1951 Buenos Aires Grand Prix (III)

The third of three 1951 Buenos Aires Grand Prix (official name: Gran Premio de Eva Duarte Perón - Sport) was a Sports Car Grand Prix motor race (over 1500cc S+1.5) that took place on March 18, 1951, at the Costanero Norte circuit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The race was also known as the "Buenos Aires National" and was part of the Argentine Nationals racing series.[1] [2] [3]

1951 Buenos Aires Grand Prix
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Race details
Date March 18, 1951
Official name Gran Premio de Eva Duarte Perón (Sport)
Location Aeroparque Costanera Buenos Aires
Course Public roads
Course length 3.50 km (2.17 mi)
Distance 40 laps, 140.01 km (86.99 mi)
Pole position
Driver
  • United States Tom Cole
USA
Time 2:18.50 (94.7 km/h / 56.53 m/h)
Fastest lap
Driver United States John Fitch Allard J2-Cadillac
Time 2:13.5 (92.99 km/h / 57.78 m/h)
Podium
First Allard J2-Cadillac
Second Allard J2-Cadillac
Third Delahaye Le Mans

Results from the 1951 Buenos Aires Grand Prix for Sports Cars:

ClassificationEdit

Pos Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired
1   John Fitch Allard J2-Cadillac 40 1:33:35.8
2   Fred Wacker Allard J2-Cadillac 39 1:34:52.5
3   Miguel Schroeder Delahaye Le Mans 38 1:34:20.4
4   José M. Collazo Healey Silverstone Riley 38
5   Adolfo Schwelm Cruz Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 38
6   George Rand Ferrari 166 Inter 37
7   Jim Kimberly Ferrari 195 S Berlinetta 37
8   William Spear Ferrari 166 MM 37
9   Jorge Camaño Jaguar XK120 37
10   Roberto Bonomi Cisitalia 1.2 36
11   Hal Ullrich Wayne-Nardi Alfa 36
12   Lucio Bollaert Jaguar XK120 36
13   Carlos Stabile Healey Silverstone 36
14   Carlos Lostalo Jaguar XK120 36
15   Nicolas Dellepiane Lea Francis 36
16   Cesar Tesoriero Jaguar XK120 35
17   Eric Forrest Greene Bentley 4 1/4 34
18   "Paquito" Alfa Romeo 33
19   Francisco Ridder Jaguar XK120 31
20   Eduardo Harrington BMW 26
DNF   Jose Dellepiane 19
DNF   Roberto Mieres Jaguar XK120 17
DNF   Carlos Pérez de Villa Alfa Romeo 2.9 10
DNF   Tom Cole Allard J2-Chrysler 7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Grand Prix de Buenos Aires (list)". wikif1.org. Retrieved March 28, 2014.
  2. ^ "Latin American Races 1951 - National Buenos Aires". wsrp.cz. Retrieved June 14, 2015.
  3. ^ "(1951) Buenos Aires National". racingsportscars.com. Retrieved June 14, 2015.