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1951 Season
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1951 Belgian GP
1950 ACF GP

1951 ACF GP

1951 British GP
1952 ACF GP
 XXXVIII  Grand Prix de l'ACF
 XII  Grand Prix d'Europe



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

Details
DateSunday 1 July 1951
Start time14:00
EventACF GP
CircuitReims
Event FormatRace of 77 laps
Race12 of 22
Championship race11
Circuit
Laps57/20
Circuit Perimeter7816 m
Race Distance7816 × 77 = 601.832 km (scheduled)
7816 × 57/20 = 445.512 km (raced)
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries23
Qualifiers23
Finishers11
Championship Debutants
Aldo Gordini (Driver),
André Simon (Driver),
Onofre Marimón (Driver),
Ferrari 375 Thinwall Special (Car Model),
   Simca-Gordini T11 (Car Model),
Eugčne Chaboud (Entrant),
G.A. Vandervell (Entrant),
Graham Whitehead (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 18 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 4 - 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 6 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 8 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 8 - 1st Win (Car Number)
Ferrari - 25th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Ferrari - 25th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Juan Manuel Fangio - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Luigi Fagioli - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Luigi Fagioli - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Luigi Fagioli - 1st Win (Driver)
Scuderia Ferrari - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most Retirements Philippe Étançelin (5),
2. Most Podium Finishes Luigi Fagioli (6),
3. Most Race Wins Juan Manuel Fangio (5),
4. Most 11th Place FinishesAlfa Romeo (2),
5. Most Consecutive 7th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (2),
6. Highest Race Win Ratio Juan Manuel Fangio (55.56%),
7. Most 11th Place Finishes in a SeasonAlfa Romeo (2),
8. Most Races Led Juan Manuel Fangio (9),
9. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (4),
10. Most 4th Place Qualifications Luigi Villoresi (3),
11. Most 8th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (5),
12. Most 12th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (3),
13. Most 13th Place Qualifications Louis Rosier (2),
14. Most 16th Place QualificationsMaserati (3),
15. Most 12th Place Qualifications in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (3),
16. Most 13th Place Qualifications in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (3)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlfa Romeo (23),
2. Most Podium FinishesAlfa Romeo (17),
3. Most RetirementsTalbot-Lago (27),
4. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Juan Manuel Fangio,  Nino Farina (7),
5. Most Race WinsAlfa Romeo (10),
6. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (7),
7. Most 6th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (4),
8. Most 7th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (4),
9. Most 8th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (6),
10. Highest Drivers' Championship Points Score Ratio Alberto Ascari (166.67%),
11. Highest Race Win RatioAlfa Romeo (31.25%),
12. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioFerrari (25.93%),
13. Most Fastest LapsAlfa Romeo (9),
14. Most Fastest Laps Juan Manuel Fangio (6),
15. Most Races LedAlfa Romeo (20),
16. Most Laps LedAlfa Romeo (523),
17. Most Laps Led Nino Farina (270),
18. Most Race EntriesTalbot-Lago (57),
19. Most Race Entries Louis Rosier (10),
20. Most Perfect WeekendsAlfa Romeo (10),
21. Most PolesAlfa Romeo (9),
22. Most Poles Juan Manuel Fangio (7),
23. Most 2nd Place QualificationsAlfa Romeo (8),
24. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Nino Farina (6),
25. Most 5th Place QualificationsAlfa Romeo (4),
26. Most 10th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (5),
27. Most 11th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (5),
28. Most 13th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (4),
29. Most 14th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (6),
30. Most 15th Place QualificationsMaserati (4)

Championships
1  Juan Manuel Fangio 15 
up
2  Nino Farina 14 
down
3  Lee Wallard 9 
4  Alberto Ascari 9 
5  Luigi Villoresi 8 
up
6  Piero Taruffi 6 
down
  Mike Nazaruk 6 
down
8  Luigi Fagioli 5 
up
9  Consalvo Sanesi 3 
down
  Andy Linden 3 
down
  Louis Rosier 3 
down
  Reg Parnell 3 
up
  José Froilan González 3 
up
14  Emmanuel de Graffenried 2 
down
  Yves Giraud-Cabantous 2 
down
  Manny Ayulo 2 
down
  Jack McGrath 2 
down
  Bobby Ball 2 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 8Car 4Car 8
EntrantAlfa Romeo SpAAlfa Romeo SpAAlfa Romeo SpA
Driver Luigi Fagioli /  Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio
CarAlfa Romeo 159BAlfa Romeo 159AAlfa Romeo 159B
EngineAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8CAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8CAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8C
Time3:22'11.02'25.72'27.8
Speed132.210 km/h193.120 km/h190.376 km/h


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