1961 Belgium Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. Full information

1961 Belgium Grand Prix poster

1961 Belgium Grand Prix poster

1961 Belgium Grand Prix

1961 Belgium Grand Prix is 97th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. Phil Hill won the pole position and this race. This was his 2nd victory. Wolfgang Von Trips and Richie Ginther also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 30 laps (423 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1961 Netherlands Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1961 France Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1961 Belgium Grand Prix

33rd victory for the Ferrari team
2nd victory for the Phil Hill
10th podium for the Phil Hill
4th podium for the Wolfgang Von Trips
3rd podium for the Richie Ginther

1961 Belgium Grand Prix

1961 Belgium Grand Prix

Ferrari 156 - 1961 Belgium Grand Prix winner

Ferrari 156 - 1961 Belgium Grand Prix winner

1961 Belgium Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Phil Hill 9.00  2h 03m 03.8s  ( 206.235 km/h ) 30 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
2 Wolfgang Von Trips 6.00  2h 03m 04.5s  ( +00.7s ) 30 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Richie Ginther 4.00  2h 03m 23.3s  ( +19.5s ) 30 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
4 Olivier Gendebien 3.00  2h 03m 49.4s  ( +45.6s ) 30 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 John Surtees 2.00  2h 04m 30.6s  ( +1m 26.8s ) 30 Yeoman Credit Racing Team
6 Dan Gurney 1.00  2h 04m 34.8s  ( +1m 31.0s ) 30 Porsche System Engineering
7 Jo Bonnier 0  2h 05m 50.9s  ( +2m 47.1s ) 30 Porsche System Engineering
8 Stirling Moss 0  2h 06m 59.4s  ( +3m 55.6s ) 30 RRC Walker Racing Team
9 Jackie Lewis 0   29 H&L Motors
10 Masten Gregory 0   29 Camoradi International
11 Carel Godin De Beaufort 0   28 Ecurie Maarsbergen
12 Jim Clark 0   24 Team Lotus
13 Tony Brooks 0   24 Owen Racing Organisation
ab Graham Hill 0  Oil leak 24 Owen Racing Organisation
ab Maurice Trintignant 0  Transmission 23 Scuderia Serenissima
ab Lorenzo Bandini 0  Oil pressure 20 Scuderia Centro Sud
ab Jack Brabham 0  Connecting rod 12 Cooper Car Company
ab Lucien Bianchi 0  Oil line 9 Equipe Nationale Belge
ab Bruce Mclaren 0  Fuel injection 9 Cooper Car Company
ab Innes Ireland 0  Engine 9 Team Lotus
ab Willy Mairesse 0  Engine 7 Equipe Nationale Belge
np Cliff Allison 0  Accident   UDT Laystall Racing Team
np Tony Marsh 0  No starting money   Privé
np Wolfgang Seidel 0  No starting money   Scuderia Colonia
np Ian Burgess 0  No starting money   Camoradi International

List of all cars for the 1961 Belgium Grand Prix on the Spa-Francorchamps circuit

Cooper T53

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Lotus 21

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Ferrari 156

Ferrari 178 V6 1.5

Cooper T55

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Cooper T51

Maserati 6-1500 L4 1.5

Porsche 718

Porsche 547/3 F4 1.5

Lotus 18/21

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Cooper T53

Maserati 6-1500 L4 1.5

Lotus 18

Climax FPF L4 1.5

BRM P48/57

Climax FPF L4 1.5