Formula 1 1958 Argentine Grand Prix results


Autódromo Juan y Oscar Gálvez
Stirling Moss
Juan Fangio

The 1958 Argentine Grand Prix was won by Stirling Moss of Cooper.
Despite being on pole position in Argentina, Juan Fangio could not convert this into a win.

The race in Argentina was round 1 of 11 of the 1958 season.


1958 Argentine Grand Prix

The 1958 Argentine Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 19 January 1958 at Autodromo Municipal Ciudad de Buenos Aires Circuit. It was race 1 of 11 in the 1958 World Championship of Drivers and race 1 of 10 in the 1958 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. The race was the sixth Argentine Grand Prix. It was held on the #2 variation of the circuit. The race was held over 80 laps of the four kilometre circuit for a total race distance of 313 kilometres.

The race was won by British driver Stirling Moss in Rob Walker's privately entered Cooper T43. It was the first World Drivers Championship race win for a rear-engined car and also first win for a privateer team in Formula One and the first by a chassis built by the Cooper Car Company. Moss took his seventh Grand Prix victory by 2.7 seconds over Italian driver Luigi Musso (Ferrari Dino 246). Musso's British teammate Mike Hawthorn (Ferrari Dino 246) was third.

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