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BackgroundEdit


Entry ListEdit

The full entry list for the 1959 British Grand Prix is outlined below:

No. Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Model Tyre
2 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom David Brown Corporation Aston Martin DBR4 Aston Martin RB6 L6 2.5 A
4 United States Carroll Shelby United Kingdom David Brown Corporation Aston Martin DBR4 Aston Martin RB6 L6 2.5 A
6 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom British Racing Partnership BRM P25 BRM P25 L4 2.5 D
8 United States Harry Schell United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 BRM P25 L4 2.5 D
10 Sweden Jo Bonnier United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 BRM P25 L4 2.5 D
12 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T51 Climax FPF L4 2.5 D
14 United States Masten Gregory United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T51 Climax FPF L4 2.5 D
16 New Zealand Bruce McLaren United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T51 Climax FPF L4 2.5 D
18 France Maurice Trintignant United Kingdom R.R.C. Walker Racing Team Cooper T51 Climax FPF L4 2.5 D
20 United Kingdom Tony Brooks United Kingdom Vandervell Products Vanwall VW 59 Vanwall 254 L4 2.5 D
22 United Kingdom Ian Burgess Italy Scuderia Centro Sud Cooper T51 Maserati 250S L4 2.5 D
24 West Germany Hans Herrmann Italy Scuderia Centro Sud Cooper T51 Maserati 250S L4 2.5 D
28 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Team Lotus Lotus 16 Climax FPF L4 2.5 D
30 United Kingdom Alan Stacey United Kingdom Team Lotus Lotus 16 Climax FPF L4 2.5 D
34 United Kingdom Bruce Halford United Kingdom John Fisher Connaught B Alta GP L4 2.5 D
36 United Kingdom Brian Naylor United Kingdom J.B. Naylor JBW 59 Maserati 250S L4 2.5 D
38 United Kingdom Jack Fairman United Kingdom High Efficiency Motors Cooper T45 Climax FPF L4 2.5 D
40 Brazil Fritz d'Orey Italy Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F Maserati 250F1 L4 2.5 D
42 United Kingdom Ron Flockhart United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 BRM P25 L4 2.5 D
44 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor United Kingdom Ace Garage — Rotherham Cooper T51 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
46 United Kingdom Ivor Bueb United Kingdom British Racing Partnership Cooper T51 Borgward 1500 RS L4 1.5 D
48 United Kingdom Chris Bristow United Kingdom British Racing Partnership Cooper T51 Borgward 1500 RS L4 1.5 D
50 United Kingdom Mike Taylor United Kingdom Equipe Alan Brown Cooper T45 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
52 United Kingdom Peter Ashdown United Kingdom Equipe Alan Brown Cooper T45 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
54 United Kingdom Keith Greene United Kingdom Gilby Engineering Cooper T45 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
56 United Kingdom Bill Moss United Kingdom United Racing Stables Cooper T51 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
58 United Kingdom Henry Taylor United Kingdom R.H.H. Parnell Cooper T51 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
60 United Kingdom Mike Parkes United Kingdom David Fry Fry F2 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
62 United Kingdom Dennis Taylor United Kingdom Privateer Lotus 12 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
64 United Kingdom David Piper United Kingdom Dorchester Service Station Lotus 16 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D
66 United Kingdom Tim Parnell United Kingdom R.H.H. Parnell Cooper T45 Climax FPF L4 1.5 D

QualifyingEdit

ReportEdit

Qualifying ResultsEdit

The full qualifying results for the 1959 British Grand Prix are outlined below:

