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BackgroundEdit


Entry ListEdit

The full results for the 1961 Natal Grand Prix are outlined below:

No. Driver Entreat Car Engine
1 South Africa Syd van der Vyver Syd van der Vyver Lotus 18 Alfa Romeo L4
2 South Africa Bruce Johnstone Yeoman Credit Racing Team Cooper T56 Climax L4
3 South Africa Tony Maggs Yeoman Credit Racing Team Cooper T53 Climax L4
4 Sweden Jo Bonnier Porsche Engineering System Porsche 718 Porsche F4
5 West Germany Edgar Barth Porsche Engineering System Porsche 718 Porsche F4
6 United States Masten Gregory UDT Laystall Racing Team Lotus 18/21 Climax L4
7 United Kingdom Stirling Moss UDT Laystall Racing Team Lotus 18/21 Climax L4
8 United Kingdom Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus 21 Climax L4
9 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor Team Lotus Lotus 21 Climax L4
10 South Africa Ernie Pieterse Scuderia Alfa Heron Special Alfa Romeo L4
11 South Africa Doug Serrurier Scuderia Lupini Cooper T51 Maserati L4
12 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland John Love A.H. Pillman LDS Porsche F4
14 South Africa Don Philp Don Philp Quodra Climax L4
15 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Sam Tingle Sam Tingle LDS Mk1 Alfa Romeo L4
16 South Africa Helmut Menzler Ecurie Wolman Lotus 18 Borgward L4
17 South Africa Dave Wright Dave Wright Cooper T45 Climax L4
18 South Africa Clive Trundell Pinch Plant Ltd Cooper T52 Climax L4
19 South Africa Bill Jennings Bill Jennings Jennings Porsche F4
20 South Africa John Guthrie Ecurie Rhodes Cooper T51 Alfa Romeo L4
21 South Africa Bill Dunlop Bill Dunlop Cooper T45 Alfa Romeo L4
22 South Africa Gordon Henderson Gordon Henderson Monaco Alfa Romeo L4
23 South Africa Fanie Viljoen G.E. Mennie LDS Mk1 Climax L4
24 South Africa Gene Bosman Scuderia Alfa Lotus 15 Alfa Romeo L4
25 South Africa Adrian Pheiffer Adrian Pheiffer Cooper T52 Alfa Romeo L4
26 South Africa Trevor Blokdyk Trevor Blokdyk Cooper T52 Ford L4
27 South Africa Bob van Niekerk Equipe Judette Lotus 18 Ford L4
28 South Africa Bernie Podmore Bernie Podmore Lotus 18 Ford L4
29 South Africa Neville Lederle Neville Lederle Lotus 18 Ford L4
30 South Africa Jack Holme Jack Holme Lotus 18 Climax L4

QualifyingEdit

ReportEdit

Qualifying ResultsEdit

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 8 United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 1:26.1
2 4 Sweden Jo Bonnier Porsche 1:26.8 +0.7
3 9 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor Lotus-Climax 1:29.0 +2.9
4 6 United States Masten Gregory Lotus-Climax 1:29.0 +2.9
5 3 South Africa Tony Maggs Cooper-Climax 1:29.4 +3.3
6 2 South Africa Bruce Johnstone Cooper-Climax 1:29.4 +3.3
7 1 South Africa Syd van der Vyver Lotus-Alfa Romeo 1:30.5 +4.4
8 5 West Germany Edgar Barth Porsche 1:30.6 +4.5
9 25 South Africa Adrian Pheiffer Cooper-Alfa Romeo 1:31.4 +5.3
10 11 South Africa Doug Serrurier Cooper-Maserati 1:31.8 +5.7
11 10 South Africa Ernie Pieterse Heron-Alfa Romeo 1:32.1 +6.0
12 14 South Africa Don Philp Quodra-Climax 1:33.3 +7.2
13 20 South Africa John Guthrie Cooper-Alfa Romeo 1:33.5 +7.4
14 16 South Africa Helmut Menzler Lotus-Borgward 1:33.6 +7.5
15 29 South Africa Neville Lederle Lotus-Ford 1:33.6 +7.5
16 27 South Africa Bob van Niekerk Lotus-Ford 1:34.2 +8.1
17 23 South Africa Fanie Viljoen LDS-Climax 1:34.7 +8.6
18 19 South Africa Bill Jennings Jennings-Porsche 1:35.4 +9.3
19 26 South Africa Trevor Blokdyk Cooper-Ford 1:36.4 +10.3
20 15 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Sam Tingle LDS-Alfa Romeo 1:37.6 +11.5
21 17 South Africa Dave Wright Cooper-Climax 1:41.7 +15.6
DNQ* 7 United Kingdom Stirling Moss Lotus-Climax No time
DNS 12 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland John Love LDS-Porsche Accident
WD 18 South Africa Clive Trundell Cooper-Climax No car
WD 21 South Africa Bill Dunlop Cooper-Alfa Romeo No car
WD 22 South Africa Gordon Henderson Monaco-Alfa Romeo Did not arrive
WD 24 South Africa Gene Bosman Lotus-Alfa Romeo No engine
WD 28 South Africa Bernie Podmore Lotus-Ford Withdrew
WD 30 South Africa Jack Holme Lotus-Climax Withdrew
  • *Moss didn't qualify, but he's allowed to race.

