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1959 Portuguese GP
1958 Italian GP

1959 Italian GP

1959 International Gold Cup
1959 United States GP
1960 Italian GP
 XXX  Gran Premio d'Italia

Event Overview • Entry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 13 September 1959
Start time14:00
Event Italian GP
Circuit Monza
Event FormatRace of 72 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#8 of 9 in 1959
#83 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps72
Circuit Perimeter5750 m
Race Distance5750 × 72 = 414.000 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries21
Qualifiers21
Finishers15
DebutantsNone
MilestonesDunlop – 100th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 7th Place Finishes in a Season Harry Schell (3)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (164),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (31),
3. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (116),
4. Most 2nd Place Finishes Ferrari (52),
5. Most 4th Place Finishes Ferrari (27),
6. Most 7th Place Finishes Harry Schell (8),
7. Most Fastest Laps Ferrari (29),
8. Most Races Led Ferrari (71),
9. Most Laps Led Ferrari (1909),
10. Most Race Entries Maserati (399),
11. Most Race Entries Maurice Trintignant (58),
12. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Ferrari (29),
13. Most 4th Place Qualifications Ferrari (27),
14. Most 5th Place Qualifications Ferrari (31),
15. Most 6th Place Qualifications Ferrari (29),
16. Most 21st Place Qualifications Maserati (14)

World Championship standings
1  Jack Brabham 31 
2  Stirling Moss 25.5 up
3  Tony Brooks 23 up
4  Phil Hill 20 
5  Dan Gurney 13 up
6  Maurice Trintignant 12 up
7  Jo Bonnier 10 up
8  Masten Gregory 10 up
9  Bruce McLaren 8.5 
10  Rodger Ward 8 
11  Jim Rathmann 6 
12  Johnny Thomson 5 
13  Harry Schell 5 
14  Olivier Gendebien 3 
  Innes Ireland 3 
  Tony Bettenhausen 3 
17  Jean Behra 2 
  Paul Goldsmith 2 
  Cliff Allison 2 
1  Cooper / Climax 38 
2  Ferrari / Ferrari 32 
3  BRM / BRM 18 
4  Lotus / Climax 3 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 14Car 14Car 32
EntrantR.R.C. Walker Racing TeamR.R.C. Walker Racing TeamScuderia Ferrari
Driver Stirling Moss Stirling Moss Phil Hill
Car Cooper T51 Cooper T51 Ferrari 256
EngineClimax 2.5 L4Climax 2.5 L4Ferrari 2.4 V6
Time2:04'05.41'39.71'40.4
Speed200.177 km/h207.623 km/h206.175 km/h