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The 1958 Formula One season was the 9th season of the FIA Formula One motor racing. It commenced in Argentina on January 19, and concluded on October 19 in Morocco, after 11 races.

Constructors and DriversEdit

Formula OneEdit

Constructor Chassis Tyre Driver Rounds
Team Engine
Maserati 250F P Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio 1
Argentina Scuderia Sud Americana Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 Argentina Carlos Menditeguy 1
Maserati 250F P France Jean Behra 1
Australia Ken Kavanagh Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 Italy Luigi Taramazzo 2
Australia Ken Kavanagh 2, 5
Maserati 250F P United States Harry Schell 1
Sweden Jo Bonnier Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 Sweden Jo Bonnier 2-3, 5, 7, 9
United States Phil Hill 6
Italy Giulio Cabianca 10
West Germany Hans Herrmann 10-11
Maserati 250F P Spain Paco Godia 1-2, 5-6
Spain Francisco Godia-Sales Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5
Maserati 250F D United Kingdom Horace Gould 1-3
United Kingdom H.H. Gould Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 United States Masten Gregory 3
Cooper-Climax T43/T45 C/D United Kingdom Stirling Moss 1
United Kingdom R.R.C. Walker Racing Team Climax FPF L4 2.0 France Maurice Trintignant 2-3, 7-11
United Kingdom Ron Flockhart 2
Ferrari 246 E Italy Luigi Musso 1-3, 5-6
Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 143 V6 2.4 United Kingdom Peter Collins 1-3, 5-8
United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn 1-3, 5-11
West Germany Wolfgang von Trips 2, 6-10
Belgium Olivier Gendebien 5, 10-11
United States Phil Hill 10-11
BRM P25 D France Jean Behra 2-3, 5-11
United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 L4 2.5 United States Harry Schell 2-3, 5-11
France Maurice Trintignant 6
Sweden Jo Bonnier 10-11
United Kingdom Ron Flockhart 11
Connaught-Alta B A United Kingdom Bernie Ecclestone 2
United Kingdom Bernie Ecclestone Alta GP L4 2.5 United States Bruce Kessler 2
United Kingdom Paul Emery 2
United Kingdom Jack Fairman 7
United Kingdom Ivor Bueb 7
Cooper-Climax T44/T45 D Australia Jack Brabham 2-3, 5-7, 9-10
United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Climax FPF L4 2.0 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori 2-3, 5-11
United Kingdom Ian Burgess 7
United Kingdom Jack Fairman 11
Lotus-Climax 12/16 D United Kingdom Cliff Allison 2-3, 5-8, 10-11
United Kingdom Team Lotus Climax FPF L4 2.0
Climax FPF L4 2.2
United Kingdom Graham Hill 2-3, 5-7, 9-11
United Kingdom Alan Stacey 7
Vanwall VW 5 D United Kingdom Stirling Moss 2-3, 5-11
United Kingdom Vandervell Products Vanwall 254 L4 2.5 United Kingdom Tony Brooks 2-3, 5-11
United Kingdom Stuart Lewis-Evans 2-3, 5-7, 9-11
Maserati 250F P Italy Maria Teresa de Filippis 2, 5, 10
Italy Maria Teresa de Filippis Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5
Maserati 250F P Italy Giorgio Scarlatti 2-3
Italy Giorgio Scarlatti Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 Sweden Jo Bonnier 6
Maserati 250F P Italy Gerino Gerini 2, 6-7, 10-11
Italy Scuderia Centro Sud Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 France Maurice Trintignant 5
United States Masten Gregory 5
West Germany Wolfgang Seidel 5, 11
United States Masten Gregory 6-7, 10
United States Troy Ruttman 6, 8
Sweden Jo Bonnier 8
West Germany Hans Herrmann 8
United Kingdom Cliff Allison 9
Italy Maria Teresa de Filippis 9
OSCA F2 P Italy Giulio Cabianca 2
Italy O.S.C.A. Automobili OSCA 372 L4 1.5 Italy Luigi Piotti 2
Maserati 250F P Monaco André Testut 2
Monaco André Testut Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 Monaco Louis Chiron 2
Porsche RSK D Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort 3
Netherlands Ecurie Maarsbergen Porsche 547/3 F4 1.5
Maserati 250F P Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio 6
Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5
Maserati 250F P United States Carroll Shelby 9-10
United States Temple Buell Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5 United States Masten Gregory 10-11

