Sunday 30th April 1961
The Olivier Gendebien/Wolfgang von Trips Ferrari Dino won the Targa Florio Sports Car race. held in Sicily. A terrific duel between von Trips and Stirling Moss’ Porsche ended when the Porsche blew. Gendebien took Richie Ginther’s seat when the car he was originally slated for was crashed by Graham Hill on lap 1.