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1959 United States Grand Prix


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Formula One race number 9 of 9
Saturday, December 12, 1959 at Sebring International Raceway, Sebring, FL
42 laps on a 8.369 kilometer road course (351.5 kilometers)

Time of race: 2:12:35.7
Average Speed: 159.061 kph
Pole Time: 180 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 0.6 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1959 Formula One results   /   1959 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1109   Bruce McLaren Cooper Car CompanyCooper T51 / Climax 2.5 L4422:12:35.71
2 56   Maurice Trintignant Rob Walker Racing TeamCooper T51 / Climax 2.5 L442+0.60
3 42   Tony Brooks Scuderia FerrariFerrari Dino 246 / Ferrari 155/5942+180.90
4 28   Jack Brabham Cooper Car CompanyCooper T51 / Climax 2.5 L442+297.336
5 910   Innes Ireland Team LotusLotus Mk16 / Climax 2.5 L439+3 laps0
ret 64   Wolfgang von Trips Scuderia FerrariFerrari Dino 246 / Ferrari 155/5938engine0
71617   Harry Blanchard Blanchard AutomobilesPorsche RSK / Porsche 1.5 B438+4 laps0
ret 73   Cliff Allison Scuderia FerrariFerrari Dino 246 / Ferrari 155/5923transmission0
ret1112   Roy Salvadori High Efficiency MotorsCooper T45 / Maserati 2.5 L423transmission0
ret191   Rodger Ward Leader Cards Inc.Kurtis Kraft Midget / Offenhauser 2.5 L420clutch0
ret1414   Alejandro de Tomaso Automobili OSCACooper T43 / Osca13brakes0
ret 85   Phil Hill Scuderia FerrariFerrari Dino 246 / Ferrari 155/598clutch0
ret1715   Fritz d'Orey Camoradi InternationalTec-Mec F415 / Maserati 2.5 L66oil leak0
ret 17   Stirling Moss Rob Walker Racing TeamCooper T51 / Climax 2.5 L45transmission5
ret 319   Harry Schell Ecurie BleueCooper T51 / Climax 2.2 L45clutch0
ret1516   George Constantine Mike TaylorCooper T45 / Climax 2.5 L45overheating0
ret1211   Alan Stacey Team LotusLotus Mk16 / Climax 2.5 L42clutch0
ret1318   Bob Said Connaught Cars / Paul EmeryConnaught C / Alta 1.50crash0
dns1822   Phil Cade Phil CadeMaserati 250F / Maserati 2.5 L60did not start0

Fastest Lap: 162.856 kph by Maurice Trintignant

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Stirling Moss155
  Jack Brabham64136
  Bruce McLaren42421