1958 Moroccan Grand Prix

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Morocco  1958 Moroccan Grand Prix
Race details
Race 11 of 11 in the 1958 Formula One season
Ain-Diab.svg
Date 19 October 1958
Official name VII Grand Prix du Maroc
Location Ain-Diab Circuit
Casablanca
Course Road-based with permanent infrastructure
7.618 km (4.734 mi)
Distance 53 laps, 403.754 km (250.902 mi)
Weather Warm, dry, sunny
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Ferrari
Time 2:23.1
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Stirling Moss Vanwall
Time 2:22.5 on lap 21
Podium
First United Kingdom Stirling Moss Vanwall
Second United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Ferrari
Third United States Phil Hill Ferrari

The 1958 Moroccan Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Ain-Diab Circuit, Casablanca on 19 October 1958.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 8 United Kingdom Stirling Moss Vanwall 53 2:09:15.1 2 9
2 6 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Ferrari 53 +1:24.7 1 6
3 4 United States Phil Hill Ferrari 53 +1:25.5 5 4
4 18 Sweden Jo Bonnier BRM 53 +1:46.7 8 3
5 16 United States Harry Schell BRM 53 +2:33.7 10 2
6 22 United States Masten Gregory Maserati 52 +1 lap 13
7 28 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori Cooper-Climax 51 +2 laps 14
8 30 United Kingdom Jack Fairman Cooper-Climax 50 +3 laps 11
9 38 Germany Hans Herrmann Maserati 50 +3 laps 18
10 34 United Kingdom Cliff Allison Lotus-Climax 49 +4 laps 16
11 50 Australia Jack Brabham Cooper-Climax 49 +4 laps 19
12 26 Italy Gerino Gerini Maserati 48 +5 laps 17
13 52 New Zealand Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 48 +5 laps 21
14 58 Morocco Robert La Caze Cooper-Climax 48 +5 laps 23
15 48 France André Guelfi Cooper-Climax 48 +5 laps 25
16 32 United Kingdom Graham Hill Lotus-Climax 45 +7 laps 12
Ret 12 United Kingdom Stuart Lewis-Evans Vanwall 41 Fatal accident 3
Ret 54 France François Picard Cooper-Climax 31 Accident 24
Ret 56 United Kingdom Tom Bridger Cooper-Climax 30 Accident 22
Ret 10 United Kingdom Tony Brooks Vanwall 29 Engine 7
Ret 2 Belgium Olivier Gendebien Ferrari 29 Accident 6
Ret 14 France Jean Behra BRM 26 Engine 4
Ret 24 Germany Wolfgang Seidel Maserati 15 Accident 20
Ret 20 United Kingdom Ron Flockhart BRM 15 Camshaft 15
Ret 36 France Maurice Trintignant Cooper-Climax 9 Engine 9

Notes[edit]

  • Hawthorn (40pts) and Moss (32) came into this race with a chance for the championship.
    • Hawthorn needed 2nd.
    • Moss needed 1st with fastest lap, with Hawthorn 3rd or lower
  • Lewis-Evans' engine seized and this failure sent him off the track at high speed, and his car burst into flames. He was airlifted back to the UK, but died in hospital of his burn injuries six days after the accident. This was to be the 4th fatality of the 1958 Formula One season.

Championship standings after the race[edit]

  • Notes: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings. Only the best 6 results counted towards each Championship. Numbers without parentheses are Championship points; numbers in parentheses are total points scored.


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