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1959 British 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),
   Berlin (Circuit)
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 None
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (160),
2. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (114),
3. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (27),
4. Most Race WinsFerrari (30),
5. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (51),
6. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (33),
7. Most 7th Place Finishes Harry Schell (7),
8. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (28),
9. Most Races LedFerrari (70),
10. Most Laps LedFerrari (1880),
11. Most Race Entries Maurice Trintignant (56),
12. Most Perfect WeekendsFerrari (17),
13. Most PolesFerrari (31),
14. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (31),
15. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (27),
16. Most 12th Place Qualifications Maurice Trintignant (5)

Championships
1  Jack Brabham 27 
2  Tony Brooks 23 
3  Phil Hill 13 
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  Jim Rathmann 6 
down
  Dan Gurney 6 
up
11  Johnny Thomson 5 
down
12  Masten Gregory 4 
down
13  Olivier Gendebien 3 
down
  Innes Ireland 3 
down
  Harry Schell 3 
down
  Tony Bettenhausen 3 
down
17  Jean Behra 2 
down
  Paul Goldsmith 2 
down
1 Cooper / Climax 29 
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 24 
3 BRM / BRM 16 
4 Lotus / Climax 3 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 4Car 4Car 4
EntrantScuderia FerrariScuderia FerrariScuderia Ferrari
Driver Tony Brooks Tony Brooks Tony 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