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The 1959 Dutch Grand Prix was the third race of the 1959 Formula One Season, and was held on May 31. The race was notable for the only Formula One victory for Jo Bonnier, who piloted BRM to their first ever win after almost 10 years of trying. Second and third places went to the Cooper-Climax teammates of Jack Brabham and Masten Gregory.

BackgroundEdit


Entry listEdit

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

No. Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Model Tyre
1 France Jean Behra Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari D246 Ferrari 155 2.4 V6 D
2 United Kingdom Tony Brooks Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari D246 Ferrari 155 2.4 V6 D
3 United States Phil Hill Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari D246 Ferrari 155 2.4 V6 D
4 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom David Brown Corporation Aston Martin DBR4 Aston Martin RB6 2.5 L6 A
5 United States Carroll Shelby United Kingdom David Brown Corporation Aston Martin DBR4 Aston Martin RB6 2.5 L6 A
6 United States Harry Schell United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 BRM P25 2.5 L4 D
7 Sweden Jo Bonnier United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 BRM P25 2.5 L4 D
8 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T51 Climax FPF 2.5 L4 D
9 United States Masten Gregory United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T51 Climax FPF 2.5 L4 D
10 France Maurice Trintignant United Kingdom R.R.C. Walker Racing Team Cooper T51 Climax FPF 2.5 L4 D
11 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom R.R.C. Walker Racing Team Cooper T51 Climax FPF 2.5 L4 D
12 United Kingdom Innes Ireland United Kingdom Team Lotus Lotus 16 Climax FPF 2.5 L4 D
14 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Team Lotus Lotus 16 Climax FPF 2.5 L4 D
15 Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort Netherlands Ecurie Maarsbergen Porsche RSK Porsche 547/3 1.5 F4 D
16 United Kingdom Cliff Allison Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari D246 Ferrari 155 2.4 V6 D

PracticeEdit

Qualifying resultsEdit

GridEdit

RaceEdit

ResultsEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 7 Sweden Jo Bonnier United Kingdom BRM 75 2:05:26.8 1 8
2 8 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 75 + 14.2 2 6
3 9 United States Masten Gregory United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 75 + 1:23.0 7 4
4 12 United Kingdom Innes Ireland United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 74 + 1 Lap 9 3
5 1 France Jean Behra Italy Ferrari 74 + 1 Lap 4 2
6 3 United States Phil Hill Italy Ferrari 73 + 2 Laps 12  
7 14 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 73 + 2 Laps 5  
8 10 France Maurice Trintignant United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 73 + 2 Laps 11  
9 16 United Kingdom Cliff Allison Italy Ferrari 71 + 4 Laps 15  
10 15 Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort Germany Porsche 68 + 7 Laps 14  
Ret 11 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 62 Gearbox 3 1*
Ret 6 United States Harry Schell United Kingdom BRM 46 Gearbox 6  
Ret 2 United Kingdom Tony Brooks Italy Ferrari 42 Oil Leak 8  
Ret 5 United States Carroll Shelby United Kingdom Aston Martin 25 Engine 10  
Ret 4 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom Aston Martin 3 Engine 13  
Source: [1]
Notes
  • * – 1 point for fastest lap

MilestonesEdit

Standings after the raceEdit

ReferencesEdit

V T E 1960 Formula One Season
Constructors Aston Martin • Behra-Porsche • BRM • Cooper • Ferrari • JBW • Lotus • Maserati • Scarab • Vanwall
Engines Aston Martin • BRM • Climax • Ferrari • Maserati • Porsche • Scarab • Vanwall
Drivers Allison • Barth • de Beaufort • Bianchi • Bonnier • Bonomi • Brabham • Bristow • Brooks • Burgess • Cabianca • Cabral • Chimeri • Clark • Creus • Daigh • Drake • Drogo • Estéfano • Fairman • Flockhart • Gamble • Gendebien • Ginther • González • Gould • Greene • Gregory • Gurney • Halford • Hall • Herrmann • G. Hill • P. Hill • Ireland • Larreta • Lovely • Mairesse • McLaren • Menditeguy • Moss • Munaron • Naylor • Owen • Piper • Reventlow • Salvadori • Scarlatti • Schell • Seidel • Stacey • Surtees • H. Taylor • M. Taylor • Thiele • Trintignant • von Trips • Wilson
Cars Aston Martin DBR4 • Aston Martin DBR5 • Behra-Porsche RSK • BRM P25 • BRM P48 • Cooper T43 • Cooper T45 • Cooper T51 • Cooper T53 • Ferrari 246 • Ferrari 246P • JBW 59 • Lotus 16 • Lotus 18 • Maserati 250F • Porsche 718/2 • Scarab F1 • Vanwall VW11
Tyres Dunlop
Races Argentina • Monaco • Indianapolis • Netherlands • Belgium • France • Britain • Portugal • Italy • United States
Non-Championship Races Glover • International Trophy • Silver City • Lombank • Gold Cup
See also 1959 Formula One Season • 1961 Formula One Season • Category
V T E Netherlands Dutch Grand Prix
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