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1959 BRDC International Trophy
1958 Moroccan GP
1958 Monaco GP

1959 Monaco GP

1959 Indianapolis 500
1960 Monaco GP
 XVII  Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco

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

Details
DateSunday 10 May 1959
Start time14:00
Event Monaco GP
Circuit Monte Carlo
Event FormatRace of 100 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#1 of 9 in 1959
#76 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps100
Circuit Perimeter3145 m
Race Distance3145 × 100 = 314.500 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherHot, Dry
Participants
Entries24
Qualifiers16
Finishers6
Debutants
Alain de Changy (Driver),
Jean Lucienbonnet (Driver),
Lucien Bianchi (Driver),
Pete Lovely (Driver),
Behra-Porsche (Car Manufacturer),
Behra-Porsche RSK (Car Model),
   Cooper T51 (Car Model),
Ferrari 256 (Car Model),
Jean Lucienbonnet (Entrant),
John Fisher (Entrant),
Monte Carlo Auto Sport (Entrant),
Scuderia Ugolini (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 32 – 50th Race Entry (Car Number)
Climax – 1st Fastest Lap (Engine Manufacturer)
Climax – 1st Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
Cooper Car Co – 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Cooper Car Co – 1st Win (Entrant)
R.R.C. Walker Racing Team – 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
 Jack Brabham – 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
 Jack Brabham – 1st Win (Driver)
 Cooper – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
 Cooper – 1st Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
 Stirling Moss – 50th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (153),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (20),
3. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (109),
4. Most Retirements Jean Behra (30),
5. Most 2nd Place Finishes Ferrari (49),
6. Most 4th Place Finishes Ferrari (25),
7. Most Consecutive Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (11),
8. Most Races Led Ferrari (66),
9. Most Laps Led Ferrari (1773),
10. Most Race Entries Maserati (393),
11. Most Failures to Qualify Maserati (16),
12. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Ferrari (28),
13. Most 4th Place Qualifications Ferrari (25),
14. Most 5th Place Qualifications Ferrari (29)

World Championship standings
1  Jack Brabham 9 
2  Tony Brooks 6 
3  Maurice Trintignant 4 
4  Phil Hill 3 
5  Bruce McLaren 2 
1  Cooper / Climax 8 
2  Ferrari / Ferrari 6 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 24Car 30Car 24
EntrantCooper Car CoR.R.C. Walker Racing TeamCooper Car Co
Driver Jack Brabham Stirling Moss Jack Brabham
Car Cooper T51 Cooper T51 Cooper T51
EngineClimax 2.5 L4Climax 2.5 L4Climax 2.5 L4
Time2:55'51.31'39.61'40.4
Speed107.304 km/h113.675 km/h112.769 km/h