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Calendar & Results

Drivers' World Championship Standings

 DriverMCONLDBELFRAGBRGERITAUSA  Pts.
1 Hill, P. 4690649 - 34 (38)
2 von Trips, W. 3960960 - 33
3 Moss, S. 93000900 21
4 Gurney, D. 20160066 21
5 Ginther, R. 6240400 - 16
6 Ireland, I. - - 030009 12
7 Clark, J. 04040300 11
8 McLaren, B. 10020143 11
9 Baghetti, G. - - - 90 - 0 - 9
10 Brooks, T. 00000024 6
11 Brabham, J. 01003000 4
12 Surtees, J. 00200200 4
13 Lewis, J. - - 00003 - 3
14 Gendebien, O. - - 3 - - - - 0 3
15 Bonnier, J. 00002001 3
16 Hill, G. 00010002 3
17 Salvadori, R. - - - 01010 2
  Scarlatti, G. - - - 0 - - - - 0
Seidel, W. - - - - 000 - 0
Sharp, H. - - - - - - - 0 0
Starrabba, G. - - - - - - 0 - 0
Greene, K. - - - - 0 - - - 0
Gregory, M. - - 000 - 00 0
Taylor, H. - - - 00 - 0 - 0
Taylor, T. - 0 - - - - - - 0
Trintignant, M. 0 - 00 - 00 - 0
Vaccarella, N. - - - - - - 0 - 0
Burgess, I. - - - 000 - - 0
Bussinello, R. - - - - - - 0 - 0
Bandini, L. - - 0 - 000 - 0
Bianchi, L. - - 000 - - - 0
Allison, C. 0 - - - - - - - 0
Ashmore, G. - - - - 000 - 0
Collomb, B. - - - 0 - 0 - - 0
de Beaufort, C. - 000000 - 0
Fairman, J. - - - - 0 - 0 - 0
Hall, J. - - - - - - - 0 0
Hansgen, W. - - - - - - - 0 0
Herrmann, H. 00 - - - 0 - - 0
Lippi, R. - - - - - - 0 - 0
Maggs, T. - - - - 00 - - 0
Mairesse, W. - - 00 - 0 - - 0
Marsh, T. - - - - 00 - - 0
May, M. 0 - - 0 - - - - 0
Natili, M. - - - - 0 - - - 0
Naylor, B. - - - - - - 0 - 0
Parnell, T. - - - - 0 - 0 - 0
Penske, R. - - - - - - - 0 0
Pirocchi, R. - - - - - - 0 - 0
Rodríguez, R. - - - - - - 0 - 0
Ruby, L. - - - - - - - 0 0
Ryan, P. - - - - - - - 0 0

Constructors' World Championship Standings

  Const.-Eng. MCONLDBELFRAGBRGERITAUSA  Pts.
1 Ferrari - Ferrari 68888680 40 (52)
2 Lotus - Climax 84040808 32
3 Porsche - Porsche 20162066 22 (23)
4 Cooper - Climax 11223243 14 (18)
5 BRM - Climax 00010024 7
6 Cooper - Maserati 0 - 00000 - 0
7 Gilby - Climax - - - - 0 - - - 0
  De Tomaso - Conrero - - - - - - 0 - 0
Emeryson - Maserati 0 - - - 0 - - - 0
JBW - Maserati - - - 0 - - 0 - 0
Lotus - Maserati - - - - - - 0 - 0
De Tomaso - OSCA - - - 0 - - 0 - 0
MBM - Porsche - - - - - 0 - - 0
De Tomaso - Alfa Romeo - - - - - 0 - - 0
Emeryson - Climax - - - - - - 0 - 0
Ferguson - Climax - - - - 0 - - - 0

Points System

Total Races Races Counted Towards WC Points AllocationNotes
8 5 Top 6 (9,6,4,3,2,1)Only the highest-scoring driver for each constructor at each race were counted towards the Constructors' Championship. Best 5 scores were counted towards Drivers' and Constructors' Championship.

F1 Records Established During Season

CategoryRecord Title
Constructors Triple (1st/2nd/3rd) Finishes
Constructors Quadruple (1st/2nd/3rd/4th) Finishes