Formula 1 World Championship 1961 Round 04 France

The 1961 French Grand Prix was Round 4 of the 1961 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held in Reims-Gueux, France on Sunday, 2 July 1961. Phil Hill started on pole position for Ferrari and his team-mate Giancarlo Baghetti was the race winner.

1961 French Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredTimeGapIntervalBest LapLapPoints
150Giancarlo BaghettiItalyFerrariDunlop522:14:17.5002:14:17.500--2:31.000519
212Dan GurneyUnited StatesPorscheDunlop52+0.1002:14:17.600+0.100+0.1002:30.800506
38Jim ClarkGreat BritainLotus ClimaxDunlop52+61.1002:15:18.500+1:01.000+1:00.9002:30.10034
46Innes IrelandGreat BritainLotus ClimaxDunlop52+70.3002:15:27.800+1:10.300+9.3002:34.000123
54Bruce McLarenNew ZealandCooper ClimaxDunlop52+101.8002:15:59.300+1:41.800+31.5002:34.500132
622Graham HillGreat BritainBRM ClimaxDunlop52+101.9002:15:59.400+1:41.900+0.1002:32.300371
710Jo BonnierSwedenPorscheDunlop52+195.4002:17:32.900+3:15.400+1:33.5002:31.80026
842Roy SalvadoriGreat BritainCooper ClimaxDunlop51+1 lap1 lap1 lap2:33.70035
916Phil HillUnited StatesFerrariDunlop50+2 laps2 laps1 lap2:27.100
1030Henry TaylorGreat BritainLotus ClimaxDunlop49+3 laps3 laps1 lap2:37.20022
1146Michael MaySwitzerlandLotus ClimaxDunlop48+4 laps4 laps1 lap2:40.70047
1236Masten GregoryUnited StatesCooper ClimaxDunlop43+9 laps9 laps5 laps2:33.10024
1332Maurice TrintignantFranceCooper MaseratiDunlop42+10 laps10 laps1 lap2:45.00011
1438Ian BurgessGreat BritainLotus ClimaxDunlop42+10 laps10 laps2:44.90041
1518Richie GintherUnited StatesFerrariDunlop40DNF12 laps2 laps2:31.20034
DNF26Stirling MossGreat BritainLotus ClimaxDunlop31DNF21 laps9 laps2:30.4002
DNF48Willy MairesseBelgiumLotus ClimaxDunlop27DNF25 laps4 laps2:38.2002
DNF14Carel Godin de BeaufortNetherlandsPorscheDunlop23DNF29 laps4 laps2:39.1009
DNF28Lucien BianchiBelgiumLotus ClimaxDunlop21DNF31 laps2 laps2:42.8007
DNF20Wolfgang von TripsGermanyFerrariDunlop18DNF34 laps3 laps2:31.0002
DNF34Giorgio ScarlattiItalyDe Tomaso OscaDunlop15DNF37 laps3 laps2:48.0005
DNF2Jack BrabhamAustraliaCooper ClimaxDunlop14DNF38 laps1 lap2:38.8002
DNF52Bernard CollombFranceCooper ClimaxDunlop6DNF46 laps8 laps2:54.6002
DNF40John SurteesGreat BritainCooper ClimaxDunlop4DNF48 laps2 laps2:32.1002
DNF24Tony BrooksGreat BritainBRM ClimaxDunlop4DNF48 laps2:35.6002
DNF44Jackie LewisGreat BritainCooper ClimaxDunlop4DNF48 laps2:44.3002