|The AIACR ceases the European Drivers' Championship after the 1932 racing season, yet taking a rare cue from the American Automobile Association, the European sanctioning body adopts the use of practice times to set the grid order for Grand Prix events rather than favored draw for the first time.
Scuderia Ferrari, with its collaboration with SA ALFA Romeo, picks up its maiden Grand Prix putative constructors' title as its flamboyant driver Tazio Nuvolari swiftly gathers international fame after prevailing for his second consecutive putative drivers' crown.
Departures: Otto Merz, 43, b. Esslingen am Neckar, German Empire 1889, d. at practice, GP Germany, May. Sir H. 'Tim' Birkin, 36, b. Nottingham England 1896, d. postrace GP Tripoli, Tripolitania, May. Count Guy Bouriat-Quintart, 31, b. Paris, France 1902, d. GP Picardie, Péronne, France, May. C. Giuseppe Campari, 41, b. Lodi, Italy 1892, d. GP Monza, Italy, September. Baconino Borzacchini, 34, b. Terni, Italy 1898, d. GP Monza, Italy, September. Count Stanislaus Czaykowski, 34, b. The Hague, Netherlands 1899, d. GP Monza, Italy, September.