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American Government Special Collections Reference Desk

Open Wheel Racing

Formula 1
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International open-wheel racing series sanctioned by Federation International de l'Automobile (FIA).

Reference Desk
Parragon Formula 1 Yearbook 1997-98
The Official 2001-2002 Formula 1 Record Book

Past Champions

YearDriver
1950Nino Farina
1951Juan Manuel Fangio
1952Alberto Ascari
1953Alberto Ascari
1954Juan Manuel Fangio
1955Juan Manuel Fangio
1956Juan Manuel Fangio
1957Juan Manuel Fangio


1950 Drivers' Championship

FinishDriverNationalityTeam/CarPoints
1Nino FarinaItalianAlfa Romeo30
2Juan Manuel FangioArgentinianAlfa Romeo27
3Luigi FagioliItalianAlfa Romeo24
4Louis RosierFrenchTalbot-Lago-Talbot13
5Alberto AscariItalianFerrari; Ferrari-Jaguar11
6Johnnie ParsonsAmericanKurtis Kraft-Cummins; Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser9
7Bill HollandAmericanDiedt-Offenhauser6
8Prince BiraThaiMaserati; Maserati-Milano; Maserati-Offenhauser5
9Peter WhiteheadBritishFerrari; Ferrari-Jaguar4
10Louis ChironMonegasqueMaserati; Maserati-Milano; Maserati-Offenhauser4
11Reg ParnellBritishAlfa Romeo4
12Mauri RoseAmericanDiedt-Offenhauser4
13Dorino SerafiniItalianFerrari; Ferrari-Jaguar3
14Yves Giraud CabantousFrenchTalbot-Lago-Talbot3
15Raymond SommerFrenchFerrari; Ferrari-Jaguar3
16Robert ManzonFrenchSimca-Gordini3
17Cecil GreenAmericanKurtis Kraft-Cummins; Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser3
18Philippe EtancelinFrenchTalbot-Lago-Talbot3
19Felice BonettoItalianMaserati; Maserati-Milano; Maserati-Offenhauser2
20Joie ChitwoodAmericanKurtis Kraft-Cummins; Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser1
21Eugene ChaboudFrenchTalbot-Lago-Talbot1
22Tony BettenhausenAmericanDiedt-Offenhauser1
23Tuolo de GraffenriedSwissMaserati-Milano0
24Bob GerardBritishERA0
25Luigi VilloresiItalianFerrari-Jaguar0
26Charles PozziFrenchTalbot-Lago-Talbot0
27Lee WallardAmericanMoore-Offenhauser0
28Johnny ClaesBelgianTalbot-Lago-Talbot0
29Pierre LaveghFrenchTalbot-Lago-Talbot0
30Cuth HarrisonBritishERA0
31Nello PaganiItalianMaserati-Milano0
32Walt FaulknerAmericanKurtis Kraft-Cummins0
33David MurrayFrenchMaserati-Milano0
34Harry SchellAmericanTalbot-Lago-Talbot0
35George ConnorAmericanLesovsky-Offenhauser0
36David HampshireBritishMaserati-Milano0
37Geoff CrossleyBritishAlta0
38Paul RussoAmericanNichels-Offenhauser0
39Toni BrancaSwissMaserati-Milano0
40Jose Froilan GonzalezArgentineanMaserati-Milano0
41Brian Shawe TaylorBritishMaserati-Milano0
42Pat FlahertyAmericanKurtis Kraft-Cummins0
43Myron FohrAmericanMarchese-Offenhauser0
44Guy MairesseFrenchTalbot-Lago-Talbot0
45Franco RolItalianMaserati-Milano0
46Duane CarterAmericanStevens-Offenhauser0
47Mack HellingsAmericanKurtis Kraft-Cummins0
48Piero TaruffiItalianAlfa Romeo0
49Joe KellyIrishAlta0
50Eugene MartinFrenchTalbot-Lago-Talbot0
51Jack McGrathAmericanKurtis Kraft-Cummins0
52Troy RuttmanAmericanLesovsky-Offenhauser0
53Maurice TrintignantFrenchSimca-Gordini0
54Gene HartleyAmericanLangley-Offenhauser0
55Jimmy DaviesAmericanEwing-Offenhauser0
56Johnny McDowellAmericanKurtis Kraft-Cummins0
57Clemente BiondettiItalianFerrari-Jaguar0
58Henri LouveauFrenchTalbot-Lago-Talbot0
59Walt BrownAmericanKurtis Kraft-Cummins0
60Franco ComottiItalianMaserati-Milano0
61Peter WalkerBritishERA0
62Spider WebbAmericanMaserati-Milano0
63Jerry HoytAmericanKurtis Kraft-Cummins0
64Leslie JohnsonBritishERA0
65Walt AderAmericanRae-Offenhauser0
66Jackie HolmesAmericanOlson-Offenhauser0
67Consalvo SanesiItalianAlfa Romeo0
68Jim RathmannAmericanWetteroth-Offenhauser0
69Paul PietschGermanMaserati-Milano0
70Bill SchindlerAmericanSnowberger-Offenhauser0
71Bayliss LevrettAmericanAdams-Offenhauser0
72Fred AgabashianAmericanKurtis Kraft-Cummins0
73Jimmy JacksonAmericanKurtis Kraft-Cummins0
74Sam HanksAmericanKurtis Kraft-Cummins0
75Dick RathmannAmericanWatson-Offenhauser0
76Duke DinsmoreAmericanKurtis Kraft-Cummins0


