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1959 Portuguese GP
1958 Italian GP

1959 Italian GP

1959 International Gold Cup
1959 United States GP
1960 Italian GP
 XXX  Gran Premio d'Italia


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

Details
DateSunday 13 September 1959
Start time14:00
EventItalian GP
CircuitMonza
Event FormatRace of 72 laps
Race11 of 14
Championship race83
Circuit
Laps72
Circuit Perimeter5750 m
Race Distance5750 × 72 = 414.000 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries21
Qualifiers21
Finishers15
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesCar 14 - 75th Race Entry (Car Number)
Dunlop - 100th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Jack Fairman - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Phil Hill - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Stirling Moss - 10th Pole Position (Driver)
Tony Brooks - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 7th Place Finishes in a SeasonHarry Schell (3),
2. Most 2nd Fastest LapsStirling Moss (2),
3. Most 3rd Fastest LapsDan Gurney (2),
4. Most 6th Fastest LapsCooper (3),
5. Most 9th Fastest LapsMaurice Trintignant (2),
6. Most 2nd Fastest Laps in a SeasonStirling Moss (2),
7. Most 3rd Fastest Laps in a SeasonDan Gurney (2),
8. Most 4th Fastest Laps in a SeasonFerrari (3),
9. Most 6th Fastest Laps in a SeasonCooper (3),
10. Most 10th Fastest Laps in a SeasonBRM (3),
11. Most 4th Place Qualifications, Finishes and Fastest LapsFerrari (2),
12. Most 9th Place Qualifications, Finishes and Fastest LapsCooper (1)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (31),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (164),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (116),
4. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (52),
5. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (27),
6. Most 7th Place FinishesHarry Schell (8),
7. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (29),
8. Most 2nd Fastest LapsCooper (4),
9. Most 3rd Fastest LapsFerrari (5),
10. Most 4th Fastest LapsFerrari (4),
11. Most 5th Fastest LapsCooper (6),
12. Most 8th Fastest LapsBRM (4),
13. Most 2nd Fastest Laps in a SeasonCooper (4),
14. Most 3rd Fastest Laps in a SeasonFerrari (4),
15. Most 5th Fastest Laps in a SeasonCooper (6),
16. Most 8th Fastest Laps in a SeasonBRM (4),
17. Most Races LedFerrari (71),
18. Most Laps LedFerrari (1909),
19. Most Race EntriesMaserati (399),
20. Most Race EntriesMaurice Trintignant (58),
21. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (29),
22. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (27),
23. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (31),
24. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (29),
25. Most 21st Place QualificationsMaserati (14)

Championships
1 Jack Brabham 31 
same
2 Stirling Moss 25.5 
up
3 Tony Brooks 23 
down
4 Phil Hill 20 
same
5 Dan Gurney 13 
up
6 Maurice Trintignant 12 
down
7 Jo Bonnier 10 
down
8 Masten Gregory 10 
down
9 Bruce McLaren 8.5 
same
10 Rodger Ward 8 
same
11 Jim Rathmann 6 
same
12 Johnny Thomson 5 
same
13 Harry Schell 5 
same
14 Olivier Gendebien 3 
same
 Innes Ireland 3 
same
 Tony Bettenhausen 3 
same
17 Cliff Allison 2 
up
 Jean Behra 2 
same
 Paul Goldsmith 2 
same
1 Cooper / Climax 38 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 32 
same
3 BRM / BRM 18 
same
4 Lotus / Climax 3 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 14Car 14Car 32
EntrantR.R.C. Walker Racing TeamR.R.C. Walker Racing TeamScuderia Ferrari
DriverStirling MossStirling MossPhil Hill
CarCooper T51Cooper T51Ferrari 256
EngineClimax 2.5 L4Climax 2.5 L4Ferrari 2.4 V6
Time2:04'05.41'39.71'40.4
Speed200.177 km/h207.623 km/h206.175 km/h


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