1937 German Grand Prix

1937 German Grand Prix
Race 2 of 5 in the 1937 European Championship
Circuit Nürburgring-1927-Nordschleife.svg
Race details
Date25 July 1937
Official nameX Großer Preis von Deutschland
Nürburg, Germany
CoursePermanent racing facility
Course length22.810 km (14.173 mi)
Distance22 laps, 501.82 km (311.82 mi)
WeatherCold, windy
Pole position
DriverAuto Union
Fastest lap
DriverGermany Bernd RosemeyerAuto Union
ThirdAuto Union

The 1937 German Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race held at the Nürburgring on 25 July 1937.

Driver Ernst von Delius collided with Richard Seaman during this race on lap 6 and the accident was eventually fatal for von Delius, experiencing thrombosis. Von Delius was 25 years old.[1]


112Germany Rudolf CaracciolaDaimler-Benz AGMercedes-Benz W125223:46:00.141
214Germany Manfred von BrauchitschDaimler-Benz AGMercedes-Benz W12522+46.232
34Germany Bernd RosemeyerAuto UnionAuto Union C22+1:01.313
422Italy Tazio NuvolariScuderia FerrariAlfa Romeo 12C-3622+4:03.954
58Germany Rudolf HasseAuto UnionAuto Union C22+5:25.064
620Switzerland Christian KautzDaimler-Benz AGMercedes-Benz W12522+6:10.2104
716Germany Hermann LangDaimler-Benz AGMercedes-Benz W12521+1 Lap24
844Switzerland Hans RueschPrivate entryAlfa Romeo 8C-3521+1 Lap134
942United Kingdom Kenneth EvansPrivate entryAlfa Romeo Tipo B19+3 Laps194
DNF34Italy Luigi SoffiettiPrivate entryMaserati 6C-3419224
1046Hungary Ernõ FesteticsPrivate entryMaserati 8CM18+4 Laps214
1154Italy Attilio MarinoniScuderia FerrariAlfa Romeo 12C-3618+4 Laps184
1228Italy Vittorio BelmondoGraf Salvi del PeroAlfa Romeo C18+4 Laps154
DNF48Hungary László HartmannPrivate entryMaserati 8CM18244
DNF24Italy Giuseppe FarinaScuderia FerrariAlfa Romeo 12C-3618Ignition114
DNF38Italy Franco CorteseScuderia MaremmanaMaserati 6CM7Chassis236
DNF2Germany Ernst von DeliusAuto UnionAuto Union C6Fatal accident96
DNF18United Kingdom Richard SeamanDaimler-Benz AGMercedes-Benz W1256Accident86
DNF10Germany Hans StuckAuto UnionAuto Union C6Engine126
DNF40Germany Paul PietschPrivate entryMaserati 6C-345Fuel tank147
DNF30Italy Giovanni MinozziPrivate entryMaserati 8CM4Accident257
DNF52Italy Francesco SeveriScuderia MaremmanaMaserati 6C-344Accident177
DNF32Italy Renato BalestreroScuderia MaremmanaAlfa Romeo Tipo B3Fuel pipe207
DNF36Italy Edoardo TeagnoScuderia SubaudaMaserati 8CM2Rear axle267
DNF50France Raymond SommerPrivate entryAlfa Romeo C2Rear axle167
DNF6Germany Hermann Paul MüllerAuto UnionAuto Union C2Accident77


  1. ^ Jimmie Guthrie. Accessed 29 April 2012.

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