1961
Formula 1 World Championship
 

SEASON OVERVIEW

Round Date Country Circuit Meeting Pole position Winner Fastest lap
1 May 14 Monaco Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco   Stirling MOSS (Lotus)   Stirling MOSS (Lotus)   Richie GINTHER (Ferrari)
2 May 22 Zandvoort Grote Prijs van Nederland   Phil HILL (Ferrari)   Wolfgang VON TRIPS (Ferrari)   Jim CLARK (Lotus)
3 June 18 Spa-Francorchamps Grand Prix de Belgique   Phil HILL (Ferrari)   Phil HILL (Ferrari)   Richie GINTHER (Ferrari)
4 July 2 Reims Grand Prix de l'ACF   Phil HILL (Ferrari)   Giancarlo BAGHETTI (Ferrari)   Phil HILL (Ferrari)
5 July 15 Aintree RAC British Grand Prix   Phil HILL (Ferrari)   Wolfgang VON TRIPS (Ferrari)   Tony BROOKS (BRM)
6 August 6 Nürburgring Grosser Preis von Deutschland   Phil HILL (Ferrari)   Stirling MOSS (Lotus)   Phil HILL (Ferrari)
7 September 10 Monza Gran Premio d'Italia   Wolfgang VON TRIPS (Ferrari)   Phil HILL (Ferrari)   Giancarlo BAGHETTI (Ferrari)
8 October 8 Watkins Glen United States Grand Prix   Jack BRABHAM (Cooper)   Innes IRELAND (Lotus)   Jack BRABHAM (Cooper)

NON-CHAMPIONSHIP RACES

Round Date Country Circuit Meeting Pole position Winner Fastest lap
- April 9 Brussels Grand Prux de Bruxelles Jo BONNIER (Porsche) Jack BRABHAM (Cooper) -
- April 25 Syracuse Gran Premio di Siracusa Dan GURNEY (Porsche) Giancarlo BAGHETTI (Ferrari) Dan GURNEY (Porsche)
- July 23 Solitude Grosser Preis der Solitude Jo BONNIER (Porsche) Innes IRELAND (Lotus) Dan GURNEY (Porsche)
- September 17 Zeltweg Flugplatzrennen - Innes IRELAND (Lotus) -
- December 17 Westmead Natal Grand Prix - Jim CLARK (Lotus) -

DRIVERS STANDINGS
 
Position   Driver MON
NET
BEL
FRA
GBR
GER
ITA
USA
Points
4th Dan GURNEY 4 10 6 2 7 7 2 2 21 Pts
15th Jo BONNIER 12 11 7 7 5 DNF DNF 6 3 Pts
NC Hans HERRMANN 9 15 - - - 13 - - -
NC Carel GODIN de BEAUFORT - 14 11 14 16 14 7 - -
NC Michael MAY NQ - - - - - - - -

CONSTRUCTORS STANDINGS
 
Position   Constructor MON
NET
BEL
FRA
GBR
GER
ITA
USA
Points
3rd PORSCHE 4 10 6 2 5 7 2 2 22 Pts