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1959 Indianapolis 500
1958 Dutch GP

1959 Dutch GP

1959 ACF GP
1960 Dutch GP
 VII  Grote Prijs van Nederland


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 31 May 1959
Start time14:00
EventDutch GP
CircuitZandvoort
Event FormatRace of 75 laps
Race6 of 14
Championship race78
Circuit
Laps75
Circuit Perimeter4193 m
Race Distance4193 × 75 = 314.475 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries15
Qualifiers15
Finishers10
Championship Debutants
Innes Ireland (Driver),
Aston Martin (Car Manufacturer),
Aston Martin (Engine Manufacturer),
   Aston Martin DBR4/250 (Car Model),
David Brown Corporation (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 3 - 20th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 7 - 1st Win (Car Number)
BRM - 1st Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
BRM - 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)
BRM - 1st Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
BRM - 1st Win (Engine Manufacturer)
Jo Bonnier - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Jo Bonnier - 1st Win (Driver)
Masten Gregory - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Owen Racing Organisation - 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Owen Racing Organisation - 1st Win (Entrant)
R.R.C. Walker Racing Team - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
R.R.C. Walker Racing Team - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Tony Brooks - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Highest 4th Place Finish RatioInnes Ireland (100.00%),
2. Most 5th Fastest LapsCooper (3),
3. Most 11th Fastest LapsJean Behra (2),
4. Most 3rd Fastest Laps in a SeasonFerrari (2),
5. Most 5th Fastest Laps in a SeasonCooper (3),
6. Most Race EntriesMaurice Trintignant (53),
7. Most 3rd Place QualificationsStirling Moss (9)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (21),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (154),
3. Most Consecutive Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (12),
4. Most 3rd Fastest LapsFerrari (3),
5. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (26),
6. Most 4th Place QualificationsJean Behra (11)

Championships
1 Jack Brabham 15 
same
2 Jo Bonnier 8 
up
 Rodger Ward 8 
same
4 Jim Rathmann 6 
down
 Tony Brooks 6 
down
6 Johnny Thomson 5 
down
7 Maurice Trintignant 4 
down
 Masten Gregory 4 
up
9 Phil Hill 3 
down
 Innes Ireland 3 
up
 Tony Bettenhausen 3 
down
12 Bruce McLaren 2 
down
 Jean Behra 2 
down
 Paul Goldsmith 2 
down
15 Stirling Moss 1 
down
1 Cooper / Climax 14 
same
2 BRM / BRM 8 
up
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 8 
down
4 Lotus / Climax 3 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 7Car 7Car 11
EntrantOwen Racing OrganisationOwen Racing OrganisationR.R.C. Walker Racing Team
DriverJo BonnierJo BonnierStirling Moss
CarBRM P25BRM P25Cooper T51
EngineBRM 2.5 L4BRM 2.5 L4Climax 2.5 L4
Time2:05'26.81'36.01'36.6
Speed150.411 km/h157.237 km/h156.261 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led