1961 Italy Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Monza circuit. Full information

1961 Italy Grand Prix poster

1961 Italy Grand Prix poster

1961 Italy Grand Prix

1961 Italy Grand Prix is 101st Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Monza circuit. Wolfgang Von Trips won the pole position, Phil Hill won this race. This was his 3rd victory. Dan Gurney and Bruce Mclaren also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 43 laps (430 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1961 Germany Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1961 USA Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1961 Italy Grand Prix

36th victory for the Ferrari team
3rd victory for the Phil Hill
13th podium for the Phil Hill
4th podium for the Dan Gurney
9th podium for the Bruce Mclaren

Phil Hill - Winner of the 1961 Italy Grand Prix

Phil Hill - Winner of the 1961 Italy Grand Prix

1961 Italy Grand Prix

1961 Italy Grand Prix

Ferrari 156 - 1961 Italy Grand Prix winner

Ferrari 156 - 1961 Italy Grand Prix winner

1961 Italy Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Phil Hill 9.00  2h 03m 13.0s  ( 209.387 km/h ) 43 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
2 Dan Gurney 6.00  2h 03m 44.2s  ( +31.2s ) 43 Porsche System Engineering
3 Bruce Mclaren 4.00  2h 05m 41.4s  ( +2m 28.4s ) 43 Cooper Car Company
4 Jackie Lewis 3.00  2h 05m 53.4s  ( +2m 40.4s ) 43 H&L Motors
5 Tony Brooks 2.00  2h 05m 53.5s  ( +2m 40.5s ) 43 Owen Racing Organisation
6 Roy Salvadori 1.00   42 Yeoman Credit Racing Team
7 Carel Godin De Beaufort 0   41 Ecurie Maarsbergen
8 Lorenzo Bandini 0   41 Scuderia Centro Sud
9 Maurice Trintignant 0   41 Scuderia Serenissima
10 Tim Parnell 0   40 Privé
11 Henry Taylor 0   39 UDT Laystall Racing Team
12 Renato Pirocchi 0   38 Pescara Racing Team
ab Stirling Moss 0  Wheel bearing 36 RRC Walker Racing Team
ab Richie Ginther 0  Engine 23 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Gaetano Starrabba 0  Engine 19 Privé
ab Jo Bonnier 0  Suspension 14 Porsche System Engineering
ab Ricardo Rodriguez 0  Fuel pump 13 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Giancarlo Baghetti 0  Engine 13 Scuderia Sant Ambroeus
ab Nino Vaccarella 0  Engine 13 Scuderia Serenissima
ab Masten Gregory 0  Suspension 11 UDT Laystall Racing Team
ab Graham Hill 0  Engine 10 Owen Racing Organisation
ab Jack Brabham 0  Overheating 8 Cooper Car Company
ab Brian Naylor 0  Engine 6 JBW Cars
ab Jack Fairman 0  Engine 5 Fred Tuck Cars
ab Innes Ireland 0  Handling 5 Team Lotus
ab John Surtees 0  Accident 2 Yeoman Credit Racing Team
ab Wolfgang Von Trips 0  Fatal accident 1 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Jim Clark 0  Accident 1 Team Lotus
ab Roberto Lippi 0  Engine 1 Scuderia Settecolli
ab Roberto Bussinello 0  Engine 1 Isobele de Tomaso
ab Wolfgang Seidel 0  Engine 1 Scuderia Colonia
ab Gerry Ashmore 0  Accident 0 Privé
f Alfonso Thiele 0  Not present   Scuderia Sant Ambroeus
np Massimo Natili 0  Car race by team mate   Pescara Racing Team
f Ernesto Prinoth 0  Not present   Scuderia Dolomiti
f Mennato Boffa 0  Not present   Privé
nq André Pilette 0     Equipe Nationale Belge
f Michael May 0  Not present   Scuderia Colonia

Qualifying Results for the 1961 Italy Grand Prix on the Monza circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Wolfgang Von Trips 2'46''3 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
2 Ricardo Rodriguez 2'46''4 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Richie Ginther 2'46''8 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
4 Phil Hill 2'47''2 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 Graham Hill 2'48''7 Owen Racing Organisation
6 Giancarlo Baghetti 2'49''0 Scuderia Sant Ambroeus
7 Jim Clark 2'49''2 Team Lotus
8 Jo Bonnier 2'49''6 Porsche System Engineering
9 Innes Ireland 2'50''3 Team Lotus
10 Jack Brabham 2'51''6 Cooper Car Company
11 Stirling Moss 2'51''8 RRC Walker Racing Team
12 Dan Gurney 2'52''0 Porsche System Engineering
13 Tony Brooks 2'52''2 Owen Racing Organisation
14 Bruce Mclaren 2'53''4 Cooper Car Company
15 Carel Godin De Beaufort 2'53''8 Ecurie Maarsbergen
16 Jackie Lewis 2'54''0 H&L Motors
17 Masten Gregory 2'55''2 UDT Laystall Racing Team
18 Roy Salvadori 2'55''2 Yeoman Credit Racing Team
19 John Surtees 2'55''6 Yeoman Credit Racing Team
20 Nino Vaccarella 2'56''0 Scuderia Serenissima
21 Lorenzo Bandini 2'57''7 Scuderia Centro Sud
22 Maurice Trintignant 2'58''7 Scuderia Serenissima
23 Henry Taylor 3'00''6 UDT Laystall Racing Team
24 Roberto Bussinello 3'01''7 Isobele de Tomaso
25 Gerry Ashmore 3'03''0 Privé
26 Jack Fairman 3'04''8 Fred Tuck Cars
27 Tim Parnell 3'05''7 Privé
28 Wolfgang Seidel 3'06''0 Scuderia Colonia
29 Renato Pirocchi 3'06''5 Pescara Racing Team
30 Gaetano Starrabba 3'07''9 Privé
31 Brian Naylor 3'08''1 JBW Cars
32 Roberto Lippi 3'08''9 Scuderia Settecolli
33 André Pilette 3'11''6 Equipe Nationale Belge
0 Alfonso Thiele 0 Scuderia Sant Ambroeus
0 Massimo Natili 0 Pescara Racing Team
0 Ernesto Prinoth 0 Scuderia Dolomiti
0 Mennato Boffa 0 Privé
0 Michael May 0 Scuderia Colonia

List of all cars for the 1961 Italy Grand Prix on the Monza circuit

Cooper T51

Maserati 6-1500 L4 1.5

JBW 61

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Emeryson 61

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Cooper T55

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Cooper T58

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Ferrari 156

Ferrari 178 V6 1.5

Lotus 18/21

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Cooper T53

Maserati 6-1500 L4 1.5

De Tomaso F1

OSCA 372 L4 1.5

Lotus 18

Maserati 6-1500 L4 1.5

Porsche 718

Porsche 547/3 F4 1.5

Lotus 18

Climax FPF L4 1.5

BRM P48/57

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Cooper T45

Climax FPF L4 1.5

De Tomaso F1

Conrero Giulietta L4 1.5

Cooper T53

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Lotus 21

Climax FPF L4 1.5