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1961 Grand Prix of Monaco


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Formula One race number 1 of 8
Sunday, May 14, 1961 at Circuit de Monaco, Monaco
100 laps on a 3.145 kilometer street course (314.5 kilometers)

Time of race: 2:45:50.1
Average Speed: 113.789 kph
Pole Time: 99.1 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 3.6 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1961 Formula One results   /   1961 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
10 328   Jimmy Clark Team LotusLotus 21 / Climax 1.5 L489+11 laps0
5104   Dan Gurney Porsche System EngineeringPorsche 718 / Porsche 1.5 B498+2 laps0
2 236   Richie Ginther Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 156 / Ferrari 178100+3.613
3 538   Phil Hill Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 156 / Ferrari 178100+41.30
6 726   Bruce McLaren Cooper Car CompanyCooper T55 / Climax 1.5 L495+5 laps0
71542   Maurice Trintignant Scuderia SerenissimaCooper T51 / Maserati 1.5 L495+5 laps0
81432   Cliff Allison UDT-Laystall Racing TeamLotus Mk18 / Climax 1.5 L493+7 laps0
9126   Hans Herrmann Porsche System EngineeringPorsche 718 / Porsche 1.5 B491+9 laps0
1 120   Stirling Moss Rob Walker Racing TeamLotus Mk18 / Climax 1.5 L41002:45:50.187
ret 640   Wolfgang von Trips Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 156 / Ferrari 17898crash0
dns1730   Innes Ireland Team LotusLotus 21 / Climax 1.5 V80did not start0
ret1122   John Surtees Yeoman Credit Racing TeamCooper T53 / Climax 1.5 L468engine0
ret 816   Tony Brooks Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P48/57 / Climax 1.5 L454engine0
ret 418   Graham Hill Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P48/57 / Climax 1.5 L411fuel pump0
ret1624   Jack Brabham Cooper Car CompanyCooper T55 / Climax 1.5 L438ignition0
ret 92   Jo Bonnier Porsche System EngineeringPorsche 787 / Porsche 1.5 B459injection0
ret138   Michael May Scuderia ColoniaLotus Mk18 / Climax 1.5 L442oil pipe0

Fastest Lap: 117.570 kph by Stirling Moss, Richie Ginther

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
18Henry Taylor34UDT-Laystall Racing Team
19Masten Gregory14Camoradi International
20Lucien Bianchi10Equipe National Belge
21Olivier Gendebien12Equipe National Belge

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Richie Ginther11313
  Stirling Moss1410087