1951 Buenos Aires Grand Prix (I)

The first of three 1951 Buenos Aires Grand Prix (official name: V Gran Premio del General Juan Perón y de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires) was a Formula Libre Grand Prix motor race that took place on February 18, 1951, at the Costanero Norte street circuit in Buenos Aires, Argentina.[1]

1951 Buenos Aires Grand Prix
Race Formula Libre of in the 1951 Formula One season
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Race details
Date February 18, 1951
Official name V Gran Premio del General Juan Perón
y de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Location Aeroparque Costanera Buenos Aires
Course Public roads
Course length 3.50 km (2.17 mi)
Distance 45 laps, 157.5 km (90.689 mi)
Pole position
Driver Mercedes
Time 1:58.4 (106.42 km/h / 66.13 m/h)
Fastest lap
Driver Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Mercedes
Time 2:02.4 (102.94 km/h / 63.96 m/h)
Podium
First Ferrari
Second Mercedes
Third Mercedes

ClassificationEdit

Pos Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired
1   José Froilán González Ferrari 166 FL 45 1:35:18.9
2   Hermann Lang Mercedes-Benz W154 45 1:35:35.3
3   Juan Manuel Fangio Mercedes-Benz W154 45 1:36:10.4
4   Óscar Alfredo Gálvez Ferrari 166 FL 44 1:36:25.0
5   Alfredo Pian Maserati 4CL 44 1:36:55.0
6   Karl Kling Mercedes-Benz W154 44 1:37:27.2
7   Pascual Puópolo Maserati 43 1:36:08.4
8   Hector Niemitz Alfa Romeo 42 1:35:19.0
9   Jorge Daponte Maserati 4CLT 42 1:37:24.8
10   Carlos Menditeguy Alfa Romeo 8C 308 41 1:36:29.8
11   José Felix Lopes Simca-Gordini T-15 38 1:36:01.7
12   Clemar Bucci Alfa Romeo 12C-37 33, DNF 1:11:20.2
Ret   Luis Alberto de Dios Simca-Gordini T15 8 DNF
Ret   Roberto Miéres Maserati 2 DNF
Ret   Onofre Marimón Maserati DNS
Ret   Alberto Crespo Maserati DNS
Ret   Viannini Maserati 4CL DNS
Ret   Victorio Rosa Maserati DNS
Ret   Eitel Cantoni Maserati 4CL DNS

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "South American Formula Libre/Temporada Races 1946-1952". teamdan.com. Retrieved March 25, 2014.