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1959 Formula 1 World Championship

1st
Jack Brabham
Cooper
31 pts
2nd
Tony Brooks
Ferrari
27 pts
3rd
Stirling Moss
Cooper
25.5 pts
1st
Cooper
40 pts
9
Races
May 10, 1959
Date first race
Dec 12, 1959
Date last race
BRO (2), MOS (2)
Most wins
MOS (4)
Most pole positions
BRA (5)
Most podiums
BRA (6)
Most in points
MOS (4)
Most fastest laps
HIL (5)
Most DNF

1959 standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Jack Brabham Cooper 2 5 31
2 Tony Brooks Ferrari 2 4 27 -4
3 Stirling Moss Cooper 2 3 25.5 -5.5
4 Phil Hill Ferrari 0 3 20 -11
5 Maurice Trintignant Cooper 0 2 19 -12
6 Bruce McLaren Cooper 1 2 16.5 -14.5
7 Dan Gurney Ferrari 0 2 13 -18
8 Jo Bonnier BRM 1 1 10 -21
9 Masten Gregory Cooper 0 2 10 -21
10 Rodger Ward Kurtis 1 1 8 -23
11 Jim Rathmann Watson 0 1 6 -25
12 Johnny Thomson Lesovsky 0 1 5 -26
13 Harry Schell Cooper 0 0 5 -26
14 Innes Ireland Lotus 0 0 5 -26
15 Tony Bettenhausen Epperly 0 0 3 -28
16 Olivier Gendebien Ferrari 0 0 3 -28
17 Paul Goldsmith Epperly 0 0 2 -29
18 Jean Behra Behra-Porsche 0 0 2 -29
19 Cliff Allison Ferrari 0 0 2 -29
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Cooper Climax 5 13 40
2 Ferrari Ferrari 2 9 32 -8
3 BRM BRM 1 2 18 -22
4 Lotus Climax 0 0 5 -35

1959 schedule

Race Date Winner 2nd 3rd Pole position
1 1959 Monaco Grand Prix May 10 #24 Jack Brabham Tony Brooks Maurice Trintignant Stirling Moss
2 1959 Indianapolis 500 May 30 #5 Rodger Ward Jim Rathmann Johnny Thomson Johnny Thomson
3 1959 Dutch Grand Prix May 31 #7 Jo Bonnier Jack Brabham Masten Gregory Jo Bonnier
4 1959 French Grand Prix Jul 5 #24 Tony Brooks Phil Hill Jack Brabham Tony Brooks
5 1959 British Grand Prix Jul 18 #12 Jack Brabham Stirling Moss Bruce McLaren Jack Brabham
6 1959 German Grand Prix Aug 2 #4 Tony Brooks Dan Gurney Phil Hill Tony Brooks
7 1959 Portuguese Grand Prix Aug 23 #4 Stirling Moss Masten Gregory Dan Gurney Stirling Moss
8 1959 Italian Grand Prix Sep 13 #14 Stirling Moss Phil Hill Jack Brabham Stirling Moss
9 1959 United States Grand Prix Dec 12 #9 Bruce McLaren Maurice Trintignant Tony Brooks Stirling Moss
Jack Brabham is the 1959 Formula 1 World Champion. Brabham won 2 out of 9 races and scored a total of 31 points. With 4 points behind Tony Brooks finished the season in second place and Stirling Moss as third. Cooper won the 1959 Formula 1 constructor championship, with a total of 40 points.

The season started with the 1959 Monaco Grand Prix on May 10. The last race of the season was the 1959 United States Grand Prix on December 12.