DateSeriesRaceTrackPoleWinnerWinner's Car
May 13, 1950III RAC British Grand Prix/XI Grand Prix d'EuropeSilverstone CircuitNino FarinaNino FarinaAlfa Romeo
May 21, 1950XI Grand Prix Automobile de MonacoCircuit de MonacoJuan Manuel FangioJuan Manuel FangioAlfa Romeo
May 30, 195034th International 500-Mile Sweepstakes RaceIndianapolis Motor SpeedwayWalt FaulknerJohnnie ParsonsKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
June 4, 1950X Großer Preis der SchweizBremgarten CircuitJuan Manuel FangioNino FarinaAlfa Romeo
June 18, 1950XII Grote Prijs Van BelgieCircuit de Spa FrancorchampsNino FarinaJuan Manuel FangioAlfa Romeo
July 2, 1950XXXVII Grand Prix de l'A.C.F.Circuit de ReimsJuan Manuel FangioJuan Manuel FangioAlfa Romeo
September 3, 1950XXI Gran Premio d'ItaliaAutodromo Nazionale di MonzaJuan Manuel FangioNino FarinaAlfa Romeo


1951 Drivers' Championship

FinishDriverNationalityTeam/CarPoints
1Juan Manuel FangioArgentinianAlfa Romeo31
2Alberto AscariItalianFerrari25
3Jose Froilan GonzalezArgentinianFerrari24
4Nino FarinaItalianAlfa Romeo19
5Luigi VilloresiItalianFerrari15
6Piero TaruffiItalianFerrari10
7Lee WallardAmericanKurtis Kraft-Novi; Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser9
8Felice BonettoItalianAlfa Romeo7
9Mike NazarukAmericanKurtis Kraft-Novi; Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser6
10Reg ParnellBritishBRM; Ferrari5
11Luigi FagioliItalianAlfa Romeo4
12Consalvo SanesiItalianAlfa Romeo3
13Louis RosierFrenchTalbot-Lago-Talbot3
14Andy LindenAmericanSherman-Offenhauser3
15Manny AyuloAmericanKurtis Kraft-Novi; Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser2
16Tuolo de GraffenriedSwissAlfa Romeo2
17Yves Giraud CabantousFrenchTalbot-Lago-Talbot2
18Bobby BallAmericanSchroeder-Offenhauser2
19Jack McGrathAmericanKurtis Kraft-Novi; Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser2


1952 Drivers' Championship

FinishDriverNationalityTeam/CarPoints
1Alberto AscariItalianFerrari36
2Nino FarinaItalianFerrari24
3Piero TaruffiItalianFerrari22
4Rudi FischerSwissFerrari10
5Mike HawthornBritishCooper-Bristol10
6Robert ManzonFrenchGordini9
7Troy RuttmanAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser8
8Luigi VilloresiItalianFerrari8
9Jose Froilan GonzalezArgentinianMaserati-Plate; Maserati6.5
10Jim RathmannAmericanKurtis Kraft-Novi; Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser6
11Jean BehraFrenchGordini6
12Sam HanksAmericanKurtis Kraft-Novi; Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser4
13Ken WhartonBritishFrazer-Nash-Bristol3
14Dennis PooreBritishConnaught-Francis3
15Duane CarterAmericanLesovsky-Offenhauser3
16Alan BrownBritishCooper-Bristol2
17Maurice TrintignantFrenchSimca-Gordini-Simca; Simca-Gordini-Gordini2
18Paul FrereBelgianHWM-Alta2
19Felice BonettoItalianMaserati-Plate; Maserati2
20Art CrossAmericanKurtis Kraft-Novi; Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser2
21Eric ThompsonBritishConnaught-Francis2
22Bill VukovichAmericanKurtis Kraft-Novi; Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser1


1953 Drivers' Championship

FinishDriverNationalityTeam/CarPoints
1Alberto AscariItalianFerrari34.5
2Juan Manuel FangioArgentinianMaserati28
3Nino FarinaItalianFerrari26
4Mike HawthornBritishFerrari19
5Luigi VilloresiItalianFerrari17
6Jose Froilan GonzalezArgentinianMaserati13.5
7Bill VukovichAmericanKurtis Kraft-Novi/Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser9
8Tuolo de GraffenriedSwissMaserati7
9Felice BonettoItalianMaserati6.5
9Art CrossAmericanKurtis Kraft-Novi/Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser6
11Onofre MarimonArgentinianMaserati4
11Maurice TrintignantFrenchGordini4
13Sam HanksAmericanKurtis Kraft-Novi/Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser2
13Oscar Alfredo GalvezArgentinianMaserati2
13Hermann LangGermanMaserati2
13Jack McGrathAmericanKurtis Kraft-Novi/Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser2
13Duane Carter, Sr.AmericanLesovsky-Offenhauser2
13Fred AgabashianAmericanKurtis Kraft-Novi/Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser1.5
13Paul RussoAmericanKurtis Kraft-Novi/Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser1.5


