vanicek Bugatti Vanicek 7?
24 Antonín Komar Bugatti T37A 1.5 S-4 A. Komar ?
26 Karel Vlašín Amilcar C6 K. Vlašín ?
28 Frantisek Hoštálek Bugatti T37A 1.5 S-4 F. Hoštálek 8?
30 Hlavic Salmson Hlavic dna
32 Poberecky BMW Poberecky dnf
34 Max Ruess BMW M. Ruess dnf
Pecka Bugatti 1.5 Pecka dna
Ernõ Festetics Maserati 1.5 Graf Festetics dna
Florian Schmidt Bugatti T51A 1.5 S-8 F. Schmidt ?
Marcel Hofer Bugatti T51A 1.5 S-8 M. Hofer dna
Fastest lap: Luigi Villoresi (Maserati) in 13m50s = 126.4 km/h.
Winner's average speed: 124.3 km/h.
1st
 Luigi Villoresi, Maserati 6CM


Bira, ERA Type B 1.5-litre, 4th.


Maserati 4 CM, Emmanuel De Graffenried, 6th.