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1961 Formula 1 World Championship

1st
Phil Hill
Ferrari
34 pts
2nd
Wolfgang von Trips
Ferrari
33 pts
3rd
Stirling Moss
Lotus
21 pts
1st
Ferrari
40 pts
8
Races
May 14, 1961
Date first race
Oct 8, 1961
Date last race
MOS (2), HIL (2)
Most wins
HIL (5)
Most pole positions
HIL (6)
Most podiums
HIL (6)
Most in points
HIL (2), GIN (2)
Most fastest laps
BRA (6)
Most DNF

1961 standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Phil Hill Ferrari 2 6 34
2 Wolfgang von Trips Ferrari 2 4 33 -1
3 Stirling Moss Lotus 2 2 21 -13
4 Dan Gurney Porsche 0 3 21 -13
5 Richie Ginther Ferrari 0 3 16 -18
6 Innes Ireland Lotus 1 1 12 -22
7 Jim Clark Lotus 0 2 11 -23
8 Bruce McLaren Cooper 0 1 11 -23
9 Giancarlo Baghetti Ferrari 1 1 9 -25
10 Tony Brooks BRM 0 1 6 -28
11 Jack Brabham Cooper 0 0 4 -30
12 John Surtees Cooper 0 0 4 -30
13 Olivier Gendebien Lotus 0 0 3 -31
14 Jackie Lewis Cooper 0 0 3 -31
15 Jo Bonnier Porsche 0 0 3 -31
16 Graham Hill BRM 0 0 3 -31
17 Roy Salvadori Cooper 0 0 2 -32
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Ferrari Ferrari 5 14 40
2 Lotus Climax 3 5 32 -8
3 Porsche Porsche 0 3 22 -18
4 Cooper Climax 0 1 14 -26
5 BRM Climax 0 1 7 -33

1961 schedule

Race Date Winner 2nd 3rd Pole position
1 1961 Monaco Grand Prix May 14 #20 Stirling Moss Richie Ginther Phil Hill Stirling Moss
2 1961 Dutch Grand Prix May 22 #3 Wolfgang von Trips Phil Hill Jim Clark Phil Hill
3 1961 Belgian Grand Prix Jun 18 #4 Phil Hill Wolfgang von Trips Richie Ginther Phil Hill
4 1961 French Grand Prix Jul 2 #50 Giancarlo Baghetti Dan Gurney Jim Clark Phil Hill
5 1961 British Grand Prix Jul 15 #4 Wolfgang von Trips Phil Hill Richie Ginther Phil Hill
6 1961 German Grand Prix Aug 6 #7 Stirling Moss Wolfgang von Trips Phil Hill Phil Hill
7 1961 Italian Grand Prix Sep 10 #2 Phil Hill Dan Gurney Bruce McLaren Wolfgang von Trips
8 1961 United States Grand Prix Oct 8 #15 Innes Ireland Dan Gurney Tony Brooks Jack Brabham
Phil Hill is the 1961 Formula 1 World Champion. Hill won 2 out of 8 races and scored a total of 34 points. With 1 points behind Wolfgang von Trips finished the season in second place and Stirling Moss as third. Ferrari won the 1961 Formula 1 constructor championship, with a total of 40 points.

The season started with the 1961 Monaco Grand Prix on May 14. The last race of the season was the 1961 United States Grand Prix on October 8.