1951 Grand Prix of France
1July - Reims: 602.140 km (7.82 km x 77 laps)



Pole position: Juan Manuel Fangio, Alfa Romeo, 2:25.7
Fastest Lap: Juan Manuel Fangio, Alfa Romeo, 2:27.8 = 190.369 km/h


Results:

1  Juan Manuel Fangio/
   Luigi Fagioli             Alfa Romeo              3:22:11.0 = 178.588 km/h
2  Alberto Ascari/
   Jose Froilan Gonzalez     Ferrari                 -58.2
3  Luigi Villoresi           Ferrari                 -3 laps
4  Reg Parnell               Ferrari                 -3 laps
5  Giuseppe Farina           Alfa Romeo              -4 laps
6  Louis Chiron              Talbot-Lago             -6 laps
7  Yves Giraud-Cabantous     Talbot-Lago             -6 laps
8  Eugene Chaboud            Talbot-Lago             -8 laps

Not Classified:

   Guy Mairesse              Talbot Lago             -11 laps
   Consalvo Sanesi           Alfa Romeo              -19 laps
   Luigi Fagioli/
   Juan Manuel Fangio        Alfa Romeo              -22 laps

Retirements:

   Johnny Claes              Talbot                  54 laps   Accident
   Louis Rosier              Lago-Talbot             43 laps   Transmission
   Phillipe Etancelin        Lago-Talbot             37 laps   Engine
   A. Gordini                Simca-Gordini           27 laps   Valve Gear
   Harry Schell              Maserati                24 laps   Steering
   Maurice Trintignant       Simca-Gordini           11 laps   Engine
   Alberto Ascari            Ferrari                 10 laps   Gearbox
   A. Simon                  Simca-Gordini           7 laps    Engine
   Robert Manzon             Simca Gordini           3 laps    Engine
   Onefre Marimon            Maserati                2 laps    Piston
   Emmanuel de Graffenried   Maserati                2 laps    transmission
   Peter Whitehead           Ferrari                 1 lap     head gasket

Did Not Start:

  B Shawe-Taylor             Ferrari

Qualfiying times:

1 4    J.M.Fangio       Alfa Romeo         2'25.7
2 2    Nino Farina      Alfa Romeo         2'27.4
3 12   Alberto Ascari   Ferrari            2'28.1
4 10   Luigi Villoresi  Ferrari            2'28.5
5 6    Consalvo Sanesi  Alfa Romeo         2'28.9
6 14   J.F.Gonzalez     Ferrari            2'30.8
7 8    Luigi Fagioli    Alfa Romeo         2'33.1
8 42   Louis Chiron     Talbot-Lago/Talbot 2'43.7
9 26   Reg Parnell      Ferrari            2'44.0
10 38  P.Etancelin      Talbot-Lago/Talbot 2'44.8
11 46  Y.G.-Cabantous   Talbot-Lago/Talbot 2'45.7
12 28  Johnny Claes     Talbot-Lago/Talbot 2'46.6
13 40  Louis Rosier     Talbot-Lago/Talbot 2'48.0
14 44  Eugene Chaboud   Talbot-Lago/Talbot 2'49.6
15 50  Onofre Marimon   Milano             2'49.8
16 18  T.de Graffenried Maserati           2'50.1
17 36  Aldo Gordini     Simca-Gordini      2'50.3
18 32  M.Trintignant    Simca-Gordini      2'50.3
19 48  Guy Mairesse     Talbot-Lago/Talbot 2'58.4
20 24  Peter Whitehead  Ferrari            no time
21 34  Andre Simon      Simca-Gordini      no time
22 20  Harry Schell Maserati               no time
23 30  Robert Manzon Simca-Gordini         no time