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Time Speed Gap
1 12 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 1:58.0 147.295
2 2 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom Aston Martin 1:58.0 147.295
3 8 United States Harry Schell United Kingdom BRM 1:59.2 145.812 +1.2s
4 18 France Maurice Trintignant United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 1:59.3 145.690 +1.3s
5 14 United States Masten Gregory United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 1:59.4 145.568 +1.4s
6 4 United States Carroll Shelby United Kingdom Aston Martin 1:59.6 145.324 +1.6s
7 6 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom BRM 1:59.7 145.203 +1.7s
8 16 New Zealand Bruce McLaren United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 1:59.8 145.082 +1.8s
9 28 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 2:00.0 144.840 +2.0s
10 10 Sweden Jo Bonnier United Kingdom BRM 2:00.1 144.719 +2.1s
11 42 United Kingdom Ron Flockhart United Kingdom BRM 2:00.2 144.599 +2.2s
12 30 United Kingdom Alan Stacey United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 2:02.8 141.537 +4.8s
13 22 United Kingdom Ian Burgess Italy Cooper-Maserati 2:03.0 141.307 +5.0s
14 36 United Kingdom Brian Naylor United Kingdom JBW-Maserati 2:03.1 141.193 +5.1s
15 38 United Kingdom Jack Fairman United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:04.2 139.942 +6.2s
16 48 United Kingdom Chris Bristow United Kingdom Cooper-Borgward 2:04.4 139.717 +6.4s
17 20 United Kingdom Tony Brooks United Kingdom Vanwall 2:04.4 139.717 +6.4s
18 46 United Kingdom Ivor Bueb United Kingdom Cooper-Borgward 2:04.8 139.269 +6.8s
19 24 West Germany Hans Herrmann Italy Cooper-Maserati 2:05.6 138.382 +7.6s
20 40 Brazil Fritz d'Orey Italy Maserati 2:05.6 138.382 +7.6s
21 58 United Kingdom Henry Taylor United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:05.6 138.382 +7.6s
22 64 United Kingdom David Piper United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 2:06.0 137.943 +8.0s
23 52 United Kingdom Peter Ashdown United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:06.2 137.724 +8.2s
24 50 United Kingdom Mike Taylor United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:07.0 136.857 +9.0s
DNQ 56 United Kingdom Bill Moss United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:07.2 136.642 +9.2s
DNQ 60 United Kingdom Mike Parkes United Kingdom Fry-Climax 2:07.6 136.213 +9.6s
DNQ 44 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:08.2 135.576 +10.2s
DNQ 54 United Kingdom Keith Greene United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 2:09.8 133.904 +11.8s
DNQ 66 United Kingdom Tim Parnell United Kingdom Cooper-Climax NTG NSG
DNQ 62 United Kingdom Dennis Taylor United Kingdom Lotus-Climax NTG NSG
WD 34 United Kingdom Bruce Halford United Kingdom Connaught-Alta Withdrawn
  • NTG – No time given
  • NSG – No speed given

GridEdit

Pos Pos Pos
Driver Driver Driver
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1 ______________
Jack Brabham 2 ______________
Roy Salvadori 3
Harry Schell
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4 ______________
Maurice Trintignant 5
Masten Gregory
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6 ______________
Carroll Shelby 7 ______________
Stirling Moss 8
Bruce McLaren
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9 ______________
Graham Hill 10
Jo Bonnier
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11 ______________
Ron Flockhart 12 ______________
Alan Stacey 13
Ian Burgess
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14 ______________
Brian Naylor 15
Jack Fairman
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16 ______________
Chris Bristow 17 ______________
Tony Brooks 18
Ivor Bueb
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19 ______________
Hans Herrmann 20
Fritz d'Orey
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21 ______________
Henry Taylor 22 ______________
David Piper 23
Peter Ashdown
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24 ______________
Mike Taylor 25



RaceEdit

ReportEdit

ResultsEdit

The full results for the 1959 British Grand Prix are outlined below:

