The 1958 German Grand Prix was held on August 3, and was the eighth race of the 1958 Formula One Season. The race was won by Tony Brooks in a Vanwall, ahead of the Cooper-Climax cars of Roy Salvadori and Maurice Trintignant.

The race was marred by the fatal accident of Peter Collins on lap 11.

Background[edit | edit source]

Championship permutations[edit | edit source]


Entry List[edit | edit source]

The full entry list for the 1958 German Grand Prix is outlined below:

No. Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Model Tyre
2 United Kingdom Peter Collins Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari D246 Ferrari 143 2.4 V6 E
3 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari D246 Ferrari 143 2.4 V6 E
4 West Germany Wolfgang von Trips Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari D246 Ferrari 143 2.4 V6 E
5 France Jean Behra United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 BRM P25 2.5 L4 D
6 United States Harry Schell United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 BRM P25 2.5 L4 D
7 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Vandervell Products Vanwall VW 5 Vanwall 254 2.5 L4 D
8 United Kingdom Tony Brooks United Kingdom Vandervell Products Vanwall VW 5 Vanwall 254 2.5 L4 D
9 United Kingdom Stuart Lewis-Evans United Kingdom Vandervell Products Vanwall VW 5 Vanwall 254 2.5 L4 D
10 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T45 Climax FPF 2.0 L4 D
11 France Maurice Trintignant United Kingdom R.R.C. Walker Racing Team Cooper T45 Climax FPF 2.0 L4 D
12 United Kingdom Cliff Allison United Kingdom Team Lotus Lotus 16 Climax FPF 2.2 L4 D
14 United States Troy Ruttman Italy Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 2.5 L6 P
15 Spain Francisco Godia-Sales Italy Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 2.5 L6 P
16 Sweden Jo Bonnier Italy Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 2.5 L6 P
17 West Germany Hans Herrmann Italy Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 2.5 L6 P
18 Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort Netherlands Ecurie Maarsbergen Porsche RS550 Porsche 547/3 1.5 F4 D
19 United Kingdom Dick Gibson United Kingdom Privateer Cooper T43 Climax FPF 1.5 L4 D
20 New Zealand Bruce McLaren United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T45 Climax FPF 1.5 L4 D
21 West Germany Edgar Barth West Germany Dr Ing F. Porsche KG Porsche RSK Porsche 547/3 1.5 F4
22 West Germany Wolfgang Seidel United Kingdom R.R.C. Walker Racing Team Cooper T43 Climax FPF 1.5 L4 D
23 United States Phil Hill Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari D156 Ferrari D156 1.5 V6 E
24 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T45 Climax FPF 1.5 L4 D
25 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Team Lotus Lotus 16 Climax FPF 1.5 L4 D
26 United Kingdom Ian Burgess United Kingdom High Efficiency Motors Cooper T43 Climax FPF 1.5 L4 D
27 Belgium Christian Goethals Belgium Ecurie Eperon d'Or Cooper T43 Climax FPF 1.5 L4 D
28 United Kingdom Ivor Bueb United Kingdom Ecurie Demi Litre Lotus 12 Climax FPF 1.5 L4 D
29 United Kingdom Brian Naylor United Kingdom J.B. Naylor Cooper T45 Climax FPF 1.5 L4 D
30 United Kingdom Tony Marsh United Kingdom Privateer Cooper T45 Climax FPF 1.5 L4 D
31 United Kingdom Richard Utley United Kingdom Privateer Tojeiro F2 Climax FPF 1.5 L4

Practice Overview[edit | edit source]

Friday Practice[edit | edit source]

Saturday Practice[edit | edit source]

Qualifying Results[edit | edit source]

The full qualifying results for the 1958 German Grand Prix are outlined below:

