• Portuguese Grand Prix 1959
  • 'Superior' Moss dominates in the heat
  • August 23, 1959: Stirling Moss confirmed that when not suffering from mechanical problems he was still the man to beat with a comprehensive win at the Portuguese Grand Prix

  • German Grand Prix 1959
  • Brooks and Ferrari shine amid the tedium
  • August 2, 1959: Tony Brooks won the German Grand Prix, a rather bizarre affair which was split into two 30-lap heats run on the same afternoon at the unfamiliar surroundings at Avus

  • French Grand Prix 1959
  • Brooks conquers conditions as rivals wilt
  • July 5, 1959: Tony Brooks became the fourth different driver to win in four races with his victory at the French Grand Prix, one of the most gruelling and exciting races in Formula One history

  • Monaco Grand Prix 1959
  • Brabham win heralds a new era
  • May 10, 1959: Jack Brabham in a Cooper won the season-opening Monaco Grand Prix, the first Australian to win a Formula One race

  • Moroccan Grand Prix 1958
  • Hawthorn's title on another day of tragedy
  • October 19, 1958: Mike Hawthorn secured the drivers' championship by taking second place at the first Moroccan Grand Prix, despite only winning one race to three each by Stirling Moss and Tony Brooks

  • Italian Grand Prix 1958
  • Brilliant Brooks keeps the title race alive
  • September 7, 1958: Tony Brooks took victory at the Italian Grand Prix, his third in six races, but Mike Hawthorn's second place meant he left Monza needing only to finish in the points in the season finale in Morocco to take the title

Top of the PageTop