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1959 United States Grand Prix

1959 United States Grand Prix
TypeF1
CountryUnited States
Grand PrixUnited States
Flag Suffix1959
Official NameII United States Grand Prix
DateDecember 12
Year1959
Race No9
Season No9
LocationSebring International Raceway
Sebring, Florida
CourseFormer Military Airbase
Course Mi5.2
Course Km8.36
Distance Laps42
Distance Mi218
Distance Km351
WeatherHot, sunny
Pole DriverUK Stirling Moss
Pole TeamCooper-Climax
Pole Time3:00.0
Fast DriverFrance Maurice Trintignant
Fast TeamCooper-Climax
Fast Time3:05.0
Fast Lap39
First DriverNew Zealand Bruce McLaren
First TeamCooper-Climax
Second DriverFrance Maurice Trintignant
Second TeamCooper-Climax
Third DriverUK Tony Brooks
Third TeamFerrari

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The 1959 United States Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on December 12, 1959 at Sebring International Raceway.

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Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 9 New Zealand Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 42 2:12:35.7 10 8
2 6 France Maurice Trintignant Cooper-Climax 42 + 0.6 5 7
3 2 UK Tony Brooks Ferrari 42 + 3:00.9 4 4
4 8 Australia Jack Brabham Cooper-Climax 42 + 4:57.3 2 3
5 10 UK Innes Ireland Lotus-Climax 39 + 3 Laps 9 2
6 4 Germany Wolfgang von Trips Ferrari 38 Engine 6
7 17 United States Harry Blanchard Porsche 38 + 4 Laps 16
Ret 3 UK Cliff Allison Ferrari 23 Transmission 11
Ret 12 UK Roy Salvadori Cooper-Maserati 23 Transmission 11
Ret 1 United States Rodger Ward Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 20 Clutch 19
Ret 14 Argentina Alessandro de Tomaso Cooper-Osca 13 Brakes 14
Ret 5 United States Phil Hill Ferrari 8 Clutch 8
Ret 15 Brazil Fritz d'Orey Tec-Mec-Maserati 6 Oil Leak 17
Ret 7 UK Stirling Moss Cooper-Climax 5 Transmission 1
Ret 19 United States Harry Schell Cooper-Climax 5 Clutch 3
Ret 16 United States George Constantine Cooper-Borgward 5 Overheating 15
Ret 11 UK Alan Stacey Lotus-Climax 2 Clutch 12
Ret 18 United States Bob Said Connaught-Alta 0 Accident 13
DNS 22 United States Phil Cade Maserati 18

Pos Driver Points
1 Australia Jack Brabham 31 (34)
2 UK Tony Brooks 27
3 UK Stirling Moss 25.5
4 US Phil Hill 20
5 France Maurice Trintignant 19

Pos Constructor Points
1 UK Cooper-Climax 40 (53)
2 Italy Ferrari 32 (40)
3 UK BRM 18
4 UK Lotus-Climax 5

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