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Time Gap Ave. Speed
1 3 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Italy Ferrari 9:14.0 148.224 km/h
2 8 United Kingdom Tony Brooks United Kingdom Vanwall 9:15.0 +1.0s 147.957 km/h
3 7 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Vanwall 9:19.9 +5.9s 146.662 km/h
4 2 United Kingdom Peter Collins Italy Ferrari 9:21.9 +7.9s 146.140 km/h
5 4 West Germany Wolfgang von Trips Italy Ferrari 9:24.7 +10.7s 145.415 km/h
6 10 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 9:35.3 +21.3s 142.736 km/h
7 11 France Maurice Trintignant United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 9:36.9 +22.9s 142.340 km/h
8 6 United States Harry Schell United Kingdom BRM 9:39.6 +25.6s 141.677 km/h
9 5 France Jean Behra United Kingdom BRM 9:46.8 +32.8s 139.939 km/h
10 23 United States Phil Hill Italy Ferrari 9:48.9 +34.9s 139.440 km/h
11 26 United Kingdom Ian Burgess United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 9:55.3 +41.3s 137.941 km/h
12 20 New Zealand Bruce McLaren United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 9:56.0 +42.0s 137.779 km/h
13 21 West Germany Edgar Barth West Germany Porsche 9:57.2 +43.2s 137.502 km/h
14 30 United Kingdom Tony Marsh United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 9:57.5 +43.5s 137.433 km/h
15 18 Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort Netherlands Porsche 10:01.5 +47.5s 136.519 km/h
16 28 United Kingdom Ivor Bueb United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 10:02.6 +48.6s 136.269 km/h
17 22 West Germany Wolfgang Seidel United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 10:21.0 +1:07.0 136.269 km/h
18 19 United Kingdom Dick Gibson United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 10:55.0 +1:41.0 125.368 km/h
19 24 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 9:43.4 +29.4s 140.754 km/h
20 17 West Germany Hans Herrmann Italy Maserati 10:13.5 +59.5s 133.848 km/h
21 16 Sweden Jo Bonnier Italy Maserati 9:42.7 +28.7s 140.923 km/h
22 25 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 18:56.0 +9:42.0 72.285 km/h
23 27 Belgium Christian Goethals Belgium Cooper-Climax 11:22.9 +2:08.9 120.246 km/h
24 12 United Kingdom Cliff Allison United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 9:44.3 +30.3s 140.537 km/h
25 29 United Kingdom Brian Naylor United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 10:17.9 +1:03.9 132.895 km/h
NC* 14 United States Troy Ruttman Italy Maserati
WD 9 United Kingdom Stuart Lewis-Evans United Kingdom Vanwall Withdrawn
WD 15 Spain Francisco Godia-Sales Italy Maserati No car
WD 31 United Kingdom Richard Utley United Kingdom Tojeiro-Climax No car
  • Bold indicates a driver's best/qualifying time.
  • * Ruttman had failed to set his time as he had a broken engine.

Grid[edit | edit source]

Note: F2 drivers highlighted in rose.


Pos Pos Pos Pos
Driver Driver Driver Driver
______________
______________ 1
______________ 2 Mike Hawthorn
______________ 3 Tony Brooks
4 Stirling Moss
Peter Collins
______________
______________ 5
______________ 6 Wolfgang von Trips
7 Roy Salvadori
Maurice Trintignant
______________
______________ 8
______________ 9 Harry Schell
______________ 10 Jean Behra
11 Phil Hill
Ian Burgess
______________
______________ 12
______________ 13 Bruce McLaren
14 Edgar Barth
Tony Marsh
______________
______________ 15
______________ 16 Carel Godin de Beaufort
______________ 17 Ivor Bueb
18 Wolfgang Seidel
Dick Gibson
______________
______________ 19
______________ 20 Jack Brabham
21 Hans Herrmann
Jo Bonnier
______________
______________ 22
______________ 23 Graham Hill
______________ 24 Christian Goethals
25 Cliff Allison
Brian Naylor

Race[edit | edit source]

Pre-race[edit | edit source]

Report[edit | edit source]

Results[edit | edit source]

The full results for the 1958 German Grand Prix are outlined below:

