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World Championship of Drivers 1961 standings

Championship points standings for the World Championship of Drivers 1961

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Phil HillScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 156Ferrari 1.5Dunlop
34
2.Flag Wolfgang von TripsScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 156Ferrari 1.5Dunlop
33
3.Flag Stirling MossRob Walker Racing TeamLotus 21
Lotus 18/21
Ferguson P99
Lotus 18
Coventry Climax 1.5
Coventry Climax 1.5
Coventry Climax 1.5
Coventry Climax 1.5
Dunlop
Dunlop
Dunlop
Dunlop
21
4.Flag Dan GurneyPorsche System EngineeringPorsche 787
Porsche 718
Porsche 1.5
Porsche 1.5
Dunlop
Dunlop
21
5.Flag Richie GintherScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 156Ferrari 1.5Dunlop
16
6.Flag Innes IrelandTeam LotusLotus 18/21
Lotus 21
Coventry Climax 1.5
Coventry Climax 1.5
Dunlop
Dunlop
12
7.Flag Jim ClarkTeam LotusLotus 21Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
11
8.Flag Bruce McLarenCooper Car Co.Cooper T55Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
11
9.Flag Giancarlo BaghettiISA, Scuderia Sant' AmbroseusFerrari 156Ferrari 1.5Dunlop
9
10.Flag Tony BrooksOwen Racing OrganisationBRM P48/57Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
6
11.Flag Jack BrabhamCooper Car Co.Cooper T58
Cooper T55
Coventry Climax 1.5
Coventry Climax 1.5
Dunlop
Dunlop
4
12.Flag John SurteesYeoman Credit Racing TeamCooper T53Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
4
13.Flag Olivier GendebienEquipe Nationale Belge, UDT Laystall Racing Team, Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 156
Emeryson 61
Lotus 18/21
Ferrari 1.5
Maserati 1.5
Coventry Climax 1.5
Dunlop
Dunlop
Dunlop
3
13.Flag Jackie LewisH&L MotorsCooper T53Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
3
15.Flag Jo BonnierPorsche System EngineeringPorsche 718
Porsche 787
Porsche 1.5
Porsche 1.5
Dunlop
Dunlop
3
15.Flag Graham HillOwen Racing OrganisationBRM P48/57Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
3
17.Flag Roy SalvadoriYeoman Credit Racing TeamCooper T53Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
2
Flag Cliff AllisonUDT Laystall Racing TeamLotus 18Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Gerry AshmoreGerry AshmoreLotus 18Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Lorenzo BandiniScuderia Centro SudCooper T53Maserati 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Edgar BarthPorsche System EngineeringPorsche 718Porsche 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Lucien BianchiEquipe Nationale Belge, UDT Laystall Racing TeamLotus 18
Emeryson 61
Lotus 18/21
Coventry Climax 1.5
Maserati 1.5
Coventry Climax 1.5
Dunlop
Dunlop
Dunlop
0
Flag Juan Manuel BordeuUDT Laystall Racing TeamLotus 18/21Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Ian BurgessCamoradi InternationalCooper T53
Lotus 18
Coventry Climax 1.5
Coventry Climax 1.5
Dunlop
Dunlop
0
Flag Roberto BussinelloIsobele de TomasoDe Tomaso F1Alfa Romeo 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Bernard CollombBernard CollombCooper T53Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Carel Godin de BeaufortEcurie MaarsbergenPorsche 718Porsche 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Jack FairmanRob Walker Racing Team, Fred TuckCooper T45
Ferguson P99
Coventry Climax 1.5
Coventry Climax 1.5
Dunlop
Dunlop
0
Flag Keith GreeneGilby EngineeringGilby 61Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Masten GregoryCamoradi International, UDT Laystall Racing TeamLotus 18/21
Cooper T53
Coventry Climax 1.5
Coventry Climax 1.5
Dunlop
Dunlop
0
Flag Jim HallJim HallLotus 18/21Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Walt HansgenMomo CorporationCooper T53Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Hans HerrmannEcurie Maarsbergen, Porsche System EngineeringPorsche 718Porsche 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Roberto LippiScuderia SettecolliDe Tomaso F1OSCA 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Tony MaggsLouise Bryden-BrownLotus 18Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Willy MairesseEquipe Nationale Belge, Team Lotus, Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACLotus 21
Lotus 18
Ferrari 156
Coventry Climax 1.5
Coventry Climax 1.5
Ferrari 1.5
Dunlop
Dunlop
Dunlop
0
Flag Tony MarshTony MarshLotus 18Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Michael MayScuderia ColoniaLotus 18Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Massimo NatiliScuderia Centro SudCooper T51Maserati 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Brian NaylorJ B NaylorJBW 59Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Tim ParnellR H H ParnellLotus 18Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Roger PenskeJohn M Wyatt IIICooper T53Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag André PiletteEquipe Nationale BelgeEmeryson 61Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Renato PirocchiPescara Racing ClubCooper T51Maserati 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Ricardo RodriguezScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 156Ferrari 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Lloyd RubyJ Frank HarrisonLotus 18Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Peter RyanJ Wheeler AutosportLotus 18/21Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Giorgio ScarlattiScuderia SerenissimaDe Tomaso F1OSCA 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Wolfgang SeidelScuderia ColoniaLotus 18Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Hap SharpHap SharpCooper T53Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Gaetano StarrabbaPrince Gaetano StarrabbaLotus 18Maserati 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Henry TaylorUDT Laystall Racing TeamLotus 18
Lotus 18/21
Coventry Climax 1.5
Coventry Climax 1.5
Dunlop
Dunlop
0
Flag Trevor TaylorTeam LotusLotus 18Coventry Climax 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Maurice TrintignantScuderia SerenissimaCooper T51Maserati 1.5Dunlop
0
Flag Nino VaccarellaScuderia SerenissimaDe Tomaso F1Alfa Romeo 1.5Dunlop
0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Phil Hill
2
Flag Stirling Moss
2
Flag Wolfgang von Trips
2
Most pole positionsFlag Phil Hill
5
Most podium positionsFlag Phil Hill
6
Most podium positions without a winFlag Richie Ginther
3
Flag Dan Gurney
3
Most fastest race lapsFlag Richie Ginther
2
Flag Phil Hill
2
Youngest driverFlag Ricardo Rodriguez
19 y/o
Oldest driverFlag Jack Fairman
48 y/o

