1959 International Gold Cup

The 6th International Gold Cup was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 26 September 1959 at the Oulton Park Circuit, Cheshire. The race was run over 55 laps of the circuit, and was won by British driver Stirling Moss in a Cooper T51.

1959 International Gold Cup
Non-championship race in the 1959 Formula One season
Race details
Date 26 September 1959
Official name VI International Gold Cup
Location Oulton Park Circuit, Cheshire
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.44 km (2.76 miles)
Distance 55 laps, 244.41 km (151.86 miles)
Pole position
Driver Cooper-Climax
Time 1:42.4
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Stirling Moss Cooper-Climax
Time 1:41.8
Podium
First Cooper-Climax
Second Cooper-Climax
Third Cooper-Climax

ResultsEdit

Pos No. Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 7   Stirling Moss Rob Walker Racing Cooper T51-Climax 1h34m37.2, 154.97 km/h 1
2 3   Jack Brabham Cooper Car Company Cooper T51-Climax 1h34m42.4, +5.2s 2
3 2   Chris Bristow British Racing Partnership Cooper T51-Climax 1h36m14.8, +1m37.6s 3
4 4   Roy Salvadori High Efficiency Motors Cooper T45-Maserati 53 laps 6
5 1   Graham Hill Team Lotus Lotus 16-Climax 52 laps 4
6 18   Tony Marsh Tony Marsh Cooper T45-Climax 51 laps 7
7 17   Stan Hart Oliver Hart Cooper T43-Climax 49 laps 10
8 8   David Piper Dorchester Service Station Lotus 16-Climax 48 laps 8
9 16   Paul Emery Emeryson Cars Cooper T43-Alta 46 laps 13
Ret 19   Ian Raby Ian Raby Racing Cooper T43-Climax 22 laps - mechanical 11
Ret 6   Bruce McLaren Cooper Car Company Cooper T51-Climax 9 laps - gearbox 5
Ret 11   Arthur Owen Arthur Owen Cooper T51-Climax 1 lap - spin 12
Ret 12   John Brown John Brown AFM-BMW 1 lap - mechanical 14
DNS 9   Bruce Halford Horace Gould Maserati 250F Mechanical 9
DNS 14   Brian Naylor JB Naylor JBW-Maserati Crash -
DNS 15   Henry Taylor United Racing Stable Cooper T51-Climax Mechanical -
DNA 5   Brian Whitehouse Brian Whitehouse Cooper T43-Climax Car not ready -
DNA 10   Jo Bonnier Owen Racing Organisation BRM P25 Car not ready -

ReferencesEdit

  • "1959 International Gold Cup Results". Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 2019-12-10.
  • "Non World Championship Grands Prix". silhouet.com. Retrieved 2019-12-10.


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