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 8 United Kingdom Tony Brooks United Kingdom Vanwall 15 2:21:15.0 2 8
2 10 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 15 +3:29.7 6 6
3 11 France Maurice Trintignant United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 15 +5:11.2 7 4
4 4 West Germany Wolfgang von Trips Italy Ferrari 15 +6:16.3 5 3
5 20 New Zealand Bruce McLaren United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 15 +6:26.3 12
6 21 West Germany Edgar Barth West Germany Porsche 15 +6:32.4 13
7 26 United Kingdom Ian Burgess United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 15 +6:59.3 11
8 30 United Kingdom Tony Marsh United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 15 +7:09.9 14
9 23 United States Phil Hill Italy Ferrari 15 +7:45.5 10
10 12 United Kingdom Cliff Allison United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 13 +2 laps 24
11 28 United Kingdom Ivor Bueb United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 13 +2 laps 16
Ret 3 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Italy Ferrari 11 Clutch 1
Ret 2 United Kingdom Peter Collins Italy Ferrari 10 Fatal accident 4
Ret 6 United States Harry Schell United Kingdom BRM 9 Brakes 8
Ret 22 West Germany Wolfgang Seidel United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 9 Suspension 17
Ret 5 France Jean Behra United Kingdom BRM 4 Suspension 9
Ret 25 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 4 Oil leak 22
Ret 27 Belgium Christian Goethals Belgium Cooper-Climax 4 Fuel pump 23
Ret 17 West Germany Hans Herrmann Italy Maserati 3 Engine 20
Ret 7 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Vanwall 3 Magneto 3 1FL
Ret 18 Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort Netherlands Porsche 3 Engine 15
Ret 19 United Kingdom Dick Gibson United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2 Engine 18
Ret 24 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 1 Accident 19
Ret 29 United Kingdom Brian Naylor United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 1 Fuel pump 25
Ret 16 Sweden Jo Bonnier Italy Maserati 1 Engine 21
DNS 14 United States Troy Ruttman Italy Maserati
WD 9 United Kingdom Stuart Lewis-Evans United Kingdom Vanwall
WD 15 Spain Francisco Godia-Sales Italy Maserati
WD 31 United Kingdom Richard Utley United Kingdom Tojeiro-Climax
  • FL Indicates a driver scored one point for fastest lap.

Fastest Laps[edit | edit source]

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Lap Time Gap Avg. speed Race
1 7 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Vanwall 3 9:09.2 149.519 km/h Ret
2 21 West Germany Edgar Barth West Germany Porsche 12 9:42.8 +33.6 s 140.899 km/h 6

Laps in the lead[edit | edit source]

Stints[edit | edit source]

Totals[edit | edit source]

Milestones[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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V T E 1958 Formula One Season
Constructors BRM • Connaught • Cooper • Ferrari • Lotus • Maserati • OSCA • Porsche • Vanwall
Engines Alta • BRM • Climax • Ferrari • Maserati • OSCA • Porsche • Vanwall
Drivers Allison • Barth • Behra • Bonnier • Brabham • Bridger • Brooks • Bueb • Burgess • Cabianca • Chiron • Collins • de Beaufort • de Filippis • Ecclestone • Emery • Fairman • Fangio • Flockhart • Godia-Sales • Gendebien • Gerini • Gibson • Goethals • Gould • Gregory • Guelfi • Hawthorn • Herrmann • G. Hill • P. Hill • Kavanagh • Kessler • La Caze • Lewis-Evans • Marsh • McLaren • Menditeguy • S. Moss • Musso • Naylor • Picard • Piotti • Ruttman • Salvadori • Scarlatti • Schell • Seidel • Shelby • Stacey • Taramazzo • Testut • Trintignant • von Trips
Cars BRM P25 • Connaught B • Cooper T43 • Cooper T44 • Cooper T45 • Ferrari D156 • Ferrari D246 • Lotus 12 • Lotus 16 • Maserati 250F • OSCA F2 • Porsche RS550 • Porsche RSK • Vanwall VW 5
Tyres Avon • Continental • Dunlop • Englebert • Pirelli
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Non-Championship Races Glover Trophy • Syracuse • Aintree 200 • International Trophy • Caen
See also 1957 Formula One Season • 1959 Formula One Season • Category
V T E Germany German Grand Prix
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