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 12 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 75 2:30:11.6 1 8
2 6 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom BRM 75 +22.2s 7 6.5*
3 16 New Zealand Bruce McLaren United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 75 +22.4s 8 4.5*
4 8 United States Harry Schell United Kingdom BRM 74 +1 lap 3 3
5 18 France Maurice Trintignant United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 74 +1 lap 4 2
6 2 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom Aston Martin 74 +1 lap 2
7 14 United States Masten Gregory United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 73 +2 laps 5
8 30 United Kingdom Alan Stacey United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 71 +4 laps 12
9 28 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 70 +5 laps 9
10 48 United Kingdom Chris Bristow United Kingdom Cooper-Borgward 70 +5 laps 16
11 58 United Kingdom Henry Taylor United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 69 +6 laps 21
12 52 United Kingdom Peter Ashdown United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 69 +6 laps 23
13 46 United Kingdom Ivor Bueb United Kingdom Cooper-Borgward 69 +6 laps 18
Ret 4 United States Carroll Shelby United Kingdom Aston Martin 69 Magneto 6
Ret 40 Brazil Fritz d'Orey Italy Maserati 57 Accident 20
Ret 42 United Kingdom Ron Flockhart United Kingdom BRM 53 Spin 11
Ret 38 United Kingdom Jack Fairman United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 39 Gearbox 15
Ret 10 Sweden Jo Bonnier United Kingdom BRM 37 Throttle 10
Ret 22 United Kingdom Ian Burgess Italy Cooper-Maserati 31 Gearbox 13
Ret 24 West Germany Hans Herrmann Italy Cooper-Maserati 21 Gearbox 19
Ret 64 United Kingdom David Piper United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 19 Head gasket 22
Ret 36 United Kingdom Brian Naylor United Kingdom JBW-Maserati 18 Transmission 14
Ret 50 United Kingdom Mike Taylor United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 17 Transmission 24
Ret 20 United Kingdom Tony Brooks United Kingdom Vanwall 13 Engine 17
DNQ 56 United Kingdom Bill Moss United Kingdom Cooper-Climax
DNQ 60 United Kingdom Mike Parkes United Kingdom Fry-Climax
DNQ 44 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor United Kingdom Cooper-Climax
DNQ 54 United Kingdom Keith Greene United Kingdom Cooper-Climax
DNQ 66 United Kingdom Tim Parnell United Kingdom Cooper-Climax
DNQ 62 United Kingdom Dennis Taylor United Kingdom Lotus-Climax
WD 34 United Kingdom Bruce Halford United Kingdom Connaught-Alta
  • * Moss and McLaren both got 0.5 points as 2 fastest laps.

MilestonesEdit

StandingsEdit

V T E 1959 Formula One Season
Constructors Aston Martin • Behra-Porsche • BRM • Cooper • Connaught • Ferrari • JBW • Kurtis Kraft • Lotus • Maserati • Porsche • Tec-Mec • Vanwall
Engines Alta • Aston Martin • Borgward • BRM • Climax • Ferrari • Maserati • Offenhauser • OSCA • Porsche • Vanwall
Drivers Allison • Ashdown • Behra • Bianchi • Blanchard • Bonnier • Brabham • Bristow • Brooks • Bueb • Burgess • Cabianca • Cabral • Cade • de Changy • Constantine • Davis • de Filippis • Fairman • Flockhart • Fontes Bayardo • Gendebien • Godin de Beaufort • Greene • Gregory • Gurney • Halford • Herrmann • G. Hill • P. Hill • Ireland • Lovely • Lucienbonnet • McLaren • B. Moss • S. Moss • Naylor • d'Orey • Parkes • T. Parnell • Piper • Said • Salvadori • Scarlatti • Schell • Shelby • Stacey • D. Taylor • H. Taylor • M. Taylor • T. Taylor • Testut • de Tomaso • Trintignant • von Trips
Tyres Avon • Dunlop • Firestone
Races Monaco • Indianapolis • Netherlands • France • Britain • Germany • Portugal • Italy • United States
See also 1958 Formula One Season • 1960 Formula One Season • Category
V T E United Kingdom British Grand Prix
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