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1951 Grand Prix of France


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Formula One race number 4 of 8
Sunday, July 1, 1951 at Circuit de Reims, Reims, France
77 laps on a 7.815 kilometer road course (601.8 kilometers)

Time of race: 3:22:11.0
Average Speed: 178.577 kph
Pole Time: 145.7 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 58.2 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1951 Formula One results   /   1951 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 78   Luigi Fagioli SA Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 159 / Alfa Romeo 1.5 L8C773:22:11.027
2 614   Jose Froilan Gonzalez Scuderia FerrariFerrari 375 / Ferrari 4.5 V1277+58.26
3 410   Luigi Villoresi Scuderia FerrariFerrari 375 / Ferrari 4.5 V1274+3 laps0
4 926   Reg Parnell G.A. VandervellFerrari 375 / Ferrari 4.5 V1273+4 laps0
5 22   Nino Farina SA Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 159 / Alfa Romeo 1.5 L8C73+4 laps35
6 842   Louis Chiron Ecurie RosierTalbot-Lago T26C / Talbot 4.5 L671+6 laps0
71146   Yves Giraud-Cabantous Yves Giraud-CabantousTalbot-Lago T26C / Talbot 4.5 L671+6 laps0
81444   Eugene Chaboud Eugene ChaboudTalbot-Lago T26C-GS / Talbot 4.5 L669+8 laps0
91948   Guy Mairesse Ecurie BelgiqueTalbot-Lago T26C / Talbot 4.5 L666+11 laps0
10 56   Consalvo Sanesi SA Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 159 / Alfa Romeo 1.5 L8C58+19 laps0
11 124   Juan Manuel Fangio SA Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 159 / Alfa Romeo 1.5 L8C55+22 laps1
ret1228   Johnny Claes Ecurie BelgeTalbot-Lago T26C-DA / Talbot 4.5 L654crash0
ret1340   Louis Rosier Ecurie RosierTalbot-Lago T26C-DA / Talbot 4.5 L643transmission0
ret1038   Philippe Etancelin Philippe EtancelinTalbot-Lago T26C-DA / Talbot 4.5 L637engine0
ret1736   Aldo Gordini Equipe GordiniSimca-Gordini T11 / Simca-Gordini 1.5 L4C27engine0
ret2220   Harry Schell Enrico PlateMaserati 4CLT-48 / Maserati23overheating0
ret1832   Maurice Trintignant Equipe GordiniSimca-Gordini T15 / Simca-Gordini 1.5 L4C11engine0
ret 312   Alberto Ascari Scuderia FerrariFerrari 375 / Ferrari 4.5 V1210gearbox8
ret2134   Andre Simon Equipe GordiniSimca-Gordini T15 / Simca-Gordini 1.5 L4C7engine0
ret2330   Robert Manzon Equipe GordiniSimca-Gordini T15 / Simca-Gordini 1.5 L4C3engine0
ret1550   Onofre Marimon Scuderia MilanoMaserati 4CLT-50-Milano / Milano 1.5 L4C2engine0
ret1618   Toulo de Graffenried Enrico PlateMaserati 4CLT-48 / Maserati1transmission0
ret2024   Peter Whitehead Graham WhiteheadFerrari 125 / Ferrari 1251engine0
dns2426   Brian Shawe-Taylor G.A. VandervellFerrari 375 / Ferrari 4.5 V120did not start0

Relief Drivers:
Car #8: Juan Manuel Fangio (57 laps)
Car #14: Alberto Ascari (42 laps)
Car #24: Luigi Fagioli (40 laps)

Fastest Lap: 190.376 kph by Juan Manuel Fangio

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Alberto Ascari188
  Juan Manuel Fangio991
  Nino Farina104435
  Alberto Ascari45506
  Juan Manuel Fangio517727