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1959 German GP
1958 Portuguese GP

1959 Portuguese GP

1959 Italian GP
1960 Portuguese GP
 VIII  Grande Premio de Portugal

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

Details
DateSunday 23 August 1959
Start time14:00
Event Portuguese GP
Circuit Monsanto
Event FormatRace of 62 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#7 of 9 in 1959
#82 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps62
Circuit Perimeter5440 m
Race Distance5440 × 62 = 337.280 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherHot, Dry
Participants
Entries16
Qualifiers16
Finishers10
Debutants
Mário Araújo Cabral (Driver),    Monsanto (Circuit)
Records Broken 1. Highest 8th Place Finish Ratio Aston Martin (16.67%),
2. Most 6th Place Finishes in a Season Roy Salvadori (3),
3. Most 9th Place Qualifications Harry Schell (6)
Records Extended 1. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (115),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (28),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (161),
4. Most 3rd Place Finishes Ferrari (34),
5. Most Race Entries Maurice Trintignant (57),
6. Most 6th Place Qualifications Ferrari (28)

World Championship standings
1  Jack Brabham 27 
2  Tony Brooks 23 
3  Stirling Moss 17.5 up
4  Phil Hill 13 up
5  Maurice Trintignant 12 
6  Jo Bonnier 10 up
7  Dan Gurney 10 up
  Masten Gregory 10 up
9  Bruce McLaren 8.5 up
10  Rodger Ward 8 up
11  Jim Rathmann 6 up
12  Johnny Thomson 5 up
13  Harry Schell 5 
14  Olivier Gendebien 3 up
  Tony Bettenhausen 3 up
  Innes Ireland 3 up
17  Jean Behra 2 
  Paul Goldsmith 2 
1  Cooper / Climax 34 
2  Ferrari / Ferrari 28 
3  BRM / BRM 18 
4  Lotus / Climax 3 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 4Car 4Car 4
EntrantR.R.C. Walker Racing TeamR.R.C. Walker Racing TeamR.R.C. Walker Racing Team
Driver Stirling Moss Stirling Moss Stirling Moss
Car Cooper T51 Cooper T51 Cooper T51
EngineClimax 2.5 L4Climax 2.5 L4Climax 2.5 L4
Time2:11'55.412'02.92'05.07
Speed153.398 km/h159.349 km/h156.584 km/h