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1961 Modena GP
1961 German GP
1960 Italian GP

1961 Italian GP

1961 Flugplatzrennen
1961 United States GP
1962 Italian GP
 XXXII  Gran Premio d'Italia


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

Details
DateSunday 10 September 1961
Start time14:00
EventItalian GP
CircuitMonza
Event FormatRace of 43 laps
Race24 of 32
Championship race101
Circuit
Laps43
Circuit Perimeter10000 m
Race Distance10000 × 43 = 430.000 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherVery hot, Dry
Participants
Entries33
Qualifiers32
Finishers12
Championship Debutants
Gaetano Starrabba (Driver),
Nino Vaccarella (Driver),
Renato Pirocchi (Driver),
Ricardo Rodriguez (Driver),
Roberto Bussinello (Driver),
Roberto Lippi (Driver),
De Tomaso 002 (Car Model),
De Tomaso F1 003 (Car Model),
   De Tomaso F1 004 (Car Model),
Emeryson P (Car Model),
JBW Type 2 (Car Model),
Fred Tuck (Entrant),
Isobele de Tomaso (Entrant),
Pescara Racing Club (Entrant),
Prince Gaetano Starrabba (Entrant),
Scuderia Settecolli (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 20 - 75th Race Entry (Car Number)
Alfa Romeo - 50th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
André Pilette - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Giancarlo Baghetti - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Henry Taylor - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Innes Ireland - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Scuderia Sant'Ambroeus - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Wolfgang von Trips - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
DeathsWolfgang von Trips
Records Broken 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCooper (64),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Bruce McLaren,  Phil Hill (16),
3. Most 10th Place Finishes in a SeasonLotus (4),
4. Most 21st Place Qualifications in a Season Lorenzo Bandini (2),
5. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a SeasonCooper (2),
6. Most 27th Place Qualifications in a SeasonLotus (3),
7. Most 30th Place Qualifications in a SeasonLotus (2)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (195),
2. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (136),
3. Most Race WinsFerrari (36),
4. Most 12th Place FinishesCooper (9),
5. Most Consecutive Drivers' Championship Points ScoresCooper (14),
6. Most Consecutive Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCooper (24),
7. Most Consecutive 7th Place FinishesPorsche (5),
8. Most Consecutive 12th Place FinishesCooper (4),
9. Most 12th Place Finishes in a SeasonCooper (5),
10. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (36),
11. Most Races LedFerrari (87),
12. Most Laps LedFerrari (2250),
13. Most Race Entries Maurice Trintignant (70),
14. Most Perfect WeekendsFerrari (21),
15. Most PolesFerrari (38),
16. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (37),
17. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (37),
18. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (30),
19. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (35),
20. Most 25th Place Qualifications in a SeasonLotus (5)

Championships
1  Phil Hill 34 
up
2  Wolfgang von Trips 33 
down
3  Stirling Moss 21 
4  Richie Ginther 16 
5  Dan Gurney 15 
up
6  Jim Clark 11 
down
7  Giancarlo Baghetti 9 
down
8  Bruce McLaren 8 
up
9  Jack Brabham 4 
down
10  John Surtees 4 
down
11  Olivier Gendebien 3 
  Jackie Lewis 3 
up
  Innes Ireland 3 
14  Jo Bonnier 2 
down
  Tony Brooks 2 
up
16  Roy Salvadori 2 
down
17  Graham Hill 1 
down
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 40 
2 Lotus / Climax 24 
3 Porsche / Porsche 17 
4 Cooper / Climax 13 
5 BRM / Climax 3 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 2Car 4Car 32
EntrantScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACScuderia Sant'Ambroeus
Driver Phil Hill Wolfgang von Trips Giancarlo Baghetti
CarFerrari 156Ferrari 156Ferrari 156
EngineFerrari 1.5 V6Ferrari 1.5 V6Ferrari 1.5 V6
Time2:03'13.02'46.32'48.4
Speed209.387 km/h216.476 km/h213.777 km/h


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