Formula TwoEdit

Constructor Chassis Tyre Driver Rounds
Team Engine
Cooper-Climax T43 D France François Picard 11
United Kingdom R.R.C. Walker Racing Team Climax FPF L4 1.5
Ferrari 156 E United States Phil Hill 8
Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari D156 V6 1.5
Cooper-Climax T45 D New Zealand Bruce McLaren 8, 11
United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Climax FPF L4 1.5 Australia Jack Brabham 8, 11
Lotus-Climax 16 D United Kingdom Graham Hill 8
United Kingdom Team Lotus Climax FPF L4 1.5
Cooper-Climax T43 D West Germany Wolfgang Seidel 8
Italy Scuderia Centro Sud Climax FPF L4 1.5
Porsche RS550 D Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort 8
Netherlands Ecurie Maarsbergen Porsche 547/3 F4 1.5
Cooper-Climax T43 D United Kingdom Dick Gibson 8
United Kingdom Dick Gibson Climax FPF L4 1.5
Porsche RSK West Germany Edgar Barth 8
West Germany Dr Ing F. Porsche KG Porsche 547/3 F4 1.5
Cooper-Climax T43 D United Kingdom Ian Burgess 8
United Kingdom High Efficiency Motors Climax FPF L4 1.5
Cooper-Climax T43 D Belgium Christian Goethals 8
Belgium Ecurie Eperon d'Or Climax FPF L4 1.5
Lotus-Climax 12 D United Kingdom Ivor Bueb 8
United Kingdom Ecurie Demi Litre Climax FPF L4 1.5
Cooper-Climax T45 D United Kingdom Brian Naylor 8
United Kingdom J.B. Naylor Climax FPF L4 1.5
Cooper-Climax T45 D United Kingdom Tony Marsh 8
United Kingdom Tony Marsh Climax FPF L4 1.5
Cooper-Climax T45 D France André Guelfi 11
France André Guelfi Climax FPF L4 1.5
Cooper-Climax T45 D United Kingdom Tom Bridger 11
United Kingdom British Racing Partnership Climax FPF L4 1.5
Cooper-Climax T45 D Morocco Robert La Caze 11
Morocco Robert La Caze Climax FPF L4 1.5

