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1951 Grand Prix of Switzerland


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Formula One race number 1 of 8
Sunday, May 27, 1951 at Bremgarten Circuit, Postfach, Switzerland
42 laps on a 7.280 kilometer road course (305.8 kilometers)

Time of race: 2:07:53.64
Average Speed: 143.455 kph
Pole Time: 155.9 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 55.24 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1951 Formula One results   /   1951 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 124   Juan Manuel Fangio SA Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 159 / Alfa Romeo 1.5 L8C422:07:53.6437
2 644   Piero Taruffi Scuderia FerrariFerrari 375 / Ferrari 4.5 V1242+55.240
3 222   Nino Farina SA Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 159 / Alfa Romeo 1.5 L8C42+79.315
4 428   Consalvo Sanesi SA Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 159 / Alfa Romeo 1.5 L8C41+1 lap0
5 526   Toulo de Graffenried SA Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 159 / Alfa Romeo 1.5 L8C40+2 laps0
6 720   Alberto Ascari Scuderia FerrariFerrari 375 / Ferrari 4.5 V1240+2 laps0
71930   Louis Chiron Enrico PlateMaserati 4CLT-48 / Maserati 1.5 L4C40+2 laps0
81414   Stirling Moss HW MotorsHWM / Alta40+2 laps0
9 88   Louis Rosier Ecurie RosierTalbot-Lago T26C-DA / Talbot 4.5 L639+3 laps0
10124   Philippe Etancelin Philippe EtancelinTalbot-Lago T26C-DA / Talbot 4.5 L639+3 laps0
111038   Rudi Fischer Ecurie EspadonFerrari 212 / Ferrari39+3 laps0
121732   Harry Schell Enrico PlateMaserati 4CLT-48 / Maserati 1.5 L4C38+4 laps0
13182   Johnny Claes Ecurie BelgeTalbot-Lago T26C-DA / Talbot 4.5 L635+7 laps0
142140   Guy Mairesse Ecurie BelgiqueTalbot-Lago T26C / Talbot 4.5 L631+11 laps0
ret 916   Peter Whitehead Scuderia FerrariFerrari 125 / Ferrari 12536crash0
ret1110   Henri Louveau Ecurie RosierTalbot-Lago T26C / Talbot 4.5 L630crash0
ret2012   George Abecassis HW MotorsHWM / Alta23magneto0
ret156   Yves Giraud-Cabantous Yves Giraud-CabantousTalbot-Lago T26C / Talbot 4.5 L614ignition0
ret 318   Luigi Villoresi Scuderia FerrariFerrari 375 / Ferrari 4.5 V1212crash0
ret1342   Jose Froilan Gonzalez Jose Froilan GonzalezTalbot-Lago T26C-GS / Talbot 4.5 L610oil pump0
ret1652   Peter Hirt Peter HirtVeritas Meteor / Veritas 2.0 L60fuel system0

Fastest Lap: 153.174 kph by Juan Manuel Fangio

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Juan Manuel Fangio12323
  Nino Farina24285
  Juan Manuel Fangio294214