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1951 Season
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1951 Belgian GP
1950 ACF GP

1951 ACF GP

1951 British GP
1952 ACF GP
 XXXVIII  Grand Prix de l'ACF
 XII  Grand Prix d'Europe



Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 1 July 1951
Start time14:00
EventACF GP
CircuitReims
Event FormatRace of 77 laps
Race12 of 22
Championship race11
Circuit
Laps57/20
Circuit Perimeter7816 m
Race Distance7816 × 77 = 601.832 km (scheduled)
7816 × 57/20 = 445.512 km (raced)
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries23
Qualifiers23
Finishers11
Championship Debutants
Aldo Gordini (Driver),
André Simon (Driver),
Onofre Marimón (Driver),
Ferrari 375 Thinwall Special (Car Model),
   Simca-Gordini T11 (Car Model),
Eugčne Chaboud (Entrant),
G.A. Vandervell (Entrant),
Graham Whitehead (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 18 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 4 - 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 6 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 8 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 8 - 1st Win (Car Number)
Ferrari - 25th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Ferrari - 25th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Juan Manuel Fangio - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Luigi Fagioli - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Luigi Fagioli - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Luigi Fagioli - 1st Win (Driver)
Scuderia Ferrari - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most Podium FinishesLuigi Fagioli (6),
2. Most RetirementsPhilippe Étançelin (5),
3. Most Race WinsJuan Manuel Fangio (5),
4. Most 11th Place FinishesAlfa Romeo (2),
5. Most Consecutive 7th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (2),
6. Highest Race Win RatioJuan Manuel Fangio (55.56%),
7. Most 11th Place Finishes in a SeasonAlfa Romeo (2),
8. Most 13th Fastest LapsLouis Rosier (2),
9. Most 14th Fastest LapsPhilippe Étançelin (2),
10. Most 13th Fastest Laps in a SeasonLouis Rosier (2),
11. Most 14th Fastest Laps in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (2),
12. Most 14th Fastest Laps in a SeasonPhilippe Étançelin (2),
13. Most 17th Fastest Laps in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (2),
14. Most 17th Fastest Laps in a SeasonJohnny Claes (2),
15. Most Races LedJuan Manuel Fangio (9),
16. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (4),
17. Most 4th Place QualificationsLuigi Villoresi (3),
18. Most 8th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (5),
19. Most 12th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (3),
20. Most 13th Place QualificationsLouis Rosier (2),
21. Most 16th Place QualificationsMaserati (3),
22. Most 12th Place Qualifications in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (3),
23. Most 13th Place Qualifications in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (3)
Records Extended 1. Most Podium FinishesAlfa Romeo (17),
2. Most RetirementsTalbot-Lago (27),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlfa Romeo (23),
4. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresJuan Manuel Fangio, Nino Farina (7),
5. Most Race WinsAlfa Romeo (10),
6. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (7),
7. Most 6th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (4),
8. Most 7th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (4),
9. Most 8th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (6),
10. Highest Drivers' Championship Points Score RatioAlberto Ascari (166.67%),
11. Highest Race Win RatioAlfa Romeo (31.25%),
12. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioFerrari (25.93%),
13. Most Fastest LapsAlfa Romeo (9),
14. Most Fastest LapsJuan Manuel Fangio (6),
15. Most 10th Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (4),
16. Most 13th Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (4),
17. Most 14th Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (3),
18. Most 15th Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (2),
19. Most 16th Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (2),
20. Most 17th Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (3),
21. Most 17th Fastest LapsJohnny Claes (3),
22. Most 19th Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (2),
23. Most 19th Fastest LapsGuy Mairesse (2),
24. Most 19th Fastest Laps in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (2),
25. Most 19th Fastest Laps in a SeasonGuy Mairesse (2),
26. Most Races LedAlfa Romeo (20),
27. Most Laps LedAlfa Romeo (523),
28. Most Laps LedNino Farina (270),
29. Most Race EntriesTalbot-Lago (57),
30. Most Race EntriesLouis Rosier (10),
31. Most Perfect WeekendsAlfa Romeo (10),
32. Most PolesAlfa Romeo (9),
33. Most PolesJuan Manuel Fangio (7),
34. Most 2nd Place QualificationsAlfa Romeo (8),
35. Most 2nd Place QualificationsNino Farina (6),
36. Most 5th Place QualificationsAlfa Romeo (4),
37. Most 10th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (5),
38. Most 11th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (5),
39. Most 13th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (4),
40. Most 14th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (6),
41. Most 15th Place QualificationsMaserati (4)

Championships
1 Juan Manuel Fangio 15 
up
2 Nino Farina 14 
down
3 Lee Wallard 9 
same
4 Alberto Ascari 9 
same
5 Luigi Villoresi 8 
up
6 Mike Nazaruk 6 
down
 Piero Taruffi 6 
down
8 Luigi Fagioli 5 
up
9 Andy Linden 3 
down
 José Froilan González 3 
up
 Louis Rosier 3 
down
 Reg Parnell 3 
up
 Consalvo Sanesi 3 
down
14 Jack McGrath 2 
down
 Yves Giraud-Cabantous 2 
down
 Manny Ayulo 2 
down
 Bobby Ball 2 
down
 Emmanuel de Graffenried 2 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 8Car 4Car 8
EntrantAlfa Romeo SpAAlfa Romeo SpAAlfa Romeo SpA
DriverLuigi Fagioli / Juan Manuel FangioJuan Manuel FangioJuan Manuel Fangio
CarAlfa Romeo 159BAlfa Romeo 159AAlfa Romeo 159B
EngineAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8CAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8CAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8C
Time3:22'11.02'25.72'27.8
Speed132.210 km/h193.120 km/h190.376 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led