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1951 Goodwood Trophy
1951 Italian GP

1951 Spanish GP

1952 Rio GP
1952 Swiss GP
1954 Spanish GP
 XI  Gran Premio de España


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

Details
DateSunday 28 October 1951
Start time14:00
EventSpanish GP
CircuitPedralbes
Event FormatRace of 70 laps
Race22 of 22
Championship race15
Circuit
Laps70
Circuit Perimeter6316 m
Race Distance6316 × 70 = 442.120 km
Grid Format4-3-4-3
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherHot, Dry
Participants
Entries20
Qualifiers20
Finishers10
Championship Debutants
Chico Godia (Driver),
Georges Grignard (Driver),
Juan Jover (Driver),
Georges Grignard (Entrant),
   Prince Bira (Entrant),
Spanish GP (Event),
Pedralbes (Circuit),
Pedralbes (6316 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 22 - 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 22 - 1st Win (Car Number)
Car 24 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 26 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Alfa Romeo SpA - 10th Win (Entrant)
Alfa Romeo - 10th Win (Car Manufacturer)
Alfa Romeo - 10th Win (Engine Manufacturer)
Luigi Villoresi - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Maserati - 50th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Pirelli - 75th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Shell - 75th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Yves Giraud-Cabantous - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 3rd Place FinishesAlfa Romeo (6),
2. Most 6th Place Finishes Emmanuel de Graffenried (3),
3. Most Consecutive Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari, Alfa Romeo (6),
4. Most Consecutive RetirementsTalbot-Lago (6),
5. Most Consecutive 7th Place Finishes Louis Rosier (2),
6. Most Retirements in a Season Louis Chiron (5),
7. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a Season Juan Manuel Fangio,  Nino Farina (6),
8. Most 7th Place Finishes in a Season Louis Rosier (2),
9. Most 8th Place Finishes in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (5),
10. Most Fastest Laps in a SeasonAlfa Romeo (7),
11. Most 19th Place QualificationsMaserati (3),
12. Most 2nd Place Qualifications in a SeasonAlfa Romeo (6),
13. Most 9th Place Qualifications in a Season Robert Manzon (2),
14. Most 15th Place Qualifications in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (4),
15. Most 20th Place Qualifications in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (3)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsTalbot-Lago (40),
2. Most Podium FinishesAlfa Romeo (23),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlfa Romeo (32),
4. Most Retirements Louis Chiron (8),
5. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Juan Manuel Fangio,  Nino Farina (10),
6. Most Podium Finishes Juan Manuel Fangio (8),
7. Most Race WinsAlfa Romeo (11),
8. Most Race Wins Juan Manuel Fangio (6),
9. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (9),
10. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (5),
11. Most 7th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (6),
12. Most 8th Place FinishesTalbot-Lago (9),
13. Most Consecutive 4th Place FinishesFerrari (3),
14. Highest Race Win RatioAlfa Romeo (22.92%),
15. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioFerrari (19.15%),
16. Highest 10th Place Finish RatioMaserati (8.00%),
17. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a SeasonFerrari (19),
18. Most 2nd Place Finishes in a SeasonFerrari (6),
19. Most 4th Place Finishes in a SeasonFerrari (4),
20. Most 7th Place Finishes in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (4),
21. Most Fastest LapsAlfa Romeo (13),
22. Most Fastest Laps Juan Manuel Fangio (8),
23. Most Fastest Laps in a Season Juan Manuel Fangio (5),
24. Most Races LedAlfa Romeo (25),
25. Most Races Led Juan Manuel Fangio (13),
26. Most Laps LedAlfa Romeo (638),
27. Most Laps Led Juan Manuel Fangio (359),
28. Most Race EntriesTalbot-Lago (81),
29. Most Race Entries Louis Rosier (14),
30. Most 2nd Place QualificationsAlfa Romeo (11),
31. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (6),
32. Most 5th Place Qualifications Luigi Villoresi (4),
33. Most 13th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (7),
34. Most 14th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (9),
35. Most 17th Place QualificationsMaserati (8),
36. Most 20th Place QualificationsTalbot-Lago (4),
37. Most 5th Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (5),
38. Most 5th Place Qualifications in a Season Luigi Villoresi (4),
39. Most 12th Place Qualifications in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (4),
40. Most 13th Place Qualifications in a SeasonTalbot-Lago (6)

Championships
1  Juan Manuel Fangio 31 
2  Alberto Ascari 25 
3  José Froilan González 24 
4  Nino Farina 19 
5  Luigi Villoresi 15 
6  Piero Taruffi 10 
7  Lee Wallard 9 
8  Felice Bonetto 8 
up
9  Mike Nazaruk 6 
down
10  Luigi Fagioli 5 
11  Reg Parnell 5 
12  Andy Linden 3 
  Consalvo Sanesi 3 
  Louis Rosier 3 
15  Jack McGrath 2 
  Yves Giraud-Cabantous 2 
  Bobby Ball 2 
  Manny Ayulo 2 
  Emmanuel de Graffenried 2 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 22Car 2Car 22
EntrantAlfa Romeo SpAScuderia FerrariAlfa Romeo SpA
Driver Juan Manuel Fangio Alberto Ascari Juan Manuel Fangio
CarAlfa Romeo 159MFerrari 375Alfa Romeo 159M
EngineAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8CFerrari 4.5 V12Alfa Romeo 1.5 L8C
Time2:46'54.102'10.592'16.93
Speed158.939 km/h174.114 km/h166.053 km/h


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