Rudolf Hasse

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Rudolf Hasse (30 May 1906 – 12 August 1942) was a famous German racing driver. He won the 1937 Belgian Grand Prix.[1]

Hasse was born in Mittweida, Saxony, and died while serving on the Russian front during World War II in a military hospital in Makiivka, Ukraine, aged only 36. In the 1930s he was a member of the National Socialist Motor Corps.[2]

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Rudolf Hasse driving an Auto Union at the 1937 Donington Grand Prix. He finished fifth.

References

  1. von Frankenberg, Richard Alexander Freiherr (1966). Die grossen Fahrer von einst. Motorbuch Verlag. p. 42.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Hochstetter, Dorothee (1 Jan 2005). Motorisierung und "Volksgemeinschaft": Das Nationalsozialistische Kraftfahrkorps (NSKK) 1931-1945. Oldenbourg Verlag. pp. 291–292.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>