Classic Car Catalogue

XV Gran Premio d'Italia
1937

Italian Grand Prix
12 September 1937
Circuito del Montenero race track
Race 4 of 4 in the 1937 European Championship

Italy

Entries and results:
No.   Driver: Car: Engine:   Entrant:  
2 Rudolf Caracciola 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 Hermann Lang Mercedes-Benz W125 5.7 S-8 Daimler-Benz AG  
8 Richard Seaman Mercedes-Benz W125 5.7 S-8 Daimler-Benz AG  
10 Christian Kautz Mercedes-Benz W125 5.7 S-8 Daimler-Benz AG  
12 Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union C 6.0 V-16 Auto Union  
14 Achille Varzi Auto Union C 6.0 V-16 Auto Union  
16 Hans Stuck Auto Union C 6.0 V-16 Auto Union  
18 Hermann Paul Müller Auto Union C 6.0 V-16 Auto Union  
20 Vittorio Belmondo Alfa Romeo 8C-35 3.8 S-8 Vittorio Belmondo  
22 Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo 12C-36 4.1 V-12 Scuderia Ferrari  
24 Giuseppe Farina Alfa Romeo 12C-36 4.1 V-12 Scuderia Ferrari  
26 Carlo Felice Trossi Alfa Romeo 12C-36 4.1 V-12 Scuderia Ferrari  
28 Clemente Biondetti Alfa Romeo 12C-36 4.1 V-12 Scuderia Ferrari  
28 Antonio Brivio Alfa Romeo 12C-36 4.1 V-12 Scuderia Ferrari dns
30 Giovanbattista Guidotti Alfa Romeo 12C-37 4.5 V-12 Alfa Corse  
32 Hans Rüesch Alfa Romeo 8C-35 3.8 S-8 Hans Rüesch dna

Results:

Position: No. Driver: Car: Laps: Time:
1st 2 Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz W125 50 2h 44m 54.4s
2nd 6 Hermann Lang Mercedes-Benz W125 50 2h 44m 54.8s
3rd 12 Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union C 50 2h 46m 19.8s
4th 8 Richard Seaman Mercedes-Benz W125 49 2h 45m 02.4s
5th 18 Hermann Paul Müller Auto Union C 49 2h 45m 40.0s
6th 14 Achille Varzi Auto Union C 49 2h 46m 15.4s
7th 22 Tazio Nuvolari / Giuseppe Farina Alfa Romeo 12C-36 49 2h 47m 38.4s
8th 26 Carlo Felice Trossi Alfa Romeo 12C-36 47 2h 46m 15.6s
9th 16 Hans Stuck / Rudolf Hasse Auto Union C 47 2h 46m 39.4s
10th 20 Vittorio Belmondo Alfa Romeo 8C-35 45 2h 45m 50.8s
dnf 10 Christian Kautz Mercedes-Benz W125 43  
dnf 28 Clemente Biondetti Alfa Romeo 12C-36 38  
dnf 4 Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz W125 36  
dnf 30 Giovanbattista Guidotti Alfa Romeo 12C-37 24  
dnf 24 Giuseppe Farina Alfa Romeo 12C-36 13  
Fastest lap: Rudolf Caracciola & Hermann Lang (Mercedes-Benz) on lap 33 in 3m11.2s = 135.9.0 km/h (84.4 mph)
Winner's average speed: 131.3 km/h (81.6 mph)