1961 Vienna Grand Prix

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Austria  1961 Vienna Grand Prix
Race details
Non-Championship race in the 1961 Formula One season
Date 16 April 1961
Official name II Grosser Preis von Wien
Location Aspern
Course Permanent racing facility
2.926 km (1.818 mi)
Distance 55 laps, 160.934 km (100 mi)
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Stirling Moss Lotus-Climax
Time 1:13.6
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Stirling Moss Lotus-Climax
Time 1:12.2
Podium
First United Kingdom Stirling Moss Lotus-Climax
Second Germany Wolfgang Seidel Lotus-Climax
Third Italy Ernesto Prinoth Lotus-Climax

The 2nd Vienna Grand Prix was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 16 April 1961 at Aspern Circuit. The race was run over 55 laps of the circuit, and was won comfortably by British driver Stirling Moss in a Lotus 18.

Results[edit]

Pos Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 United Kingdom Stirling Moss Rob Walker Racing Team Lotus-Climax 1.10:01.6 1
2 Germany Wolfgang Seidel Scuderia Colonia Lotus-Climax + 51.4 s 6
3 Italy Ernesto Prinoth Scuderia Dolomiti Lotus-Climax 54 laps 7
4 France Bernard Collomb Bernard Collomb Cooper-Climax 53 laps 8
5 Italy Menato Boffa Menato Boffa Cooper-Climax 41 laps 4
6 United Kingdom Tim Parnell Tim Parnell Lotus-Climax 34 laps 5
7 United Kingdom Ronald Wrenn Team Salvatore Evangelista Hume-Cooper-Climax 31 laps 9
8 United Kingdom Shane Summers Terry Bartram Cooper-Climax 23 laps - Suspension 2
Ret United Kingdom Gerry Ashmore Tim Parnell Lotus-Climax Rear brakes 3
WD France Jo Schlesser Inter-Autocourse Cooper-Climax Car not ready -
WD Sweden Jo Bonnier Scuderia Colonia Lotus-Climax Car not ready -
WD Italy Giuseppe Maugeri Giuseppe Maugeri Cooper-Climax Car not delivered -
WD Switzerland "Wal Ever" "Wal Ever" Cooper-O.S.C.A. Car not ready -

References[edit]

  • "The Grand Prix Who's Who", Steve Small, 1995.
  • "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974.


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