1954

In 1954, points were awarded for the top 5 finishers; 8 points for a win, 6 for second place, 4 for third, 3 for fourth and 2 for fifth.  1 point awarded for the fastest lap.  Only a driver's best 5 scores out of the 9 events count towards the championship.

Schedule

DateEventWinnerCar/Team
January 17, 1954Argentine Grand PrixJuan Manuel FangioMercedes
May 31, 1954Indianapolis 500Bill VukovichKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
June 20, 1954Belgian Grand PrixJuan Manuel FangioMaserati
July 4, 1954French Grand PrixJuan Manuel FangioMercedes
July 17, 1954British Grand PrixJose Froilan GonzalezFerrari
August 1, 1954German Grand PrixJuan Manuel FangioMercedes
August 22, 1954Swiss Grand PrixJuan Manuel FangioMercedes
September 5, 1954Italian Grand PrixJuan Manuel FangioMercedes
October 24, 1954Spanish Grand PrixMike HawthornFerrari

Drivers' Championship

FinishDriverNationalityTeam/CarPoints
1Juan Manuel FangioArgentineanMaserati and Mercedes42
2Jose Froilan GonzalezArgentineanFerrari25.14
3Mike HawthornBritishFerrari24.64
4Maurice TrintignantFrenchFerrari17
5Karl KlingGermanMercedes12
6Bill VukovichAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser8
7Hans HermannGermanMercedes8
8Nino FarinaItalianFerrari6
9Luigi MussoItalianMaserati6
10Jimmy BryanAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser6
11Roberto MieresArgentineanMaserati6
12Jack McGrathAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser5
13Onofre MarimonArgentineanMaserati4.14
14Stirling MossBritishMaserati4.14
15Robert ManzonFrenchFerrari4
16Sergio MantovaniItalianMaserati4
17Prince BiraThaiMaserati3
18Umberto MaglioliItalianFerrari2
19Andre PiletteBelgianGordini2
20Luigi VilloresiItalianMaserati2
21Mike NazarukAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser2
22Elie BayolFrenchGordini2
23Troy RuttmanAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser1.5
24Duane CarterAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser1.5
25Alberto AscariItalianLancia1.14


1955

In 1954, points were awarded for the top 5 finishers; 8 points for a win, 6 for second place, 4 for third, 3 for fourth and 2 for fifth.  1 point awarded for the fastest lap.  Only a driver's best 5 scores out of the 7 events count towards the championship.

Schedule

DateEventWinnerCar/Team
January 16, 1955Argentine Grand PrixJuan Manuel FangioMercedes
May 22, 1955Monaco Grand PrixMaurice TrintignantFerrari
May 30, 1955Indianapolis 500Bob SweikertKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
June 5, 1955Belgian Grand PrixJuan Manuel FangioMercedes
June 19, 1955Dutch Grand PrixJuan Manuel FangioMercedes
July 16, 1955British Grand PrixStirling MossMercedes
September 11, 1955Italian Grand PrixJuan Manuel FangioMercedes

