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1961 Season
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1961 Belgian GP
1960 ACF GP

1961 ACF GP

1961 British GP
1962 ACF GP
 XLVII  Grand Prix de l'ACF


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

Details
DateSunday 2 July 1961
Start time14:00
EventACF GP
CircuitReims
Event FormatRace of 52 laps
Race17 of 32
Championship race98
Circuit
Laps52
Circuit Perimeter8302 m
Race Distance8302 × 52 = 431.704 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherVery hot, Dry
Participants
Entries26
Qualifiers26
Finishers15
Championship Debutants
Bernard Collomb (Driver),
Giancarlo Baghetti (Driver),
Juan Manuel Bordeu (Driver),
De Tomaso (Car Manufacturer),
   De Tomaso F1 001 (Car Model),
Bernard Collomb (Entrant),
FISA (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 24 - 75th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 46 - 25th Race Entry (Car Number)
Dunlop - 250th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
FISA - 1st Win (Entrant)
Giancarlo Baghetti - 1st Win (Driver)
Jim Clark - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Porsche System Engineering - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Porsche - 25th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Yeoman Credit Racing Team - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most 12th Place FinishesCooper (6),
2. Highest Race Win RatioGiancarlo Baghetti (100.00%),
3. Most 7th Fastest LapsFerrari (7),
4. Most 10th Fastest LapsBRM (6),
5. Most 12th Fastest LapsRoy Salvadori (3),
6. Most 18th Fastest LapsCooper (5),
7. Most 20th Fastest LapsLotus (3),
8. Most 23rd Fastest LapsLotus (2),
9. Most 26th Fastest LapsCooper (1),
10. Most 26th Fastest LapsBernard Collomb (1),
11. Most 20th Fastest Laps in a SeasonLotus (2),
12. Most 21st Fastest Laps in a SeasonLotus (2),
13. Most 26th Fastest Laps in a SeasonCooper (1),
14. Most 26th Fastest Laps in a SeasonBernard Collomb (1),
15. Most 23rd Place QualificationsCooper (6),
16. Most 23rd Place QualificationsMaurice Trintignant (2)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCooper (57),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (189),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (130),
4. Most Race WinsFerrari (34),
5. Most 13th Place FinishesCooper (6),
6. Most Consecutive Drivers' Championship Points ScoresCooper (11),
7. Most Consecutive Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCooper (21),
8. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (34),
9. Most 9th Fastest LapsCooper (5),
10. Most 14th Fastest LapsCooper (13),
11. Most 22nd Fastest LapsCooper (3),
12. Most 24th Fastest LapsCooper (3),
13. Most Races LedFerrari (83),
14. Most Laps LedFerrari (2132),
15. Most Race EntriesMaurice Trintignant (68),
16. Most Perfect WeekendsFerrari (20),
17. Most PolesFerrari (35),
18. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (35),
19. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (36),
20. Most 15th Place QualificationsCooper (20)

Championships
1 Phil Hill 19 
same
2 Wolfgang von Trips 18 
same
3 Stirling Moss 12 
same
4 Richie Ginther 12 
same
5 Giancarlo Baghetti 9 
up
6 Dan Gurney 9 
up
7 Jim Clark 8 
down
8 Olivier Gendebien 3 
down
 Innes Ireland 3 
up
10 Bruce McLaren 3 
down
11 John Surtees 2 
down
12 Graham Hill 1 
down
 Jack Brabham 1 
down
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 30 
same
2 Lotus / Climax 16 
same
3 Porsche / Porsche 9 
up
4 Cooper / Climax 6 
down
5 BRM / Climax 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 50Car 16Car 16
EntrantFISAScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
DriverGiancarlo BaghettiPhil HillPhil Hill
CarFerrari 156Ferrari 156Ferrari 156
EngineFerrari 1.5 V6Ferrari 1.5 V6Ferrari 1.5 V6
Time2:14'17.52'24.92'27.1
Speed192.880 km/h206.261 km/h203.176 km/h


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