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The 1961 Aintree 200 was a non-championship race, held on April 22. The winner was two-time defending World Champion Jack Brabham in a Cooper-Climax. Second was Brabham's teammate, Bruce McLaren and third was polesitter Graham Hill.


BackgroundEdit

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying ResultsEdit

The full qualifying results for the 1961 Aintree 200 are outlined below:

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 1 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom BRM-Climax 2:00.2
2 3 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:00.6 + 0.4
3 4 New Zealand Bruce McLaren United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:01.4 + 1.2
4 5 United Kingdom John Surtees United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:02.4 + 2.2
5 19 United Kingdom Jim Clark United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 2:02.4 + 2.2
6 8 United Kingdom Jackie Lewis United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:03.0 + 2.8
7 18 United Kingdom Innes Ireland United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 2:03.0 + 2.8
8 27 United Kingdom Tony Marsh United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 2:03.6 + 3.4
9 6 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:04.0 + 3.8
10 2 United Kingdom Tony Brooks United Kingdom BRM-Climax 2:04.8 + 4.6
11 21 United Kingdom Cliff Allison United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 2:05.2 + 5.0
12 26 United Kingdom Gerry Ashmore United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 2:05.8 + 5.6
13 9 United Kingdom Shane Summers United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:06.0 + 5.8
14 20 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 2:06.4 + 6.2
15 23 United States Dan Gurney United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 2:06.6 + 6.4
16 10 United Kingdom George Morgan United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:07.0 + 6.8
17 22 United Kingdom Henry Taylor United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 2:08.0 + 7.8
18 30 Belgium Lucien Bianchi United Kingdom Emeryson-Maserati 2:08.0 + 7.8
19 12 United Kingdom Graham Eden United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:08.0 + 7.8
20 14 France Bernard Collomb United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:09.8 + 9.6
21 24 Switzerland Michael May United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 2:11.8 + 11.6
22 29 Belgium André Pilette United Kingdom Emeryson-Climax 2:12.8 + 12.6
23 7 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:14.2 + 14.0
24 28 United Kingdom Peter Procter United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 2:15.0 + 14.8
25 16 United Kingdom Ian Burgess United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 2:31.0 + 30.8
26 15 United States Masten Gregory United Kingdom Cooper-Climax No time
27 32 United Kingdom Keith Greene United Kingdom Gilby-Climax No time
28 25 United Kingdom Tim Parnell United Kingdom Lotus-Climax No time


GridEdit

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RaceEdit

ResultsEdit

Pos No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 3 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 50 1.55:17.2 2
2 4 New Zealand Bruce McLaren United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 50 + 28.4 3
3 1 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom BRM-Climax 50 + 1:09.8 1
4 5 United Kingdom John Surtees United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 50 + 1:58.2 4
5 15 United States Masten Gregory United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 49 + 1 Lap 26
6 8 United Kingdom Jackie Lewis United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 49 + 1 Lap 6
7 27 United Kingdom Tony Marsh United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 49 + 1 Lap 8
8 6 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 48 + 2 Laps 9
9 19 United Kingdom Jim Clark United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 48 + 2 Laps 5
10 18 United Kingdom Innes Ireland United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 48 + 2 Laps 7
11 26 United Kingdom Gerry Ashmore United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 48 + 2 Laps 12
12 9 United Kingdom Shane Summers United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 47 + 3 Laps 13
13 32 United Kingdom Keith Greene United Kingdom Gilby-Climax 47 + 3 Laps 27
14 23 United States Dan Gurney United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 47 + 3 Laps 15
15 21 United Kingdom Cliff Allison United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 46 + 4 Laps 11
16 29 Belgium André Pilette United Kingdom Emeryson-Climax 45 + 5 Laps 22
17 2 United Kingdom Tony Brooks United Kingdom BRM-Climax 44 + 6 Laps 10
18 12 United Kingdom Graham Eden United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 43 + 7 Laps 19
19 20 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 41 + 9 Laps 14
DSQ 16 United Kingdom Ian Burgess United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 34 Adding engine oil 25
Ret 22 United Kingdom Henry Taylor United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 26 Gearbox 17
Ret 14 France Bernard Collomb United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 23 Engine 20
Ret 28 United Kingdom Peter Procter United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 11 Ignition 24
Ret 25 United Kingdom Tim Parnell United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 7 Engine 28
Ret 24 Switzerland Michael May United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 7 Engine 21
Ret 7 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 1 Engine 23
Ret 10 United Kingdom George Morgan United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 1 Accident 16
Ret 30 Belgium Lucien Bianchi United Kingdom Emeryson-Maserati 0 Accident 18
WD United States Lloyd Casner United Kingdom Lotus-Climax No car -
WD United Kingdom Brian Naylor United Kingdom JBW-Maserati Car not ready -
WD Germany Wolfgang Seidel United Kingdom Lotus-Climax No car -
WD Belgium Willy Mairesse United Kingdom Emeryson-Maserati No car -
WD United Kingdom John Campbell-Jones United Kingdom Cooper-Climax -

MilestonesEdit

V T E 1961 Formula One Season
Constructors BRM • Cooper • De Tomaso • Emeryson • Ferguson • Ferrari • Gilby • JBW • Lotus • Porsche
Engines Alfa Romeo • Climax • Ferrari • Maserati • OSCA • Porsche
Drivers Allison • Ashmore • Baghetti • Bandini • de Beaufort • Bianchi • Bonnier • Bordeu • Brabham • Brooks • Burgess • Bussinello • Clark • Collomb • Fairman • Gendebien • Ginther • Greene • Gregory • Gurney • Hall • Hansgen • Herrmann • G. Hill • P. Hill • Ireland • Lewis • Lippi • Maggs • Mairesse • Marsh • May • McLaren • Moss • Natili • Naylor • T. Parnell • Penske • Pilette • Pirocchi • R. Rodríguez • Ruby • Ryan • Salvadori • Scarlatti • Seidel • Sharp • Starrabba • Surtees • H. Taylor • T. Taylor • Trintignant • von Trips • Vaccarella
Cars BRM P48/57 • Cooper T45 • Cooper T51 • Cooper T53 • Cooper T55 • Cooper T58 • De Tomaso F1 • Emeryson 61 • Ferrari 156 • Gilby 61 • Lotus 18 • Lotus 18/21 • Lotus 21 • Porsche 718 • Porsche 718/2 • Porsche 787
Tyres Dunlop
Races Monaco • Netherlands • Belgium • France • Britain • Germany • Italy • United States
Non-Championship Races Lombank • Glover • Pau GP • Lavant • Brussels GP • Vienna GP • Aintree 200 • Syracuse GP • International Trophy • Naples GP • London • Solitude GP • Kanonloppet • Denmark • Modena GP • Flugplatzrennen • Gold Cup • Lewis-Evans • Coppa Italia • Rand GP • Natal GP • South Africa
See also 1960 Formula One Season • 1962 Formula One Season • Category
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