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1958 Portuguese Grand Prix

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Date  24 August 1958
Course length  7.4 km (4.625 mi)
Course  Public road
1958 Portuguese Grand Prix
Official name  VII Portuguese Grand Prix
Location  Circuito da Boavista Oporto (Porto), Portugal
Distance  50 laps, 370 km (231.25 mi)

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.

Championship standings after the race

  • 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.
  • References

    1958 Portuguese Grand Prix Wikipedia


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