- British Grand Prix
- Von Trips leads home Ferrari trio
July 15, 1961: In a difficult race at a rain-lashed Aintree, the Ferraris once again crushed the opposition with a clean sweep at the British Grand Prix.
- French Grand Prix
- Baghetti makes history with debut win
July 2, 1961: A sensational race at Reims saw rookie Giancarlo Baghetti win in his first grand prix - still the only man to have ever won on his debut.