1959 Season
o  Season Overview
o  Drivers' Championship
o  Constructors' Championship
o  Participations Matrix
o  Race Results
o  Poles and Fastest Laps
o  Line-Up
o  Calendar

o  Drivers
o  Teams
o  Cars
o  Engines
o  Tyres
o  Lubricants
o  Entrants
o  Designers
o  Car Numbers
o  Sponsors
o  Events
o  Circuits

o  Previous Seasons
o  Drivers' Championships
o  Constructors' Championships
o  Race Results
o  All-Time Calendar

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o  Acknowledgments
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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

Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

DateSunday 10 May 1959
Start time14:00
EventMonaco GP
CircuitMonte Carlo
Event FormatRace of 100 laps
Race4 of 14
Championship race76
Circuit Perimeter3145 m
Race Distance3145 × 100 = 314.500 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
WeatherHot, Dry
Championship 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)
Car 48 - 20th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 54 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Cliff Allison - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Climax - 1st Fastest Lap (Engine Manufacturer)
Climax - 1st Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
Climax - 75th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Cooper Car Co - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Cooper Car Co - 1st Win (Entrant)
Cooper - 1st Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
Cooper - 1st Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
Graham Hill - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Jack Brabham - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Jack Brabham - 1st Win (Driver)
Lotus - 20th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
R.R.C. Walker Racing Team - 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Stirling Moss - 50th Race Entry (Driver)
Team Lotus - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (20),
2. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (109),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (153),
4. Most Retirements Jean Behra (30),
5. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (49),
6. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (25),
7. Most Consecutive Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (11),
8. Most Races LedFerrari (66),
9. Most Laps LedFerrari (1773),
10. Most Race EntriesMaserati (393),
11. Most Failures to QualifyMaserati (16),
12. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (28),
13. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (25),
14. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (29)

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

 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
CarCooper T51Cooper T51Cooper T51
EngineClimax 2.5 L4Climax 2.5 L4Climax 2.5 L4
Speed107.304 km/h113.675 km/h112.769 km/h

Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led