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1961 Grand Prix of Belgium


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Formula One race number 3 of 8
Sunday, June 18, 1961 at Circuit de Spa Francorchamps, Francorchamps, Belgium
30 laps on a 14.100 kilometer road course (423.0 kilometers)

Time of race: 2:03:03.8
Average Speed: 206.257 kph
Pole Time: 239.3 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 0.7 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 14

Glossary    1961 Formula One results   /   1961 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 14   Phil Hill Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 156 / Ferrari 178302:03:03.820
2 22   Wolfgang von Trips Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 156 / Ferrari 17830+0.77
4 38   Olivier Gendebien Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 156 / Ferrari 17830+45.63
5 424   John Surtees Yeoman Credit Racing TeamCooper T53 / Climax 1.5 L430+86.80
3 56   Richie Ginther Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 156 / Ferrari 17830+19.50
ret 636   Graham Hill Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P48/57 / Climax 1.5 L424ignition0
13 738   Tony Brooks Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P48/57 / Climax 1.5 L424+6 laps0
8 814   Stirling Moss Rob Walker Racing TeamLotus Mk18/21 / Climax 1.5 L430+235.60
7 918   Jo Bonnier Porsche System EngineeringPorsche 718 / Porsche 1.5 B430+167.10
61020   Dan Gurney Porsche System EngineeringPorsche 718 / Porsche 1.5 B430+91.00
ret1128   Jack Brabham Cooper Car CompanyCooper T55 / Climax 1.5 L412engine0
101244   Masten Gregory Camoradi InternationalCooper T53 / Climax 1.5 L429+1 lap0
91340   Jackie Lewis H&L MotorsCooper T53 / Climax 1.5 L429+1 lap0
111422   Carel Godin de BeaufortEcurie MaarsbergenPorsche 718 / Porsche 1.5 B428+2 laps0
ret1530   Bruce McLaren Cooper Car CompanyCooper T55 / Climax 1.5 L49ignition0
121634   Jimmy Clark Team LotusLotus 21 / Climax 1.5 L424+6 laps0
ret1746   Lorenzo Bandini Scuderia Centro SudCooper T53 / Maserati 1.5 L420wheel bearing0
ret1832   Innes Ireland Team LotusLotus 21 / Climax 1.5 L49engine0
ret1926   Maurice Trintignant Scuderia SerenissimaCooper T51 / Maserati 1.5 L423gearbox0
ret2010   Willy Mairesse Equipe Nationale BelgeLotus Mk18 / Climax 1.5 L47ignition0
ret2112   Lucien Bianchi Equipe Nationale BelgeLotus Mk18 / Climax 1.5 L49oil leak0
dns2242   Tony Marsh Tony MarshLotus Mk18 / Climax 1.5 L40did not start0
dns2348   Wolfgang Seidel Scuderia ColoniaLotus Mk18 / Climax 1.5 L40did not start0
dns2450   Ian Burgess Camoradi InternationalLotus Mk18 / Climax 1.5 L40did not start0
dns2516   Cliff Allison UDT-Laystall Racing TeamLotus Mk18 / Climax 1.5 L40did not start0

Fastest Lap: 211.676 kph by Richie Ginther

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
23Tony Marsh42Tony Marsh
24Wolfgang Seidel48Scuderia Colonia
25Ian Burgess50Camoradi International

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Phil Hill111
  Olivier Gendebien221
  Phil Hill353
  Olivier Gendebien672
  Phil Hill881
  Wolfgang von Trips9102
  Phil Hill11133
  Wolfgang von Trips14141
  Phil Hill15151
  Wolfgang von Trips16161
  Phil Hill17182
  Wolfgang von Trips19202
  Phil Hill21233
  Wolfgang von Trips24241
  Phil Hill25306