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Swiss Grand Prix

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The Swiss Grand Prix was the premier auto race of Switzerland; in its later years, it was a Formula One race.

Grand Prix motor racing came to Switzerland in 1934, to the Bremgarten circuit located just outside the city of Bremgarten, Bern. The Swiss Grand Prix counted toward the European Championship from 1935 to 1939.

The Bremgarten track would remain the home of the Swiss Grand Prix until 1954, after which motor racing was banned by the Swiss government as an unsafe spectator sport following the death of 80 people at the 1955 24 hours of Le Mans. The Swiss Grand Prix returned to the racing calendar in 1982 for one year, albeit at a track just across the border in Dijon, France.

Winners of the Swiss Grand Prix

Events which were not part of the Formula One World Championship are indicated by a pink background.

Season Driver Team Location Report
1982 Keke Rosberg (Finland) Williams-Ford Dijon Report
1954 Juan Manuel Fangio (Argentina) Mercedes Bremgarten Report
1953 Alberto Ascari (Italy) Ferrari Bremgarten Report
1952 Piero Taruffi (Italy) Ferrari Bremgarten Report
1951 Juan Manuel Fangio (Argentina) Alfa Romeo Bremgarten Report
1950 Nino Farina (Italy) Alfa Romeo Bremgarten Report
1949 Alberto Ascari (Italy) Ferrari Bremgarten Report
1948 Carlo Felice Trossi (Italy) Alfa Romeo Bremgarten Report
1947 Jean-Pierre Wimille (France) Alfa Romeo Bremgarten Report
1939 Hermann Lang (Germany) Mercedes Bremgarten Report
1938 Rudolf Caracciola (Germany) Mercedes Bremgarten Report
1937 Rudolf Caracciola (Germany) Mercedes Bremgarten Report
1936 Bernd Rosemeyer (Germany) Auto Union Bremgarten Report
1935 Rudolf Caracciola (Germany) Mercedes Bremgarten Report
1934 Hans Stuck (Switzerland) Auto Union Bremgarten Report


Races in the Formula One championship:
2005 championship Grand Prix events:

Australian | Malaysian | Bahrain | San Marino | Spanish | Monaco | European | Canadian | U.S.
French | British | German | Hungarian | Turkish | Italian | Belgian | Brazilian | Japanese | Chinese

Past championship Grand Prix events:

Argentine | Austrian | Czechoslovakian | Dutch | Indy 500 | Las Vegas | Luxembourg | Mexican | Morocco
Pacific | Pescara | Portuguese | South African | Swedish | Swiss | USA East | USA West

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