The 1958 Portuguese Grand Prix was held on August 24, and was the ninth race of the season. The race was won by Stirling Moss in a Vanwall, but main rival Mike Hawthorn brought home his Ferrari in second, and with the point for fastest lap Moss only made up one point on Hawthorn in the standings.

Background[edit | edit source]


Entry list[edit | edit source]

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

No. Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Model Tyre
2 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Vandervell Products Vanwall VW 5 Vanwall 254 L4 2.5 D
4 United Kingdom Tony Brooks United Kingdom Vandervell Products Vanwall VW 5 Vanwall 254 L4 2.5 D
6 United Kingdom Stuart Lewis-Evans United Kingdom Vandervell Products Vanwall VW 5 Vanwall 254 L4 2.5 D
8 France Jean Behra United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 BRM P25 L4 2.5 D
10 United States Harry Schell United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 BRM P25 L4 2.5 D
12 France Maurice Trintignant United Kingdom RRC Walker Racing Team Cooper T45 Climax FPF L4 2.2 D
14 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Cooper Racing Organization Cooper T45 Climax FPF L4 2.2 D
16 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom Cooper Racing Organization Cooper T45 Climax FPF L4 2.2 D
18 United Kingdom Cliff Allison Italy Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 P
20 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Team Lotus Lotus 12 Climax FPF L4 2.0 D
22 Germany Wolfgang von Trips Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari D246 Ferrari 143 V6 2.4 E
24 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari D246 Ferrari 143 V6 2.4 E
26 United States Phil Hill Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari D246 Ferrari 143 V6 2.4 E
28 United States Carroll Shelby United States Temple Buell Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 P
30 Italy Maria Teresa de Filippis Italy Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 P
32 Sweden Jo Bonnier Sweden Jo Bonnier Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 P
34 Portugal Casimiro de Oliveira Privateer Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 P

Practice Overview[edit | edit source]

Qualifying[edit | edit source]

Qualifying Results[edit | edit source]

Pos No. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 2 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Vanwall 2:34.21
2 24 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Italy Ferrari 2:34.26 + 0.05
3 6 United Kingdom Stuart Lewis-Evans United Kingdom Vanwall 2:34.60 + 0.39
4 8 France Jean Behra United Kingdom BRM 2:34.99 + 0.78
5 4 United Kingdom Tony Brooks United Kingdom Vanwall 2:35.96 + 1.75
6 22 Germany Wolfgang von Trips Italy Ferrari 2:37.04 + 2.83
7 10 United States Harry Schell United Kingdom BRM 2:37.05 + 2.84
8 14 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:37.46 + 3.25
9 12 France Maurice Trintignant United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:37.97 + 3.76
10 28 United States Carroll Shelby Italy Maserati 2:43.03 + 8.82
11 16 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:34.26 + 0.05
12 20 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 2:46.22 + 12.01
13 18 United Kingdom Cliff Allison Italy Maserati 2:46.27 + 12.06
14 32 Sweden Jo Bonnier Italy Maserati 2:46.60 + 12.39
15 30 Italy Maria Teresa de Filippis Italy Maserati 3:01.95 + 27.74

Grid[edit | edit source]

Race[edit | edit source]

Results[edit | edit source]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 2 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Vanwall 50 2:11:27.80 1 8
2 24 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Italy Ferrari 50 + 5:12.75 2 7*
3 6 United Kingdom Stuart Lewis-Evans United Kingdom Vanwall 49 + 1 Lap 3 4
4 8 France Jean Behra United Kingdom BRM 49 + 1 Lap 4 3
5 22 Germany Wolfgang von Trips Italy Ferrari 49 + 1 Lap 6 2
6 10 United States Harry Schell United Kingdom BRM 49 + 1 Lap 7  
7 14 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 48 + 2 Laps 8  
8 12 France Maurice Trintignant United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 48 + 2 Laps 9  
Ret 28 United States Carroll Shelby Italy Maserati 47 Brakes 10  
9 16 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 46 + 4 Laps 11  
Ret 4 United Kingdom Tony Brooks United Kingdom Vanwall 37 Spun Off 5  
Ret 20 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 25 Spun Off 12  
Ret 18 United Kingdom Cliff Allison Italy Maserati 15 Engine 13  
Ret 32 Sweden Jo Bonnier Italy Maserati 9 Physical 14  
Ret 30 Italy Maria Teresa de Filippis Italy Maserati 6 Engine 15  
DNA 26 United States Phil Hill Italy Ferrari  
DNA 34 Portugal Casimiro de Oliveira Italy Maserati  
Source: [1]
Notes
  • * – Includes 1 point for fastest lap

Milestones[edit | edit source]

Standings after race[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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
Races Argentina • Monaco • Netherlands • Indianapolis • Belgium • France • Britain • Germany • Portugal • Italy • Morocco
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 Portugal Portuguese Grand Prix
Circuits Boavista (1958, 1960), Monsanto (1959), Estoril (1984-1996), Algarve (2020)
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