Statistics as of October 28, 1951

A pre-race portrait of Juan Manuel Fangio
  • Juan Manuel Fangio
  • Nationality Argentina
  • Age 40 years 126 days
  • Team Alfa Romeo
  • 1951 championship position 1
  • Career 1951
    Races 13 7
    Wins (Best) 6 3
    Poles (Best) 8 4
Alberto Ascari, Juan Manuel Fangio and Nino Farina after the British Grand Prix,
  • Alberto Ascari
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 33 years 107 days
  • Team Ferrari
  • 1951 championship position 2
  • Career 1951
    Races 11 7
    Wins (Best) 2 2
    Poles (Best) 2 2
Jose Froilan Gonzalez getting out of his BRM when the gearbox failed in a non-championship race
  • José Froilán González
  • Nationality Argentina
  • Age 29 years 23 days
  • Team Ferrari/Talbot-Lago
  • 1951 championship position 3
  • Career 1951
    Races 8 6
    Wins (Best) 1 1
    Poles (Best) 1 1
Alberto Ascari, Juan Manuel Fangio and Nino Farina after the British Grand Prix,
  • Nino Farina
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 44 years 363 days
  • Team Alfa Romeo
  • 1951 championship position 4
  • Career 1951
    Races 13 7
    Wins (Best) 4 1
    Poles (Best) 2 0 (2)
Luigi Villoresi
  • Gigi Villoresi
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 42 years 165 days
  • Team Ferrari
  • 1951 championship position 5
  • Career 1951
    Races 10 7
    Wins (Best) 0 (3) 0 (3)
    Poles (Best) 0 (3) 0 (3)
Piero Taruffi in conversation on the starting grid
  • Piero Taruffi
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 45 years 16 days
  • Team Ferrari
  • 1951 championship position 6
  • Career 1951
    Races 6 5
    Wins (Best) 0 (2) 0 (2)
    Poles (Best) 0 (5) 0 (5)
Lee Wallard  grins as he holds a dime that belonged to Tod Horns killed in a 1949 race
  • Lee Wallard
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 40 years 50 days
  • Team Kurtis Kraft
  • 1951 championship position 7
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 1 1
    Poles (Best) 0 (2) 0 (2)
  • Felice Bonetto
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 48 years 141 days
  • Team Alfa Romeo
  • 1951 championship position 8
  • Career 1951
    Races 7 4
    Wins (Best) 0 (3) 0 (3)
    Poles (Best) 0 (7) 0 (7)
  • Mike Nazaruk
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 30 years 26 days
  • Team Kurtis Kraft
  • 1951 championship position 9
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (2) 0 (2)
    Poles (Best) 0 (7) 0 (7)
  • Reg Parnell
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 40 years 118 days
  • Team BRM/Ferrari
  • 1951 championship position 10
  • Career 1951
    Races 5 3
    Wins (Best) 0 (3) 0 (4)
    Poles (Best) 0 (4) 0 (8)
Luigi Fagioli
  • Luigi Fagioli
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 53 years 141 days
  • Team Alfa Romeo
  • 1951 championship position 11
  • Career 1951
    Races 7 1
    Wins (Best) 1 1
    Poles (Best) 0 (2) 0 (7)
  • Consalvo Sanesi
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 40 years 214 days
  • Team Alfa Romeo
  • 1951 championship position 12
  • Career 1951
    Races 5 4
    Wins (Best) 0 (4) 0 (4)
    Poles (Best) 0 (4) 0 (4)
  • Louis Rosier
  • Nationality France
  • Age 45 years 357 days
  • Team Talbot-Lago
  • 1951 championship position 13
  • Career 1951
    Races 13 7
    Wins (Best) 0 (3) 0 (4)
    Poles (Best) 0 (6) 0 (7)
  • Andy Linden
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 29 years 206 days
  • Team Sherman
  • 1951 championship position 14
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (4) 0 (4)
    Poles (Best) 0 (31) 0 (31)
  • Manny Ayulo
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 30 years 8 days
  • Team Kurtis Kraft
  • 1951 championship position 15
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (3) 0 (3)
    Poles (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
  • Jack McGrath
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 32 years 20 days
  • Team Kurtis Kraft
  • 1951 championship position 16
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (3) 0 (3)
    Poles (Best) 0 (3) 0 (3)
  • Toulo de Graffenried
  • Nationality Switzerland
  • Age 37 years 163 days
  • Team Alfa Romeo/Maserati
  • 1951 championship position 17
  • Career 1951
    Races 9 5
    Wins (Best) 0 (5) 0 (5)
    Poles (Best) 0 (5) 0 (5)
  • Yves Giraud-Cabantous
  • Nationality France
  • Age 47 years 20 days
  • Team Talbot-Lago
  • 1951 championship position 18
  • Career 1951
    Races 10 6
    Wins (Best) 0 (4) 0 (5)
    Poles (Best) 0 (5) 0 (8)
  • Bobby Ball
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 26 years 63 days
  • Team Schroeder
  • 1951 championship position 19
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (5) 0 (5)
    Poles (Best) 0 (29) 0 (29)
Louis Chiron in 1949
  • Louis Chiron
  • Nationality Monaco
  • Age 52 years 86 days
  • Team Maserati/Talbot-Lago
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 12 7
    Wins (Best) 0 (3) 0 (6)
    Poles (Best) 0 (8) 0 (8)
  • Rudi Fischer
  • Nationality Switzerland
  • Age 39 years 192 days
  • Team Ferrari
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 3 3
    Wins (Best) 0 (6) 0 (6)
    Poles (Best) 0 (8) 0 (8)
  • Henry Banks
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 38 years 136 days
  • Team Moore
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (6) 0 (6)
    Poles (Best) 0 (17) 0 (17)
  • André Pilette
  • Nationality Belgium
  • Age 33 years 22 days
  • Team Talbot-Lago
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (6) 0 (6)
    Poles (Best) 0 (12) 0 (12)
  • André Simon
  • Nationality France
  • Age 31 years 296 days
  • Team Simca-Gordini
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 4 4
    Wins (Best) 0 (6) 0 (6)
    Poles (Best) 0 (10) 0 (10)
  • Robert Manzon
  • Nationality France
  • Age 34 years 199 days
  • Team Simca-Gordini
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 7 4
    Wins (Best) 0 (4) 0 (7)
    Poles (Best) 0 (9) 0 (9)
  • Johnny Claes
