60 YEARS OF AUTOSPORT

1961
AUTOSPORT, 15 September 1961 1961 Formula 1 world champion Phil Hill
  • Stirling Moss scores his penultimate grand prix victory at Monaco
    Stirling Moss scores his penultimate grand prix victory at Monaco
  • Wolfgang von Trips (pictured with Stirling Moss) is killed during the Italian Grand Prix
    Wolfgang von Trips (pictured with Stirling Moss) is killed during the Italian Grand Prix
  • Giancarlo Baghetti wins on his world championship debut in the French GP
    Giancarlo Baghetti wins on his world championship debut in the French GP
  • An early GPDA meeting is held at Spa
    An early GPDA meeting is held at Spa

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Phil Hill wins the world championship for Ferrari • Wolfgang von Trips and 15 spectators are killed in the Italian Grand Prix • Giancarlo Baghetti wins French Grand Prix on his world championship debut • John Whitmore claims the first British Saloon Car Championship title for a Mini • Stirling Moss scores his penultimate world championship race win at Monaco • Masten Gregory and Lloyd "Lucky" Casner take shock Nurburgring 1000kms victory for Maserati • Tony Bettenhausen is killed in testing for the Indianapolis 500 • Pescara holds its last race, hosting the World Sportscar Championship • F1 engine capacity is reduced to 1.5 litres

1Stirling Moss scores his penultimate grand prix victory at Monaco 2Wolfgang von Trips (pictured with Stirling Moss) is killed during the Italian Grand Prix 3Giancarlo Baghetti wins on his world championship debut in the French GP 4An early GPDA meeting is held at Spa

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