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1961 British Grand Prix


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Formula One race number 5 of 8
Saturday, July 15, 1961 at Aintree Circuit, Liverpool, England
75 laps on a 4.828 kilometer road course (362.100 kilometers)

Time of race: 2:40:53.6
Average speed: 135.042 kph
Pole time: 118.8 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 46.0 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1961 Formula One results   /   1961 standings

PosSt#DriverTeamChass./Eng.LapsStatusLedPts
1 44   Wolfgang von Trips Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 156 / Ferrari 178752:40:53.6699
2 12   Phil Hill Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 156 / Ferrari 17875+46.066
3 26   Richie Ginther Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 156 / Ferrari 17875+46.804
4 912   Jack Brabham Cooper Car CompanyCooper T55 / Climax 1.5 L475+68.603
5 38   Jo Bonnier Porsche System EngineeringPorsche 718 / Porsche 1.5 B475+76.202
61336   Roy Salvadori Yeoman Credit Racing TeamCooper T53 / Climax 1.5 L475+86.201
71210   Dan Gurney Porsche System EngineeringPorsche 718 / Porsche 1.5 B474+1 lap00
81414   Bruce McLaren Cooper Car CompanyCooper T55 / Climax 1.5 L474+1 lap00
9 622   Tony Brooks Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P48/57 / Climax 1.5 L473+2 laps00
10 716   Innes Ireland Team LotusLotus 21 / Climax 1.5 L472+3 laps00
111642   Masten Gregory Camoradi InternationalCooper T53 / Climax 1.5 L471+4 laps00
122160   Lorenzo Bandini Scuderia Centro SudCooper T53 / Maserati 1.5 L471+4 laps00
132450   Tony Maggs Louise Bryden-BrownLotus Mk18 / Climax 1.5 L469+6 laps00
142544   Ian Burgess Camoradi InternationalLotus Mk18 / Climax 1.5 L469+6 laps00
152354   Keith Greene Gilby Engineering Ltd.Gilby / Climax 1.5 L469+6 laps00
161856   Carel Godin de Beaufort Ecurie MaarsbergenPorsche 718 / Porsche 1.5 B469+6 laps00
172252   Wolfgang Seidel Scuderia ColoniaLotus Mk18 / Climax 1.5 L458+17 laps00
ret 818   Jimmy Clark Team LotusLotus 21 / Climax 1.5 L462oil leak00
dsq2026   Jack Fairman Rob Walker Racing TeamFerguson P99 / Climax 1.5 L456disqualified00
ret3032   Lucien Bianchi UDT-Laystall Racing TeamLotus Mk18/21 / Climax 1.5 L445gearbox00
ret 528   Stirling Moss Rob Walker Racing TeamFerguson P99 / Climax 1.5 L444brakes00
ret1120   Graham Hill Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P48/57 / Climax 1.5 L443engine00
ret1958   Giancarlo Baghetti Scuderia Sant AmbroeusFerrari 156 / Ferrari 17827crash00
ret2748   Tony Marsh Tony MarshLotus Mk18 / Climax 1.5 L425ignition00
ret1034   John Surtees Yeoman Credit Racing TeamCooper T53 / Climax 1.5 L423differential00
ret2938   Tim Parnell Tim ParnellLotus Mk18 / Climax 1.5 L412clutch00
ret1546   Jackie Lewis H&L MotorsCooper T53 / Climax 1.5 L47handling00
ret2640   Gerry Ashmore Gerry AshmoreLotus Mk18 / Climax 1.5 L47ignition00
ret1730   Henry Taylor UDT-Laystall Racing TeamLotus Mk18/21 / Climax 1.5 L45crash00
ret2862   Massimo Natili Scuderia Centro SudCooper T51 / Maserati 1.5 L40gearbox00

Fastest Lap: 147.545 kph by Tony Brooks

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Phil Hill166
  Wolfgang von Trips77569