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1951 Goodwood Trophy
1951 Italian GP

1951 Spanish GP

1952 Rio GP
1952 Swiss GP
1954 Spanish GP
 XI  Gran Premio de España

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

Details
DateSunday 28 October 1951
Start time14:00
Event Spanish GP
Circuit Pedralbes
Event FormatRace of 70 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#8 of 8 in 1951
#15 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps70
Circuit Perimeter6316 m
Race Distance6316 × 70 = 442.120 km
Grid Format4-3-4-3
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherHot, Dry
Participants
Entries20
Qualifiers20
Finishers10
Debutants
Chico Godia (Driver),
Juan Jover (Driver),
Georges Grignard (Entrant),
   Prince Bira (Entrant),
Spanish GP (Event)
MilestonesCar 22 – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 22 – 1st Win (Car Number)
 Maserati – 50th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 3rd Place Finishes Alfa Romeo (6),
2. Most 6th Place Finishes Emmanuel de Graffenried (3),
3. Most Consecutive Retirements Talbot-Lago (6),
4. Most Consecutive Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari,  Alfa Romeo (6),
5. Most Consecutive 7th Place Finishes Louis Rosier (2),
6. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a Season Juan Manuel Fangio,  Nino Farina (6),
7. Most Retirements in a Season Louis Chiron (5),
8. Most 7th Place Finishes in a Season Louis Rosier (2),
9. Most 8th Place Finishes in a Season Talbot-Lago (5),
10. Most Fastest Laps in a Season Alfa Romeo (7),
11. Most 19th Place Qualifications Maserati (3),
12. Most 2nd Place Qualifications in a Season Alfa Romeo (6),
13. Most 9th Place Qualifications in a Season Robert Manzon (2),
14. Most 15th Place Qualifications in a Season Talbot-Lago (4),
15. Most 20th Place Qualifications in a Season Talbot-Lago (3)
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Talbot-Lago (40),
2. Most Podium Finishes Alfa Romeo (23),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Alfa Romeo (32),
4. Most Podium Finishes Juan Manuel Fangio (8),
5. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Juan Manuel Fangio,  Nino Farina (10),
6. Most Retirements Louis Chiron (8),
7. Most Race Wins Alfa Romeo (11),
8. Most Race Wins Juan Manuel Fangio (6),
9. Most 2nd Place Finishes Ferrari (9),
10. Most 4th Place Finishes Ferrari (5),
11. Most 7th Place Finishes Talbot-Lago (6),
12. Most 8th Place Finishes Talbot-Lago (9),
13. Most Consecutive 4th Place Finishes Ferrari (3),
14. Highest Race Win Ratio Alfa Romeo (22.92%),
15. Highest 2nd Place Finish Ratio Ferrari (19.15%),
16. Highest 10th Place Finish Ratio Maserati (8.00%),
17. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a Season Ferrari (19),
18. Most 2nd Place Finishes in a Season Ferrari (6),
19. Most 4th Place Finishes in a Season Ferrari (4),
20. Most 7th Place Finishes in a Season Talbot-Lago (4),
21. Most Fastest Laps Alfa Romeo (13),
22. Most Fastest Laps Juan Manuel Fangio (8),
23. Most Fastest Laps in a Season Juan Manuel Fangio (5),
24. Most Races Led Alfa Romeo (25),
25. Most Races Led Juan Manuel Fangio (13),
26. Most Laps Led Alfa Romeo (638),
27. Most Laps Led Juan Manuel Fangio (359),
28. Most Race Entries Talbot-Lago (81),
29. Most Race Entries Louis Rosier (14),
30. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Alfa Romeo (11),
31. Most 5th Place Qualifications Ferrari (6),
32. Most 5th Place Qualifications Luigi Villoresi (4),
33. Most 13th Place Qualifications Talbot-Lago (7),
34. Most 14th Place Qualifications Talbot-Lago (9),
35. Most 17th Place Qualifications Maserati (8),
36. Most 20th Place Qualifications Talbot-Lago (4),
37. Most 5th Place Qualifications in a Season Ferrari (5),
38. Most 5th Place Qualifications in a Season Luigi Villoresi (4),
39. Most 12th Place Qualifications in a Season Talbot-Lago (4),
40. Most 13th Place Qualifications in a Season Talbot-Lago (6)

World Championship standings
1  Juan Manuel Fangio 31 
2  Alberto Ascari 25 
3  José Froilan González 24 
4  Nino Farina 19 
5  Luigi Villoresi 15 
6  Piero Taruffi 10 
7  Lee Wallard 9 
8  Felice Bonetto 7 up
9  Mike Nazaruk 6 up
10  Reg Parnell 5 
11  Luigi Fagioli 4 
12  Andy Linden 3 
  Consalvo Sanesi 3 
  Louis Rosier 3 
15  Manny Ayulo 2 
  Jack McGrath 2 
17  Bobby Ball 2 
  Yves Giraud-Cabantous 2 
  Emmanuel de Graffenried 2 
1  Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 32 up
2  Ferrari / Ferrari 30 up
3  Talbot-Lago / Talbot 3 
4  BRM / BRM 2 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 22Car 2Car 22
EntrantAlfa Romeo SpAScuderia FerrariAlfa Romeo SpA
Driver Juan Manuel Fangio Alberto Ascari Juan Manuel Fangio
Car Alfa Romeo 159M Ferrari 375 Alfa Romeo 159M
EngineAlfa Romeo 1.5 L8CFerrari 4.5 V12Alfa Romeo 1.5 L8C
Time2:46'54.102'10.592'16.93
Speed158.939 km/h174.114 km/h166.053 km/h