Drivers' Championship

FinishDriverNationalityTeam/CarPoints
1Juan Manuel FangioArgentineanMercedes40
2Stirling MossBritishMercedes23
3Eugenio CastellottiItalianFerrari12
4Maurice TrintignantFrenchFerrari11.3
5Nino FarinaItalianFerrari10.3
6Piero TaruffiItalianMercedes9
7Bob SweikertAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser8
8Roberto MieresArgentineanMaserati7
9Luigi MussoItalianMaserati6
10Jean BehraFrenchMaserati6
11Karl KlingGermanMercedes5
12Jimmy DaviesAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser4
13Tony BettenhausenAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser3
14Paul FrereBelgianFerrari3
15Johnny ThomsonAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser3
16Paul RussoAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser3
17Jose Froilan GonzalezArgentineanFerrari2
18Cesare PerdisaItalianMaserati2
19Luigi VilloresiItalianFerrari2
20Carlos MediteguyArgentineanMaserati2
21Umberto MaglioliItalianFerrari1.3
22Hans HerrmannGermanMercedes1
23Walt FaulknerAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser1
24Bill VukovichAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser1
25Bill HomeierAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser1
26Mike HawthornBritishFerrari0
27Harry SchellAmericanVanwall0
28Louis ChironMonegasqueLancia0
29Andy LindenAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
30Jacques PolletFrenchGordini0
31Mike SparkenFrenchGordini0
32Al HermanAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
33Hermano da Silva RamosBrazilianGordini0
34Lance MacklinBritishMaserati0
35Sergio MantovaniItalianMaserati0
36Pat O'ConnorAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
37Louis RosierFrenchMaserati0
38Ken WhartonBritishVanwall0
39John FitchAmericanMaserati0
40Jimmy DaywaltAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
41Clemar BucciArgentineanMaserati
42Jesus IglesiasArgentineanGordini0
43Pat FlahertyAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
44Alberto AscariItalianLancia0
45Johnny ClaesBelgianFerrari0
46Duane CarterAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser0
47Kenneth McAlpineBritishConnaught-Alta0
48Chuck WeyantAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
49Horace GouldBritishMaserati0
50Robert ManzonFrenchGordini0
51Jack BrabhamAustralianCooper-Bristol0
52Eddie JohnsonAmericanTrevis-Offenhauser0
53Elie BayolFrenchGordini0
54Peter CollinsBritishMaserati0
55Alberto UriaUruguayanMaserati0
56Jim RathmannAmericanEpperly-Offenhauser0
57Don FreelandAmericanPhillips-Offenhauser0
58Cal NidayAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
59Peter WalkerBritishConnaught-Alta0
60Andre SimonFrenchMaserati0
61Art CrossAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
62Roy SalvadoriBritishMaserati0
63Shorty TemplemanAmericanTrevis-Offenhauser0
64Tony RoltBritishConnaught-Alta0
65Sam HanksAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
66Jean LucasFrenchGordini0
67Leslie MarrBritishConnaught-Alta0
68Keith AndrewsAmericanSchroeder-Offenhauser0
69Johnnie ParsonsAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
70Ted WhiteawayBritishHWM-Alta0
71Eddie RussoAmericanPawl-Offenhauser0
72Ray CrawfordAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
73Jimmy BryanAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser0
74Jack McGrathAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
75Al KellerAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
76Johnny BoydAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
77Ed ElisianAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
78Rodger WardAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser0
79Terry HoytAmericanStevens-Offenhauser0
80Jimmy ReeceAmericanPankratz-Offenhauser0
81Fred AgabashianAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0


1956

For the 1956 season, points were awarded 8 for the winner, then 6-4-3-2 in descending order through fifth place, plus one for the fastest lap.  The best five of eight race scores counted towards the championship.  Points for a shared drive were divided equally among the drivers unless one had been deemed to have driven "insufficient distance."  Drivers who raced in more than one car in an event were awarded points for only their highest finishing car.

Schedule

DateEventWinnerCar/Team
January 22, 1956Argentine Grand PrixLuigi MussoFerrari
May 13, 1956Monaco Grand PrixStirling MossMaserati
May 30, 1956Indianapolis 500Pat FlahertyWatson-Offenhauser
June 3, 1956Belgian Grand PrixPeter CollinsFerrari
July 1, 1956French Grand PrixPeter CollinsFerrari
July 14, 1956British Grand PrixJuan Manuel FangioFerrari
August 5, 1956German Grand PrixJuan Manuel FangioFerrari
September 2, 1956Italian Grand PrixStirling MossMaserati

