1961 Grand Prix of Monaco
14 May - Monaco: 314.500 km (3.145 km x 100 laps)


Pole position: Stirling Moss, Lotus-Climax, 1:39.1
Fastest Lap: Richie Ginther, Ferrari, 1:36.3 = 117.570 km/h
             Stirling Moss, Lotus-Climax

Results:

1  Stirling Moss              Lotus-Climax         2:45:50.1 = 113.787 km/h
2  Richie Ginther             Ferrari              - 3.6
3  Phil Hill                  Ferrari              - 41.3
4  Wolfgang von Trips         Ferrari              - 2 laps  (not running at finish)
5  Dan Gurney                 Porsche              - 2 laps
6  Bruce McLaren              Cooper-Climax        - 5 laps
7  Maurice Trintignant        Cooper-Climax        - 5 laps
8  Cliff Allison              Lotus-Climax         - 7 laps
9  Hans Herrmann              Porsche              - 9 laps
10 Jim Clark                  Lotus-Climax         - 11 laps
11 John Surtees               Cooper-Climax        - 32 laps  (not running at finish)
12 Jo Bonnier                 Porsche              - 41 laps  (not running at finish)
13 Tony Brooks                BRM-Climax           - 46 laps  (not running at finish)

Retired:

   Wolfgang von Trips         Ferrari                      98 laps    Electrical problem
   John Surtees               Cooper-Climax                68 laps    Driveshaft
   Jo Bonnier                 Porsche                      59 laps    Fuel Injection
   Tony Brooks                BRM-Climax                   54 laps    Engine
   Michael May                Lotus-Climax                 42 laps    Gearbox
   Jack Brabham               Cooper-Climax                38 laps    Engine
   Graham Hill                BRM-Climax                   11 laps    Fuel pump

Did Not Start:

   Innes Ireland              Lotus-Climax                 Injured in qualifying accident

Did Not Qualify:

   Henry Taylor               Lotus-Climax
   Masten Gregory             Cooper-Climax
   Lucien Bianchi             Emeryson-Maserati
   Olivier Gendebien          Emeryson-Maserati

Qualifying Times:

1 20   Stirling Moss  Lotus/Climax      1'39.1
2 36   Richie Ginther Ferrari           1'39.3
3 28   Jim Clark      Lotus/Climax      1'39.6
4 18   Graham Hill    BRM/Climax        1'39.6
5 38   Phil Hill      Ferrari           1'39.8
6 40   W.von Trips    Ferrari           1'39.8
7 26   Bruce McLaren  Cooper/Climax     1'39.8
8 16   Tony Brooks    BRM/Climax        1'40.1
9 2    Jo Bonnier     Porsche           1'40.3
10 4   Dan Gurney     Porsche           1'40.6
11 22  John Surtees   Cooper/Climax     1'41.1
12 6   Hans Herrmann  Porsche           1'41.1
13 8   Michel May     Lotus/Climax      1'42.0
14 32  Cliff Allison  Lotus/Climax      1'42.3
15 42  M.Trintignant  Cooper/Maserati   1'42.4
16 24  Jack Brabham   Cooper/Climax     1'44.0
 Not qualified 
17 34  Henry Taylor   Lotus/Climax      1'42.6
18 14  Masten Gregory Cooper/Climax     1'42.7
19 10  Lucien Bianchi Emeryson/Maserati 1'42.9
20 12  O.Gendebien    Emeryson/Maserati 1'43.7
 Not present 
21 30  Innes Ireland  Lotus/Climax      1'40.5