Formula 1 World Championship 1951 Round 04 France

The 1951 French Grand Prix was Round 4 of the 1951 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held in Reims-Gueux, France on Sunday, 1 July 1951. Juan Manuel Fangio started on pole position for Alfa Romeo and was the race winner, sharing a car with Luigi Fagioli.

1951 French Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityCarTyreLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapPoints
18Juan Manuel FangioArgentinaAlfa RomeoPirelli773:22:11.000--2:27.800325
Luigi FagioliItaly4
214Alberto AscariItalyFerrari773:23:09.200+58.2003
Jose Froilan GonzalezArgentina3
310Luigi VilloresiItalyFerrariPirelli743 laps3 laps4
426Reg ParnellGreat BritainThin Wall Ferrari734 laps1 lap3
52Nino FarinaItalyAlfa RomeoPirelli734 laps2
642Louis ChironMonacoTalbot-Lago716 laps2 laps2:46.40018
746Yves Giraud-CabantousFranceTalbot-Lago716 laps2:49.70024
844Eugene ChaboudFranceTalbot-Lago698 laps2 laps2:50.20040
948Guy MairesseFranceTalbot-Lago6611 laps3 laps2:57.50010
106Consalvo SanesiItalyAlfa RomeoPirelli5819 laps8 laps
114Juan Manuel FangioArgentinaAlfa RomeoPirelli5522 laps3 laps
Luigi FagioliItaly
DNF28Johnny ClaesBelgiumTalbot-Lago542:50.50036
DNF40Louis RosierFranceTalbot-Lago432:48.00034
DNF38Philippe EtancelinFranceTalbot-Lago372:49.10035
DNF36Aldo GordiniFranceSimca-Gordini27
DNF20Harry SchellUnited StatesMaserati23
DNF32Maurice TrintignantFranceSimca-Gordini11
DNF12Alberto AscariItalyFerrariPirelli10
DNF34Andre SimonFranceSimca-Gordini7
DNF30Robert ManzonFranceSimca-Gordini3
DNF50Onofre MarimonArgentinaMaserati Milano2
DNF18Emmanuel de GraffenriedSwitzerlandMaserati1
DNF24Peter WhiteheadGreat BritainFerrari1