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1961 Season
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1961 Australian GP
1961 Dutch GP
1960 Belgian GP

1961 Belgian GP

1961 ACF GP
1962 Belgian GP
 XXI  Grand Prix de Belgique


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

Details
DateSunday 18 June 1961
Start time14:00
EventBelgian GP
CircuitSpa-Francorchamps
Event FormatRace of 30 laps
Race16 of 32
Championship race97
Circuit
Laps30
Circuit Perimeter14100 m
Race Distance14100 × 30 = 423.000 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast
Participants
Entries25
Qualifiers22
Finishers13
Championship Debutants
Jackie Lewis (Driver),
Lorenzo Bandini (Driver),
   Lotus 18/21 (Car Model),
H&L Motors (Entrant)
MilestonesBruce McLaren - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Dunlop - 25th Pole Position (Tyre Manufacturer)
Porsche - 20th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Porsche - 25th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Wolfgang von Trips - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most Consecutive Drivers' Championship Points ScoresCooper (10)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (188),
2. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (129),
3. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCooper (56),
4. Most Race WinsFerrari (33),
5. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (57),
6. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (39),
7. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (31),
8. Most Consecutive Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCooper (20),
9. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioFerrari (15.36%),
10. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (33),
11. Most Races LedFerrari (79),
12. Most Laps LedFerrari (2085),
13. Most Race Entries Maurice Trintignant (67),
14. Most Perfect WeekendsFerrari (19),
15. Most PolesFerrari (34),
16. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (34),
17. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (35),
18. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (35),
19. Most 15th Place QualificationsCooper (19)

Championships
1  Phil Hill 19 
up
2  Wolfgang von Trips 18 
3  Stirling Moss 12 
down
4  Richie Ginther 12 
5  Jim Clark 4 
6  Olivier Gendebien 3 
up
7  Dan Gurney 3 
down
8  John Surtees 2 
up
9  Bruce McLaren 1 
down
  Jack Brabham 1 
down
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 22 
2 Lotus / Climax 12 
3 Cooper / Climax 4 
up
4 Porsche / Porsche 3 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 4Car 4Car 6
EntrantScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
Driver Phil Hill Phil Hill Richie Ginther
CarFerrari 156Ferrari 156Ferrari 156
EngineFerrari 1.5 V6Ferrari 1.5 V6Ferrari 1.5 V6
Time2:03'03.83'59.33'59.8
Speed206.235 km/h212.119 km/h211.676 km/h


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