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1951 Season
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1951 Bari GP
1951 German GP
1950 Italian GP

1951 Italian GP

1951 Goodwood Trophy
1951 Spanish GP
1952 Italian GP
 XXII  Gran Premio d'Italia


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

Details
DateSunday 16 September 1951
Start time14:00
EventItalian GP
CircuitMonza
Event FormatRace of 80 laps
Race20 of 22
Championship race14
Circuit
Laps80
Circuit Perimeter6300 m
Race Distance6300 × 80 = 504.000 km
Grid Format4-4-4-4
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherHot, Dry
Participants
Entries23
Qualifiers23
Finishers9
Championship Debutants
Chico Landi (Driver),
Hans Stuck (Driver),
Ken Richardson (Driver),
OSCA (Car Manufacturer),
OSCA (Engine Manufacturer),
   Alfa Romeo 159M (Car Model),
OSCA 4500G (Car Model),
Francisco Landi (Entrant),
OSCA Automobili (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 22 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 38 - 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 40 - 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Alfa Romeo SpA - 10th Pole Position (Entrant)
Alfa Romeo - 10th Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
Alfa Romeo - 10th Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
Felice Bonetto - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Talbot - 75th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Talbot-Lago - 75th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most Retirements Louis Chiron (7),
2. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (4),
3. Most 8th Place Finishes Yves Giraud-Cabantous (2),
4. Most Consecutive Drivers' Championship Points Scores Luigi Villoresi (5),
5. Most Consecutive 4th Place FinishesFerrari (2),
6. Most Consecutive 4th Place Finishes Luigi Villoresi (2),
7. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a SeasonFerrari (17),
8. Most 2nd Place Finishes in a SeasonFerrari (5),
9. Most 4th Place Finishes in a SeasonFerrari (3),
10. Most 4th Place Finishes in a Season Luigi Villoresi (2),
11. Most 7th Place Finishes in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (3),
12. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (5),
13. Most 5th Place Qualifications Luigi Villoresi (3),
14. Most 6th Place Qualifications Piero Taruffi (3),
15. Most 12th Place QualificationsSimca-Gordini (4),
16. Most 12th Place Qualifications Maurice Trintignant (2),
17. Most 20th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (3),
18. Most 20th Place Qualifications Pierre Levegh (2),
19. Most 21st Place Qualifications Johnny Claes (2),
20. Most 22nd Place Qualifications Jacques Swaters (2),
21. Most 2nd Place Qualifications in a Season Nino Farina (4),
22. Most 5th Place Qualifications in a Season Luigi Villoresi (3),
23. Most 6th Place Qualifications in a Season Piero Taruffi (3),
24. Most 22nd Place Qualifications in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (2),
25. Most 22nd Place Qualifications in a Season Jacques Swaters (2)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlfa Romeo (29),
2. Most Podium FinishesAlfa Romeo (21),
3. Most RetirementsTalbot-Lago (36),
4. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (8),
5. Most 7th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (5),
6. Most 8th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (8),
7. Most Fastest LapsAlfa Romeo (12),
8. Most Races LedAlfa Romeo (24),
9. Most Races Led Juan Manuel Fangio (12),
10. Most Laps LedAlfa Romeo (571),
11. Most Laps Led Juan Manuel Fangio (292),
12. Most Race EntriesTalbot-Lago (75),
13. Most Race Entries Louis Rosier (13),
14. Most PolesAlfa Romeo (10),
15. Most Poles Juan Manuel Fangio (8),
16. Most 2nd Place QualificationsAlfa Romeo (10),
17. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Nino Farina (7),
18. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (6),
19. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (6),
20. Most 7th Place QualificationsAlfa Romeo (5),
21. Most 14th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (8),
22. Most 21st Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (4),
23. Most 22nd Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (3),
24. Most 4th Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (4),
25. Most 5th Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (4),
26. Most 7th Place Qualifications in a SeasonAlfa Romeo (4),
27. Most 21st Place Qualifications in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (3)

Championships
1  Juan Manuel Fangio 27 
2  Alberto Ascari 25 
3  José Froilan González 21 
4  Nino Farina 17 
5  Luigi Villoresi 15 
6  Piero Taruffi 10 
up
7  Lee Wallard 9 
down
8  Mike Nazaruk 6 
9  Felice Bonetto 6 
up
10  Luigi Fagioli 5 
down
11  Reg Parnell 5 
down
12  Louis Rosier 3 
down
  Andy Linden 3 
down
  Consalvo Sanesi 3 
down
15  Yves Giraud-Cabantous 2 
  Jack McGrath 2 
  Emmanuel de Graffenried 2 
  Manny Ayulo 2 
  Bobby Ball 2 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 2Car 38Car 40
EntrantScuderia FerrariAlfa Romeo SpAAlfa Romeo SpA
Driver Alberto Ascari Juan Manuel Fangio Nino Farina
CarFerrari 375Alfa Romeo 159MAlfa Romeo 159A
EngineFerrari 4.5 V12Alfa Romeo 1.5 L8CAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8C
Time2:42'39.31'53.21'56.5
Speed185.915 km/h200.353 km/h194.678 km/h


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