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1959 German GP
1958 Portuguese GP

1959 Portuguese GP

1959 Italian GP
1960 Portuguese GP
 VIII  Grande Premio de Portugal


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

Details
DateSunday 23 August 1959
Start time14:00
EventPortuguese GP
CircuitMonsanto
Event FormatRace of 62 laps
Race10 of 14
Championship race82
Circuit
Laps62
Circuit Perimeter5440 m
Race Distance5440 × 62 = 337.280 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherHot, Dry
Participants
Entries16
Qualifiers16
Finishers10
Championship Debutants
Mário Araújo Cabral (Driver),
Monsanto (Circuit),
   Monsanto (5425 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 2 - 75th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 9 - 20th Race Entry (Car Number)
Dunlop - 10th Fastest Lap (Tyre Manufacturer)
Jo Bonnier - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
R.R.C. Walker Racing Team - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Highest 8th Place Finish RatioAston Martin (16.67%),
2. Most 6th Place Finishes in a Season Roy Salvadori (3),
3. Most 9th Place Qualifications Harry Schell (6)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (161),
2. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (115),
3. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (28),
4. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (34),
5. Most Race Entries Maurice Trintignant (57),
6. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (28)

Championships
1  Jack Brabham 27 
2  Tony Brooks 23 
3  Stirling Moss 17.5 
up
4  Phil Hill 13 
down
5  Maurice Trintignant 12 
6  Jo Bonnier 10 
down
7  Masten Gregory 10 
up
  Dan Gurney 10 
up
9  Bruce McLaren 8.5 
down
10  Rodger Ward 8 
down
11  Jim Rathmann 6 
down
12  Johnny Thomson 5 
down
13  Harry Schell 5 
14  Tony Bettenhausen 3 
down
  Innes Ireland 3 
down
  Olivier Gendebien 3 
down
17  Paul Goldsmith 2 
  Jean Behra 2 
1 Cooper / Climax 34 
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 28 
3 BRM / BRM 18 
4 Lotus / Climax 3 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 4Car 4Car 4
EntrantR.R.C. Walker Racing TeamR.R.C. Walker Racing TeamR.R.C. Walker Racing Team
Driver Stirling Moss Stirling Moss Stirling Moss
CarCooper T51Cooper T51Cooper T51
EngineClimax 2.5 L4Climax 2.5 L4Climax 2.5 L4
Time2:11'55.412'02.92'05.07
Speed153.398 km/h159.349 km/h156.584 km/h


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