1951 Britain Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Silverstone circuit. Full information

1951 Britain Grand Prix poster

1951 Britain Grand Prix poster

1951 Britain Grand Prix

1951 Britain Grand Prix is 12th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Silverstone circuit. Jose-Froilan Gonzalez won the pole position and this race. This was his 1st victory. Juan Manuel Fangio and Luigi Villoresi also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 90 laps (418 km).

Previous race: 1951 France Grand Prix
Next race: 1951 Germany Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1951 Britain Grand Prix

1st victory for the Ferrari team
1st victory for the Jose-Froilan Gonzalez
2nd podium for the Jose-Froilan Gonzalez
6th podium for the Juan Manuel Fangio
3rd podium for the Luigi Villoresi

Jose-Froilan Gonzalez - Winner of the 1951 Britain Grand Prix

Jose-Froilan Gonzalez - Winner of the 1951 Britain Grand Prix

1951 Britain Grand Prix

1951 Britain Grand Prix

Ferrari 375 - 1951 Britain Grand Prix winner

Ferrari 375 - 1951 Britain Grand Prix winner

1951 Britain Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Jose-Froilan Gonzalez 8.00  2h 42m 18.2s  ( 154.677 km/h ) 90 Scuderia Ferrari
2 Juan Manuel Fangio 6.00  2h 43m 09.2s  ( +51.0s ) 90 SA Alfa Romeo
3 Luigi Villoresi 4.00   88 Scuderia Ferrari
4 Felice Bonetto 3.00   87 SA Alfa Romeo
5 Reg Parnell 2.00   85 BRM
6 Consalvo Sanesi 0   84 SA Alfa Romeo
7 Peter Walker 0   84 BRM
8 Brian Shawe-Taylor 0   84 Privé
9 Peter Whitehead 0   83 GA Vandervell
10 Louis Rosier 0   83 Ecurie Rosier
11 Bob Gerard 0   82 Privé
12 Duncan Hamilton 0   81 Privé
13 Johnny Claes 0   80 Ecurie Belge
ab Giuseppe Farina 1.00  Clutch 75 SA Alfa Romeo
nc Joe Kelly 0   75 Privé
ab Alberto Ascari 0  Gearbox 56 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Philip Fotheringham-Parker 0  Oil line 46 Privé
ab David Murray 0  Valve 45 Scuderia Ambrosiana
ab Louis Chiron 0  Brakes 41 Ecurie Rosier
ab John James 0  Radiator 23 Privé
f Maurice Trintignant 0  Car unavailable   Equipe Gordini
f Robert Manzon 0  Car unavailable   Equipe Gordini
f André Simon 0  Car unavailable   Equipe Gordini
f Philippe Etancelin 0  Car unavailable   Privé

List of all cars for the 1951 Britain Grand Prix on the Silverstone circuit

Ferrari 375 tw

Ferrari 375 V12 4.5

ERA B/C

ERA L6 c 1.5

Alfa Romeo 159

Alfa Romeo 158 L8 c 1.5

Simca Gordini T15

Gordini 15C L4 c 1.5

Maserati 4CLT/48

Maserati 4CLT L4 c 1.5

ERA B

ERA L6 c 1.5

Alta GP

Alta L4 c 1.5

Talbot Lago T26C-DA

Talbot 23CV L6 4.5

Maserati 4CL

Maserati 4CLT L4 c 1.5

Ferrari 375

Ferrari 375 V12 4.5

BRM P15

BRM P15 V16 c 1.5

Talbot Lago T26C

Talbot 23CV L6 4.5