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1951 Season
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1951 Belgian GP
1950 ACF GP

1951 ACF GP

1951 British GP
1952 ACF GP
 XXXVIII  Grand Prix de l'ACF
 XII  Grand Prix d'Europe


Event Overview • Entry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 1 July 1951
Start time14:00
Event ACF GP
Circuit Reims
Event FormatRace of 77 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#4 of 8 in 1951
#11 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps57/20
Circuit Perimeter7816 m
Race Distance7816 × 77 = 601.832 km (scheduled)
7816 × 57/20 = 445.512 km (raced)
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries23
Qualifiers23
Finishers11
Debutants
Aldo Gordini (Driver),
André Simon (Driver),
Onofre Marimón (Driver),
Ferrari 375 Thinwall Special (Car Model),
   Eugčne Chaboud (Entrant),
G.A. Vandervell (Entrant),
Graham Whitehead (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 4 – 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 8 – 1st Win (Car Number)
 Luigi Fagioli – 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
 Luigi Fagioli – 1st Pole Position (Driver)
 Luigi Fagioli – 1st Win (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most Podium Finishes Luigi Fagioli (6),
2. Most Retirements Philippe Étançelin (5),
3. Most Race Wins Juan Manuel Fangio (5),
4. Most 11th Place Finishes Alfa Romeo (2),
5. Most Consecutive 7th Place Finishes Talbot-Lago (2),
6. Highest Race Win Ratio Juan Manuel Fangio (55.56%),
7. Most 11th Place Finishes in a Season Alfa Romeo (2),
8. Most Races Led Juan Manuel Fangio (9),
9. Most 4th Place Qualifications Ferrari (4),
10. Most 4th Place Qualifications Luigi Villoresi (3),
11. Most 8th Place Qualifications Talbot-Lago (5),
12. Most 12th Place Qualifications Talbot-Lago (3),
13. Most 13th Place Qualifications Louis Rosier (2),
14. Most 16th Place Qualifications Maserati (3),
15. Most 12th Place Qualifications in a Season Talbot-Lago (3),
16. Most 13th Place Qualifications in a Season Talbot-Lago (3)
Records Extended 1. Most Podium Finishes Alfa Romeo (17),
2. Most Retirements Talbot-Lago (27),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Alfa Romeo (23),
4. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Juan Manuel Fangio,  Nino Farina (7),
5. Most Race Wins Alfa Romeo (10),
6. Most 2nd Place Finishes Ferrari (7),
7. Most 6th Place Finishes Talbot-Lago (4),
8. Most 7th Place Finishes Talbot-Lago (4),
9. Most 8th Place Finishes Talbot-Lago (6),
10. Highest Drivers' Championship Points Score Ratio Alberto Ascari (166.67%),
11. Highest Race Win Ratio Alfa Romeo (31.25%),
12. Highest 2nd Place Finish Ratio Ferrari (25.93%),
13. Most Fastest Laps Alfa Romeo (9),
14. Most Fastest Laps Juan Manuel Fangio (6),
15. Most Races Led Alfa Romeo (20),
16. Most Laps Led Alfa Romeo (523),
17. Most Laps Led Nino Farina (270),
18. Most Race Entries Talbot-Lago (57),
19. Most Race Entries Louis Rosier (10),
20. Most Perfect Weekends Alfa Romeo (10),
21. Most Poles Alfa Romeo (9),
22. Most Poles Juan Manuel Fangio (7),
23. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Alfa Romeo (8),
24. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Nino Farina (6),
25. Most 5th Place Qualifications Alfa Romeo (4),
26. Most 10th Place Qualifications Talbot-Lago (5),
27. Most 11th Place Qualifications Talbot-Lago (5),
28. Most 13th Place Qualifications Talbot-Lago (4),
29. Most 14th Place Qualifications Talbot-Lago (6),
30. Most 15th Place Qualifications Maserati (4)

World Championship standings
1  Juan Manuel Fangio 15 up
2  Nino Farina 14 up
3  Lee Wallard 9 
4  Alberto Ascari 9 
5  Luigi Villoresi 8 up
6  Mike Nazaruk 6 up
  Piero Taruffi 6 up
8  Luigi Fagioli 4 
9  José Froilan González 3 
10  Consalvo Sanesi 3 up
  Reg Parnell 3 
  Louis Rosier 3 up
  Andy Linden 3 up
14  Manny Ayulo 2 up
  Jack McGrath 2 up
16  Bobby Ball 2 up
  Emmanuel de Graffenried 2 up
  Yves Giraud-Cabantous 2 up
1  Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 24 
2  Ferrari / Ferrari 18 
3  Talbot-Lago / Talbot 3 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 8Car 4Car 8
EntrantAlfa Romeo SpAAlfa Romeo SpAAlfa Romeo SpA
Driver Luigi Fagioli /  Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio
Car Alfa Romeo 159B Alfa Romeo 159A Alfa Romeo 159B
EngineAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8CAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8CAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8C
Time3:22'11.02'25.72'27.8
Speed132.210 km/h193.120 km/h190.376 km/h