1959 France Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Reims circuit. Full information

1959 France Grand Prix poster

1959 France Grand Prix poster

1959 France Grand Prix

1959 France Grand Prix is 79th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Reims circuit. Tony Brooks won the pole position and this race. This was his 5th victory. Phil Hill and Jack Brabham also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 50 laps (415 km).

Previous race: 1959 Netherlands Grand Prix
Next race: 1959 Britain Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1959 France Grand Prix

29th victory for the Ferrari team
5th victory for the Tony Brooks
7th podium for the Tony Brooks
3rd podium for the Phil Hill
3rd podium for the Jack Brabham

1959 France Grand Prix

1959 France Grand Prix

Ferrari D246 - 1959 France Grand Prix winner

Ferrari D246 - 1959 France Grand Prix winner

1959 France Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Tony Brooks 8.00  2h 01m 26.5s  ( 205.086 km/h ) 50 Scuderia Ferrari
2 Phil Hill 6.00  2h 01m 54.0s  ( +27.5s ) 50 Scuderia Ferrari
3 Jack Brabham 4.00  2h 03m 04.2s  ( +1m 37.7s ) 50 Cooper Car Company
4 Olivier Gendebien 3.00  2h 03m 14.0s  ( +1m 47.5s ) 50 Scuderia Ferrari
5 Bruce Mclaren 2.00  2h 03m 14.2s  ( +1m 47.7s ) 50 Cooper Car Company
6 Ron Flockhart 0  2h 03m 32.2s  ( +2m 05.7s ) 50 Owen Racing Organisation
7 Harry Schell 0   47 Owen Racing Organisation
8 Giorgio Scarlatti 0   41 Scuderia Ugolini
9 Carel Godin De Beaufort 0   40 Scuderia Ugolini
10 Fritz D'orey 0   40 Scuderia Centro Sud
11 Maurice Trintignant 0   36 RRC Walker Racing Team
dsq Stirling Moss 1.00  Push start 42 British Racing Partnership
ab Jean Behra 0  Engine 31 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Roy Salvadori 0  Engine 20 High Efficiency Motors
ab Dan Gurney 0  Radiator 19 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Innes Ireland 0  Wheel bearing 14 Team Lotus
ab Ian Burgess 0  Engine 13 Scuderia Centro Sud
ab Masten Gregory 0  Exhausted 8 Cooper Car Company
ab Colin Davis 0  Oil line 7 Scuderia Centro Sud
ab Graham Hill 0  Radiator 7 Team Lotus
ab Jo Bonnier 0  Cylinder head gasket 6 Owen Racing Organisation
nq Azdrùbal Bayardo 0     Scuderia Centro Sud

List of all cars for the 1959 France Grand Prix on the Reims circuit

Cooper T51

Climax FPF L4 2.5

Cooper T45

Maserati 250S L4 2.5

Lotus 16

Climax FPF L4 2.5

Cooper T51

Maserati 250S L4 2.5

Ferrari D246

Ferrari 155 V6 2.4

Maserati 250F

Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5

BRM P25

BRM P25 L4 2.5