United States Grand Prix 1961

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October 8, 1961 Watkins Glen | Lap distance 3.702 km

Report | Articles (1) | 1961 season

Pos Points No Driver Car Engine Tyres Laps Race Time Delay Qualifying Fastest Lap
1 9 15 Innes Ireland (GBR) Team Lotus 21 Climax 4 Dunlop 100 2:13'45.8   8 1'18.8 2 1'18.5 (72)
2 6 12 Dan Gurney (USA) Porsche 718 Porsche RSK Dunlop 100 2:13'50.1 +4.3 7 1'18.6 2 1'18.5 (92)
3 4 5 Tony Brooks (GBR) BRM P48/57 Climax 4 Dunlop 100 2:14'34.8 +49.0 6 1'18.3 7 1'18.7 (96)
4 3 2 Bruce McLaren (NZL) Cooper T55 Climax 4 Dunlop 100 2:14'43.8 +58.0 4 1'18.2 10 1'19.5 (58)
5 2 4 Graham Hill (GBR) BRM P48/57 Climax 4 Dunlop 99 2:14'22.4 +1 lap 2 1'18.1 2 1'18.5 (86)
6 1 11 Jo Bonnier (SWE) Porsche 718 Porsche RSK Dunlop 98 2:13'46.0 +2 laps 10 1'18.9 9 1'19.1 (90)
7   14 Jim Clark (GBR) Team Lotus 21 Climax 4 Dunlop 96 2:13'50.2 +4 laps 5 1'18.3 5 1'18.6 (85)
8   6 Roger Penske (USA) Cooper T53 Climax 4 Dunlop 96 2:14'35.1 +4 laps 16 1'20.6 14 1'21.5 (67)
9   16 Peter Ryan (CAN) Team Lotus 18/21 Climax 4 Dunlop 96 2:14'35.3 +4 laps 13 1'20.0 12 1'21.2 (77)
10   3 Hap Sharp (USA) Cooper T53 Climax 4 Dunlop 93 2:14'48.8 +7 laps 17 1'21.0 15 1'21.7 (90)
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21 Olivier Gendebien (BEL)
Masten Gregory (USA)
Team Lotus 18/21 Climax 4 Dunlop 92 (32)
(60)
2:14'34.2 +8 laps 15
 
1'20.5
 
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11
1'24.0
1'20.0
(6)
(82)
Retirement
engine 19 Roy Salvadori (GBR) Cooper T53 Climax 4 Dunlop 96     12 1'19.2 7 1'18.7 (96)
fuel leak 17 Jim Hall (USA) Team Lotus 18/21 Climax 4 Dunlop 76     18 1'21.8 16 1'23.7 (50)
magneto 26 Lloyd Ruby (USA) Team Lotus 18 Climax 4 Dunlop 76     19 1'21.8 13 1'21.4 (69)
engine 7 Stirling Moss (GBR) Team Lotus 18/21 Climax 4 Dunlop 58     3 1'18.2 5 1'18.6 (33)
overheating 1 Jack Brabham (AUS) Cooper T58 Climax FWMV Dunlop 57     1 1'17.0 1 1'18.2 (28)
gearbox 22 Masten Gregory (USA) Team Lotus 18/21 Climax 4 Dunlop 23     11 1'19.1      
accident 60 Walt Hansgen (USA) Cooper T53 Climax 4 Dunlop 14     14 1'20.4 18 1'24.9 (9)
engine 18 John Surtees (GBR) Cooper T53 Climax 4 Dunlop 0     9 1'18.9