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1939 German Grand Prix

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European Drivers Championship race number 3 of 4
Sunday, July 23, 1939 at Nurburgring, Nurburg, Germany
22 laps on a 22.811 kilometer road course (501.842 kilometers)

Time of race: 4:08:41.4
Average speed: 121.1 kph
Pole time: 583.1 seconds
Cautions: none
Margin of victory: 57.8 sec
Attendance: 275000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1939 European Drivers Championship results   /   1939 standings

1 312   Rudolf Caracciola Daimler-Benz AGMercedes-Benz W154224:08:41.8121
2 46   Hermann Paul Muller Auto Union AGAuto Union D22+57.802
3 832   Paul Pietsch Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 8CTF21+1 lap13
41224   Rene Dreyfus Ecurie Lucy O'Reilly SchellDelahaye 14520+2 laps04
51526   Raph Bethenod Ecurie Lucy O'Reilly SchellDelahaye 14519+3 laps04
61628   Robert Mazaud Delahaye T135CS19+3 laps04
71440   Leonhard Joa Suddeutsche RenngemeinschaftMaserati 4CM19+3 laps04
ret 62   Tazio Nuvolari Auto Union AGAuto Union D18engine54
ret108   Rudolf Hasse Auto Union AGAuto Union D11crash25
ret 910   Georg Meier Auto Union AGAuto Union D10front axle06
dsq1736   Adolfo Mandirola Maserati 6CM9disqualified08
ret1130   Luigi Villoresi Officine Alfieri MaseratiMaserati 8CTF6fuel tank06
ret 214   Manfred von Brauchitsch Daimler-Benz AGMercedes-Benz W1545fuel leak07
ret 520   Heinz Brendel Daimler-Benz AGMercedes-Benz W1543crash07
ret 116   Hermann Lang Daimler-Benz AGMercedes-Benz W1542engine27
ret1322   Raymond Sommer Alfa Romeo Tipo 3080engine07
ret 74   Hans Stuck Auto Union AGAuto Union D0fuel pipe07

Fastest Lap: 131.600 kph by Rudolf Caracciola

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Hermann Lang122
  Paul Pietsch331
  Tazio Nuvolari485
  Rudolf Caracciola991
  Rudolf Haase10112
  Rudolf Caracciola122211