The 1958 Formula One season was the 9th season of the FIA Formula One motor racing. It commenced in Argentina on January 19, and concluded on October 19 in Morocco, after 11 races.


Teams and Drivers[edit | edit source]

Formula One[edit | edit source]

Constructor Chassis Tyre Driver Rounds
Team Engine
Maserati 250F P Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio 1
Argentina Scuderia Sud Americana Maserati 250F1 2.5 L6 Argentina Carlos Menditeguy 1
Maserati 250F P France Jean Behra 1
Australia Privateer Maserati 250F1 2.5 L6 Italy Luigi Taramazzo 2
Australia Ken Kavanagh 2, 5
Maserati 250F P United States Harry Schell 1
Sweden Jo Bonnier Maserati 250F1 2.5 L6 Sweden Jo Bonnier 2–3, 5, 7, 9
United States Phil Hill 6
Italy Giulio Cabianca 10
West Germany Hans Herrmann 10–11
Maserati 250F P Spain Francisco Godia-Sales 1–2, 5–6
Spain Privateer Maserati 250F1 2.5 L6
Maserati 250F D United Kingdom Horace Gould 1–3
United Kingdom H.H. Gould Maserati 250F1 2.5 L6 United States Masten Gregory 3
Cooper-Climax T43
T45
C
D
United Kingdom Stirling Moss 1
United Kingdom R.R.C. Walker Racing Team Climax FPF 2.0 L4 France Maurice Trintignant 2–3, 7–11
United Kingdom Ron Flockhart 2
Ferrari D246 E Italy Luigi Musso 1–3, 5–6
Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 143 2.4 V6 United Kingdom Peter Collins 1–3, 5–8
United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn 1–3, 5–11
West Germany Wolfgang von Trips 2, 6–10
Belgium Olivier Gendebien 5, 10–11
United States Phil Hill 10–11
BRM P25 D France Jean Behra 2–3, 5–11
United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 2.5 L4 United States Harry Schell 2–3, 5–11
France Maurice Trintignant 6
Sweden Jo Bonnier 10–11
United Kingdom Ron Flockhart 11
Connaught-Alta B A United Kingdom Bernie Ecclestone 2, 7
United Kingdom B.C. Ecclestone Alta GP 2.5 L4 United States Bruce Kessler 2
United Kingdom Paul Emery 2
United Kingdom Jack Fairman 7
United Kingdom Ivor Bueb 7
Cooper-Climax T44
T45
D Australia Jack Brabham 2–3, 5–7, 9–10
United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Climax FPF 2.0 L4 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori 2–3, 5–11
United Kingdom Ian Burgess 7
United Kingdom Jack Fairman 11
Lotus-Climax 12
16
D United Kingdom Cliff Allison 2–3, 5–8, 10–11
United Kingdom Team Lotus Climax FPF 2.0 L4
Climax FPF 2.2 L4
United Kingdom Graham Hill 2–3, 5–7, 9–11
United Kingdom Alan Stacey 7
Vanwall VW 5 D United Kingdom Stirling Moss 2–3, 5–11
United Kingdom Vandervell Products Vanwall 254 2.0 L4 United Kingdom Tony Brooks 2–3, 5–11
United Kingdom Stuart Lewis-Evans 2–3, 5–7, 9–11
Maserati 250F P Italy Maria Teresa de Filippis 2, 5, 10
Italy Privateer Maserati 250F1 2.5 L6
Maserati 250F P Italy Giorgio Scarlatti 2–3
Italy Privateer Maserati 250F1 2.5 L6 Sweden Jo Bonnier 6
Maserati 250F P Italy Gerino Gerini 2, 6–7, 10–11
Italy Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F1 2.5 L6 France Maurice Trintignant 5
United States Masten Gregory 5
West Germany Wolfgang Seidel 5, 11
United States Carroll Shelby 6–7, 10
United States Troy Ruttman 6, 8
Sweden Jo Bonnier 8
West Germany Hans Herrmann 8
United Kingdom Cliff Allison 9
Italy Maria Teresa de Filippis 9
OSCA F2 P Italy Giulio Cabianca 2
Italy OSCA Automobili OSCA 372 1.5 L4 Italy Luigi Piotti 2
Maserati 250F P Monaco Louis Chiron 2
Monaco Privateer Maserati 250F1 2.5 L6 Monaco André Testut 2
Porsche RSK D Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort 3
Netherlands Ecurie Maarsbergen Porsche 547/3 1.5 F4
Maserati 250F P Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio 6
Argentina Privateer Maserati 250F1 2.5 L6
Maserati 250F D United States Carroll Shelby 9–10
United States Temple Buell Maserati 250F1 2.5 L6 United States Masten Gregory 10–11

