1959 World Drivers Championship

2.5 Litre Normally Aspirated
.75 Litre Supercharged
Driver Nat. Car
MC

IND

NL

F

GB

D

POR

I

USA
TOTAL
Jack Brabham AUS CooperT51-Climax
Cooper T45-Climax
9*
6 4 8 - DNF
4
(3) 31(34)
Tony Brooks GB Ferrari Dino 248
Vanwall VW5
6

8
-
9*

4 27
Stirling Moss GB Cooper T51-Climax
BRM P25
DNF
1*
1*

6 1/2*

9* 8 DNF 25 1/2
Phil Hill USA Ferrari Dino 246 3
- 6
4
7*
20
Maurice Trintignant F Cooper T51-Climax
4


2 3 3
7* 19
Bruce McLaren NZ Cooper T51-Climax
Cooper T45-Climax
2


2

4 1/2*

DNF

DNF
DNF

8
16 1/2
Dan Gurney USA Ferrari Dino 246




6 4 3
13
Jo Bonnier S BRM P25 DNF
8

2
-
10
Masten Gregory USA Cooper T45-Climax
Cooper T51-Climax
DNF


4

DNF

-

DNF

6


10
Roger Ward USA Watson-Offenhauser
Kurtis-Offenhauser

8







DNF
8
Jim Rathmann USA Watson-Offenhauser
6







6
Johnny Thomson USA Lesovsky-Offenhauser
5*







5
Innes Ireland GB Lotus 16-Climax

3




2 5
Harry Schell USA BRM P25
Cooper T51-Climax
DNF


3
2 -
DNF
5
Tony Bettenhausen USA Epperly-Offenhauser
3







3
Olivier Gendebien B Ferrari Dino 246


3


-
3
Jean Behra F Ferrari Dino 246
Behra-Porsche
DNF
2 DNF


DNS



2
Cliff Allison GB Ferrari Dino 156
Ferrari Dino 246
DNF

-




DNF


2

DNF
2
Paul Goldsmith USA Epperly-Offenhauser
2







2
Graham Hill GB Lotus 16-Climax DNF
-
DNF -
DNF
DNF
DNF


Roy Salvadori GB Cooper T45-Maserati
Aston Martin DBR4/250
-

DNF
-


-
DNF

Giorgio Scarlatti I Maserati 250F
Cooper T51-Climax
DNQ

-



-


Ron Flockhart GB BRM P25 DNF

-


-

Lucien Bianchi I Cooper T51-Climax DNQ








Ivor Bueb GB Cooper T51-Climax
Cooper T51-Borgward
DNQ



-





Wolfgang von Trips D Porsche 718
Ferrari Dino 246
DNF




DNS



-

Alain de Chagny B Cooper T51-Climax DNQ









Maria Teresa de Filippis I Behra-Porsche DNQ









Bruce Halford GB Lotus 16-Climax DNF









Pete Lovely USA Lotus 16-Climax DNQ









Jean Lucienbonnet F Cooper T45-Climax DNQ









André Testut MC Maserati 250F DNQ









Carel Godin de Beaufort NL Porsche RSK
Maserati 250F


-

-






Carroll Shelby USA Aston Martin DBR4/250

DNF

DNF

-
-

Ian Burgess GB Cooper T51-Maserati


DNF
DNF
-

-


Astrubel Bayardo BR Maserati 250F


DNF






Colin Davis GB Cooper T51-Maserati


DNF




-
Fritz d'Orey BR Maserati 250F
Tec-Mec F415-Maserato



-
DNF





DNF
Peter Ashdown GB Cooper T45-Climax



-





Chris Bristow GB Cooper T51-Borgward



-





Hans Hermann D Cooper T51-Maserati
BRM P25




DNF

DNF




Alejandro de Tomaso I Cooper T43-OSCA



DNF




Jack Fairman GB Cooper T43-Climax
Cooper T45-Maserati




DNF


DNF


Keith Greene GB Cooper T43-Climax



DNQ




Brian Naylor GB JBW-Maserati



DNF




Micheal Parks GB Fry-Climax



DNQ




Tim Parnell GB Cooper T45-Climax



DNQ




David Piper GB Lotus 16-Climax



DNF




Alan Stacey GB Lotus 16-Climax



-




Henry Taylor GB Cooper T51-Climax



-




Mike Taylor GB Cooper T45-Climax



DNF




Trevor Taylor GB Cooper T51-Climax



DNQ




Mario Araujo de Cabral P Cooper T51-Maserati





DNF


Bob Said USA Connaught C-Alta







DNF
Giulio Cabianca I Maserati 250F







-
Harry Blanchard USA Porsche RSK








-
Phil Cade USA Maserati 250F








DNS
George Constantine USA Cooper T45-Climax








DNF
Roger Ward USA Kurtis-Offenhauser








DNF

Point System

8 points - 1stShared fastest laps divide point
6 points - 2ndBest six results count toward championship
4 points - 3rdShared drives not allowed
3 points - 4th
2 points - 5th
1 point - Fastest Lap

1959 World Manufacturers Championship

CAR
MC

NL

F

GB

D

POR

I

USA
TOTAL
Cooper Climax 8 (6) (4) 8 (3) 8 8 8 40(53)
Ferrari 6 (2) 8
8 4 6 (4) 32(38)
BRM
8
3 2 2

15
BRP-BRM


6



6
Lotus-CLimax
3




2 5
Cooper-Maserati








Aston Marton








Cooper-OSCA








Connaught








Point System

8 points - 1stBest six results count toward championship
6 points - 2ndNo points awarded for Indianapolis 500
4 points - 3rdFirst car to finish for a manufacturer awarded points
3 points - 4th
2 points - 5th