GridEdit

Pos Pos Pos
Driver Driver Driver
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1 ______________
Jim Clark 2 ______________
Jo Bonnier 3
Trevor Taylor
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4 ______________
Masten Gregory 5
Tony Maggs
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6 ______________
Bruce Johnstone 7 ______________
Syd van der Vyver 8
Edgar Barth
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9 ______________
Adrian Pheiffer 10
Doug Serrurier
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11 ______________
Ernie Pieterse 12 ______________
Don Philp 13
John Guthrie
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14 ______________
Helmut Menzler 15
Neville Lederle
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16 ______________
Bob van Niekerk 17 ______________
Fanie Viljoen 18
Bill Jennings
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19 ______________
Trevor Blokdyk 20
Sam Tingle
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21 ______________
Dave Wright 22 ______________
Stirling Moss 23

RaceEdit

ReportEdit

ResultsEdit

The full results for the 1961 Natal Grand Prix are outlined below:

Pos. No. Driver Entreat Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 8 United Kingdom Jim Clark United Kingdom Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 89 2:13:58.4 1
2 7 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom UDT Laystall Racing Team Lotus-Climax 89 +31.9 s 22
3 5 Sweden Jo Bonnier Germany Porsche System Engineering Porsche 88 +1 lap 2
4 6 Germany Edgar Barth Germany Porsche System Engineering Porsche 87 +2 laps 8
5 1 South Africa Syd van der Vyver South Africa Syd van der Vyver Lotus-Alfa Romeo 86 +3 laps 7
6 11 South Africa Doug Serrurier South Africa Scuderia Lupini Cooper-Maserati 86 +3 laps 10
7 25 South Africa Adrian Pheiffer South Africa Adrian Pheiffer Cooper-Alfa Romeo 86 +3 laps 9
8 26 South Africa Trevor Blokdyk South Africa Trevor Blokdyk Cooper-Ford 19
9 19 South Africa Bill Jennings South Africa Bill Jennings Jennings-Porsche 18
10 20 South Africa John Guthrie South Africa Ecurie Rhodes Cooper-Alfa Romeo 13
Ret 2 South Africa Bruce Johnstone United Kingdom Yeoman Credit Racing Team Cooper-Climax 54 Accident 6
Ret 14 South Africa Don Philp South Africa Don Philp Quodra-Climax Engine 12
Ret 16 South Africa Helmut Menzler South Africa Ecurie Wolman Lotus-Borgward 14
Ret 29 South Africa Neville Lederle South Africa Neville Lederle Lotus-Ford 15
Ret 27 South Africa Bob van Niekerk South Africa Equipe Judette Lotus-Ford 16
Ret 10 South Africa Ernie Pieterse South Africa Scuderia Alfa Heron-Alfa Romeo Suspension 11
Ret 23 South Africa Fanie Viljoen South Africa G.E. Mennie LDS-Climax 17
Ret 15 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Sam Tingle Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Sam Tingle LDS-Alfa Romeo 20
Ret 17 South Africa Dave Wright South Africa Dave Wright Cooper-Climax 21
Ret 3 South Africa Tony Maggs United Kingdom Yeoman Credit Racing Team Cooper-Climax 22 Overheating 5
Ret 9 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor United Kingdom Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 14 Accident 3
Ret 6 United States Masten Gregory United Kingdom UDT Laystall Racing Team Lotus-Climax 14 Head gasket 4
DNS 12 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland John Love South Africa A.H. Phillman LDS-Porsche Practice accident
WD 18 South Africa Clive Trundell South Africa Clive Trundell Cooper-Climax
WD 21 South Africa Bill Dunlop South Africa Bill Dunlop Cooper-Alfa Romeo
WD 22 South Africa Gordon Henderson South Africa Gordon Henderson Cooper-Alfa Romeo
WD 24 South Africa Gene Bosman South Africa Scuderia Alfa Lotus-Alfa Romeo
WD 28 South Africa Bernard Podmore South Africa Bernard Podmore Lotus-Ford
WD 30 South Africa Jack Holme South Africa Jack Holme Lotus-Climax

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