Formula Two[edit | edit source]

Constructor Chassis Tyre Driver Rounds
Team Engine
Porsche RS550 D Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort 8
Netherlands Ecurie Maarsbergen Porsche 547/3 1.5 F4
Cooper-Climax T43 D United Kingdom Dick Gibson 8
United Kingdom Privateer Climax FPF 1.5 L4
Cooper-Climax T45 D Australia Jack Brabham 8, 11
United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Climax FPF 1.5 L4 New Zealand Bruce McLaren 8, 11
Porsche RSK West Germany Edgar Barth 8
West Germany Dr Ing F. Porsche KG Porsche 547/3 1.5 F4
Cooper-Climax T43 D West Germany Wolfgang Seidel 8
United Kingdom R.R.C. Walker Racing Team Climax FPF 1.5 L4 France François Picard 11
Ferrari D156 E United States Phil Hill 8
Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari D156 1.5 V6
Lotus-Climax 16 D United Kingdom Graham Hill 8
United Kingdom Team Lotus Climax FPF 1.5 L4
Cooper-Climax T43 D United Kingdom Ian Burgess 8
United Kingdom High Efficiency Motors Climax FPF 1.5 L4
Cooper-Climax T43 D Belgium Christian Goethals 8
Belgium Ecurie Eperon d'Or Climax FPF 1.5 L4
Lotus-Climax 12 D United Kingdom Ivor Bueb 8
United Kingdom Ecurie Demi Litre Climax FPF 1.5 L4
Cooper-Climax T45 D United Kingdom Brian Naylor 8
United Kingdom J.B. Naylor Climax FPF 1.5 L4
Cooper-Climax T45 D United Kingdom Tony Marsh 8
United Kingdom Privateer Climax FPF 1.5 L4
Cooper-Climax T45 D United Kingdom Tom Bridger 11
United Kingdom British Racing Partnership Climax FPF 1.5 L4
Cooper-Climax T45 D Morocco Robert La Caze 11
Morocco Privateer Climax FPF 1.5 L4
Cooper-Climax T45 D France André Guelfi 11
France Privateer Climax FPF 1.5 L4

Calendar[edit | edit source]

World Championship Schedule[edit | edit source]

Outlined below is the full world championship schedule for the 1958 FIA Formula One World Championship:

Round Grand Prix Date
1 Argentina Argentine Grand Prix 19 January
Autódromo Oscar y Juan Gálvez Circuito N° 2 (Histórico).svg
Official Title 6° Gran Premio de la Republica Argentina
Circuit Autódromo Municipal Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Location Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina
Lap distance 3.912 km (2.431 mi)
Race distance 312.960 km (194.506 mi)
Date 19 January Laps 80
2 Monaco Monaco Grand Prix 18 May
Monte Carlo 648.svg
Official Title XVIe Grand Prix Automobile
Circuit Circuit de Monaco
Location Monaco Monte Carlo, Monaco
Lap distance 3.145 km (1.955 mi)
Race distance 314.500 km (195.463 mi)
Date 18 May Laps 100
3 Netherlands Dutch Grand Prix 26 May
Circuit Park Zandvoort-1948.svg
Official Title VI Grote Prijs van Nederland
Circuit Circuit Zandvoort
Location Netherlands Zandvoort, Holland, Netherlands
Lap distance 4.195 km (2.607 mi)
Race distance 314.625 km (195.541 mi)
Date 26 May Laps 75
4* United States Indianapolis 500 30 May
IMS oval.svg
Official Title 40th Indianapolis 500-Mile Race
Circuit Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Location United States Speedway, Indiana, USA
Lap distance 4.023 km (2.5 mi)
Race distance 804.600 km (500.062 mi)
Date 30 May Laps 200
5 Belgium Belgian Grand Prix 15 June
Spa 1950.png
Official Title XVIII Grand Prix d'Europe Automobile
Circuit Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps
Location Belgium Francorchamps, Stavelot, Belgium
Lap distance 14.100 km (8.763 mi)
Race distance 338.400 km (210.317 mi)
Date 15 June Laps 24
6 France French Grand Prix 6 July
Circuit-Reims-1954.png
Official Title 44e Grand Prix de l'A.C.F.
Circuit Reims-Gueux
Location France Gueux, France
Lap distance 8.302 km (5.16 mi)
Race distance 415.100 km (257.986 mi)
Date 6 July Laps 50
7 United Kingdom British Grand Prix 19 July
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Official Title 11th R.A.C. British Grand Prix
Circuit Silverstone Circuit
Location United Kingdom Gueux, France
Lap distance 4.710 km (2.927 mi)
Race distance 353.250 km (219.546 mi)
Date 19 July Laps 75
8 West Germany German Grand Prix 3 August
Nürburgring 1927.png
Official Title XX Grosser Preis von Deutschland
Circuit Nürburgring Nordschleife
Location West Germany Nürburg, West Germany
Lap distance 22.810 km (14.177 mi)
Race distance 342.150 km (212.648 mi)
Date 3 August Laps 15
9 Portugal Portuguese Grand Prix 24 August
Boavista (Oporto).svg
Official Title 7° Grande Prémio de Portugal
Circuit Circuito da Boavista
Location Portugal Nürburg, West Germany
Lap distance 7.400 km (4.599 mi)
Race distance 370.000 km (229.956 mi)
Date 24 August Laps 50
10 Italy Italian Grand Prix 7 September
Monza 1957.jpg
Official Title 29° Gran Premio d'Italia
Circuit Autodromo Nazionale Monza
Location Italy Monza, Italy
Lap distance 5.750 km (3.574 mi)
Race distance 431.250 km (268.024 mi)
Date 7 September Laps 50
11 Morocco Moroccan Grand Prix 19 October
Ain-Diab.svg
Official Title VII Grand Prix International Automobile du Maroc
Circuit Ain-Diab
Location Morocco Casablanca, Morocco
Lap distance 7.618 km (4.735 mi)
Race distance 403.754 km (250.935 mi)
Date 19 October Laps 50
  • * The Indianapolis 500 was counted towards the USAC Championship Car Season, but did not count towards the International Cup for Manufacturers.

