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1961 Grand Prix of France


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Formula One race number 4 of 8
Sunday, July 2, 1961 at Circuit de Reims, Reims, France
52 laps on a 8.302 kilometer road course (431.7 kilometers)

Time of race: 2:14:17.5
Average Speed: 192.892 kph
Pole Time: 144.9 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 0.1 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    1961 Formula One results   /   1961 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
11250   Giancarlo Baghetti FISAFerrari 156 / Ferrari 178522:14:17.57
2 512   Dan Gurney Porsche System EngineeringPorsche 718 / Porsche 1.5 B452+0.14
3 98   Jimmy Clark Team LotusLotus 21 / Climax 1.5 L452+61.00
4106   Innes Ireland Team LotusLotus 21 / Climax 1.5 L452+70.30
5 84   Bruce McLaren Cooper Car CompanyCooper T55 / Climax 1.5 L452+101.80
6 622   Graham Hill Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P48/57 / Climax 1.5 L452+101.90
71310   Jo Bonnier Porsche System EngineeringPorsche 718 / Porsche 1.5 B452+195.41
81542   Roy Salvadori Yeoman Credit Racing TeamCooper T53 / Climax 1.5 L451+1 lap0
9 116   Phil Hill Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 156 / Ferrari 17850+2 laps32
102530   Henry Taylor UDT-Laystall Racing TeamLotus Mk18/21 / Climax 1.5 L449+3 laps0
112246   Michael May Scuderia ColoniaLotus Mk18 / Climax 1.5 L448+4 laps0
121636   Masten Gregory Camoradi InternationalCooper T53 / Climax 1.5 L443+9 laps0
132332   Maurice Trintignant Scuderia SerenissimaCooper T51 / Maserati 1.5 L442+10 laps0
142438   Ian Burgess Camoradi InternationalLotus Mk18 / Climax 1.5 L442+10 laps0
ret 318   Richie Ginther Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 156 / Ferrari 17840oil pressure3
ret 426   Stirling Moss Rob Walker Racing TeamLotus Mk18/21 / Climax 1.5 L431brakes0
ret2048   Willy Mairesse Team LotusLotus 21 / Climax 1.5 L427engine0
ret1714   Carel Godin de BeaufortEcurie MaarsbergenPorsche 718 / Porsche 1.5 B423overheating0
ret1928   Lucien Bianchi UDT-Laystall Racing TeamLotus Mk18/21 / Climax 1.5 L421overheating0
ret 220   Wolfgang von Trips Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 156 / Ferrari 17818engine5
ret2634   Giorgio Scarlatti Scuderia SerenissimaDe Tomaso F1 / Osca15engine0
ret142   Jack Brabham Cooper Car CompanyCooper T55 / Climax 1.5 L414oil pressure0
ret2152   Bernard Collomb Bernard CollombCooper T53 / Climax 1.5 L46engine0
ret 740   John Surtees Yeoman Credit Racing TeamCooper T53 / Climax 1.5 L44crash0
ret1124   Tony Brooks Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P48/57 / Climax 1.5 L44overheating0
ret1844   Jackie Lewis H&L MotorsCooper T53 / Climax 1.5 L44overheating0
dns2728   Juan Manuel Bordeu UDT-Laystall Racing TeamLotus Mk18/21 / Climax 1.5 L40did not start0

Fastest Lap: 203.176 kph by Phil Hill

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Phil Hill11212
  Wolfgang von Trips13175
  Phil Hill183720
  Richie Ginther38403
  Giancarlo Baghetti41433
  Jo Bonnier44441
  Giancarlo Baghetti45451
  Dan Gurney46461
  Giancarlo Baghetti47471
  Dan Gurney48492
  Giancarlo Baghetti50501
  Dan Gurney51511
  Giancarlo Baghetti52521