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Czech Grand Prix


The Czechoslovakian Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor racing event first held on September 28, 1930 at the Masaryk Circuit now referred to as the Brno Circuit. It was held in the town of Brno in Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic).

From 1934 onwards, the race was dominated by the German Silver Arrows. In 1937, several spectators were killed or injured when Hermann Lang skidded off the track. The spectators had been in a prohibited area but Lang was sued anyway.

Due to the German occupation in 1938 the race was discontinued until 1949 when the Masaryk Circuit was shortened to 17.8 km (11.06 miles).

The 1949 competition, raced in the opposite direction than the pre-war races, drew a crowd in excess of 400,000 people. However, this would be the last Czechoslovakian Grand Prix, and the race would never be part of the Formula One World Championship.


2011 Formula One speculation

The race could be part of the 2011 Formula 1 season. However this is not official as the FIA has yet to confirm the calendar for 2011.


Winners of the Czechoslovakian Grand Prix

A light gray background indicates an event which was not part of the Formula One World Championship.

Year Driver Constructor Location Report
1949 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Peter Whitehead Mercedes-Benz Masaryk Circuit Report
1938
-48
Not held
1937 Germany Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz Masaryk Circuit Report
1936 Not held
1935 Germany Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union Masaryk Circuit Report
1934 Germany Hans Stuck Auto Union Masaryk Circuit Report
1933 22px-Flag of Monaco.png Louis Chiron Bugatti Masaryk Circuit Report
1932 22px-Flag of Monaco.png Louis Chiron Bugatti Masaryk Circuit Report
1931 22px-Flag of Monaco.png Louis Chiron Bugatti Masaryk Circuit Report
1930 22px-Flag of Germany.png Heinrich-Joachim von Morgen,
22px-Flag of Germany.png Hermann zu Leiningen
Bugatti Masaryk Circuit Report