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  • 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

  • French Grand Prix
  • Brooks conquers conditions as rivals wilt
  • July 5, 1959: It was high summer in the champagne region and as temperatures soared to over 100 degrees F, the track start to melt. Engines overheated and drivers wilted

  • 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

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