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1959 R.A.C. British Grand Prix


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Formula One race number 5 of 9
Saturday, July 18, 1959 at Aintree Circuit, Liverpool, England
75 laps on a 4.828 kilometer road course (362.1 kilometers)

Time of race: 2:30:11.6
Average Speed: 144.663 kph
Pole Time: 118 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 22.2 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1959 Formula One results   /   1959 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 112   Jack Brabham Cooper Car CompanyCooper T51 / Climax 2.5 L4752:30:11.675
6 22   Roy Salvadori David Brown CorporationAston Martin DBR4/250 / Aston Martin 2.5 L674+1 lap0
4 38   Harry Schell Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P25 / BRM 2.5 L474+1 lap0
5 418   Maurice Trintignant Rob Walker Racing TeamCooper T51 / Climax 2.5 L474+1 lap0
7 514   Masten Gregory Cooper Car CompanyCooper T51 / Climax 2.5 L473+2 laps0
ret 64   Carroll Shelby David Brown CorporationAston Martin DBR4/250 / Aston Martin 2.5 L669ignition0
2 76   Stirling Moss British Racing PartnershipBRM P25 / BRM 2.5 L475+22.20
3 816   Bruce McLaren Cooper Car CompanyCooper T51 / Climax 2.5 L475+22.40
9 928   Graham Hill Team LotusLotus Mk16 / Climax 2.5 L470+5 laps0
ret1010   Jo Bonnier Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P25 / BRM 2.5 L437brakes0
ret1142   Ron Flockhart Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P25 / BRM 2.5 L453spun off0
81230   Alan Stacey Team LotusLotus Mk16 / Climax 2.5 L471+4 laps0
ret1322   Ian Burgess Scuderia Centro SudCooper T51 / Maserati 2.5 L431transmission0
ret1436   Brian Naylor JB NaylorJBW / Maserati 2.5 L418transmission0
ret1538   Jack Fairman High Efficiency MotorsCooper T43 / Climax 2.5 L439gearbox0
101648   Chris Bristow British Racing PartnershipCooper T51 / Borgward70+5 laps0
ret1720   Tony Brooks Vandervell Products Ltd.Vanwall / Vanwall 2.5 L413ignition0
131846   Ivor Bueb British Racing PartnershipCooper T51 / Borgward69+6 laps0
ret1924   Hans Herrmann Scuderia Centro SudCooper T51 / Maserati 2.5 L421gearbox0
ret2040   Fritz d'Orey Scuderia Centro SudMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L657crash0
112158   Henry Taylor Cooper Car CompanyCooper T51 / Climax 1.5 L469+6 laps0
ret2264   David Piper Dorchester Service StationLotus Mk16 / Climax 1.5 L419overheating0
122352   Peter Ashdown Alan Brown EquipeCooper T45 / Climax 1.5 L469+6 laps0
ret2450   Mike Taylor Alan Brown EquipeCooper T45 / Climax 1.5 L417transmission0

Fastest Lap: 148.554 kph by Stirling Moss, Bruce McLaren

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
25Keith Greene54Gilby Engineering Co. Ltd.
26Bill Moss56United Racing Stable
27Mike Parkes60David Fry
28Dennis Taylor62Dennis Taylor
29Trevor Taylor44Ace Garage
30Tim Parnell66R H H Parnell

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jack Brabham17575