Complete Championship ResultsEdit

Drivers' final standingsEdit

Pos. Driver Flag of Argentina Flag of Monaco Flag of the Netherlands 48-star U S flag Flag of Belgium Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Portugal Flag of Italy Flag of Morocco Points
1st United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn 3rdRet5th 2nd1st2nd5th2nd2nd2nd 42 (49)
2nd United Kingdom Stirling Moss 1stRet1st Ret2ndRetRet1stRet1st 41
3rd United Kingdom Tony Brooks RetRet 1stRet7th1stRet1stRet 24
4th United Kingdom Roy Salvadori Ret4th 8th11th3rd2nd9th5th7th 15
5th United Kingdom Peter CollinsRet3rdRet Ret5th1stRet 14
6th United States Harry Schell 6th5th2nd 5thRet5thRet6thRet5th 14
7th France Maurice Trintignant 1st9th 7thRet8th3rd8thRetRet 12
8th Italy Luigi Musso2nd2nd7th RetRet 12
9th United Kingdom Stuart Lewis-Evans RetRet 3rdRet4th 3rdRetRet11
10th United States Phil Hill 7th 3rd3rd 9
11th France Jean Behra 5thRet3rd RetRetRetRet4thRetRet 9
12th West Germany Wolfgang von Trips Ret 3rdRet4th5thRet 9
13th United States Jimmy Bryan 1st 8
14th Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio 4th DNQ 4th 7
15th United States George Amick 2nd 6
16th United States Johnny Boyd 3rd 4
17th United States Tony Bettenhausen 4th 4
18th Australia Jack Brabham 4th8th Ret6th6th 7thRet 3
19th United Kingdom Cliff Allison 6th6th 4thRetRet10thRet7th10 3
20th Sweden Jo Bonnier Ret10th 9th8thRetRetRetRet4th 3
21st United States Jim Rathmann 5th 2
United States Masten Gregory Ret Ret 4th6th 0
United Kingdom Graham Hill RetRet RetRetRet Ret6th16th 0
Belgium Olivier Gendebien 6th RetRet 0
United States Jimmy Reece 6th 0
United States Don Freeland 7th 0
Argentina Carlos Menditeguy 7th 0
Italy Maria Teresa de Filippis DNQ 10th RetRet 0
Spain Paco Godia 8thDNQ RetRet 0
United Kingdom Jack Fairman Ret 8th 0
United States Jud Larson 8th 0
United States Carroll Shelby Ret9th Ret4th 0
West Germany Hans Herrmann Ret Ret9th 0
Italy Gerino Gerini DNQ 9thRet Ret12th 0
Italy Giulio Cabianca DNQ Ret 0
United Kingdom Horace Gould 9thDNQDNS 0
United States Eddie Johnson 9th 0
United States Troy Ruttman 10th DNS 0
United States Bill Cheesbourg 10th 0
Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort 11th 0
Italy Giorgio Scarlatti RetRet 0
United Kingdom Ian Burgess Ret 0
United States Johnnie Parsons 12th 0
United Kingdom Ivor Bueb Ret 0
United States Johnnie Tolan 13th 0
United States Bob Christie 14th 0
West Germany Wolfgang Seidel Ret Ret 0
United States Dempsey Wilson 15th 0
United Kingdom Ron Flockhart DNQ Ret 0
United States A. J. Foyt 16th 0
United States Paul Russo 18th 0
United States Shorty Templeman 19th 0
United States Rodger Ward 20th 0
United States Billy Garrett 21st 0
United States Eddie Sachs 22nd 0
United States Johnny Thomson 23rd 0
United States Chuck Weyant 24th 0
United States Jack Turner 25th 0
United States Bob Veith 26th 0
United States Dick Rathmann 27th 0
United States Ed Elisian 28th 0
United States Pat O'Connor 29th† 0
United States Paul Goldsmith 30th 0
United States Jerry Unser 31st 0
United States Len Sutton 32nd 0
United States Art Bisch 33rd 0
United Kingdom Alan Stacey Ret 0
United States Mike Magill 17th 0
Australia Ken Kavanagh DNQ DNS 0
United States Bruce Kessler DNQ 0
United Kingdom Paul Emery DNQ 0
Monaco André Testut DNQ 0
Italy Luigi Piotti DNQ 0
United Kingdom Bernie Ecclestone DNQ DNQ 0
Italy Luigi Taramazzo DNQ 0
Monaco Louis Chiron DNQ 0

Non-Championship race resultsEdit

Other Formula One races also held in 1958, which did not count towards the World Championship.

Race Name Circuit Date Winning driver Constructor Report
United Kingdom VI Glover Trophy Goodwood 7 April United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Italy Ferrari Report
Italy VIII Gran Premio di Siracusa Syracuse 13 April Italy Luigi Musso Italy Ferrari Report
United Kingdom XIII BARC Aintree 200 Aintree 19 April United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Cooper-Climax Report
United Kingdom X BRDC International Trophy Silverstone 3 May United Kingdom Peter Collins Italy Ferrari Report
France VI Grand Prix de Caen Caen 20 July United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Cooper-Climax Report

See AlsoEdit


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