1961 United States Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
8
Laps
100
Pole
Fastest Lap
Brabham, 1m 18.2s
1961 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

7

Innes Ireland

15

Team Lotus

Lotus 21-Climax (Dunlop)

2h 13m 45.8s

9

2

5

Dan Gurney

12

Porsche System Engineering

Porsche 718 (Dunlop)

2h 13m 50.1s

6

3

3

Tony Brooks

5

Owen Racing Organisation

BRM P48/57-Climax (Dunlop)

2h 14m 33.6s

4

4

Bruce McLaren

2

Cooper Car Co

Cooper T55-Climax (Dunlop)

2h 14m 43.8s

3

5

3

Graham Hill

4

Owen Racing Organisation

BRM P48/57-Climax (Dunlop)

99 laps

2

6

4

Jo Bonnier

11

Porsche System Engineering

Porsche 718 (Dunlop)

98 laps

1

7

2

Jim Clark

14

Team Lotus

Lotus 21-Climax (Dunlop)

96 laps

0

8

8

Roger Penske

6

John M Wyatt III

Cooper T53-Climax (Dunlop)

96 laps

0

9

4

Peter Ryan

16

J Wheeler Autosport

Lotus 18/21-Climax (Dunlop)

96 laps

0

10

7

Hap Sharp

3

Hap Sharp

Cooper T53-Climax (Dunlop)

93 laps

0

11

4

Olivier Gendebien

21

UDT-Laystall Racing Team

Lotus 18/21-Climax (Dunlop)

92 laps

0

 

Masten Gregory

       

0

R

Masten Gregory

22

UDT-Laystall Racing Team

Lotus 18/21-Climax (Dunlop)

23 laps Gearbox

0

R

Lloyd Ruby

26

J Frank Harrison

Lotus 18-Climax (Dunlop)

76 laps Magneto

0

R

Walt Hansgen

60

Momo Corporation

Cooper T53-Climax (Dunlop)

14 laps Accident

0

R

Stirling Moss

7

Rob Walker Racing

Lotus 18/21-Climax (Dunlop)

58 laps Engine bearings

0

R

Jim Hall

17

Jim Hall

Lotus 18/21-Climax (Dunlop)

76 laps Fuel pipe

0

R

John Surtees

18

Reg Parnell Racing

Cooper T53-Climax (Dunlop)

Con rod

0

R

Roy Salvadori

19

Reg Parnell Racing

Cooper T53-Climax (Dunlop)

96 laps Engine

0

R

Jack Brabham

1

Cooper Car Co

Cooper T58-Climax (Dunlop)

57 laps Overheating

0

Circuit - Watkins Glen

Country

United States

Location

Watkins Glen, New York State

Type

Permanent road course

Length

2.35 (Miles)

Record

Jacky Ickx (Ferrari 312B), 1m02.74, 134.843 mph, F1, 1970

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