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1959 Portuguese GP
1958 Italian GP

1959 Italian GP

1959 International Gold Cup
1959 United States GP
1960 Italian GP
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Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 13 September 1959
Start time14:00
EventItalian GP
CircuitMonza
Event FormatRace of 72 laps
Race11 of 14
Championship race83
Circuit
Laps72
Circuit Perimeter5750 m
Race Distance5750 × 72 = 414.000 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries21
Qualifiers21
Finishers15
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesCar 14 - 75th Race Entry (Car Number)
Dunlop - 100th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Jack Fairman - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Phil Hill - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Stirling Moss - 10th Pole Position (Driver)
Tony Brooks - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 7th Place Finishes in a Season Harry Schell (3)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (31),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (164),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (116),
4. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (52),
5. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (27),
6. Most 7th Place Finishes Harry Schell (8),
7. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (29),
8. Most Races LedFerrari (71),
9. Most Laps LedFerrari (1909),
10. Most Race EntriesMaserati (399),
11. Most Race Entries Maurice Trintignant (58),
12. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (29),
13. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (27),
14. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (31),
15. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (29),
16. Most 21st Place QualificationsMaserati (14)

Championships
1  Jack Brabham 31 
2  Stirling Moss 25.5 
up
3  Tony Brooks 23 
down
4  Phil Hill 20 
5  Dan Gurney 13 
up
6  Maurice Trintignant 12 
down
7  Jo Bonnier 10 
down
8  Masten Gregory 10 
down
9  Bruce McLaren 8.5 
10  Rodger Ward 8 
11  Jim Rathmann 6 
12  Johnny Thomson 5 
13  Harry Schell 5 
14  Tony Bettenhausen 3 
  Olivier Gendebien 3 
  Innes Ireland 3 
17  Cliff Allison 2 
up
  Jean Behra 2 
  Paul Goldsmith 2 
1 Cooper / Climax 38 
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 32 
3 BRM / BRM 18 
4 Lotus / Climax 3 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 14Car 14Car 32
EntrantR.R.C. Walker Racing TeamR.R.C. Walker Racing TeamScuderia Ferrari
Driver Stirling Moss Stirling Moss Phil Hill
CarCooper T51Cooper T51Ferrari 256
EngineClimax 2.5 L4Climax 2.5 L4Ferrari 2.4 V6
Time2:04'05.41'39.71'40.4
Speed200.177 km/h207.623 km/h206.175 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led