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

Details
DateSunday 29 July 1951
Start time14:00
EventGerman GP
CircuitNürburgring
Event FormatRace of 20 laps
Race16 of 22
Championship race13
Circuit
Laps20
Circuit Perimeter22810 m
Race Distance22810 × 20 = 456.200 km
Grid Format4-3-4-3
Pole PositionRight
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries24
Qualifiers23
Finishers11
Championship Debutants
Jacques Swaters (Driver),
72 (Car Number),
74 (Car Number),
78 (Car Number),
79 (Car Number),
80 (Car Number),
82 (Car Number),
84 (Car Number),
85 (Car Number),
86 (Car Number),
   87 (Car Number),
88 (Car Number),
89 (Car Number),
90 (Car Number),
91 (Car Number),
92 (Car Number),
93 (Car Number),
94 (Car Number),
Nürburgring (22810 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 71 - 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 71 - 1st Win (Car Number)
Car 75 - 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Alberto Ascari - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Alberto Ascari - 1st Win (Driver)
Equipe Gordini - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Louis Chiron - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Philippe Étançelin - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Scuderia Ferrari - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Simca-Gordini - 10th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Simca-Gordini - 10th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most RetirementsTalbot-Lago (32),
2. Most Podium FinishesJuan Manuel Fangio (7),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresJuan Manuel Fangio (9),
4. Most 9th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (3),
5. Most 10th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (4),
6. Most 11th Place FinishesJohnny Claes (2),
7. Most Consecutive 10th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (2),
8. Most 9th Place Finishes in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (3),
9. Most Fastest Laps in a SeasonJuan Manuel Fangio (4),
10. Most 13th Fastest Laps in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (3),
11. Most 16th Fastest Laps in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (2),
12. Most 18th Fastest Laps in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (2),
13. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (5),
14. Most 7th Place QualificationsAlfa Romeo (4),
15. Most 11th Place QualificationsYves Giraud-Cabantous (2),
16. Most 13th Place QualificationsLouis Chiron (3),
17. Most 16th Place QualificationsEmmanuel de Graffenried (2),
18. Most 17th Place QualificationsAntonio Branca (2),
19. Most 18th Place QualificationsJohnny Claes (3),
20. Most 22nd Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (2),
21. Most 5th Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (3),
22. Most 7th Place Qualifications in a SeasonAlfa Romeo (3),
23. Most 11th Place Qualifications in a SeasonYves Giraud-Cabantous (2),
24. Most 13th Place Qualifications in a SeasonLouis Chiron (2),
25. Most 16th Place Qualifications in a SeasonMaserati (3),
26. Most 16th Place Qualifications in a SeasonEmmanuel de Graffenried (2),
27. Most 19th Place Qualifications in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (2),
28. Most 21st Place Qualifications in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (2)
Records Extended 1. Most Podium FinishesAlfa Romeo (19),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlfa Romeo (27),
3. Most RetirementsLouis Chiron, Philippe Étançelin (6),
4. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (5),
5. Most 8th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (7),
6. Most Consecutive 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (4),
7. Most 3rd Place Finishes in a SeasonFerrari (4),
8. Most Fastest LapsAlfa Romeo (11),
9. Most Fastest LapsJuan Manuel Fangio (7),
10. Most 13th Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (5),
11. Most 14th Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (5),
12. Most 15th Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (4),
13. Most 16th Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (3),
14. Most 17th Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (5),
15. Most 18th Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (3),
16. Most 19th Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (3),
17. Most 21st Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (2),
18. Most 14th Fastest Laps in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (4),
19. Most 15th Fastest Laps in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (3),
20. Most 17th Fastest Laps in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (4),
21. Most 19th Fastest Laps in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (3),
22. Most Races LedAlfa Romeo (23),
23. Most Races LedJuan Manuel Fangio (11),
24. Most Laps LedAlfa Romeo (562),
25. Most Laps LedJuan Manuel Fangio (283),
26. Most Race EntriesTalbot-Lago (69),
27. Most Race EntriesLouis Rosier (12),
28. Most 3rd Place QualificationsAlfa Romeo (7),
29. Most 11th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (7),
30. Most 13th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (6),
31. Most 16th Place QualificationsMaserati (5),
32. Most 17th Place QualificationsMaserati (7),
33. Most 18th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (4),
34. Most 21st Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (3),
35. Most 11th Place Qualifications in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (5),
36. Most 13th Place Qualifications in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (5)

Championships
1 Juan Manuel Fangio 27 
same
2 Alberto Ascari 17 
up
3 José Froilan González 15 
up
4 Nino Farina 15 
down
5 Luigi Villoresi 15 
down
6 Lee Wallard 9 
down
7 Piero Taruffi 8 
same
8 Mike Nazaruk 6 
down
9 Luigi Fagioli 5 
same
10 Reg Parnell 5 
same
11 Louis Rosier 3 
same
 Consalvo Sanesi 3 
same
 Andy Linden 3 
same
 Felice Bonetto 3 
same
15 Jack McGrath 2 
same
 Manny Ayulo 2 
same
 Emmanuel de Graffenried 2 
same
 Yves Giraud-Cabantous 2 
same
 Bobby Ball 2 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 71Car 71Car 75
EntrantScuderia FerrariScuderia FerrariAlfa Romeo SpA
DriverAlberto AscariAlberto AscariJuan Manuel Fangio
CarFerrari 375Ferrari 375Alfa Romeo 159B
EngineFerrari 4.5 V12Ferrari 4.5 V12Alfa Romeo 1.5 L8C
Time3:23'03.39'55.89'55.8
Speed134.801 km/h137.825 km/h137.825 km/h


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