1959 Portugal Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Monsanto circuit. Full information

1959 Portugal Grand Prix poster

1959 Portugal Grand Prix poster

1959 Portugal Grand Prix

1959 Portugal Grand Prix is 82nd Formula 1 race. Passed at the Monsanto circuit. Stirling Moss won the pole position and this race. This was his 11th victory. Masten Gregory and Dan Gurney also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 62 laps (337 km).

Previous race: 1959 Germany Grand Prix
Next race: 1959 Italy Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1959 Portugal Grand Prix

5th victory for the Cooper team
11th victory for the Stirling Moss
18th podium for the Stirling Moss
3rd podium for the Masten Gregory
2nd podium for the Dan Gurney

1959 Portugal Grand Prix

1959 Portugal Grand Prix

Cooper T51 - 1959 Portugal Grand Prix winner

Cooper T51 - 1959 Portugal Grand Prix winner

1959 Portugal Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Stirling Moss 9.00  2h 11m 55.41s  ( 153.398 km/h ) 62 RRC Walker Racing Team
2 Masten Gregory 6.00   61 Cooper Car Company
3 Dan Gurney 4.00   61 Scuderia Ferrari
4 Maurice Trintignant 3.00   60 RRC Walker Racing Team
5 Harry Schell 2.00   59 Owen Racing Organisation
6 Roy Salvadori 0   59 David Brown Corporation
7 Ron Flockhart 0   59 Owen Racing Organisation
8 Carroll Shelby 0   58 David Brown Corporation
9 Tony Brooks 0   57 Scuderia Ferrari
10 Mario Araujo De Cabral 0   56 Scuderia Centro Sud
ab Bruce Mclaren 0  Transmission 38 Cooper Car Company
ab Jack Brabham 0  Accident 23 Cooper Car Company
ab Jo Bonnier 0  Engine 10 Owen Racing Organisation
ab Graham Hill 0  Accident 5 Team Lotus
ab Phil Hill 0  Accident 5 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Innes Ireland 0  Gearbox 3 Team Lotus
f Ian Burgess 0  Not present   Scuderia Centro Sud
f Fritz D'orey 0  Not present   Scuderia Centro Sud

List of all cars for the 1959 Portugal Grand Prix on the Monsanto circuit

BRM P25

BRM P25 L4 2.5

Cooper T51

Climax FPF L4 2.5

Aston Martin DBR4

Aston Martin RB6 L6 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