1959 Season - Overview



The 1959 season was reduced to nine races |  With Hawthorn having retired there was no defending Drivers' Champion in 1959 |  Defending Constructors' Champions Vanwall had also withdrawn from the 1959 championship |  Cooper revolutionised racing with a rear-engine design |  Bruce McLaren became the first F1 race-winner from New Zealand at the 1959 US GP |  Joakim Bonnier became the first ever Swede to win an F1 race at the 1959 Dutch GP |  Cooper won five out of nine races and assumed the 1959 constructors' crown |  Jack Brabham with two victories became the first Australian World Champion in 1959

FACTFILE

No. of teams: 23
No. of Drivers: 88
No. of Races: 9
No. of Race Winners: 6
Most no. of Fastest Laps: Stirling Moss - 3 times

winning driver

winning constructor

1
Cooper
   
 
40
2 Ferrari
32
3 BRM
18
4 Lotus
5

1959 FORMULA ONE - Calendar

TOP PERFORMERS IN 1959

According to stats...

  • The 1959 season was reduced to nine races
  • With Hawthorn having retired there was no defending Drivers' Champion in 1959
  • Defending Constructors' Champions Vanwall had also withdrawn from the 1959 championship
  • Cooper revolutionised racing with a rear-engine design
  • Bruce McLaren became the first F1 race-winner from New Zealand at the 1959 US GP
  • Joakim Bonnier became the first ever Swede to win an F1 race at the 1959 Dutch GP
  • Cooper won five out of nine races and assumed the 1959 constructors' crown
  • Jack Brabham with two victories became the first Australian World Champion in 1959



DRIVER TRIVIA

Drivers with most retirements in the 1959 season.



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