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The 1959 Portuguese Grand Prix was the seventh race of the season, held on August 23. The weekend was dominated by Stirling Moss, who recorded his only career Grand Chelem. Second and third places went to United States drivers Masten Gregory and Dan Gurney.


BackgroundEdit


Entry listEdit

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

No. Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Model Tyre
1 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T51 Climax FPF L4 2.5 D
2 United States Masten Gregory United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T51 Climax FPF L4 2.5 D
3 New Zealand Bruce McLaren United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T51 Climax FPF L4 2.5 D
4 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T51 Climax FPF L4 2.5 D
5 France Maurice Trintignant United Kingdom Cooper Car Company Cooper T51 Climax FPF L4 2.5 D
6 United States Harry Schell United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 BRM P25 L4 2.5 D
7 Sweden Jo Bonnier United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 BRM P25 L4 2.5 D
8 United Kingdom Ron Flockhart United Kingdom Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 BRM P25 L4 2.5 D
9 United States Carroll Shelby United Kingdom David Brown Corporation Aston Martin DBR4 Aston Martin RB6 L6 2.5 A
10 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom David Brown Corporation Aston Martin DBR4 Aston Martin RB6 L6 2.5 A
11 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Team Lotus Lotus 16 Climax FPF L4 2.5 D
12 United Kingdom Innes Ireland United Kingdom Team Lotus Lotus 16 Climax FPF L4 2.5 D
14 United Kingdom Tony Brooks Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari D264 Ferrari 155 V6 2.4 D
15 United States Phil Hill Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari D264 Ferrari 155 V6 2.4 D
16 United States Dan Gurney Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari D264 Ferrari 155 V6 2.4 D
18 Portugal Mário de Araújo Cabral Italy Scuderia Centro Sud Cooper T51 Maserati 250S L4 2.5 D

Practice OverviewEdit

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying ResultsEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 4 United Kingdom Stirling Moss Cooper-Climax 2:02.89 -
2 1 Australia Jack Brabham Cooper-Climax 2:04.95 +2.06
3 2 United States Masten Gregory Cooper-Climax 2:06.33 +3.44
4 5 France Maurice Trintignant Cooper-Climax 2:07.38 +4.39
5 7 Sweden Jo Bonnier BRM 2:07.86 +4.97
6 16 United States Dan Gurney Ferrari 2:07.99 +5.10
7 15 United States Phil Hill Ferrari 2:08.02 +5.13
8 3 New Zealand Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 2:08.17 +5.28
9 6 United States Harry Schell BRM 2:09.08 +6.19
10 14 United Kingdom Tony Brooks Ferrari 2:10.96 +8.07
11 8 United Kingdom Ron Flockhart BRM 2:10.98 +8.09
12 10 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori Aston Martin 2:13.28 +10.39
13 9 United States Carroll Shelby Aston Martin 2:13.58 +10.69
14 18 Portugal Mário de Araújo Cabral Cooper-Maserati 2:15.25 +12.36
15 11 United Kingdom Graham Hill Lotus-Climax 2:15.55 +12.66
16 12 United Kingdom Innes Ireland Lotus-Climax 2:18.47 +15.58

GridEdit

RaceEdit

ResultsEdit

The final results for the 1959 Portuguese Grand Prix are shown below:

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4 United Kingdom Stirling Moss United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 62 2:11:55.41 1 9
2 2 United States Masten Gregory United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 61 +1 Lap 3 6
3 16 United States Dan Gurney Italy Ferrari 61 +1 Lap 6 4
4 5 France Maurice Trintignant United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 60 +2 Laps 4 3
5 6 United States Harry Schell United Kingdom BRM 59 +3 Laps 9 2
6 10 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori United Kingdom Aston Martin 59 +3 Laps 12
7 8 United Kingdom Ron Flockhart United Kingdom BRM 59 +3 Laps 11
8 9 United States Carroll Shelby United Kingdom Aston Martin 58 +4 Laps 13
9 14 United Kingdom Tony Brooks Italy Ferrari 57 +5 Laps 10
10 18 Portugal Mário de Araújo Cabral United Kingdom Cooper-Maserati 56 +6 Laps 14
Ret 3 New Zealand Bruce McLaren United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 38 Transmission 8
Ret 1 Australia Jack Brabham United Kingdom Cooper-Climax 23 Accident 2
Ret 7 Sweden Jo Bonnier United Kingdom BRM 10 Engine 5
Ret 15 United States Phil Hill Italy Ferrari 5 Accident 7
Ret 11 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 5 Accident 15
Ret 12 United Kingdom Innes Ireland United Kingdom Lotus-Climax 3 Gearbox 16

MilestonesEdit

Standings after raceEdit

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