Classic Car Catalogue

VII Grand Prix de Belgique
1937

Belgian Grand Prix
11 July 1937
Spa-Francorchamps, Road course
Race 1 of 5 in the 1937 European Championship

Belgium

 

Entries and results:
No.   Driver: Car: Engine:   Entrant:  
2 Hermann Lang Mercedes-Benz W125 5.7 S-8 Daimler-Benz AG  
4 Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz W125 5.7 S-8 Daimler-Benz AG  
6 Christian Kautz Mercedes-Benz W125 5.7 S-8 Daimler-Benz AG  
8 Hans Stuck Auto Union C 6.0 V-16 Auto Union  
10 Luigi Fagioli Auto Union C 6.0 V-16 Auto Union dns
12 Rudolf Hasse Auto Union C 6.0 V-16 Auto Union  
14 Hermann Paul Müller Auto Union C 6.0 V-16 Auto Union  
16 Raymond Sommer Alfa Romeo 12C-36 4.1 V-12 Scuderia Ferrari  
18 Carlo Felice Trossi Alfa Romeo 12C-36 4.1 V-12 Scuderia Ferrari  
20 Franz Gouvion Maserati 8CM 3.0 S-8 F. Gouvion dns

Results:

Position: No. Driver: Car: Laps: Time:
1st 12 Rudolf Hasse Auto Union C 34 3h 01m 22s
2nd 8 Hans Stuck Auto Union C 34 3h 02m 04s
3rd 2 Hermann Lang Mercedes-Benz W125 34 3h 04m 07s
4th 6 Christian Kautz Mercedes-Benz W125 34 3h 04m 25s
5th 16 Raymond Sommer Alfa Romeo 12C-36 33 3h 05m 54s
dnf 4 Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz W125 31 failure
dnf 14 Hermann Paul Müller Auto Union C 13 failure
dnf 18 Carlo Felice Trossi Alfa Romeo 12C-36 5 failure
Fastest lap: Hermann Lang (Mercedes-Benz)
lap 18 in 5m04.7s = 175.1 km/h (108.8 mph)
Winner's average speed: 167.2 km/h (103.9 mph)