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1959 Season
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1959 British GP
1958 German GP

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

Details
DateSunday 2 August 1959
Start time14:00
EventGerman GP
CircuitBerlin
Event FormatRace of 60 laps
Race9 of 14
Championship race81
Circuit
Laps60
Circuit Perimeter8300 m
Race Distance8300 × 60 = 498.000 km
Grid Format4-3-4-3
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionAnti-clockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Dry
Participants
Entries17
Qualifiers17
Finishers7
Championship Debutants
Porsche 718/2 (Car Model),    Jean Behra (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 15 - 20th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 4 - 75th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 8 - 75th Race Entry (Car Number)
Cooper Car Co - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Dunlop - 10th Pole Position (Tyre Manufacturer)
Dunlop - 75th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Porsche - 10th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 2nd Fastest LapsCooper (2),
2. Most 2nd Fastest Laps in a SeasonCooper (2),
3. Most 4th Fastest Laps in a SeasonFerrari (2),
4. Most 3rd Place Qualifications, Finishes and Fastest LapsFerrari (1)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (27),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (160),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (114),
4. Most Race WinsFerrari (30),
5. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (51),
6. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (33),
7. Most 7th Place FinishesHarry Schell (7),
8. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (28),
9. Most 3rd Fastest LapsFerrari (4),
10. Most 4th Fastest LapsFerrari (3),
11. Most 5th Fastest LapsCooper (5),
12. Most 3rd Fastest Laps in a SeasonFerrari (3),
13. Most 5th Fastest Laps in a SeasonCooper (5),
14. Most Races LedFerrari (70),
15. Most Laps LedFerrari (1880),
16. Most Race EntriesMaurice Trintignant (56),
17. Most Perfect WeekendsFerrari (17),
18. Most PolesFerrari (31),
19. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (31),
20. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (27),
21. Most 12th Place QualificationsMaurice Trintignant (5)

Championships
1 Jack Brabham 27 
same
2 Tony Brooks 23 
same
3 Phil Hill 13 
same
4 Jo Bonnier 10 
up
5 Maurice Trintignant 9 
up
6 Stirling Moss 8.5 
down
7 Bruce McLaren 8.5 
down
8 Rodger Ward 8 
down
9 Dan Gurney 6 
up
 Jim Rathmann 6 
down
11 Johnny Thomson 5 
down
12 Masten Gregory 4 
down
13 Olivier Gendebien 3 
down
 Innes Ireland 3 
down
 Tony Bettenhausen 3 
down
 Harry Schell 3 
down
17 Jean Behra 2 
down
 Paul Goldsmith 2 
down
1 Cooper / Climax 29 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 24 
same
3 BRM / BRM 16 
same
4 Lotus / Climax 3 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 4Car 4Car 4
EntrantScuderia FerrariScuderia FerrariScuderia Ferrari
DriverTony BrooksTony BrooksTony Brooks
CarFerrari 256Ferrari 256Ferrari 256
EngineFerrari 2.4 V6Ferrari 2.4 V6Ferrari 2.4 V6
Time2:09'31.62'05.92'04.5
Speed230.686 km/h237.331 km/h240.000 km/h


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