1961

The year of the Championship won by the US-driver Phil Hill: the mid-rear engine worked extremely well in the 156 F1. V with 65 degrees and 180 bhp an innovative chassis and a lower centre of gravity. All Ferrari drivers gained excellent results in Belgium, England and in Monza, where Hill won the race, while Wolfgang Von Trips died in a terrible accident. Both World Titles went to Maranello this year.

Ferrari's Champions

Phil Hill

Ferrari Singleseaters

156 F1

Ferrari historical events