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1961 Season
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1961 ACF GP
1960 British GP

1961 British GP

1961 Solitude GP
1961 German GP
1962 British GP
 XIV  RAC British Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSaturday 15 July 1961
Start time14:00
EventBritish GP
CircuitAintree
Event FormatRace of 75 laps
Race18 of 32
Championship race99
Circuit
Laps75
Circuit Perimeter4828 m
Race Distance4828 × 75 = 362.100 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Wet
Participants
Entries30
Qualifiers30
Finishers17
Championship Debutants
Gerry Ashmore (Driver),
Massimo Natili (Driver),
Tony Maggs (Driver),
Ferguson (Car Manufacturer),
Gilby (Car Manufacturer),
Ferguson P99 (Car Model),
   Gilby 1961 (Car Model),
Gerry Ashmore (Entrant),
Louise Bryden-Brown (Entrant),
Scuderia Sant'Ambroeus (Entrant),
Tim Parnell (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 26 - 75th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 4 - 10th Win (Car Number)
Car 56 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Camoradi International - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Carel Godin de Beaufort - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Ecurie Maarsbergen - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Gilby Engineering - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Lotus - 100th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Masten Gregory - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Phil Hill - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCooper, Ferrari (59),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Jack Brabham (15),
3. Most 14th Place Finishes Ian Burgess (3),
4. Most Consecutive 12th Place FinishesCooper (2),
5. Most Consecutive 14th Place FinishesLotus (2),
6. Most Consecutive 14th Place Finishes Ian Burgess (2),
7. Highest 15th Place Finish RatioGilby (100.00%),
8. Most 12th Place Finishes in a SeasonCooper (3),
9. Most 14th Place Finishes in a Season Ian Burgess (2),
10. Most 16th Place Qualifications in a Season Masten Gregory (3),
11. Most 25th Place Qualifications in a SeasonLotus (3)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (192),
2. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (133),
3. Most Race WinsFerrari (35),
4. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (58),
5. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (40),
6. Most 11th Place FinishesCooper (12),
7. Most 12th Place FinishesCooper (7),
8. Most Consecutive Drivers' Championship Points ScoresCooper (12),
9. Most Consecutive Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCooper (22),
10. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioFerrari (15.30%),
11. Most Races LedFerrari (85),
12. Most Laps LedFerrari (2207),
13. Most PolesFerrari (36),
14. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (36),
15. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (29),
16. Most 15th Place QualificationsCooper (21)

Championships
1  Wolfgang von Trips 27 
up
2  Phil Hill 25 
down
3  Richie Ginther 16 
up
4  Stirling Moss 12 
down
5  Giancarlo Baghetti 9 
6  Dan Gurney 9 
7  Jim Clark 8 
8  Jack Brabham 4 
up
9  Olivier Gendebien 3 
down
  Innes Ireland 3 
down
11  Bruce McLaren 3 
down
12  Jo Bonnier 2 
up
  John Surtees 2 
down
14  Graham Hill 1 
down
  Roy Salvadori 1 
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 38 
2 Lotus / Climax 16 
3 Porsche / Porsche 11 
4 Cooper / Climax 9 
5 BRM / Climax 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 4Car 2Car 22
EntrantScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACOwen Racing Organisation
Driver Wolfgang von Trips Phil Hill Tony Brooks
CarFerrari 156Ferrari 156BRM P48/57
EngineFerrari 1.5 V6Ferrari 1.5 V6Climax 1.5 L4
Time2:40'53.61'58.81'57.8
Speed135.034 km/h146.303 km/h147.545 km/h


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