Drivers' Championship

FinishDriverNationalityTeam/CarPoints
1Juan Manuel FangioArgentineanFerrari30
2Stirling MossBritishMaserati27
3Peter CollinsBritishFerrari25
4Jean BehraFrenchMaserati22
5Pat FlahertyAmericanWatson-Offenhauser8
6Eugenio CastellottiItalianFerrari7.5
7Sam HanksAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser6
8Paul FrereBelgianFerrari6
9Paco GodiaSpanishMaserati6
10Jack FairmanBritishConnaught-Alta5
11Luigi MussoItalianFerrari4
12Mike HawthornBritishBRM4
13Ron FlockhartBritishConnaught-Alta4
14Don FreelandAmericanPhillips-Offenhauser4
15Alfonso de PortagoSpanishFerrari3
16Cesare PerdisoItalianMaserati3
17Harry SchellAmericanVanwall3
18Johnnie ParsonsAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser3
19Louis RosierFrenchMaserati2
20Luigi VilloresiItalianMaserati2
21Horace GouldBritishMaserati2
22Hermano da Silva RamosBrazilianGordini2
23Olivier GendebienBelgianFerrari2
24Dick RathmannAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser2
25Gerino GeriniItalianMaserati1.5
26Chico LandiBrazilianMaserati1.5
27Paul RussoAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser1
28Andre PiletteBelgianGordini
29Luigi PiottiItalianMaserati
30Bruce HalfordBritishMaserati
31Oscar GonzalezUruguayanMaserati
32Bob SweikertAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser
33Tuolo de GraffenriedSwissMaserati
34Ottorino VolonterioSwissMaserati
35Bob VeithAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
36Rodger WardAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
37Andre MilhouxBelgianGordini
38Robert ManzonFrenchGordini
39Andre SimonFrenchGordini
40Jimmy ReeceAmericanLesovsky-Offenhauser
41Maurice TrintignantFrenchVanwall
42Carlos MenditeguyArgentineanMaserati
43Cliff GriffithAmericanStevens-Offenhauser
44Roy SalvadoriBritishMaserati
45Gene HartleyAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser
46Bob GerardBritishCooper-Bristol
47Jose Froilan GonzalezArgentineanVanwall
48Fred AgabashianAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
49Umberto MaglioliItalianMaserati
50Piero TaruffiItalianVanwall
51Bob ChristieAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
52Piero ScottiItalianConnaught-Alta
53Desmond TitteringtonBritishConnaught-Alta
54Al KellerAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
55Giorgio ScarlattiItalianFerrari
56Eddie JohnsonAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser
57Billy GarrettAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser
58Duke DinsmoreAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
59Pat O'ConnorAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
60Jimmy BryanAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser
61Tony BrooksBritishBRM
62Jim RathmannAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
63Colin ChapmanBritishVanwall
64Johnnie TolanAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
65Ed ElisianAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
66Les LestonAmericanConnaught-Alta
67Tony BettenhausenAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
68Jimmy DaywaltAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
69Archie Scott-BrownBritishConnaught-Alta
70Jack TurnerAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
71Paul EmeryBritishEmeryson-Alta
72Keith AndrewsAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
73Jack BrabhamAustralianMaserati
74Andy LindenAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
75Al HermanAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
76Ray CrawfordAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
77Johnny BoydAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
78Troy RuttmanAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
79Johnny ThomsonAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser


1957

For the 1957 season, points were awarded 8 for the winner, then 6-4-3-2 in descending order through fifth place, plus one for the fastest lap.  The best five of eight race scores counted towards the championship.  Points for a shared drive were divided equally among the drivers unless one had been deemed to have driven "insufficient distance."

Schedule

DateEventWinnerCar/Team
January 13, 1957Argentine Grand PrixJuan Manuel FangioMaserati
May 19, 1957Monaco Grand PrixJuan Manuel FangioMaserati
May 30, 1957Indianapolis 500Sam HanksEpperly-Offenhauser
July 7, 1957French Grand PrixJuan Manuel FangioMaserati
July 20, 1957British Grand PrixStirling MossVanwall
August 4, 1957German Grand PrixJuan Manuel FangioMaserati
August 18, 1957Pescara Grand PrixStirling MossVanwall
September 8, 1957Italian Grand PrixStirling MossVanwall

Drivers' Championship

FinishDriverNationalityTeam/CarPoints
1Juan Manuel FangioArgentineanMaserati40
2Stirling MossBritishVanwall25
3Luigi MussoItalianFerrari16
4Mike HawthornBritishFerrari13
5Tony BrooksBritishVanwall11
6Masten GregoryAmericanMaserati10
7Harry SchellAmericanMaserati10
8Sam HanksAmericanEpperly-Offenhauser8
9Peter CollinsBritishFerrari8
10Jim RathmannAmericanEpperly-Offenhauser7
11Jean BehraFrenchMaserati6
12Stuart Lewis-EvansBritishVanwall5
13Maurice TrintignantFrenchFerrari5
14Wolfgang von TripsGermanFerrari4
15Carlos MenditeguyArgentineanMaserati4
16Jimmy BryanAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser4
17Paul RussoAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser3
18Roy SalvadoriBritishCooper-Climax2
19Andy LindenAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser2
20Giorgio ScarlattiItalianMaserati1
21Alfonso de PortagoSpanishFerrari1
22Jose Froilan GonzalezArgentineanFerrari1
23Jack BrabhamAustralianCooper-Climax0
24Bob GerardBritishCooper-Climax0
25Johnny BoydAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
26Jo BonnierSwedishMaserati0
27Mike MacDowelBritishCooper-Climax0
28Marshall TeagueAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
29Ivor BuebBritishMaserati0
30Pat O'ConnorAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
31Paco GodiaSpanishMaserati0
32Ron FlockhartBritishBRM0
33Alessandro de TomasoArgentineanFerrari0
34Bob VeithAmericanPhillips-Offenhauser0
35Bruce HalfordBritishMaserati0
36Horace GouldBritishMaserati0
37Luigi PiottiItalianMaserati0
38Gene HartleyAmericanLesovsky-Offenhauser0
39Andre SimonFrenchMaserati0
40Eugenio CastellottiItalianFerrari0
41Jack TurnerAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
42Herbert MacKay-FraserAmericanBRM0
43Hans HerrmannGermanMaserati0
44Johnny ThomsonAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser0
45Bob ChristieAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
46Chuck WeyantAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser0
47Jack FairmanBritishBRM0
48Les LestonAmericanBRM0
49Tony BettenhausenAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
50Johnnie ParsonsAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
51Don FreelandAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
52Jimmy ReeceAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
53Don EdmundsAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
54Johnnie TolanAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
55Al HermanAmericanDunn-Offenhauser0
56Fred AgabashianAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
57Eddie SachsAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser0
58Mike MagillAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
59Eddie JohnsonAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
60Bill CheesbourgAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
61Al KellerAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
62Jimmy DaywaltAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
63Ed ElisianAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
64Rodger WardAmericanLesovsky-Offenhauser0
65Troy RuttmanAmericanWatson-Offenhauser0
66Eddie RussoAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
67Elmer GeorgeAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0


