1959 Britain Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Aintree circuit. Full information

1959 Britain Grand Prix poster

1959 Britain Grand Prix poster

1959 Britain Grand Prix

1959 Britain Grand Prix is 80th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Aintree circuit. Jack Brabham won the pole position and this race. This was his 2nd victory. Stirling Moss and Bruce Mclaren also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 75 laps (362 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1959 France Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1959 Germany Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1959 Britain Grand Prix

4th victory for the Cooper team
2nd victory for the Jack Brabham
4th podium for the Jack Brabham
17th podium for the Stirling Moss
1st podium for the Bruce Mclaren

Jack Brabham - Winner of the 1959 Britain Grand Prix

Jack Brabham - Winner of the 1959 Britain Grand Prix

1959 Britain Grand Prix

1959 Britain Grand Prix

Cooper T51 - 1959 Britain Grand Prix winner

Cooper T51 - 1959 Britain Grand Prix winner

1959 Britain Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Jack Brabham 8.00  2h 30m 11.6s  ( 144.654 km/h ) 75 Cooper Car Company
2 Stirling Moss 6.50  2h 30m 33.8s  ( +22.2s ) 75 British Racing Partnership
3 Bruce Mclaren 4.50  2h 30m 34.0s  ( +22.4s ) 75 Cooper Car Company
4 Harry Schell 3.00   74 Owen Racing Organisation
5 Maurice Trintignant 2.00   74 RRC Walker Racing Team
6 Roy Salvadori 0   74 David Brown Corporation
7 Masten Gregory 0   73 Cooper Car Company
8 Alan Stacey 0   71 Team Lotus
9 Graham Hill 0   70 Team Lotus
10 Chris Bristow 0   70 British Racing Partnership
11 Henry Taylor 0   69 RHH Parnell
12 Peter Ashdown 0   69 Equipe Alan Brown
13 Ivor Bueb 0   69 British Racing Partnership
ab Carroll Shelby 0  Magneto 69 David Brown Corporation
ab Fritz D'orey 0  Accident 57 Scuderia Centro Sud
ab Ron Flockhart 0  Spin 53 Owen Racing Organisation
ab Jack Fairman 0  Gearbox 39 High Efficiency Motors
ab Jo Bonnier 0  Throttle 37 Owen Racing Organisation
ab Ian Burgess 0  Gearbox 31 Scuderia Centro Sud
ab Hans Herrmann 0  Gearbox 21 Scuderia Centro Sud
ab David Piper 0  Cylinder head gasket 19 Dorchester Service Station
ab Brian Naylor 0  Transmission 18 JB Naylor
ab Mike Taylor 0  Transmission 17 Equipe Alan Brown
ab Tony Brooks 0  Engine 13 Vandervell Products Ltd
f Innes Ireland 0  Driver ill   Team Lotus
f Bruce Halford 0  Car unavailable   John Fisher
nq Trevor Taylor 0     Ace Garage
nq Keith Greene 0     Gilby Engineering
nq Bill Moss 0     United Racing Stable
nq Mike Parkes 0     David Fry
nq Dennis Taylor 0     Privé
nq Tim Parnell 0     RHH Parnell

List of all cars for the 1959 Britain Grand Prix on the Aintree circuit

Cooper T51

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Lotus 12

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Cooper T51

Climax FPF L4 2.5

Aston Martin DBR4

Aston Martin RB6 L6 2.5

Fry F2

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Maserati 250F

Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5

JBW 59

Maserati 250S L4 2.5

Cooper T45

Climax FPF L4 2.5

Cooper T45

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Cooper T51

Maserati 250S L4 2.5

BRM P25

BRM P25 L4 2.5

Connaught B

Alta GP L4 2.5

Cooper T51

Borgward 1500 RS L4 1.5

Lotus 16

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Lotus 16

Climax FPF L4 2.5

Vanwall VW 59

Vanwall 254 L4 2.5