1961 Season

standings

Drivers' Championship

Pos   Driver Car (Team) Tyres Points GP ST PP FL 1 2 3 4 5 6 BS/BF
1 Phil Hill Ferrari 156 (Ferrari) D 34 (38) 7 7 5 2 2 2 2 1/1
2 Wolfgang von Trips Ferrari 156 (Ferrari) D 33 7 7 1 2 2 1 1/1
3 Stirling Moss Cooper Climax T53 (RRC Walker)
Lotus Climax 18; 18/21; 21 (RRC Walker)
Ferguson Climax P99 (RRC Walker)
D
D
D
21 2
8
1

8
1

1

1

2





1




dns
1/1
dns/dsq
3 Dan Gurney Porsche 787; 718/2 (Porsche) D 21 8 8 3 1 1 6/2
5 Richie Ginther Ferrari 156 (Ferrari) D 16 7 7 2 1 2 1 2/2
6 Innes Ireland Lotus Climax 18/21; 21 (Lotus) D 12 7 6 1 1 7/1
7 Jim Clark Lotus Climax 21 (Lotus) D 11 8 8 1 2 1 3/3
7 Bruce McLaren Cooper Climax T55 (Cooper) D 11 8 8 1 1 1 2 4/3
9 Giancarlo Baghetti Ferrari 156 (FISA; Scuderia Sant Ambroeus) D 9 3 3 1 1 6/1
10 Tony Brooks BRM Climax P48/57 (BRM) D 6 8 8 1 1 1 6/3
11 Jack Brabham Cooper Climax T55; T58 (Cooper) D 4 8 8 1 1 1 1 1/4
11 John Surtees Cooper Climax T53 (Yeoman Credit)
Lotus Climax 18 (Frank J. Harrison)
D
D
4 8
1
8






2

4/5
dns
13 Jackie Lewis Cooper Climax T53 (H & L Motors) D 3 5 5 1 13/4
13 Olivier Gendebien Emeryson Maserati Mk2 (ENB)
Ferrari 156 (Ferrari)
Lotus Climax 18/21 (UDT Laystall)
D
D
D
3 1
1
1

1
1











1




dnq
3/4
15/11
13 Jo Bonnier Porsche 787; 718/2 (Porsche) D 3 8 8 1 1 3/5
13 Graham Hill BRM Climax P48/57 (BRM)
BRM P57 (BRM)
D
D
3 8
1
8






1
1
2/5
dns
17 Roy Salvadori Cooper Climax T53 (Yeoman Credit) D 2 5 5 2 12/6
Maurice Trintignant Cooper Maserati T51 (Scuderia Serenissima)
Cooper Climax T43 (Scuderia Serenissima)
De Tomaso OSCA 001 (Scuderia Serenissima)
D
D
D
0 5
1
1
5

















15/7
dns
dns
Carel Godin de Beaufort Porsche 718 (Ecurie Maarsbergen) D 0 6 6 14/7
Lorenzo Bandini Cooper Maserati T53 (Scuderia Centro Sud) D 0 4 4 17/8
Cliff Allison Lotus Climax 18 (UDT Laystall) D 0 2 1 14/8
Roger Penske Cooper Climax T53 (John M. Wyatt III) D 0 1 1 16/8
Hans Herrmann Porsche 718/2; 718 (Porsche; Ecurie Maarsbergen) D 0 3 3 11/9
Peter Ryan Lotus Climax 18/21 (J. Wheeler Autosport) D 0 1 1 13/9
Masten Gregory Cooper Climax T53 (Camoradi International)
Lotus Climax 18; 18/21 (UDT Laystall)
D
D
0 5
2
3
2








12/10
11/11
Henry Taylor Lotus Climax 18; 18/21 (UDT Laystall) D 0 4 3 17/10
Tim Parnell Lotus Climax 18 (Tim Parnell) D 0 2 2 27/10
Hap Sharp Cooper Climax T53 (Hap Sharp) D 0 1 1 17/10
Tony Maggs Lotus Climax 18 (Louise Bryden-Brown) D 0 2 2 22/11
Michael May Lotus Climax 18 (Scuderia Colonia) D 0 3 2 13/11
Ian Burgess Lotus Climax 18 (Camoradi International)
Cooper Climax T53 (Camoradi International)
D
D
0 4
1
2
1








