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1953 Aston Martin Owners Club
1952 Sachsenring Race

1953 Karl-Marx-Stadt Road Race

1953 Bordeaux GP
1953 Paul Greifzu Memorial Race
 I  Strassen-Rennen Karl-Marx-Stadt

Event Overview • Entry List
Race ClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 3 May 1953
Event Karl-Marx-Stadt Road Race
Circuit Karl-Marx-Stadt
Event FormatRace of 16 laps
ChampionshipEast German Championship
Race number#1 of 5 in 1953
#5 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps16
Circuit Perimeter5000 m
Race Distance5000 × 16 + 6 = 80.006 km
Participants
Entries6
QualifiersNo qualifying session
Finishers3
Debutants
Karl Weber (Driver),
ARO (Car Manufacturer),
ARO (Car Model),
   Karl-Marx-Stadt Road Race (Event),
Karl-Marx-Stadt (Circuit)
MilestonesCar 103 – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 103 – 1st Win (Car Number)
 Rudolf Krause – 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
 Rudolf Krause – 1st Win (Driver)
 Reif – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
 Reif – 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)

East German Championship standings
1  Rudolf Krause 6 
2  Karl Weber 4 
3  Heinz Melkus 3 
1  Reif / BMW 6 
2  BMW / BMW 4 
3 ARO / Veritas 3 

Results
 WinnerFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 103Car 103
Entrant--
Driver Rudolf Krause Rudolf Krause
Car Reif BMW Eigenbau Reif BMW Eigenbau
EngineBMWBMW
Time43'05.32'34.4
Speed111.407 km/h116.580 km/h