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The 1959 Isle of Man TT, the second round of the 1959 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season, involved races on both the Mountain Course and the Clypse Course on the Isle of Man. John Surtees won the Senior race with a time of 3:00.13.4, adding to his earlier victory in the Junior race. Tarquinio Provini won both the Lightweight and Ultra-Lightweight categories, while Walter Schneider and H.Strauss won the sidecar event.

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1959 Isle of Man Junior TT 350cc final standingsEdit

7 Laps (264.11 Miles) Mountain Course.

Place Rider Number Country Machine Speed Time Points
1   John Surtees Britain MV Agusta 95.38 mph 2:46.08.0 8
2   John Hartle Britain MV Agusta 93.65 mph 2:49.12.2 6
3   Alistair King Britain Norton 93.56 mph 2:49.22.6 4
4   Geoff Duke Britain Norton 93.10 mph 2:50.12.4 3
5   Bob Anderson Britain Norton 92.67 mph 2:50.59.6 2
6   Dave Chadwick Britain Norton 92.51 mph 2:51.17.6 1

1959 Isle of Man Lightweight TT 250cc final standingsEdit

10 Laps (107.90 miles) Clypse Course.

Place Rider Number Country Machine Speed Time Points
1   Tarquinio Provini Italy MV Agusta 77.77 mph 1:23.15.8 8
2   Carlo Ubbiali Italy MV Agusta 77.76 mph 1:23.16.2 6
3   Dave Chadwick Britain MV Agusta 74.52 mph 1:26.52.4 4
4   Tommy Robb Britain GMS 73.60 mph 1:27.57.0 3
5   Horst Kassner Germany NSU 72.18 mph 1:29.43.0 2
6   Rudi Thalhammer Austria NSU 72.07 mph 1:29.49.6 1

1959 Isle of Man Ultra-Lightweight TT 125cc final standingsEdit

10 Laps (107.90 miles) Clypse Course.

Place Rider Number Country Machine Speed Time Points
1   Tarquinio Provini Italy MV Agusta 74.06 mph 1:27.52.2 8
2   Luigi Taveri Switzerland MZ 73.95 mph 1:27.32.6 6
3   Mike Hailwood Britain Ducati 72.15 mph 1:29.44.0 4
4   Horst Fügner Germany MZ 71.91 mph 1:30.11.6 3
5   Carlo Ubbiali Italy MV Agusta 71.20 mph 1:30.56.6 2
6   Naomi Taniguchi Japan Honda 68.29 mph 1:34.48.0 1

1959 Sidecar TT final standingsEdit

10 Laps (107.90 miles) Clypse Course.

Place Rider Number Country Machine Speed Time Points
1   Walter Schneider/H.Strauss 3 Germany BMW 72.69 mph 1:29.03.8 8
2   Florian Camathias/H.Cecco 9 Switzerland BMW 71.05 mph 1:31.06.8 6
3   Fritz Scheidegger/H.Burkhardt 25 Switzerland BMW 69.42 mph 1:33.16.2 4
4   Helmut Fath/A.Wohlgemuth 5 Germany BMW 68.95 mph 1:33.51.0 3
5   Edgar Strub/R Mick Woolett 17 Germany BMW 67.31 mph 1:36.12.2 2
6   Owen Greenwood/Terry Fairbrother 28 Britain Norton 66.56 mph 1:37.15.8 1

1959 Isle of Man Senior TT 500cc final standingsEdit

7 Laps (274.11 Miles) Mountain Course.

Place Rider Number Country Machine Speed Time Points
1   John Surtees Britain MV Agusta 87.94 mph 3:00.13.4 8
2   Alistair King Britain Norton 85.50 mph 3:05.21.0 6
3   Bob Brown Australia Norton 83.00 mph 3:10.56.4 4
4   Derek T.Powell Britain Matchless 82.87 mph 3:11.14.2 3
5   Bob McIntyre Britain Norton 82.34 mph 3:12.27.8 2
6   Paddy Driver South Africa Norton 81.34 mph 3:14.55.4 1

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