1958

For the 1958 season, points were awarded 8 for the winner, then 6-4-3-2 in descending order through fifth place, plus one for the fastest lap.  The best six of eleven race scores counted towards the championship.  Points for a shared drive were divided equally among the drivers.

The British dominated the Drivers' Championship by sweeping the top 5 spots, as well as 9th place for a total of 6 out of the top 10.  Britons accounted for 150 out of 252 points scored in the 1958 season, or 59.5%.  However, the most prominent position, 1958 Drivers' Champion, was Mike Hawthorn.

Schedule

DateEventWinnerCar/Team
January 19, 1958Argentine Grand PrixStirling MossCooper-Climax
May 18, 1958Monaco Grand PrixMaurice TrintignantCooper-Climax
May 26, 1958Dutch Grand PrixStirling MossVanwall
May 30, 1958Indianapolis 500Jimmy BryanEpperly-Offenhauser
June 15, 1958Belgian Grand PrixTony BrooksVanwall
July 6, 1958French Grand PrixMike HawthornFerrari
July 19, 1958British Grand PrixPeter CollinsFerrari
August 3, 1958German Grand PrixTony BrooksVanwall
August 24, 1958Portuguese Grand PrixStirling MossVanwall
September 7, 1958Italian Grand PrixTony BrooksVanwall
October 19, 1958Morocco Grand PrixStirling MossVanwall

Drivers' Championship

FinishDriverNationalityTeam/CarPoints
1Mike HawthornBritishFerrari F242
2Stirling MossBritishVanwall41
3Tony BrooksBritishVanwall24
4Roy SalvadoriBritishCooper-Climax F215
5Peter CollinsBritishFerrari F214
6Harry SchellAmericanBRM14
7Maurice TrintignantFrenchCooper-Climax F212
8Luigi MussoItalianFerrari F212
9Stuart Lewis-EvansBritishVanwall11
10Phil HillAmericanFerrari F29
11Wolfgang von TripsGermanFerrari F29
12Jean BehraFrenchBRM9
13Jimmy BryanAmericanEpperly-Offenhauser8
14Juan Manuel FangioArgentineanMaserati7
15George AmickAmericanEpperly-Offenhauser6
16Johnny BoydAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser4
17Tony BettenhausenAmericanEpperly-Offenhauser4
18Jack BrabhamAustralianCooper-Climax F23
19Cliff AllisonBritishLotus-Climax F23
20Jo BonnierSwedishBRM3
21Jim RathmannAmericanEpperly-Offenhauser2
22Graham HillBritishLotus-Climax F2
23Masten GregoryAmericanMaserati0
24Olivier GendebienBelgianFerrari F20
25Jimmy ReeceAmericanWatson-Offenhauser0
26Don FreelandAmericanPhillips-Offenhauser0
27Carlos MenditeguyArgentineanMaserati0
28Maria Teresa de FilippisItalianMaserati0
29Paco GodiaSpanishMaserati0
30Jack FairmanBritishCooper-Climax F20
31Jud LarsonAmericanWatson-Offenhauser0
32Carroll ShelbyAmericanMaserati0
33Hans HerrmannGermanMaserati0
34Gerino GeriniItalianMaserati0
35Giulio CabiancaItalianMaserati0
36Horace GouldBritishMaserati0
37Eddie JohnsonAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
38Troy RuttmanAmericanMaserati0
39Bill CheesbourgAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
40Carel Godin de BeaufortDutchPorsche F20
41Al KellerAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
42Giorgio ScarlattiItalianMaserati0
43Johnnie ParsonsAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
44Bruce McLarenNew ZealanderCooper-Climax F20
45Ian BurgessBritishCooper-Climax F20
46Johnnie TolanAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser0
47Bob ChristieAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
48Robert La CazeMoroccanCooper-Climax F20
49Wolfgang SeidelGermanMaserati0
50Dempsey WilsonAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser0
51Andre GuelfiMoroccanCooper-Climax F20
52A.J. FoytAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser0
53Ron FlockhartBritishBRM0
54Mike MagillAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
55Ivor BuebBritishLotus-Climax F20
56Christian GoethalsBelgianCooper-Climax F20
57Alan StaceyBritishLotus-Climax F20
58Paul RussoAmerican0
59Francois PicardFrenchCooper-Climax F20
60Ken KavanaghAustralianMaserati0
61Tom BridgerBritishCooper-Climax F20
62Shorty TemplemanAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
63Bruce KesslerAmericanConnaught-Alta0
64Rodger WardAmericanLesovsky-Offenhauser0
65Paul EmeryBritishConnaught-Alta0
66Billy GarrettAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
67Eddie SachsAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser0
68Dick GibsonBritishCooper-Climax F20
69Andre TestutMonegasqueMaserati0
70Johnny ThomsonAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
71Brian NaylorBritishCooper-Climax F20
72Chuck WeyantAmericanDunn-Offenhauser0
73Jack TurnerAmericanLesovsky-Offenhauser0
74Luigi PiottiItalianOsca0
75Bob VeithAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
76Dick RathmannAmericanWatson-Offenhauser0
77Bernie EcclestoneBritishConnaught-Alta0
78Ed ElisianAmericanWatson-Offenhauser0
79Pat O'ConnorAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
80Luigi TaramazzoItalianMaserati0
81Louis ChironMonegasqueMaserati0
82Paul GoldsmithAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
83Jerry UnserAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
84Len SuttonAmericanKurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
85Art BischAmericanKuzma-Offenhauser0

