1959 USA Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Sebring circuit. Full information

1959 USA Grand Prix poster

1959 USA Grand Prix poster

1959 USA Grand Prix

1959 USA Grand Prix is 84th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Sebring circuit. Stirling Moss won the pole position, Bruce Mclaren won this race. This was his 1st victory. Maurice Trintignant and Tony Brooks also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 42 laps (351 km).

Previous race: 1959 Italy Grand Prix
Next race: 1960 Argentina Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1959 USA Grand Prix

7th victory for the Cooper team
1st victory for the Bruce Mclaren
2nd podium for the Bruce Mclaren
9th podium for the Maurice Trintignant
9th podium for the Tony Brooks

Bruce Mclaren - Winner of the 1959 USA Grand Prix

Bruce Mclaren - Winner of the 1959 USA Grand Prix

1959 USA Grand Prix

1959 USA Grand Prix

Cooper T51 - 1959 USA Grand Prix winner

Cooper T51 #9 - 1959 USA Grand Prix winner

1959 USA Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Bruce Mclaren Cooper T51, #9 8.00  2h 12m 35.7s  ( 159.055 km/h ) 42 Cooper Car Company
2 Maurice Trintignant Cooper T51, #6 7.00  2h 12m 36.3s  ( +00.6s ) 42 RRC Walker Racing Team
3 Tony Brooks Ferrari D246, #2 4.00  2h 15m 36.6s  ( +3m 00.9s ) 42 Scuderia Ferrari
4 Jack Brabham Cooper T51, #8 3.00  2h 17m 33.0s  ( +4m 57.3s ) 42 Cooper Car Company
5 Innes Ireland Lotus 16, #10 2.00   39 Team Lotus
6 Wolfgang Von Trips Ferrari D246, #4 0   38 Scuderia Ferrari
7 Harry Blanchard Porsche RSK, #17 0   38 Blanchard Automobile Co
ab Cliff Allison Ferrari D246, #3 0  Clutch 23 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Roy Salvadori Cooper T45, #12 0  Transmission 23 High Efficiency Motors
ab Rodger Ward Kurtis Kraft Midget, #1 0  Clutch 20 Leader Cards Inc
ab Alessandro De Tomaso Cooper T43, #14 0  Brakes 13 OSCA Automobili
ab Phil Hill Ferrari D246, #5 0  Clutch 8 Scuderia Ferrari
ab Fritz D'orey Tec Mec F415, #15 0  Oil leak 6 Camoradi International
ab Stirling Moss Cooper T51, #7 0  Gearbox 5 RRC Walker Racing Team
ab George Constantine Cooper T51, #16 0  Cylinder head gasket 5 Mike Taylor
ab Harry Schell Cooper T51, #19 0  Clutch 5 Ecurie Bleue
ab Alan Stacey Lotus 16, #11 0  Clutch 1 Team Lotus
ab Bob Said Connaught C, #18 0  Accident 0 Paul Emery Connaught Cars
f Ettore Chimeri Maserati 250F, #21 0  Not present   Privé
np Phil Cade Maserati 250F, #22 0  Engine   Privé

List of all cars for the 1959 USA Grand Prix on the Sebring circuit

Cooper T43

OSCA L4 2.0

Ferrari D246

Ferrari 155 V6 2.4

Maserati 250F

Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5

Tec Mec F415

Maserati 250F1 L6 2.5

Cooper T45

Maserati 250S L4 2.5

Cooper T51

Climax FPF L4 2.5

Porsche RSK

Porsche 547/3 F4 1.5

Kurtis Kraft Midget

Offenhauser L4 1.75

Lotus 16

Climax FPF L4 2.5

Connaught C

Alta GP L4 2.5