1951 France Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Reims circuit. Full information

1951 France Grand Prix poster

1951 France Grand Prix poster

1951 France Grand Prix

1951 France Grand Prix is 11th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Reims circuit. Juan Manuel Fangio won the pole position and this race. This was his 5th victory. Luigi Fagioli and Jose-Froilan Gonzalez also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 77 laps (602 km).

Previous race: 1951 Belgium Grand Prix
Next race: 1951 Britain Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1951 France Grand Prix

10th victory for the Alfa Romeo team
5th victory for the Juan Manuel Fangio
5th podium for the Juan Manuel Fangio
6th podium for the Luigi Fagioli
1st podium for the Jose-Froilan Gonzalez

1951 France Grand Prix

1951 France Grand Prix

Alfa Romeo 159 - 1951 France Grand Prix winner

Alfa Romeo 159 - 1951 France Grand Prix winner

1951 France Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Juan Manuel Fangio 5.00  3h 22m 11.0s  ( 178.600 km/h ) 53 SA Alfa Romeo
1 Luigi Fagioli 4.00   24 SA Alfa Romeo
2 Jose-Froilan Gonzalez 3.00   42 Scuderia Ferrari
2 Alberto Ascari 3.00  3h 23m 09.2s  ( +58.2s ) 35 Scuderia Ferrari
3 Luigi Villoresi 4.00   74 Scuderia Ferrari
4 Reg Parnell 3.00   73 GA Vandervell
5 Giuseppe Farina 2.00   73 SA Alfa Romeo
6 Louis Chiron 0   71 Ecurie Rosier
7 Yves Giraud-Cabantous 0   71 Privé
8 Eugène Chaboud 0   69 Privé
9 Guy Mairesse 0   66 Ecurie Belgique
10 Consalvo Sanesi 0   58 SA Alfa Romeo
11 Luigi Fagioli 0   31 SA Alfa Romeo
11 Juan Manuel Fangio 0   24 SA Alfa Romeo
ab Johnny Claes 0  Accident 54 Ecurie Belge
ab Louis Rosier 0  Transmission 43 Ecurie Rosier
ab Philippe Etancelin 0  Engine 37 Privé
ab Aldo Gordini 0  Engine 27 Equipe Gordini
ab Harry Schell 0  Overheating 24 Enrico Platé
ab Maurice Trintignant 0  Valve 11 Equipe Gordini
ab Alberto Ascari 0  Gearbox 10 Scuderia Ferrari
ab André Simon 0  Engine 7 Equipe Gordini
ab Robert Manzon 0  Engine 3 Equipe Gordini
ab Onofre Marimon 0  Engine 2 Scuderia Milano
ab Emmanuel De Graffenried 0  Transmission 1 Enrico Platé
ab Peter Whitehead 0  Cylinder head gasket 1 Privé
f Piero Taruffi 0  Driver ill   Scuderia Ferrari
f Prince Bira 0  Not present   Ecurie Siam
f Brian Shawe-Taylor 0  Brakes   GA Vandervell

List of all cars for the 1951 France Grand Prix on the Reims circuit

Talbot Lago T26C-DA

Talbot 23CV L6 4.5

Maserati 4CLT/48

Maserati 4CLT L4 c 1.5

Alfa Romeo 159

Alfa Romeo 158 L8 c 1.5

Talbot Lago T26C-GS

Talbot 23CV L6 4.5

Maserati Milano 4CLT/50

Maserati 4CLT L4 c 1.5

Talbot Lago T26C

Talbot 23CV L6 4.5

Ferrari 375

Ferrari 375 V12 4.5

Ferrari 125

Ferrari 125 V12 c 1.5

Simca Gordini T15

Gordini 15C L4 c 1.5

Ferrari 375 tw

Ferrari 375 V12 4.5

Simca Gordini T11

Gordini 15C L4 c 1.5