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1951 Season
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1951 Ulster Trophy
1951 Indianapolis 500
1950 Belgian GP

1951 Belgian GP

1951 ACF GP
1952 Belgian GP
 XIII  Grand Prix de Belgique


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 17 June 1951
Start time14:00
EventBelgian GP
CircuitSpa-Francorchamps
Event FormatRace of 36 laps
Race11 of 22
Championship race10
Circuit
Laps36
Circuit Perimeter14120 m
Race Distance14120 × 36 = 508.320 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries13
Qualifiers13
Finishers9
Championship Debutants
André Pilette (Driver),
Alfa Romeo 159B (Car Model),
   Ecurie Belgique (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 12 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 2 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 4 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 4 - 1st Win (Car Number)
Ferrari - 20th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Ferrari - 20th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Louis Rosier - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Talbot - 50th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Talbot-Lago - 50th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most RetirementsTalbot-Lago (24),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresJuan Manuel Fangio, Nino Farina (6),
3. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (5),
4. Most 4th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (3),
5. Most 4th Place FinishesLouis Rosier (2),
6. Most 6th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (3),
7. Most 7th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (3),
8. Most 7th Place FinishesJohnny Claes (2),
9. Most 12th Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (1),
10. Most 12th Fastest LapsPierre Levegh (1),
11. Most 11th Fastest Laps in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (2),
12. Most 12th Fastest Laps in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (1),
13. Most 12th Fastest Laps in a SeasonPierre Levegh (1),
14. Most Laps LedNino Farina (235),
15. Most 7th Place Qualifications, Finishes and Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (1),
16. Most 8th Place Qualifications, Finishes and Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (1),
17. Most 11th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (4),
18. Most 13th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (3)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlfa Romeo (20),
2. Most Podium FinishesAlfa Romeo (15),
3. Most Race WinsAlfa Romeo (8),
4. Most 5th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (5),
5. Most 8th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (5),
6. Highest Race Win RatioAlfa Romeo (28.57%),
7. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioFerrari (22.73%),
8. Most Fastest LapsAlfa Romeo (8),
9. Most Fastest LapsJuan Manuel Fangio (5),
10. Most 7th Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (4),
11. Most 8th Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (2),
12. Most 9th Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (3),
13. Most 10th Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (3),
14. Most 11th Fastest LapsTalbot-Lago (3),
15. Most Races LedAlfa Romeo (17),
16. Most Races LedJuan Manuel Fangio, Nino Farina (7),
17. Most Laps LedAlfa Romeo (460),
18. Most Race EntriesTalbot-Lago (50),
19. Most Race EntriesLouis Rosier (9),
20. Most Perfect WeekendsAlfa Romeo (8),
21. Most PolesAlfa Romeo (8),
22. Most PolesJuan Manuel Fangio (6),
23. Most 2nd Place QualificationsAlfa Romeo (7),
24. Most 2nd Place QualificationsNino Farina (5),
25. Most 9th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (5),
26. Most 10th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (4)

Championships
1 Nino Farina 12 
up
2 Juan Manuel Fangio 10 
down
3 Lee Wallard 9 
down
4 Mike Nazaruk 6 
down
 Piero Taruffi 6 
down
 Alberto Ascari 6 
up
7 Luigi Villoresi 4 
up
8 Andy Linden 3 
down
 Louis Rosier 3 
up
 Consalvo Sanesi 3 
down
11 Jack McGrath 2 
down
 Yves Giraud-Cabantous 2 
up
 Manny Ayulo 2 
down
 Bobby Ball 2 
down
 Emmanuel de Graffenried 2 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 4Car 2Car 2
EntrantAlfa Romeo SpAAlfa Romeo SpAAlfa Romeo SpA
DriverNino FarinaJuan Manuel FangioJuan Manuel Fangio
CarAlfa Romeo 159AAlfa Romeo 159BAlfa Romeo 159B
EngineAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8CAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8CAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8C
Time2:45'46.24'25.04'22.1
Speed183.985 km/h191.819 km/h193.941 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led