AVUS

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YEARS OF OPERATION KEY:
/ c = circa (about) / cn = cancelled / E = early / L = late / M = mid / r = ran / s = scheduled to run / z = ran karts, motorcycles, or other motorsport /
Berlin
BerlinDEU
at Charlottenburg (SW section of city)
closed in 5/1998
lat: +52.4806 lng: +13.2514


AVUS 70003 a
aka: Automobil-Verkehrs und Übungs-Straße
2.64 km.  paved street circuitr1992-98 defunct
DTM (1992-95), F3 (1992-95)


AVUS 70003 b
aka: Automobil-Verkehrs und Übungs-Straße
4.88 km.  paved street circuitr1989-5/5/91 defunct
DTM (1989-91), F3 (1989-91)


AVUS 70003 c
aka: Automobil-Verkehrs und Übungs-Straße
8.11 km.  paved street circuitr7/1/1951-56, 58-59, 62-67, 71, 74-76, 78, 80, 83-88 defunct
circuit cut in half after WWII because southern part was in East Germany; 8.3 km (1951-67); 43 degree banked turn removed in 1967; F2 (1951 [Paul Greifzu]-53, 58, 64), F1 (1954, 59), F3 (1951-53, 64-67, 71, 74-76, 83-85, 87), sports cars (1958), FJr (1962-63), DTM (1986-88)


AVUS 70003 d
aka: Automobil-Verkehrs und Übungs-Straße
19.29 km.  paved street circuitr9/24/1921-22, 26, 31-35, 37 defunct
up to 20 km. (1921-36), 43 degree banked turn added in 1937; 2600cc (1921-22), GP (1922), FLibre (1926, 31-35, 37), Voiturette (1931-34)


TRACK DRIVER STANDINGS

RACES

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1 1921-09-24 track 'd' GP Grunewaldrennen
Fritz Hörner
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2 1921-09-25 track 'd' GP Grunewaldrennen
1-Christian Riecken
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3 1922-06-11 track 'd' 2600cc AVUSrennen
1-Christian Riecken
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4 1926-07-11 track 'd' Formula Libre German GP
1-Rudolf Caracciola, 2-Christian Riecken, 3-Willy Cleer, 4-Pierre Clause, 5-Georg Klöble, 6-Max zu Schaumburg-Lippe
20 laps; 46 starters/17 finishers; 3 spectators killed; a riding mechanic killed in practice
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5 1931-08-02 track 'd' 1500cc voiturettes Avusrennen
1-Hans Lewy, 2-Louis Decaroli
10 laps; 11 starters/2 finishers
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6 1932-05-22 track 'd' 1500cc voiturettes Avusrennen
1-Francis Howe, 2-Donald Barnes, 3-Rudolf Steinweg, 4-Zdenek Pohl, 5-Charles Goodacre, 6-Gerhard Macher
10 laps; 17 starters/8 finishers
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7 1933-00-00 track 'd'
1-Hans Rüesch
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8 1933-00-00 track 'd'
1-E.Horton
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9 1933-05-21 track 'd' 1500cc voiturettes Avusrennen
1-Pierre Veyron 2-Ernst Burggaller, 3-Francis Howe, 4-Hans Rüesch, 5-Ron Horton, 6-Donald Barnes
10 laps; 16 starters/10 finishers
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10 1933-05-21 track 'd' Avusrennen
1-Achille Varzi
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11 1934-00-00 track 'd'
1-Guy Moll
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12 1935-06-23 track 'd'
1-Luigi Fagioli
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13 1935-06-30 track 'd'
1-Rudi Caracciola
10 laps; also 2x5 lap heats
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14 1937-05-30 track 'd' 1500cc voiturettes AVUS Rennen
1-Charlie Martin, 2-Luigi Platé, 3-Edoardo Teagno, 4-Luciano Uboldi, 5-Armand Hug, 6-Franco Cortese (dnf), 7-Ciro Basadonna
7 laps; 11 starters/7 finishers
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15 1937-05-30 track 'd' Formula Libre AVUS Rennen
1-Hermann Lang, 2-Ernst von Delius, 3-Rudolf Hasse, 4-Bernd Rosemeyer, 5-Dick Seaman, 6-László Hartmann
8 laps; 8 starters/6 finishers; heats (7 laps): Rudolf Caracciola, Manfred von Brauchitsch
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16 1954-09-19 track 'c' Formula One Berlin GP
1-Karl Kling
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17 1959-08-02 track 'c' Formula One World German GP
1-Tony Brooks, 2-Dan Gurney, 3-Phil Hill, 4-Maurice Trintignant, 5-Jo Bonnier, 6-Ian Burgess
2 x 30 laps