Classic Car Catalogue

XVI Gran Premio d'Italia
1938

Italian Grand Prix
11 September 1938
Autodromo Nazionale Monza race track
Race 4 of 4 in the 1938 European Championship

Italy

Entries and results:
No.   Driver: Car: Engine:   Entrant:  
2 Pietro Ghersi Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 3.0 S-8 Scuderia Torino  
4 Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG  
6 Clemente Biondetti Alfa Romeo Tipo 316 3.0 V-16 Alfa Corse  
8 Luigi Villoresi Maserati 8CTF 3.0 S-8 Officine A. Maserati  
12 Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG  
14 Carlo Felice Trossi Maserati 8CTF 3.0 S-8 Officine A. Maserati  
16 Richard Seaman Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG  
18 Goffredo Zehender Maserati 8CTF 3.0 S-8 Officine A. Maserati  
20 Hermann Paul Müller Auto Union D 3.0 V-12 Auto Union  
22 Tazio Nuvolari Auto Union D 3.0 V-12 Auto Union  
24 Christian Kautz Auto Union D 3.0 V-12 Auto Union  
26 Hermann Lang Mercedes-Benz W154 3.0 V-12 Daimler-Benz AG  
28 Jean-Pierre Wimille Alfa Romeo Tipo 312 3.0 V-12 Alfa Corse  
30 Giuseppe Farina Alfa Romeo Tipo 316 3.0 V-16 Alfa Corse  
32 Vittorio Belmondo Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 3.0 S-8 R. Balestrero  
34 Piero Taruffi Alfa Romeo Tipo 312 3.0 V-12 Alfa Corse  
36 Hans Stuck Auto Union D 3.0 V-12 Auto Union  

Results:

Position: No. Driver: Car: Laps: Time:
1st 22 Tazio Nuvolari Auto Union D 60 2h 41m 39.6s
2nd 30 Giuseppe Farina Alfa Romeo Tipo 316 59 2h 42m 15.6s
3rd 12 Rudolf Caracciola / Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz W154 57 2h 42m 39.4s
4th 6 Clemente Biondetti Alfa Romeo Tipo 316 57 2h 42m 15.8s
5th 2 Pietro Ghersi Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 47 2h 45m 55.6s
dsq 14 Carlo Felice Trossi Maserati 8CTF 56 2h 43m 23.4s
dnf 20 Hermann Paul Müller Auto Union D 57  
dnf 36 Hans Stuck Auto Union D 41  
dnf 26 Hermann Lang Mercedes-Benz W154 35  
dnf 8 Luigi Villoresi Maserati 8CTF    
dnf 4 Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz W154 19  
dnf 28 Jean-Pierre Wimille Alfa Romeo Tipo 312 17  
dnf 18 Goffredo Zehender Maserati 8CTF 15  
dnf 32 Vittorio Belmondo Alfa Romeo Tipo 308    
dnf 16 Richard Seaman Mercedes-Benz W154    
dnf 34 Piero Taruffi Alfa Romeo Tipo 312    
dnf 24 Christian Kautz Auto Union D 2  
Fastest lap: Hermann Lang (Mercedes Benz) on lap 29 in 2m34.2s = 163.3 km/h (101.4 mph)
Winner's average speed: 155.7 km/h (96.8 mph)