Non-Championship Schedule[edit | edit source]

Outlined below is the full non-championship schedule for the 1958 FIA Formula One World Championship:

Date Event Circuit Report
7th of April United Kingdom VI Glover Trophy Goodwood Report
13th of April Italy VIII Gran Premio di Siracusa Syracuse Report
19th of April United Kingdom XIII Aintree International '200' Meeting Aintree Report
3rd of May United Kingdom X International Daily Express Trophy Silverstone Report
20th of July France VI Grand Prix de Caen Caen Report

Results[edit | edit source]

Round Event Report
Grid Result
1 Argentina Argentine Grand Prix Report
Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio
Argentina Maserati
1 United Kingdom Stirling Moss
United Kingdom Cooper-Climax
Fastest Lap
United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn
Italy Ferrari
2 Italy Luigi Musso
Italy Ferrari
Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio
Argentina Maserati
United Kingdom Peter Collins
Italy Ferrari
3 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn
Italy Ferrari
1:41.8 on Lap 30

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

World Championship for Drivers[edit | edit source]

World Championship for Drivers
Pos. Driver 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Pts.*
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1st Mike Hawthorn 3rd Ret 5th 2nd 1st 2nd Ret 2nd 2nd 2nd 42 (49)
2nd Stirling Moss 1st Ret 1st Ret 2nd Ret Ret 1st Ret 1st 41
3rd Tony Brooks Ret Ret 1st Ret 7th 1st Ret 1st Ret 24
4th Roy Salvadori Ret 4th 8th 11th 3rd 2nd 9th 5th 7th 15
5th Peter Collins Ret 3rd Ret Ret 5th 1st Ret 14
= Harry Schell 6th 5th 2nd 5th Ret 5th Ret 6th Ret 5th 14
7th Maurice Trintignant 1st 9th 7th Ret 8th 3rd 8th Ret Ret 12
= Luigi Musso 2nd 2nd 7th Ret Ret 12
9th Stuart Lewis-Evans Ret Ret 3rd Ret 4th 3rd Ret Ret 11
10th Phil Hill 7th 9th 3rd 3rd 9
= Jean Behra 5th Ret 3rd Ret Ret Ret Ret 4th Ret Ret 9
= Wolfgang von Trips Ret 3rd Ret 4th 5th Ret 9
13th Jimmy Bryan 1st 8
14th Juan Manuel Fangio 4th DNQ 4th 7
15th George Amick 2nd 6
16th Johnny Boyd 3rd 4
= Tony Bettenhausen 4th 4
18th Jack Brabham 4th 8th Ret 6th 6th Ret 7th Ret 11th 3
= Cliff Allison 6th 6th 4th Ret Ret 10th Ret 7th 10th 3
= Jack Brabham Ret 10th 9th 8th Ret Ret Ret Ret 4th 3
21st Jim Rathmann 5th 2
Masten Gregory Ret Ret 4th 6th 0
Graham Hill Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 6th 16th 0
Olivier Gendebien 6th Ret Ret 0
Jimmy Reece 6th 0
Don Freeland 7th 0
Carlos Menditeguy 7th 0
Maria Teresa de Filippis DNQ 10th Ret Ret 0
Francisco Godia-Sales 8th DNQ Ret Ret 0
Jack Fairman Ret 8th 0
Jud Larson 8th 0
Carroll Shelby Ret 9th Ret 4th 0
Hans Herrmann Ret Ret 9th 0
Gerino Gerini DNQ 9th Ret Ret 12th 0
Giulio Cabianca DNQ Ret 0
Horace Gould 9th DNQ DNS 0
Eddie Johnson 9th 0
Troy Ruttman DNQ 10th DNS 0
Bill Cheesbourg 10th 0
Carel Godin de Beaufort 11th Ret 0
Al Keller 11th 0
Giorgio Scarlatti Ret Ret 0
Ian Burgess Ret 7th 0
Johnnie Parsons 12th 0
Ivor Bueb Ret 11th 0
Johnnie Tolan 13th 0
Bob Christie Ret 0
Wolfgang Seidel Ret Ret Ret 0
Dempsey Wilson Ret 0
Ron Flockhart DNQ Ret 0
