XII Großer Preis von Deutschland
1939

German Grand Prix
23 July 1939
Nürburgring race track
Race 3 of 4 in the 1939 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 Hermann Müller Auto Union D 3.0 V-12 Auto Union AG  
8 Rudolf Hasse Auto Union D 3.0 V-12 Auto Union AG  
10 Georg Meier Auto Union D 3.0 V-12 Auto Union AG  
12 Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG  
14 Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG  
16 Hermann Lang Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG  
18     Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG dna
20 Hans Hugo Hartmann Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG dns
res. Heinz Brendel Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG drove #20
22 Raymond Sommer Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 3.0 S-8 Raymond Sommer  
24 René Dreyfus Delahaye T145 4.5 V-12 Ecurie Lucy O'Reilly Schell  
26 "Raph" Delahaye T145 4.5 V-12 Ecurie Lucy O'Reilly Schell  
28 Robert Mazaud Delahaye T135CS 4.5 S-6 Robert Mazaud  
30 Luigi Villoresi Maserati 8CTF 3.0 S-8 Officine A. Maserati  
32 Paul Pietsch Maserati 8CTF 3.0 S-8 Officine A. Maserati  
34 Armand Hug Maserati 4CM 1.5 S-4 Officine A. Maserati dna
36 Adolfo Mandirola Maserati 8CM 3.0 S-8 Adolfo Mandirola  
38 Hans Dipper Maserati 6CM 1.5 S-6 Süddeutsche Renngemeinschaft dna
40 Leonhard Joa Maserati 4CM 1.5 S-4 Süddeutsche Renngemeinschaft  

 

Results:

Position: No. Driver: Car: Laps: Time:
1st 12 Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz W154 22 4h08m41.4s
2nd 6 Hermann Müller Auto Union D 22 4h09m39.3s
3rd 32 Paul Pietsch Maserati 8CTF 21  
4th 24 René Dreyfus Delahaye T145 20  
5th 26 "Raph" Delahaye T145 19  
6th 28 Robert Mazaud Delahaye T135CS 19  
7th 40 Leonhard Joa Maserati 4CM 19  
dnf 2 Tazio Nuvolari Auto Union D 18 failure
dnf 8 Rudolf Hasse Auto Union D 11 acc.
dnf 10 Georg Meier Auto Union D 10 failure
dsq 36 Adolfo Mandirola Maserati 8CM 9 dsq
dnf 30 Luigi Villoresi Maserati 8CTF 6 failure
dnf 14 Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz W154 5 failure
dnf 20 Heinz Brendel Mercedes-Benz W154 3 acc.
dnf 16 Hermann Lang Mercedes-Benz W154 2 failure
dnf 22 Raymond Sommer Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 0 failure
dnf 4 Hans Stuck Auto Union D 0 failure
Fastest lap: Rudolf Caracciola (Mercedes) on lap 20 in 10m24.2s (10m24.0s?) = 131.6 km/h (81.7 mph)
Winner's average speed: 121.1 km/h (75.2 mph)