Formula 1 World Championship 1959 Round 09 United States

The 1959 United States Grand Prix was Round 9 of the 1959 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Sebring in Florida, USA on Sunday, 12 December 1959. Stirling Moss started on pole position in a Cooper Climax and Bruce McLaren was the race winner in the Cooper Climax.

1959 United States Grand Prix Race Results
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredTimeGapIntervalBest LapLapPoints
19Bruce McLarenNew ZealandCooper ClimaxDunlop422:12:35.7002:12:35.700--8
26Maurice TrintignantFranceCooper ClimaxDunlop42+0.6002:12:36.300+0.600+0.6003:05.000397
32Tony BrooksGreat BritainFerrariDunlop42+180.9002:15:36.600+3:00.900+3:00.3004
48Jack BrabhamAustraliaCooper ClimaxDunlop42+297.3002:17:33.000+4:57.300+1:56.4003
510Innes IrelandGreat BritainLotus Climax39+3 laps3 laps3 laps2
64Wolfgang von TripsGermanyFerrariDunlop38+4 laps4 laps1 lap
717Harry BlanchardUnited StatesPorsche38+4 laps4 laps
DNF3Cliff AllisonGreat BritainFerrariDunlop23DNF
DNF12Roy SalvadoriGreat BritainCooper Maserati23DNF
DNF1Rodger WardUnited StatesKurtis Kraft Offenhauser20DNF
DNF14Alessandro de TomasoArgentinaCooper Osca13DNF
DNF5Phil HillUnited StatesFerrariDunlop8DNF
DNF15Fritz d'OreyBrazilTec-Mec Maserati6DNF
DNF7Stirling MossGreat BritainCooper ClimaxDunlop5DNF
DNF19Harry SchellUnited StatesCooper Climax5DNF
DNF16George ConstantineUnited StatesCooper Climax5DNF
DNF11Alan StaceyGreat BritainLotus Climax2DNF
DNF18Bob SaidUnited StatesConnaught AltaDNF
DNS22Phil CadeUnited StatesMaseratiDNS