1961 Britain Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Aintree circuit. Full information

1961 Britain Grand Prix poster

1961 Britain Grand Prix poster

1961 Britain Grand Prix

1961 Britain Grand Prix is 99th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Aintree circuit. Phil Hill won the pole position, Wolfgang Von Trips won this race. This was his 2nd victory. Phil Hill and Richie Ginther also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 75 laps (362 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1961 France Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1961 Germany Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1961 Britain Grand Prix

35th victory for the Ferrari team
2nd victory for the Wolfgang Von Trips
5th podium for the Wolfgang Von Trips
11th podium for the Phil Hill
4th podium for the Richie Ginther

1961 Britain Grand Prix

1961 Britain Grand Prix

Ferrari 156 - 1961 Britain Grand Prix winner

Ferrari 156 - 1961 Britain Grand Prix winner

1961 Britain Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Wolfgang Von Trips 9.00  2h 40m 53.6s  ( 135.034 km/h ) 75 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
2 Phil Hill 6.00  2h 41m 39.6s  ( +46.0s ) 75 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Richie Ginther 4.00  2h 41m 40.4s  ( +46.8s ) 75 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
4 Jack Brabham 3.00  2h 42m 02.2s  ( +1m 08.6s ) 75 Cooper Car Company
5 Jo Bonnier 2.00  2h 42m 09.8s  ( +1m 16.2s ) 75 Porsche System Engineering
6 Roy Salvadori 1.00  2h 42m 19.8s  ( +1m 26.2s ) 75 Yeoman Credit Racing Team
7 Dan Gurney 0   74 Porsche System Engineering
8 Bruce Mclaren 0   74 Cooper Car Company
9 Tony Brooks 0   73 Owen Racing Organisation
10 Innes Ireland 0   72 Team Lotus
11 Masten Gregory 0   71 Camoradi International
12 Lorenzo Bandini 0   71 Scuderia Centro Sud
13 Tony Maggs 0   69 Louise Bryden-Brown
14 Ian Burgess 0   69 Camoradi International
15 Keith Greene 0   69 Gilby Engineering
16 Carel Godin De Beaufort 0   69 Ecurie Maarsbergen
17 Wolfgang Seidel 0   58 Scuderia Colonia
ab Jim Clark 0  Oil line 62 Team Lotus
dsq Jack Fairman 0   45 RRC Walker Racing Team
ab Lucien Bianchi 0  Gearbox 45 UDT Laystall Racing Team
ab Stirling Moss 0  Water pipe 44 RRC Walker Racing Team
ab Graham Hill 0  Engine 43 Owen Racing Organisation
ab Giancarlo Baghetti 0  Spin 27 Scuderia Sant Ambroeus
ab Tony Marsh 0  Ignition 25 Privé
ab John Surtees 0  Transmission 23 Yeoman Credit Racing Team
ab Tim Parnell 0  Clutch 12 Privé
dsq Stirling Moss 0  Push start 11 RRC Walker Racing Team
ab Gerry Ashmore 0  Ignition 7 Privé
ab Jackie Lewis 0  Handling 7 H&L Motors
ab Henry Taylor 0  Accident 5 UDT Laystall Racing Team
f Olivier Gendebien 0  Car unavailable   Equipe Nationale Belge
ab Massimo Natili 0  Engine 0 Scuderia Centro Sud

Qualifying Results for the 1961 Britain Grand Prix on the Aintree circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Phil Hill 1'58''8 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
2 Richie Ginther 1'58''8 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Jo Bonnier 1'58''8 Porsche System Engineering
4 Wolfgang Von Trips 1'58''8 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 Stirling Moss 1'59''0 RRC Walker Racing Team
6 Tony Brooks 1'59''0 Owen Racing Organisation
7 Innes Ireland 1'59''2 Team Lotus
8 Jim Clark 1'59''2 Team Lotus
9 Jack Brabham 1'59''4 Cooper Car Company
10 John Surtees 1'59''6 Yeoman Credit Racing Team
11 Graham Hill 2'00''0 Owen Racing Organisation
12 Dan Gurney 2'00''2 Porsche System Engineering
13 Roy Salvadori 2'00''8 Yeoman Credit Racing Team
14 Bruce Mclaren 2'01''0 Cooper Car Company
15 Jackie Lewis 2'01''0 H&L Motors
16 Masten Gregory 2'01''4 Camoradi International
17 Henry Taylor 2'01''8 UDT Laystall Racing Team
18 Carel Godin De Beaufort 2'02''0 Ecurie Maarsbergen
19 Giancarlo Baghetti 2'02''0 Scuderia Sant Ambroeus
20 Jack Fairman 2'03''4 RRC Walker Racing Team
21 Lorenzo Bandini 2'03''6 Scuderia Centro Sud
22 Wolfgang Seidel 2'04''2 Scuderia Colonia
23 Keith Greene 2'06''0 Gilby Engineering
24 Tony Maggs 2'06''4 Louise Bryden-Brown
25 Ian Burgess 2'06''6 Camoradi International
26 Gerry Ashmore 2'08''2 Privé
27 Tony Marsh 2'09''6 Privé
28 Massimo Natili 2'10''2 Scuderia Centro Sud
29 Tim Parnell 2'16''8 Privé
30 Lucien Bianchi 2'18''8 UDT Laystall Racing Team
0 Stirling Moss 0 RRC Walker Racing Team
0 Olivier Gendebien 0 Equipe Nationale Belge

List of all cars for the 1961 Britain Grand Prix on the Aintree circuit

Emeryson 61

Maserati 6-1500 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

Gilby 61

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Cooper T53

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Lotus 21

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Ferguson P99

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Ferrari 156

Ferrari 178 V6 1.5

Cooper T55

Climax FPF L4 1.5