  • Nationality Belgium
  • Age 35 years 78 days
  • Team Talbot-Lago
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 13 7
    Wins (Best) 0 (7) 0 (7)
    Poles (Best) 0 (11) 0 (11)
  • Carl Forberg
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 40 years 238 days
  • Team Kurtis Kraft
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (7) 0 (7)
    Poles (Best) 0 (24) 0 (24)
  • Peter Walker
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 39 years 21 days
  • Team BRM
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (7) 0 (7)
    Poles (Best) 0 (10) 0 (19)
  • Pierre Levegh
  • Nationality France
  • Age 45 years 310 days
  • Team Talbot-Lago
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 6 3
    Wins (Best) 0 (7) 0 (8)
    Poles (Best) 0 (9) 0 (13)
  • Philippe Etancelin
  • Nationality France
  • Age 54 years 304 days
  • Team Talbot-Lago
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 11 5
    Wins (Best) 0 (5) 0 (8)
    Poles (Best) 0 (4) 0 (10)
  • Duane Carter
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 38 years 176 days
  • Team Deidt
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (8) 0 (8)
    Poles (Best) 0 (4) 0 (4)
  • Eugène Chaboud
  • Nationality France
  • Age 44 years 199 days
  • Team Talbot-Lago
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 3 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (5) 0 (8)
    Poles (Best) 0 (11) 0 (14)
Stirling Moss at the 1961 British Grand Prix
  • Stirling Moss
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 22 years 41 days
  • Team HWM
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (8) 0 (8)
    Poles (Best) 0 (14) 0 (14)
  • Brian Shawe-Taylor
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 36 years 273 days
  • Team ERA
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (8) 0 (8)
    Poles (Best) 0 (12) 0 (12)
  • Guy Mairesse
  • Nationality France
  • Age 41 years 79 days
  • Team Talbot-Lago
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 3 2
    Wins (Best) 0 (9) 0 (9)
    Poles (Best) 0 (11) 0 (19)
  • Franco Rol
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 43 years 145 days
  • Team Osca
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 4 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (9) 0 (9)
    Poles (Best) 0 (7) 0 (18)
  • Peter Whitehead
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 36 years 350 days
  • Team Ferrari
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 7 4
    Wins (Best) 0 (3) 0 (9)
    Poles (Best) 0 (8) 0 (8)
  • Paco Godia
  • Nationality Spain
  • Age 30 years 221 days
  • Team Maserati
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (10) 0 (10)
    Poles (Best) 0 (17) 0 (17)
  • Jacques Swaters
  • Nationality Belgium
  • Age 24 years 363 days
  • Team Talbot-Lago
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 2
    Wins (Best) 0 (10) 0 (10)
    Poles (Best) 0 (22) 0 (22)
Reg Parnell, Bob Gerard and Stirling Moss at a slot car race
  • Bob Gerard
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 37 years 282 days
  • Team ERA
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 3 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (6) 0 (11)
    Poles (Best) 0 (10) 0 (10)
Duncan Hamilton stands with George Abecassis and Briggs Cunningham
  • Duncan Hamilton
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 31 years 181 days
  • Team Talbot-Lago
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 2
    Wins (Best) 0 (12) 0 (12)
    Poles (Best) 0 (11) 0 (11)
Harry Schell at Silverstone in 1953
  • Harry Schell
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 30 years 121 days
  • Team Maserati
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 4 2
    Wins (Best) 0 (8) 0 (12)
    Poles (Best) 0 (17) 0 (17)
  • George Abecassis
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 38 years 221 days
  • Team HWM
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (20) 0 (20)
  • Fred Agabashian
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 38 years 68 days
  • Team Kurtis Kraft
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (2) 0 (11)
  • Tony Bettenhausen
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 35 years 46 days
  • Team Deidt
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (5) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (8) 0 (9)
Prince Bira before a race
  • Prince Bira
  • Nationality Thailand
  • Age 37 years 105 days
  • Team Maserati
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 5 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (4) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (5) 0 (19)
  • Toni Branca
  • Nationality Switzerland
  • Age 35 years 43 days
  • Team Maserati
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 3 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (10) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (13) 0 (17)
  • Walt Brown
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 39 years 302 days
  • Team Kurtis Kraft
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (19) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (13) 0 (13)
  • George Connor
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 43 years 73 days
  • Team Lesovsky
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (8) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (4) 0 (21)
  • Jimmy Davies
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 22 years 71 days
  • Team Pawl
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (17) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (27) 0 (27)
  • Duke Dinsmore
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 38 years 201 days
  • Team Schroeder
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (7) 0 (32)
  • Walt Faulkner
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 31 years 254 days
  • Team Kuzma
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (7) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 1 0 (14)
Williams test driver Marc Gene
  • Gene Force
