1938 Swiss Grand Prix

1938 Swiss Grand Prix
Race 3 of 4 in the 1938 European Championship
Circuit Bremgarten.svg
Race details
Date21 August 1938
Official nameV Großer Preis der Schweiz
Bern, Switzerland
CourseRoad course
Course length7.28 km (4.52 mi)
Distance50 laps, 364.00 km (226.18 mi)
WeatherHeavy rain
Pole position
Fastest lap
DriverUnited Kingdom Richard SeamanMercedes-Benz

The 1938 Swiss Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race held at Bremgarten, Switzerland on 21 August 1938.[1][2]


112Germany Rudolf CaracciolaDaimler-Benz AGMercedes-Benz W154502:32:07.831
216United Kingdom Richard SeamanDaimler-Benz AGMercedes-Benz W15450+26.012
310Germany Manfred von BrauchitschDaimler-Benz AGMercedes-Benz W15449+1 Lap53
48Germany Hans StuckAuto UnionAuto Union D48+2 Laps44
538Italy Giuseppe FarinaAlfa CorseAlfa Romeo Tipo 31248+2 Laps104
628Italy Piero TaruffiScuderia TorinoAlfa Romeo Tipo 30847+3 Laps114
740France Jean-Pierre WimilleAlfa CorseAlfa Romeo Tipo 31247+3 Laps84
DNF4Germany Hermann Paul MüllerAuto UnionAuto Union D46Accident64
818France René DreyfusEcurie BleueDelahaye 14546+4 Laps124
96Italy Tazio NuvolariAuto UnionAuto Union D46+4 Laps74
1014Germany Hermann LangDaimler-Benz AGMercedes-Benz W15445+4 Laps24
Germany Walter Bäumern/a
1120France "Raph"Ecurie BleueDelahaye 14543+7 Laps154
1224Italy Emilio RomanoPrivate entryAlfa Romeo Monza41+9 Laps164
1332Switzerland Max ChristenPrivate entryMaserati 8CM40+10 Laps174
1426Italy Edoardo TeagnoSquadra SubaudaMaserati 8CM39+11 Laps134
Thailand Prince Biran/a
DNF2Switzerland Christian KautzAuto UnionAuto Union D19Fuel leak96
DNF30Switzerland Adolfo MandirolaAuto-Agence S.A.Maserati 8CM17186
DNF22Italy Giovanni MinozziPrivate entryAlfa Romeo Monza17196
DNF34Hungary István de SztrihaPrivate entryAlfa Romeo Monza5207
DNS36Switzerland Toulo de GraffenriedEcurie Du Puy de GraffenriedMaserati 6C-34148


  1. ^ "Race Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved 2021-07-27.
  2. ^ "Swiss Grand Prix, Bern (364 km)". marsClassic. Retrieved 2021-07-27.

Media files used on this page

Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
Author/Creator: unknown, Licence: PD
Flag of Germany (1935–1945).svg
National flag and merchant ensign of Germany from 1935 to 1945.
Flag of Italy (1861–1946).svg
Author/Creator: F l a n k e r, Licence: CC BY-SA 2.5
It is easy to put a border around this flag image
Flag of Thailand.svg
The national flag of Kingdom of Thailand since September 2017; there are total of 3 colours:
  • Red represents the blood spilt to protect Thailand’s independence and often more simply described as representing the nation.
  • White represents the religion of Buddhism, the predominant religion of the nation
  • Blue represents the monarchy of the nation, which is recognised as the centre of Thai hearts.
Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946).svg
Flag of Hungary from 6 November 1915 to 29 November 1918 and from August 1919 until mid/late 1946.
Circuit Bremgarten.svg
Author/Creator: Lispir, Licence: CC BY-SA 3.0
Circuit Bremgarten - dawny tor wyścigowy położony w Bremgarten pod Bernem w Szwajcarii