1951 San Remo Grand Prix

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Italy  1951 San Remo Grand Prix
Race details
Non-Championship race in the 1951 Formula One season
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Date 22 April 1951
Official name VI Gran Premio di San Remo
Location San Remo, Liguria, Italy
Course Ospedaletti
3.380 km (2.100 mi)
Distance 90 laps, 304.200 km (186.281 mi)
Pole position
Driver Italy Alberto Ascari Ferrari
Time 1:52.0
Fastest lap
Driver Italy Alberto Ascari Ferrari
Time 1:53.8
Podium
First Italy Alberto Ascari Ferrari
Second Italy Dorino Serafini Ferrari
Third Switzerland Rudi Fischer Ferrari

The 1951 San Remo Grand Prix was a non-Championship Formula One motor race held on 22 April 1951 at the Autodromo di Ospedaletti, in San Remo, Liguria, Italy. It was the fourth race of the 1951 Formula One season. The race, contested over 90 laps, was won by Ferrari driver Alberto Ascari, starting from pole position. Dorino Serafini finished second in a Ferrari and Rudi Fischer third, also in a Ferrari. All cars were 1.5-litre s/c F1 or 4.5-litre F1† unless noted (F2). During practice, Claes crashed his Talbot after a brake pipe broke - several spectators were killed.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Manufacturer Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 18 Italy Alberto Ascari Ferrari 90 2:57:08.2 1
2 30 Italy Dorino Serafini Ferrari 90 2:58:33.0 4
3 40 Switzerland Rudi Fischer Ferrari 90 2:59:11.0 7
4 8 United States Harry Schell Maserati 87 + 3 Laps 8
5 16 United Kingdom Stirling Moss HWM-Alta 51 (F2) 85 + 5 Laps 10
6 14 France Guy Mairesse Talbot-Lago 84 + 6 Laps 17
7 24 United Kingdom Lance Macklin HWM-Alta 51 (F2) 81 + 9 Laps 13
8 28 France Henri Louveau Talbot-Lago 79 NC 15
9 10 United Kingdom David Murray Maserati 59 NC 12
10 4 United Kingdom Peter Whitehead Ferrari 56 NC 14
11 36 Monaco Louis Chiron HWM-Alta (F2) 42 NC 16
Ret 22 France Yves Giraud-Cabantous Talbot-Lago 71 Mechanical 9
Ret 26 Italy Luigi Villoresi Ferrari 63 Accident 2
Ret 32 Switzerland Emmanuel de Graffenried Maserati 60 Suspension 3
Ret 34 United Kingdom Reg Parnell Maserati 16 Rear Axle 11
Ret 6 United Kingdom Louis Rosier Talbot-Lago 8 Piston 6
Ret 20 Thailand B. Bira Maserati 5 Accident 5
DNS 2 Italy Toni Branca Maserati
DNS 12 Belgium Johnny Claes Talbot-Lago Practice Accident
DNA 38 Italy Giuseppe Farina Maserati Did not appear

References[edit]

Ospedaletti Circuit blog 1951

Unless otherwise indicated, all race results are taken from "OldRacingCars.com". Retrieved 2014-03-02.  or "1951 Non-World Championship Grands Prix". Retrieved 2014-03-02. 

Coordinates: 43°48′02.8″N 7°43′22.1″E / 43.800778°N 7.722806°E / 43.800778; 7.722806


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