A. J. Foyt Ret 0
Paul Russo Ret 0
Shorty Templeman Ret 0
Rodger Ward Ret 0
Eddie Sachs Ret 0
Johnny Thomson Ret 0
Chuck Weyant Ret 0
Jack Turner Ret 0
Bob Veith Ret 0
Dick Rathmann Ret 0
Ed Elisian Ret 0
Pat O'Connor Ret 0
Paul Goldsmith Ret 0
Jerry Unser Ret 0
Len Sutton Ret 0
Art Bisch Ret 0
Alan Stacey Ret 0
Mike Magill DSQ 0
Ken Kavanagh DNQ DNS 0
Bruce Kessler DNQ 0
Paul Emery DNQ 0
André Testut DNQ 0
Luigi Piotti DNQ 0
Bernie Ecclestone DNQ DNP 0
Luigi Taramazzo DNQ 0
Louis Chiron DNQ 0
Ineligible to score points as other drivers drove Formula Two cars.
Bruce McLaren 5th 13th
Edgar Barth 6th
Tony Marsh 8th
Robert La Caze 14th
André Guelfi 15th
Christian Goethals Ret
Dick Gibson Ret
Brian Naylor Ret
François Picard Ret
Tom Bridger Ret
Pos. Driver Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg 48-star U S flag.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Morocco.svg Pts.*
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
  • Italic indicates the fastest lap (one point awarded or shared equally between drivers sharing the fastest lap).
  • * Only drivers' best six point scoring finishes counted towards their total points.
  • Ineligible to score points as Phil Hill, Brabham, Graham Hill, de Beaufort, Burgess, Bueb, and Seidel drove Formula Two cars.
  • Indicates shared driving.

International Cup for Manufacturers[edit | edit source]

International Cup for Manufacturers
Pos. Constructor 1 2 3 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Pts.*
Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Morocco.svg
1st Vanwall Ret 1st 1st 2nd 4th 1st 1st 1st 1st 48 (57)
2nd Ferrari 2nd 2nd 5th 2nd 1st 1st 4th 2nd 2nd 2nd 40 (57)
3rd Cooper-Climax 1st 1st 4th 8th 6th 3rd 2nd 7th 5th 7th 31
4th BRM 5th 2nd 5th Ret 5th Ret 4th Ret 4th 18
5th Maserati 4th Ret 10th 7th 4th 9th Ret Ret 4th 6th 6
6th Lotus-Climax 6th 6th 4th Ret Ret 10th Ret 6th 10th 3
Porsche 11th 0
Connaught-Alta DNQ Ret 0
OSCA WD DNQ 0
Pos. Constructor Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Morocco.svg Pts.*
1 2 3 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
  • * Only the best placed driver for each constructor at each round had their points to the International Cup. Of these, only the best six point scoring finishes were counted.

Non-Championship race results[edit | edit source]

Other Formula One races also held in 1958, which did not count towards the World Championship.

Race Name Circuit Date Winning driver Constructor Report
United Kingdom VI Glover Trophy Goodwood 7 April United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Italy Ferrari Report
Italy VIII Gran Premio di Siracusa Syracuse 13 April Italy Luigi Musso Italy Ferrari Report
United Kingdom XIII BARC Aintree 200 Aintree 19 April United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Cooper-Climax Report
United Kingdom X BRDC International Trophy Silverstone 3 May United Kingdom Peter Collins Italy Ferrari Report
France VI Grand Prix de Caen Caen 20 July United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Cooper-Climax Report

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