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1951 Season
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Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 27 May 1951
Start time14:00
EventSwiss GP
CircuitBremgarten
Event FormatRace of 42 laps
Race8 of 22
Championship race8
Circuit
Laps42
Circuit Perimeter7280 m
Race Distance7280 × 42 = 305.760 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Rain
Participants
Entries21
Qualifiers21
Finishers14
Championship Debutants
George Abecassis (Driver),
Peter Hirt (Driver),
Rudi Fischer (Driver),
Stirling Moss (Driver),
HWM (Car Manufacturer),
Veritas (Car Manufacturer),
Veritas (Engine Manufacturer),
Alfa Romeo 159A (Car Model),
   Ferrari 212 (Car Model),
HWM 51 (Car Model),
Veritas Meteor (Car Model),
Ecurie Espadon (Entrant),
HW Motors (Entrant),
José Froilan González (Entrant),
Peter Hirt (Entrant),
Yves Giraud-Cabantous (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 24 - 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 24 - 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 24 - 1st Win (Car Number)
Alfa Romeo SpA - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Alfa Romeo - 25th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Alfa Romeo - 25th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Enrico Plate - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Pirelli - 25th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Shell - 25th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most RetirementsTalbot-Lago (22),
2. Most Race Wins Juan Manuel Fangio (4),
3. Most 3rd Place FinishesAlfa Romeo (3),
4. Most Consecutive Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlfa Romeo (5),
5. Most Fastest Laps Juan Manuel Fangio (4),
6. Most Laps Led Juan Manuel Fangio (216),
7. Most 4th Place QualificationsAlfa Romeo (3),
8. Most 5th Place QualificationsAlfa Romeo (3),
9. Most 7th Place QualificationsFerrari (3),
10. Most 8th Place Qualifications Louis Rosier (2),
11. Most 18th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (3),
12. Most 19th Place QualificationsMaserati (2),
13. Most 19th Place Qualifications Louis Chiron (2),
14. Most 21st Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (2)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlfa Romeo (18),
2. Most Podium FinishesAlfa Romeo (14),
3. Most Race WinsAlfa Romeo (7),
4. Most Consecutive RetirementsTalbot-Lago (5),
5. Most Consecutive Race WinsAlfa Romeo (5),
6. Most Fastest LapsAlfa Romeo (7),
7. Most Races LedAlfa Romeo (15),
8. Most Races Led Juan Manuel Fangio,  Nino Farina (6),
9. Most Laps LedAlfa Romeo (426),
10. Most Race EntriesTalbot-Lago (43),
11. Most Race Entries Louis Rosier (8),
12. Most Perfect WeekendsAlfa Romeo (7),
13. Most Perfect Weekends Juan Manuel Fangio (3),
14. Most PolesAlfa Romeo (7),
15. Most Poles Juan Manuel Fangio (5),
16. Most 2nd Place QualificationsAlfa Romeo (6),
17. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Nino Farina (4),
18. Most 7th Place Qualifications Alberto Ascari (3),
19. Most 17th Place QualificationsMaserati (5)

Championships
1  Juan Manuel Fangio 9
2  Piero Taruffi 6
3  Nino Farina 4
4  Consalvo Sanesi 3
5  Emmanuel de Graffenried 2

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 24Car 24Car 24
EntrantAlfa Romeo SpAAlfa Romeo SpAAlfa Romeo SpA
Driver Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio
CarAlfa Romeo 159AAlfa Romeo 159AAlfa Romeo 159A
EngineAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8CAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8CAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8C
Time2:07'53.642'35.92'51.1
Speed143.444 km/h168.108 km/h153.174 km/h


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