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 35 years 135 days
  • Team Kurtis Kraft
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (22) 0 (22)
  • Philip Fotheringham-Parker
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 44 years 36 days
  • Team Maserati
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (16) 0 (16)
  • Aldo Gordini
  • Nationality France
  • Age 30 years 161 days
  • Team Simca-Gordini
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (17) 0 (17)
  • Cecil Green
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 32 years 28 days
  • Team Kurtis Kraft
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (4) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (10) 0 (10)
  • Cliff Griffith
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 35 years 264 days
  • Team Kurtis Kraft
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (18) 0 (18)
  • Georges Grignard
  • Nationality France
  • Age 46 years 95 days
  • Team Talbot-Lago
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (16) 0 (16)
Sam Hanks (rear) and the builders of the Belond Exhaust Special pose for the cameras
  • Sam Hanks
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 37 years 107 days
  • Team Kurtis Kraft
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (12) 0 (12)
  • Mack Hellings
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 34 years 44 days
  • Team Deidt
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (13) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (23) 0 (23)
  • Peter Hirt
  • Nationality Switzerland
  • Age 41 years 212 days
  • Team Veritas
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (16) 0 (16)
  • Joe James
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 26 years 158 days
  • Team Watson
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (30) 0 (30)
  • John James
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 37 years 171 days
  • Team Maserati
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (17) 0 (17)
  • Juan Jover
  • Nationality Spain
  • Age 47 years 339 days
  • Team Maserati
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (18) 0 (18)
  • Joe Kelly
  • Nationality Ireland
  • Age 38 years 229 days
  • Team Alta
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (18) 0 (18)
  • Chico Landi
  • Nationality Brazil
  • Age 44 years 106 days
  • Team Ferrari
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (16) 0 (16)
  • Henri Louveau
  • Nationality France
  • Age 41 years 276 days
  • Team Talbot-Lago
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (11) 0 (11)
  • Johnny McDowell
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 36 years 272 days
  • Team Maserati
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (18) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (26) 0 (26)
  • Bill Mackey
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 23 years 322 days
  • Team Hall
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (33) 0 (33)
  • Onofre Marimón
  • Nationality Argentina
  • Age 27 years 313 days
  • Team Maserati
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (15) 0 (15)
  • Chet Miller
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 49 years 101 days
  • Team Kurtis Kraft
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (28) 0 (28)
  • David Murray
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 41 years 304 days
  • Team Maserati
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 4 2
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (15) 0 (15)
  • Duke Nalon
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 38 years 240 days
  • Team Kurtis Kraft
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 1 1
  • Johnnie Parsons
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 33 years 116 days
  • Team Kurtis Kraft
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 1 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (5) 0 (8)
  • Paul Pietsch
  • Nationality Germany
  • Age 40 years 130 days
  • Team Alfa Romeo
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (7) 0 (7)
  • Ken Richardson
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 40 years 68 days
  • Team BRM
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (10) 0 (10)
  • Mauri Rose
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 45 years 155 days
  • Team Deidt
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (3) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (3) 0 (5)
  • Troy Ruttman
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 21 years 231 days
  • Team Kurtis Kraft
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (15) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (6) 0 (6)
  • Carl Scarborough
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 37 years 117 days
  • Team Kurtis Kraft
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (15) 0 (15)
  • Bill Schindler
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 42 years 236 days
  • Team Kurtis Kraft
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 2 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (16) 0 (16)
  • Chuck Stevenson
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 32 years 13 days
  • Team Marchese
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (19) 0 (19)
Maurice Trintignant, Formula One World Championship, Monaco, 1963
  • Maurice Trintignant
  • Nationality France
  • Age 33 years 363 days
  • Team Simca-Gordini
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 6 4
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (11) 0 (11)
Bill Vukovich at the 1955 Indianapolis 500
  • Bill Vukovich
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 32 years 319 days
  • Team Trevis
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (20) 0 (20)
  • Rodger Ward
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 30 years 291 days
  • Team Bromme
  • 1951 championship position -
  • Career 1951
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (25) 0 (25)