24/14
24/12
Renato Pirocchi Cooper Maserati T51 (Pescara Racing Club) D 0 1 1 29/12
Trevor Taylor Lotus Climax 18 (Lotus) D 0 1 1 14/13
Keith Greene Gilby Climax 1961 (Gilby) D 0 1 1 23/15
Tony Marsh Lotus Climax 18 (Tony Marsh) D 0 3 2 20/15
Gerry Ashmore Lotus Climax 18 (Gerry Ashmore) D 0 3 3 25/16
Wolfgang Seidel Lotus Climax 18 (Scuderia Colonia) D 0 4 3 22/17
Lucien Bianchi Emeryson Maserati Mk2 (ENB)
Lotus Climax 18; 18/21 (UDT Laystall)
D
D
0 2
3

3








dnq
19/ret
Willy Mairesse Emeryson Maserati Mk2 (ENB)
Lotus Climax 18; 21 (ENB; Lotus)
Ferrari 156 (Ferrari)
D
D
D
0 1
2
1

2
1
















dns
20/ret
13/ret
Bernard Collomb Cooper Climax T53 (Bernard Collomb) D 0 2 2 21/ret
Giorgio Scarlatti Cooper Maserati T51 (Scuderia Serenissima)
De Tomaso OSCA 001 (Scuderia Serenissima)
D
D
0 1
1

1








dns
26/ret
Jack Fairman Ferguson Climax P99 (RRC Walker)
Cooper Climax T45 (Fred Tuck)
D
D
0 1
1
1
1








20/dsq
26/ret
Massimo Natili Cooper Maserati T51 (Scuderia Centro Sud) D 0 2 1 28/ret
Ricardo Rodríguez Ferrari 156 (Ferrari) D 0 1 1 2/ret
Nino Vaccarella De Tomaso Alfa Romeo 003 (Scuderia Serenissima) D 0 1 1 20/ret
Roberto Bussinello De Tomaso Alfa Romeo 004 (Isobele de Tomaso) D 0 1 1 24/ret
Gaetano Starrabba Lotus Maserati 18 (Gaetano Starrabba) D 0 1 1 30/ret
Brian Naylor JBW Climax Type 2 (JB Naylor) D 0 1 1 31/ret
Roberto Lippi De Tomaso OSCA 002 (Scuderia Settecolli) D 0 1 1 32/ret
Walt Hansgen Cooper Climax T53 (Momo Corporation) D 0 1 1 14/ret
Jim Hall Lotus Climax 18/21 (Jim Hall) D 0 1 1 18/ret
Lloyd Ruby Lotus Climax 18 (Frank J. Harrison) D 0 1 1 19/ret
André Pilette Emeryson Climax P (André Pilette) D 0 1 dnq
Juan Manuel Bordeu Lotus Climax 18/21 (UDT Laystall) D 0 1 dns

Championship points awarded to the top six finishers in each race on an 9-6-4-3-2-1 basis.
Only the best 5 results counted towards the Championship.

 

Constructors' Championship

Pos   Constructor Tyres Points GP ST PP FL 1 2 3 4 5 6 BS/BF
1 Ferrari D 40 (52) 7 7 6 5 5 5 4 2 1 1/1
2 Lotus Climax D 32 8 8 1 2 3 2 3 1/1
3 Porsche D 22 (23) 8 8 3 2 2 3/2
4 Cooper Climax D 14 (18) 8 8 1 1 1 3 3 5 1/3
5 BRM Climax D 7 8 8 1 1 2 1 6/3
Cooper Maserati D 0 6 6 15/7
Gilby Climax D 0 1 1 23/15
Ferguson Climax D 0 1 1 20/dsq
De Tomaso Alfa Romeo D 0 1 1 20/ret
De Tomaso OSCA D 0 2 2 26/ret
Lotus Maserati D 0 1 1 30/ret
JBW Climax D 0 1 1 31/ret
Emeryson Maserati D 0 2 dnq
Emeryson Climax D 0 1 dnq
BRM D 0 1 dns

Championship points awarded to the top six finishers in each race on an 8-6-4-3-2-1 basis.
Only the best 5 results counted towards the Championship.
One constructor only received points for its highest placed car in each race.

 

Legend
GP – Grand Prix; ST – starts; PP – pole positions; FL – fastest laps; 1–10 – finish places; BS – best start; BF – best finish;
nc – not classified; ret – retired; dsq – disqualified; dns – did not start; dnq – did not qualify; dnpq – did not pre-qualify; ex – excluded

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