1961 Germany Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Nürburgring circuit. Full information

1961 Germany Grand Prix poster

1961 Germany Grand Prix poster

1961 Germany Grand Prix

1961 Germany Grand Prix is 100th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Nürburgring circuit. Phil Hill won the pole position, Stirling Moss won this race. This was his 16th victory. Wolfgang Von Trips and Phil Hill also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 15 laps (342 km).

Previous race: 1961 Britain Grand Prix
Next race: 1961 Italy Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1961 Germany Grand Prix

4th victory for the Lotus team
16th victory for the Stirling Moss
24th podium for the Stirling Moss
6th podium for the Wolfgang Von Trips
12th podium for the Phil Hill

1961 Germany Grand Prix

1961 Germany Grand Prix

Lotus 18/21 - 1961 Germany Grand Prix winner

Lotus 18/21 - 1961 Germany Grand Prix winner

1961 Germany Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Stirling Moss 9.00  2h 18m 12.4s  ( 148.538 km/h ) 15 RRC Walker Racing Team
2 Wolfgang Von Trips 6.00  2h 18m 33.8s  ( +21.3s ) 15 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Phil Hill 4.00  2h 18m 34.9s  ( +22.5s ) 15 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
4 Jim Clark 3.00  2h 19m 29.5s  ( +1m 17.1s ) 15 Team Lotus
5 John Surtees 2.00  2h 20m 05.5s  ( +1m 53.1s ) 15 Yeoman Credit Racing Team
6 Bruce Mclaren 1.00  2h 20m 53.8s  ( +2m 41.3s ) 15 Cooper Car Company
7 Dan Gurney 0  2h 21m 35.0s  ( +3m 22.6s ) 15 Porsche System Engineering
8 Richie Ginther 0  2h 23m 35.5s  ( +5m 23.1s ) 15 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
9 Jackie Lewis 0  2h 23m 36.1s  ( +5m 23.6s ) 15 H&L Motors
10 Roy Salvadori 0  2h 30m 23.9s  ( +12m 11.5s ) 15 Yeoman Credit Racing Team
11 Tony Maggs 0   14 Louise Bryden-Brown
12 Ian Burgess 0   14 Camoradi International
13 Hans Herrmann 0   14 Porsche System Engineering
14 Carel Godin De Beaufort 0   14 Ecurie Maarsbergen
15 Tony Marsh 0   13 Privé
16 Gerry Ashmore 0   13 Privé
ab Willy Mairesse 0  Accident 13 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Maurice Trintignant 0  Engine 12 Scuderia Serenissima
ab Bernard Collomb 0  Engine 11 Privé
ab Lorenzo Bandini 0  Engine 10 Scuderia Centro Sud
ab Tony Brooks 0  Engine 6 Owen Racing Organisation
ab Jo Bonnier 0  Engine 5 Porsche System Engineering
ab Wolfgang Seidel 0  Steering 3 Scuderia Colonia
ab Innes Ireland 0  Fire 1 Team Lotus
ab Graham Hill 0  Accident 1 Owen Racing Organisation
ab Jack Brabham 0  Throttle 0 Cooper Car Company
f Edgar Barth 0  Too slow   Porsche KG
f Masten Gregory 0  Not present   Camoradi International
f Giorgio Scarlatti 0  Not present   Scuderia Serenissima
np Michael May 0  Accident   Scuderia Colonia
f Peter Monteverdi 0  Car unavailable   Privé
f Renato Pirocchi 0  Not present   Pescara Racing Team
f Geoff Duke 0  Car unavailable   Fred Tuck Cars
f John Campbell-Jones 0  Not present   Privé

Qualifying Results for the 1961 Germany Grand Prix on the Nürburgring circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Phil Hill 8'55''2 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
2 Jack Brabham 9'01''4 Cooper Car Company
3 Stirling Moss 9'01''7 RRC Walker Racing Team
4 Jo Bonnier 9'04''8 Porsche System Engineering
5 Wolfgang Von Trips 9'05''5 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
6 Graham Hill 9'06''4 Owen Racing Organisation
7 Dan Gurney 9'06''6 Porsche System Engineering
8 Jim Clark 9'08''1 Team Lotus
9 Tony Brooks 9'09''3 Owen Racing Organisation
10 John Surtees 9'11''2 Yeoman Credit Racing Team
11 Hans Herrmann 9'12''7 Porsche System Engineering
12 Bruce Mclaren 9'13''0 Cooper Car Company
13 Willy Mairesse 9'15''9 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
14 Richie Ginther 9'16''6 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
15 Roy Salvadori 9'22''0 Yeoman Credit Racing Team
16 Innes Ireland 9'22''9 Team Lotus
17 Carel Godin De Beaufort 9'28''4 Ecurie Maarsbergen
18 Jackie Lewis 9'31''4 H&L Motors
19 Lorenzo Bandini 9'35''4 Scuderia Centro Sud
20 Tony Marsh 9'37''7 Privé
21 Maurice Trintignant 9'38''5 Scuderia Serenissima
22 Tony Maggs 9'45''5 Louise Bryden-Brown
23 Wolfgang Seidel 9'59''9 Scuderia Colonia
24 Ian Burgess 10'01''4 Camoradi International
25 Gerry Ashmore 10'06''0 Privé
26 Bernard Collomb 10'23''0 Privé
27 Michael May 10'37''5 Scuderia Colonia
0 Edgar Barth 0 Porsche KG
0 Masten Gregory 0 Camoradi International
0 Giorgio Scarlatti 0 Scuderia Serenissima
0 Peter Monteverdi 0 Privé
0 Renato Pirocchi 0 Pescara Racing Team
0 Geoff Duke 0 Fred Tuck Cars
0 John Campbell-Jones 0 Privé

List of all cars for the 1961 Germany Grand Prix on the Nürburgring circuit

MBM FJ

Porsche 547/3 F4 1.5

Cooper T45

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Cooper T53

Maserati 6-1500 L4 1.5

Cooper T55

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Cooper T53

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Cooper T45

Maserati 6-1500 L4 1.5

Porsche 787

Porsche 547/3 F4 1.5

Cooper T51

Maserati 6-1500 L4 1.5

Lotus 21

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Lotus 18

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Porsche 718

Porsche 547/3 F4 1.5

De Tomaso F1

Alfa Romeo Giulietta L4 1.5

Cooper T51

Climax FPF L4 1.5

BRM P48/57

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Lotus 18/21

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Ferrari 156

Ferrari 178 V6 1.5