1951 Formula 1 World Championship

The 1951 Formula 1 World Championship was the second F1 season. The series consisted of 8 Grand Prix rounds, held across 8 different countries. Juan Manuel Fangio won the Drivers’ Championship.

1951 Races
RoundGrand PrixCircuitDateWinnerCarLapsRace Time
1SwitzerlandBremgarten27 May 1951Juan Manuel FangioAlfa Romeo422:07:53.640
2Indianapolis 500Indianapolis Motor Speedway30 May 1951Lee WallardKurtis Kraft Offenhauser2003:57:38.050
3BelgiumCircuit de Spa-Francorchamps17 June 1951Nino FarinaAlfa Romeo362:45:46.200
4FranceCircuit de Reims-Gueux1 July 1951Luigi FagioliAlfa Romeo773:22:11.000
Juan Manuel Fangio
5Great BritainSilverstone Circuit14 July 1951Jose Froilan GonzalezFerrari902:42:18.200
6GermanyNürburgring29 July 1951Alberto AscariFerrari203:23:03.300
7ItalyAutodromo Nazionale Monza16 September 1951Alberto AscariFerrari802:42:39.300
8SpainCircuit de Pedralbes28 October 1951Juan Manuel FangioAlfa Romeo702:46:54.100
1951 Driver Standings
Pos.DriverDriver NationalityCarPoints
1Juan Manuel FangioArgentinaAlfa Romeo31
2Alberto AscariItalyFerrari25
3Jose Froilan GonzalezArgentinaFerrari24
4Nino FarinaItalyAlfa Romeo19
5Luigi VilloresiItalyFerrari15
6Piero TaruffiItalyFerrari10
7Lee WallardUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser9
8Felice BonettoItalyAlfa Romeo7
9Mike NazarukUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser6
10Reg ParnellGreat BritainBRM5
11Luigi FagioliItalyAlfa Romeo4
12Consalvo SanesiItalyAlfa Romeo3
12Andy LindenUnited StatesSherman Offenhauser3
12Louis RosierFranceTalbot-Lago3
15Toulo de GraffenriedSwitzerlandAlfa Romeo2
15Manny AyuloUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser2
15Bobby BallUnited StatesSchroeder Offenhauser2
15Jack McGrathUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser2
15Yves Giraud CabantousFranceTalbot-Lago2
1951 Constructor Standings
The Constructors Championship was not awarded until 1958
1951 Fastest Laps
RoundGrand PrixDriverCarTime
1SwitzerlandJuan Manuel FangioAlfa Romeo2:51.100
2Indianapolis 500Lee WallardKurtis Kraft Offenhauser1:07.260
3BelgiumJuan Manuel FangioAlfa Romeo4:22.100
4FranceJuan Manuel FangioAlfa Romeo2:27.800
5Great BritainNino FarinaAlfa Romeo1:44.000
6GermanyJuan Manuel FangioAlfa Romeo9:55.800
7ItalyNino FarinaAlfa Romeo1:56.500
8SpainJuan Manuel FangioAlfa Romeo2:16.930