Constructors' Championship

PositionTeamPoints
1Vanwall48
2Ferrari40
3Cooper-Climax31
4BRM18
5Maserati6
6Lotus-Climax3
7Watson-Offenhauser0
8Phillips-Offenhauser0
9Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser0
10Kurtis Kraft-Novi0
11Cooper-Climax F20
12Porche0
13Kuzma-Offenhauser0
14Connaught-Alta0
15Lotus-Climax F20
16Lesovsky-Offenhauser0
17Porsche F20
18Osca0
19Dunn-Offenhauser0


1963

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2008

Schedule

DateEventWinnerCar/Team
March 16, 2008Australian Grand PrixLewis HamiltonMcLaren-Mercedes
March 23, 2008Malaysian Grand PrixKimi RäikkönenFerrari


Article Index

DateArticleAgency/Author/Speaker
December 8, 2001Formula One Teams Change Numbering SystemVOA Sports
October 12, 2003Schumacher Wins Unprecedented 6th F1 TitleVOA Sports
January 20, 2004Formula One Teams Debate Boycott of European RacesVOA Sports
October 8, 2004Russia to Make Forumula One Debut in 2006Voice of America
October 13, 2004Britain, France and San Marino Provisional on 2005 F1 CalendarVOA Sports
December 6, 2004Ecclestone May Lose Control of Formula One RacingVOA Sports
January 19, 2005Formula 1: International Automobile Federation Signes Deal with FerrariVOA Sports
March 1, 2005Nuevo reglamento estrena la F1 en 2005Wikinoticias
March 3, 20052005 Formula One Season Kicks Off Down UnderDavid Byrd
April 7, 2005Formula 1 Media ConferenceGil de Ferran
April 7, 2005Formula One Teams to Boycott Meeting with IAF ChiefVOA Sports
April 9, 2005Formula One Cars - Unsurpassed Technology at Its FinestMichael Walker
September 2, 2005Juan Pablo Montoya establece nuevo récord de velocidad en Fórmula 1Wikinoticias
September 25, 2005Fernando Alonso se convierte en campeón mundial de Fórmula 1 en BrasilWikinoticias
October 19, 2005Bayerische Landesbank übernimmt Kontrolle über Formel-1-HoldingWikinews
October 19, 2005Bernie Ecclestones SaisonfazitWikinews
October 23, 2005Formula One Car SpecificationsMarvyn H.
October 23, 2005Formula One Commission Meets Monday on Rules ChangeVOA Sports
October 24, 2005Automobilismo Formula 1 cambiano le regole 2005Wikinotizie
October 24, 2005Steht die Formel 1 vor einer technischen Revolution?Wikinews
October 25, 2005Formel 1 führt KO-Qualifikation einWikinews
October 26, 2005Formel-1-Saison 2006 stehtWikinews
November 25, 2005Formula 1 CVC Capital Partners acquisisce il controllo della SlEc 2005Wikinotizie
Decmeber 21, 2005Formel 1 geht ab 2006 mit 22 Autos an den StartWikinews
January 23, 2006Electric-powered Engine in F1?Alfred Johnson
April 13, 2006Michael Schumacher breaks Formula One record for most polesWikinews
April 18, 2006The Formula 1 Fan Defined
August 29, 2006Automobilismo, Formula 1: Calendario 2007, niente G.P. di San Marino e d'EuropaWikinotizie
August 29, 2006International Automobile Federation Trims Formula One Race ScheduleVOA Sports
October 22, 2006Alonso vince il mondiale di Formula 1 2006, GP del Brasile a Felipe MassaWikinotizie
October 22, 2006Fernando Alonso se convierte en bicampeón de Fórmula 1Wikinoticias
January 24, 2007Formel-1-Teams präsentierten ihre Autos für die Saison 2007Wikinews
March 11, 2007Formula 1 2007 a season previewMarius Benade
September 13, 2007Scandalo in Formula 1: la McLaren esclusa dal mondiale costruttoriWikinotizie
September 17, 2007100 Millionen Geldstrafe für McLaren und keine KonstrukteurspunkteWikinews
October 21, 2007Automobilismo, Räikkönen è campione della stagione 2007 di Formula 1Wikinotizie
February 20, 2008Formula One: From humble beginnings to billion dollar businessAndrew Regan
February 26, 2008Automobilismo: calendario campionato mondiale Formula 1 2008Wikinotizie
