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1961 Season
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1961 Naples GP
1960 United States GP
1960 Monaco GP

1961 Monaco GP

1961 Dutch GP
1962 Monaco GP
 XIX  Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco


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

Details
DateSunday 14 May 1961
Start time14:00
EventMonaco GP
CircuitMonte Carlo
Event FormatRace of 100 laps
Race11 of 32
Championship race95
Circuit
Laps100
Circuit Perimeter3145 m
Race Distance3145 × 100 = 314.500 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherMild, Dry
Participants
Entries21
Qualifiers17
Finishers13
Championship Debutants
Michel May (Driver),
BRM P48/57 (Car Model),
Cooper T55 (Car Model),
Emeryson 1003 (Car Model),
Ferrari 156 (Car Model),
   Lotus 21 (Car Model),
Porsche 787 (Car Model),
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC (Entrant),
Scuderia Serenissima (Entrant),
UDT Laystall Racing Team (Entrant)
MilestonesCooper - 250th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Dunlop - 25th Fastest Lap (Tyre Manufacturer)
Dunlop - 25th Win (Tyre Manufacturer)
Graham Hill - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Lotus - 75th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Richie Ginther - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most 10th Fastest LapsBRM (5),
2. Most 10th Fastest LapsTony Brooks (3)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCooper (54),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (181),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (124),
4. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (55),
5. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (38),
6. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (30),
7. Most 11th Place FinishesCooper (11),
8. Most Consecutive Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCooper (18),
9. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioFerrari (15.11%),
10. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (32),
11. Most 4th Fastest LapsFerrari (5),
12. Most 5th Fastest LapsCooper (10),
13. Most 5th Fastest LapsBruce McLaren (4),
14. Most 14th Fastest LapsCooper (11),
15. Most Races LedFerrari (75),
16. Most Laps LedFerrari (1980),
17. Most Race EntriesMaurice Trintignant (66),
18. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (32),
19. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (34),
20. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (34),
21. Most 15th Place QualificationsCooper (18)

Championships
1 Stirling Moss 9
2 Richie Ginther 6
3 Phil Hill 4
4 Wolfgang von Trips 3
5 Dan Gurney 2
6 Bruce McLaren 1
1 Lotus / Climax 8
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 6
3 Porsche / Porsche 2
4 Cooper / Climax 1

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 20Car 20Car 36
EntrantR.R.C. Walker Racing TeamR.R.C. Walker Racing TeamScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
DriverStirling MossStirling MossStirling Moss
CarLotus 18Lotus 18Ferrari 156
EngineClimax 1.5 L4Climax 1.5 L4Ferrari 1.5 V6
Time2:45'50.11'39.11'36.3
Speed113.788 km/h114.248 km/h117.570 km/h


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