(Deutsches Motorsportabzeichen)


Date Instituted

18 February 1938


Winning international or national motor sports competitions.

Three different classes of this award existed:
1st Class (Gold) - 150 points
2nd Class (Silver) - 100 points
3rd Class (Iron) - 50 points

The winner of a national was awarded 8 point, of an international 12 point and a long-distance rally 9 point.

Number awarded


Estimated price (2009)

Gold - € 3.500
Silver - € 2.000
Bronze - € 1.500

NSKK-Obergruppenfuhrer Josef Seydel awarding the German Motor Sports Badge
(Courtesy of Dave)

Stabsfeldwebel with the German Motor Sports Badge
(Courtesy of Bundesarchiv/Wikimedia, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3 0 Germany)


This award was not exclusive to the NSKK, but most of the recipients were NSKK members.

Photo courtesy of Knut S

Sources used

Christopher Ailsby - World War 2 German medals and political awards
John R. Angolia - For Führer and Fatherland: Political & Civil awards of the Third Reich
David Littlejohn - Orders, decorations, medals and badges of the Third Reich
Detlev Niemann - Price Guide Germany 1871-1945 (2009)