The 21st Pau Grand Prix was a non-Championship motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 3 April 1961 at Pau Circuit, the street circuit in Pau. The race was run over 100 laps of the circuit, and was won by Jim Clark in a Lotus 18. This was Clark's first Formula One victory.
|1961 Pau Grand Prix|
|Non-championship race in the 1961 Formula One season|
|Date||3 April 1961|
|Official name||XXI Pau Grand Prix|
|Location||Pau Circuit, Pau|
|Course||Temporary street circuit|
|Course length||2.758 km (1.714 miles)|
|Distance||100 laps, 275.842 km (171.4 miles)|
The cars entered by Scuderia Centro Sud were fitted with engines that were bigger than the 1.5 litres allowed by the regulations. Lorenzo Bandini had a 2.5-litre engine, and Mário Cabral a 2-litre.
- "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974, pp. 15.
- "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974.
- Results at www.silhouet.com