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1959 Grand Prix of Germany


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Formula One race number 6 of 9
Sunday, August 2, 1959 at Automobil Verkehrs und Ubung Strasse, Berlin, Germany
60 laps on a 8.300 kilometer street course (498.0 kilometers)

Time of race: 2:09:31.6
Average Speed: 230.704 kph
Pole Time: 125.9 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 1.9 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 22

Glossary    1959 Formula One results   /   1959 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 14   Tony Brooks Scuderia FerrariFerrari Dino 246 / Ferrari 155/59602:09:31.642
2 36   Dan Gurney Scuderia FerrariFerrari Dino 246 / Ferrari 155/5960+1.98
3 65   Phil Hill Scuderia FerrariFerrari Dino 246 / Ferrari 155/5960+64.87
4128   Maurice Trintignant Rob Walker Racing TeamCooper T51 / Climax 2.5 L459+1 lap3
5 79   Jo Bonnier Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P25 / BRM 2.5 L458+2 laps0
61518   Ian Burgess Scuderia Centro SudCooper T51 / Maserati 2.5 L456+4 laps0
7 810   Harry Schell Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P25 / BRM 2.5 L449+11 laps0
ret 92   Bruce McLaren Cooper Car CompanyCooper T51 / Climax 2.5 L436transmission0
ret1111   Hans Herrmann British Racing PartnershipBRM P25 / BRM 2.5 L436crash0
ret 53   Masten Gregory Cooper Car CompanyCooper T51 / Climax 2.5 L423engine0
ret 41   Jack Brabham Cooper Car CompanyCooper T51 / Climax 2.5 L415transmission0
ret1016   Graham Hill Team LotusLotus Mk16 / Climax 2.5 L410gearbox0
ret1315   Innes Ireland Team LotusLotus Mk16 / Climax 2.5 L47differential0
ret1417   Cliff Allison Scuderia FerrariFerrari Dino 246 / Ferrari 155/592clutch0
ret 27   Stirling Moss Rob Walker Racing TeamCooper T51 / Climax 2.5 L41transmission0
dns1614   Wolfgang von Trips Dr. Ing F. Porsche KGPorsche 718 / Porsche 1.5 B40did not start0
dns1712   Jean Behra Jean BehraBehra-Porsche / Porsche 1.5 B40did not start0

Fastest Lap: 240.000 kph by Tony Brooks

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tony Brooks122
  Masten Gregory342
  Tony Brooks5139
  Dan Gurney14141
  Tony Brooks15151
  Dan Gurney16172
  Tony Brooks18225
  Masten Gregory23231
  Tony Brooks24307
  Phil Hill31311
  Tony Brooks32354
  Phil Hill36361
  Tony Brooks37371
  Phil Hill38392
  Tony Brooks40401
  Dan Gurney41411
  Tony Brooks42421
  Dan Gurney43442
  Phil Hill45451
  Tony Brooks46472
  Phil Hill48492
  Dan Gurney50512
  Tony Brooks52609