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
32.7%Great BritainFlag Jim Clark, Graham Hill, Cliff Allison, Gerry Ashmore, Tony Brooks, Ian Burgess, Jack Fairman, Keith Greene, Innes Ireland, Jackie Lewis, Tony Marsh, Stirling Moss, Brian Naylor, Tim Parnell, Roy Salvadori, John Surtees, Henry Taylor, Trevor Taylor18
16.4%ItalyFlag Giancarlo Baghetti, Lorenzo Bandini, Roberto Bussinello, Roberto Lippi, Massimo Natili, Renato Pirocchi, Giorgio Scarlatti, Gaetano Starrabba, Nino Vaccarella9
16.4%U.S.A.Flag Richie Ginther, Masten Gregory, Dan Gurney, Jim Hall, Walt Hansgen, Phil Hill, Roger Penske, Lloyd Ruby, Hap Sharp9
7.3%BelgiumFlag Lucien Bianchi, Olivier Gendebien, Willy Mairesse, André Pilette4
7.3%GermanyFlag Hans Herrmann, Wolfgang Seidel, Wolfgang von Trips, Edgar Barth4
3.6%FranceFlag Bernard Collomb, Maurice Trintignant2
1.8%SwedenFlag Jo Bonnier1
1.8%ArgentinaFlag Juan Manuel Bordeu1
1.8%AustraliaFlag Jack Brabham1
1.8%NetherlandsFlag Carel Godin de Beaufort1
1.8%South AfricaFlag Tony Maggs1
1.8%SwitzerlandFlag Michael May1
1.8%New ZealandFlag Bruce McLaren1
1.8%MexicoFlag Ricardo Rodriguez1
1.8%CanadaFlag Peter Ryan1

Individual driver statistics for the 1961 World Championship of Drivers

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Allison, CliffFlag 29 y/o10000
Ashmore, GerryFlag 24 y/o30000
Baghetti, GiancarloFlag 26 y/o31101
Bandini, LorenzoFlag 25 y/o40000
Barth, EdgarFlag 44 y/o00000
Bianchi, LucienFlag 26 y/o30000
Bonnier, JoFlag 31 y/o80000
Bordeu, Juan ManuelFlag 27 y/o00000
Brabham, JackFlag 35 y/o80011
Brooks, TonyFlag 29 y/o80101
Burgess, IanFlag 30 y/o30000
Bussinello, RobertoFlag 33 y/o10000
Clark, JimFlag 25 y/o80201
Collomb, BernardFlag 30 y/o20000
de Beaufort, Carel GodinFlag 27 y/o60000
Fairman, JackFlag 48 y/o20000
Gendebien, OlivierFlag 37 y/o20000
Ginther, RichieFlag 30 y/o70302
Greene, KeithFlag 23 y/o10000
Gregory, MastenFlag 29 y/o60000
Gurney, DanFlag 30 y/o80300
Hall, JimFlag 25 y/o10000
Hansgen, WaltFlag 41 y/o10000
Herrmann, HansFlag 33 y/o30000
Hill, GrahamFlag 32 y/o80000
Hill, PhilFlag 34 y/o72652
Ireland, InnesFlag 31 y/o61100
Lewis, JackieFlag 24 y/o50000
Lippi, RobertoFlag 34 y/o10000
Maggs, TonyFlag 24 y/o20000
Mairesse, WillyFlag 32 y/o30000
Marsh, TonyFlag 29 y/o20000
May, MichaelFlag 26 y/o20000
McLaren, BruceFlag 23 y/o80100
Moss, StirlingFlag 31 y/o92211
Natili, MassimoFlag 25 y/o10000
Naylor, BrianFlag 38 y/o10000
Parnell, TimFlag 29 y/o20000
Penske, RogerFlag 24 y/o10000
Pilette, AndréFlag 42 y/o00000
Pirocchi, RenatoFlag 28 y/o10000
Rodriguez, RicardoFlag 19 y/o10000
Ruby, LloydFlag 33 y/o10000
Ryan, PeterFlag 21 y/o10000
Salvadori, RoyFlag 39 y/o50000
Scarlatti, GiorgioFlag 39 y/o10000
Seidel, WolfgangFlag 34 y/o30000
Sharp, HapFlag 33 y/o10000
Starrabba, GaetanoFlag 28 y/o10000
Surtees, JohnFlag 27 y/o80000
Taylor, HenryFlag 28 y/o30000
Taylor, TrevorFlag 24 y/o10000
Trintignant, MauriceFlag 43 y/o50000
Vaccarella, NinoFlag 28 y/o10000
von Trips, WolfgangFlag 33 y/o72410
#DateCircuitWinnerSecondThirdPoleFL
11961-05-14Monte Carlo
21961-05-22Zandvoort
31961-06-18Spa-Francorchamps
41961-07-02Reims
51961-07-15Aintree
61961-08-06Nürburgring
71961-09-10Monza
81961-10-08Watkins Glen
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