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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.

BackgroundEdit

Championship permutationsEdit


Entry ListEdit

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 V6 2.4 E
3 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari D246 Ferrari 143 V6 2.4 E
4 West Germany Wolfgang von Trips Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari D246 Ferrari 143 V6 2.4 E
5 France Jean Behra United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 BRM P25 L4 2.5 D
6 United States Harry Schell United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 BRM P25 L4 2.5 D
7 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Vandervell Products Vanwall VW 5 Vanwall 254 L4 2.5 D
8 United Kingdom Tony Brooks United Kingdom Vandervell Products Vanwall VW 5 Vanwall 254 L4 2.5 D
9 United Kingdom Stuart Lewis-Evans United Kingdom Vandervell Products Vanwall VW 5 Vanwall 254 L4 2.5 D
10 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T45 Climax FPF L4 2.2 D
11 France Maurice Trintignant United Kingdom RRC Walker Racing Team Cooper T45 Climax FPF L4 2.2 D
12 United Kingdom Cliff Allison United Kingdom Team Lotus Lotus 16 Climax FPF L4 2.2 D
14 United States Troy Ruttman Italy Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 P
15 Spain Francisco Godia-Sales Italy Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 P
16 Sweden Jo Bonnier Italy Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 P
17 West Germany Hans Herrmann Italy Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 P
18 Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort Netherlands Ecurie Maarsbergen Porsche RS550 Porsche 547/3 F4 1.5 D
19 United Kingdom Dick Gibson United Kingdom Dick Gibson Cooper T43 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
20 New Zealand Bruce McLaren United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T45 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
21 West Germany Edgar Barth West Germany Dr Ing F. Porsche KG Porsche RSK Porsche 547/3 F4 1.5
22 West Germany Wolfgang Seidel United Kingdom RRC Walker Racing Team Cooper T43 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
23 United States Phil Hill Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari D246 Ferrari D246 V6 1.5 E
24 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T45 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
25 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Team Lotus Lotus 16 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
26 United Kingdom Ian Burgess United Kingdom High Efficiency Motors Cooper T45 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
27 Belgium Christian Goethals Belgium Ecurie Eperon d'Or Cooper T45 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
28 United Kingdom Ivor Bueb United Kingdom Ecurie Demi Litre Lotus 12 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
29 United Kingdom Brian Naylor United Kingdom J.B. Naylor Cooper T45 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
30 United Kingdom Tony Marsh United Kingdom Tony Marsh Cooper T45 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D

PracticeEdit

Friday PracticeEdit

Saturday PracticeEdit

Qualifying ResultsEdit

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Time Gap Avg. 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 +1.0 s 147.957 km/h
3 7 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Vanwall 9:19.9 +5.9 s 146.662 km/h
4 2 United Kingdom Peter Collins Italy Ferrari 9:21.1 +7.9 s 146.140 km/h
5 4 West Germany Wolfgang von Trips Italy Ferrari 9:24.7 +10.7 s 145.415 km/h
6 10 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 9:35.3 +21.3 s 142.736 km/h
7 11 France Maurice Trintignant United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 9:36.9 +22.9 s 142.340 km/h
8 6 United States Harry Schell United Kingdom BRM 9:39.6 +25.6 s 141.677 km/h
9 5 France Jean Behra United Kingdom BRM 9:46.8 +32.8 s 139.939 km/h
10 23 United States Phil Hill Italy Ferrari 9:48.9 +34.9 s 139.440 km/h
11 26 United Kingdom Ian Burgess United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 9:55.3 +41.3 s 137.941 km/h
12 20 New Zealand Bruce McLaren United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 9:56.0 +42.0 s 137.779 km/h
13 21 West Germany Edgar Barth West Germany Porsche 9:57.2 +43.2 s 137.502 km/h
14 30 United Kingdom Tony Marsh United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 9:57.5 +43.5 s 137.433 km/h
15 18 Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort West Germany Porsche 10:01.5 +47.5 s 136.519 km/h
16 28 United Kingdom Ivor Bueb United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 10:02.6 +48.6 s 136.269 km/h
17 22 West Germany Wolfgang Seidel United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 10:21.0 +1 m 48.6 s 132.232 km/h
18 19 United Kingdom Dick Gibson United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 10:55.6 +1 m 41.0 s 125.368 km/h
19 24 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 9:43.4 +29.4 s 140.754 km/h
20 17 West Germany Hans Herrmann Italy Maserati 10:13.5 +59.5 s 133.848 km/h
21 16 Sweden Jo Bonnier Italy Maserati 9:42.7 +28.7 s 140.923 km/h
22 25 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 18:56.0 +9 m 42.0 s 72.285 km/h
23 27 Belgium Christian Goethals United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 11:22.9 +2 m 08.9 s 120.246 km/h
24 12 United Kingdom Cliff Allison United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 9:44.3 +30.3 s 140.537 km/h
25 29 United Kingdom Brian Naylor United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 10:17.9 +1 m 03.9 s 132.895 km/h

GridEdit

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

RaceEdit

Pre-raceEdit

ReportEdit

ResultsEdit

Note: F2 drivers highlighted in rose.

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 0*
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 22 West Germany Wolfgang Seidel United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 9 Suspension 17
Ret 6 United States Harry Schell United Kingdom BRM 9 Brakes 8
Ret 27 Belgium Christian Goethals United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 4 Fuel Pump 23
Ret 25 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 4 Oil line 22
Ret 5 France Jean Behra United Kingdom BRM 4 Suspension 9
Ret 18 Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort West Germany Porsche 3 Engine 15
Ret 17 West Germany Hans Herrmann Italy Maserati 3 Engine 20
Ret 7 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Vanwall 3 Magneto 3 1**
Ret 19 United Kingdom Dick Gibson United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2 Engine 18
Ret 29 United Kingdom Brian Naylor United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 1 Fuel pump 25
Ret 24 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 1 Collision 19
Ret 16 Sweden Jo Bonnier Italy Maserati 1 Accident 21
DNS 14 United States Troy Ruttman Italy Maserati Engine

Fastest LapsEdit

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 leadEdit

StintsEdit

TotalsEdit

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