1958 Portuguese Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 9 of 11 in the 1958 Formula One season
Boavista (Oporto).svg
Date 24 August 1958
Official name VII Portuguese Grand Prix
Location Circuito da Boavista
Oporto (Porto), Portugal
Course Public road
7.4 km (4.625 mi)
Distance 50 laps, 370 km (231.25 mi)
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Stirling Moss Vanwall
Time 2:34.21
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Ferrari
Time 2:32.37
Podium
First United Kingdom Stirling Moss Vanwall
Second United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Ferrari
Third United Kingdom Stuart Lewis-Evans Vanwall

The 1958 Portuguese Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Circuito da Boavista, Oporto on 24 August 1958. It was the ninth race of the 1958 Formula One season.

Mike Hawthorn was at first disqualified during this race, losing seven points. However, Championship rival Stirling Moss had seen the incident which caused the disqualification and went to the judges to revert the decision since he felt Hawthorn had done nothing wrong. Eventually, Hawthorn was classified and retained his seven points.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 2 United Kingdom Stirling Moss Vanwall 50 2:11:27.80 1 8
2 24 United Kingdom Mike Hawthorn Ferrari 50 + 5:12.75 2 7
3 6 United Kingdom Stuart Lewis-Evans Vanwall 49 + 1 Lap 3 4
4 8 France Jean Behra BRM 49 + 1 Lap 4 3
5 22 Germany Wolfgang von Trips Ferrari 49 + 1 Lap 6 2
6 10 United States Harry Schell BRM 49 + 1 Lap 7  
7 14 Australia Jack Brabham Cooper-Climax 48 + 2 Laps 8  
8 12 France Maurice Trintignant Cooper-Climax 48 + 2 Laps 9  
9 16 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori Cooper-Climax 46 + 4 Laps 11  
Ret 28 United States Carroll Shelby Maserati 47 Brakes 10  
Ret 4 United Kingdom Tony Brooks Vanwall 37 Spun Off 5  
Ret 20 United Kingdom Graham Hill Lotus-Climax 25 Spun Off 12  
Ret 18 United Kingdom Cliff Allison Maserati 15 Engine 13  
Ret 32 Sweden Jo Bonnier Maserati 9 Physical 14  
Ret 30 Italy Maria Teresa de Filippis Maserati 6 Engine 15  
DNA 26 United States Phil Hill Ferrari  
DNA 34 Portugal Casimiro de Oliveira Maserati  

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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