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1951 ACF GP
1950 British GP

1951 British GP

1951 Scottish GP
1951 German GP
1952 British GP
 IV  RAC British Grand Prix

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

Details
DateSaturday 14 July 1951
Start time14:00
Event British GP
Circuit Silverstone
Event FormatRace of 90 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#5 of 8 in 1951
#12 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps90
Circuit Perimeter4649 m
Race Distance4649 × 90 = 418.410 km
Grid Format4-3-4-3
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherMild, Dry
Participants
Entries20
Qualifiers20
Finishers13
Debutants
Duncan Hamilton (Driver),
John James (Driver),
Philip Fotheringham-Parker (Driver),
BRM P15 (Car Model),
BRM Ltd (Entrant),
   Brian Shawe-Taylor (Entrant),
Duncan Hamilton (Entrant),
John James (Entrant),
Philip Fotheringham-Parker (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 12 – 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 12 – 1st Win (Car Number)
Ferrari – 1st Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
Ferrari – 1st Win (Engine Manufacturer)
Pirelli – 50th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Scuderia Ferrari – 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Scuderia Ferrari – 1st Win (Entrant)
Shell – 50th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
 José Froilan González – 1st Pole Position (Driver)
 José Froilan González – 1st Win (Driver)
 Ferrari – 1st Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
 Ferrari – 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most Retirements Maserati,  Talbot-Lago (28),
2. Most 3rd Place Finishes Ferrari (4),
3. Most 3rd Place Finishes Luigi Villoresi (3),
4. Most 13th Place Finishes Talbot-Lago (2),
5. Most 13th Place Finishes Johnny Claes (2),
6. Most Consecutive 3rd Place Finishes Ferrari (3),
7. Most Consecutive 3rd Place Finishes Luigi Villoresi (3),
8. Highest 7th Place Finish Ratio BRM (50.00%),
9. Highest 12th Place Finish Ratio Duncan Hamilton (100.00%),
10. Most 3rd Place Finishes in a Season Ferrari (3),
11. Most 3rd Place Finishes in a Season Luigi Villoresi (3),
12. Most 13th Place Finishes in a Season Talbot-Lago (2),
13. Most 13th Place Finishes in a Season Johnny Claes (2),
14. Most Laps Led Juan Manuel Fangio (275),
15. Most 9th Place Qualifications Louis Rosier (2),
16. Most 4th Place Qualifications in a Season Ferrari (3),
17. Most 11th Place Qualifications in a Season Talbot-Lago (4)
Records Extended 1. Most Podium Finishes Alfa Romeo (18),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Alfa Romeo (26),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Juan Manuel Fangio,  Nino Farina (8),
4. Most Fastest Laps Alfa Romeo (10),
5. Most Races Led Alfa Romeo (22),
6. Most Races Led Juan Manuel Fangio (10),
7. Most Laps Led Alfa Romeo (554),
8. Most Race Entries Talbot-Lago (61),
9. Most Race Entries Louis Rosier (11),
10. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Alfa Romeo (9),
11. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Alfa Romeo (6),
12. Most 4th Place Qualifications Ferrari (5),
13. Most 9th Place Qualifications Talbot-Lago (6),
14. Most 11th Place Qualifications Talbot-Lago (6),
15. Most 13th Place Qualifications Talbot-Lago (5),
16. Most 14th Place Qualifications Talbot-Lago (7),
17. Most 14th Place Qualifications Johnny Claes (4),
18. Most 15th Place Qualifications Maserati (5),
19. Most 16th Place Qualifications Maserati (4),
20. Most 17th Place Qualifications Maserati (6),
21. Most 13th Place Qualifications in a Season Talbot-Lago (4)

World Championship standings
1  Juan Manuel Fangio 21 
2  Nino Farina 15 
3  Luigi Villoresi 12 up
4  José Froilan González 11 up
5  Lee Wallard 9 up
6  Alberto Ascari 9 up
7  Piero Taruffi 6 up
  Mike Nazaruk 6 up
9  Reg Parnell 5 up
10  Luigi Fagioli 4 up
11  Consalvo Sanesi 3 up
  Louis Rosier 3 up
  Andy Linden 3 up
  Felice Bonetto 3 
15  Manny Ayulo 2 up
  Jack McGrath 2 up
17  Emmanuel de Graffenried 2 up
  Yves Giraud-Cabantous 2 up
  Bobby Ball 2 up
1  Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 30 
2  Ferrari / Ferrari 26 
3  Talbot-Lago / Talbot 3 
4  BRM / BRM 2 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 12Car 12Car 1
EntrantScuderia FerrariScuderia FerrariAlfa Romeo SpA
Driver José Froilan González José Froilan González Nino Farina
Car Ferrari 375 Ferrari 375 Alfa Romeo 159B
EngineFerrari 4.5 V12Ferrari 4.5 V12Alfa Romeo 1.5 L8C
Time2:42'18.21'43.41'44.0
Speed154.677 km/h161.861 km/h160.927 km/h