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1951 ACF GP
1950 British GP

1951 British GP

1951 Scottish GP
1951 German GP
1952 British GP
 IV  RAC British Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSaturday 14 July 1951
Start time14:00
EventBritish GP
CircuitSilverstone
Event FormatRace of 90 laps
Race13 of 22
Championship race12
Circuit
Laps90
Circuit Perimeter4649 m
Race Distance4649 × 90 = 418.410 km
Grid Format4-3-4-3
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherMild, Dry
Participants
Entries20
Qualifiers20
Finishers13
Championship Debutants
Duncan Hamilton (Driver),
John James (Driver),
Philip Fotheringham-Parker (Driver),
BRM (Car Manufacturer),
BRM (Engine Manufacturer),
BRM P15 (Car Model),
   BRM Ltd (Entrant),
Brian Shawe-Taylor (Entrant),
Duncan Hamilton (Entrant),
John James (Entrant),
Philip Fotheringham-Parker (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 10 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 12 - 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 12 - 1st Win (Car Number)
Car 14 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 16 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Alberto Ascari - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Alfa Romeo SpA - 10th Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Alfa Romeo - 10th Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
Alfa Romeo - 10th Fastest Lap (Engine Manufacturer)
Ecurie Belge - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Ecurie Rosier - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Ferrari - 1st Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
Ferrari - 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)
Ferrari - 1st Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
Ferrari - 1st Win (Engine Manufacturer)
Johnny Claes - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
José Froilan González - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
José Froilan González - 1st Win (Driver)
Nino Farina - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Pirelli - 10th Fastest Lap (Tyre Manufacturer)
Pirelli - 10th Pole Position (Tyre Manufacturer)
Pirelli - 10th Win (Tyre Manufacturer)
Pirelli - 50th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Scuderia Ferrari - 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Scuderia Ferrari - 1st Win (Entrant)
Shell - 10th Fastest Lap (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Shell - 10th Pole Position (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Shell - 10th Win (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Shell - 50th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most RetirementsMaserati, Talbot-Lago (28),
2. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (4),
3. Most 3rd Place Finishes Luigi Villoresi (3),
4. Most 13th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (2),
5. Most 13th Place Finishes Johnny Claes (2),
6. Most Consecutive 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (3),
7. Most Consecutive 3rd Place Finishes Luigi Villoresi (3),
8. Highest 7th Place Finish RatioBRM (50.00%),
9. Highest 12th Place Finish Ratio Duncan Hamilton (100.00%),
10. Most 3rd Place Finishes in a SeasonFerrari (3),
11. Most 3rd Place Finishes in a Season Luigi Villoresi (3),
12. Most 13th Place Finishes in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (2),
13. Most 13th Place Finishes in a Season Johnny Claes (2),
14. Most Laps Led Juan Manuel Fangio (275),
15. Most 9th Place Qualifications Louis Rosier (2),
16. Most 4th Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (3),
17. Most 11th Place Qualifications in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (4)
Records Extended 1. Most Podium FinishesAlfa Romeo (18),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlfa Romeo (26),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Juan Manuel Fangio,  Nino Farina (8),
4. Most Fastest LapsAlfa Romeo (10),
5. Most Races LedAlfa Romeo (22),
6. Most Races Led Juan Manuel Fangio (10),
7. Most Laps LedAlfa Romeo (554),
8. Most Race EntriesTalbot-Lago (61),
9. Most Race Entries Louis Rosier (11),
10. Most 2nd Place QualificationsAlfa Romeo (9),
11. Most 3rd Place QualificationsAlfa Romeo (6),
12. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (5),
13. Most 9th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (6),
14. Most 11th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (6),
15. Most 13th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (5),
16. Most 14th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (7),
17. Most 14th Place Qualifications Johnny Claes (4),
18. Most 15th Place QualificationsMaserati (5),
19. Most 16th Place QualificationsMaserati (4),
20. Most 17th Place QualificationsMaserati (6),
21. Most 13th Place Qualifications in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (4)

Championships
1  Juan Manuel Fangio 21 
2  Nino Farina 15 
3  Luigi Villoresi 12 
up
4  José Froilan González 11 
up
5  Lee Wallard 9 
down
6  Alberto Ascari 9 
down
7  Mike Nazaruk 6 
down
  Piero Taruffi 6 
down
9  Luigi Fagioli 5 
down
10  Reg Parnell 5 
down
11  Andy Linden 3 
down
  Felice Bonetto 3 
up
  Louis Rosier 3 
down
  Consalvo Sanesi 3 
down
15  Jack McGrath 2 
down
  Manny Ayulo 2 
down
  Yves Giraud-Cabantous 2 
down
  Bobby Ball 2 
down
  Emmanuel de Graffenried 2 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 12Car 12Car 1
EntrantScuderia FerrariScuderia FerrariAlfa Romeo SpA
Driver José Froilan González José Froilan González Nino Farina
CarFerrari 375Ferrari 375Alfa Romeo 159B
EngineFerrari 4.5 V12Ferrari 4.5 V12Alfa Romeo 1.5 L8C
Time2:42'18.21'43.41'44.0
Speed154.677 km/h161.861 km/h160.927 km/h


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