March 27, 2008F1 Teams In The Midst Of UncertaintyAnthony Fontanelle
July 2, 2008Formel 1 stellt Rennkalender für die Saison 2009 vorWikinews
September 25, 2008Formel-1-Saison 2008: Der Protest von McLaren-Mercedes wurde abgewiesenWikinews
November 3, 2008Hamilton, campeón del mundo de Fórmula 1Wikinoticias
December 6, 2008Honda quits Formula One racingWikinews
December 10, 2008Formula One set to see standardised enginesWikinews
December 12, 2008FIA lays out cost cutting measures for Formula OneWikinews
March 20, 2009La FIA propone retrasar el cambio de puntuación en la Fórmula 1 a 2010Wikinoticias
May 8, 2009Why The In Season Testing Ban For Formula One is BadLemmy Gibson
June 19, 2009Formula One teams to set up breakaway championshipWikinews
July 4, 2009Bulgarian officials in Grand Prix talksWikinews
September 5, 2009Renault charged with Formula One race fixingWikinews
November 4, 2009Toyota se despide de la Fórmula 1Wikinoticias
November 5, 2009Toyota quits Formula OneWikinews
October 14, 2010Russia Signs Deal to Host a Formula One RaceVOA Breaking News
November 4, 20102011 Formula One Race Schedule SetVOA News
November 12, 2010Four Racers in Contention for Formula One ChampionshipVOA Breaking News
November 14, 2010Vettel Becomes Youngest Formula One ChampVOA Breaking News
December 4, 2010FIA beschließt Rennkalender der Formel-1-Saison 2011Wikinews
December 10, 2010Formula One Drops Ban on Team OrdersVOA Breaking News
January 5, 2011German Banker Arrested for Alleged Corruption In Formula One SaleVOA Breaking News
January 13, 2011Sve je teže voziti nove bolideВикивести
February 17, 2011Bahrain Unrest Threatens Formula One Season OpenerVOA Breaking News
February 21, 2011Bahrain Cancels Formula One Season-OpenerVOA Breaking News
February 24, 2011Bahrain Grand Prix cancelled amid political turmoilWikinews
March 1, 2011Formula One Looking At Rescheduling Canceled Bahrain Grand PrixWikinews
March 8, 2011FIA Sets May 1 Deadline For Bahrain to Reschedule Its Grand PrixVOA Breaking News
May 10, 2011Трасса Формулы-1 будет построена в СочиВикиновости
June 10, 2011Bahrain Grand Prix Now OffVOA Breaking News
March 16, 2012Формула 1 тази неделя по БНТ2УикиНовини
July 13, 2012Why I miss F1 test daysMatt Hubbard
July 31, 2012What if F1 was like MotoGP?Matt Hubbard
September 21, 20122013 F1 Calendar releasedMatt Hubbard
November 4, 2012Why, after 18 years, I find F1 boring - and what I'd do to make it fun againMatt Hubbard
May 13, 2013Formula 1 - Is it, in fact, any good?Matt Hubbard
June 9, 2013Why I miss F1 test daysMatt Hubbard
June 11, 2013I Never Really Loved F1...Bill Crittenden
June 11, 2013I think I've fallen out of love with F1. Have you?Matt Hubbard
June 15, 2013I'll Never Forget Whats'isnameGeoff Maxted
October 8, 2013Every F1 car livery ever in one placeMatt Hubbard
December 9, 2013Here Are the New F1 Regulation Changes In FullMatt Hubbard
December 11, 2013Lotus F1 Issues Its Own Rules For 2014Matt Hubbard
April 6, 2014F1 2014 Is Brilliant - Despite What The Naysayers SayMatt Hubbard
November 14, 2014Bernie Ecclestone - F1 Is For Pensioners, Not YoungstersMatt Hubbard


Video

The Flying Lap, Episode 31: German GP Debrief, 2014 Regulations
July 28, 2011
Duration: 1:23:50
Peter discusses the sensational German GP with the inimitable Craig Scarborough and looks ahead to this weekend's Hungarian GP. Can Lewis Hamilton and McLaren-Mercedes win again? Will Red Bull Racing bounce back? Can Ferrari win another? Peter and Craig also examine the new 2014 F1 technical regulations - both chassis and engines. Are they all step forwards? And what will the new cars look like? All this and more on Episode 31.

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