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1962 South African Grand Prix


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Formula One race number 9 of 9
Saturday, December 29, 1962 at East London Circuit, East London, South Africa
82 laps on a 3.920 kilometer road course (321.440 kilometers)

Time of race: 2:08:03.3
Average speed: 150.605 kph
Pole time: 89.3 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 49.8 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1962 Formula One results   /   1962 standings

PosSt#DriverTeamChass./Eng.LapsStatusLedPts
1 23   Graham Hill Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P57 / BRM 1.5 V8822:08:03.3219
2 88   Bruce McLaren Cooper Car CompanyCooper T60 / Climax 1.5 V882+49.806
3 69   Tony Maggs Cooper Car CompanyCooper T60 / Climax 1.5 V882+50.304
4 310   Jack Brabham Brabham Racing OrganisationBrabham BT3 / Climax 1.5 V882+53.803
5 411   Innes Ireland UDT-Laystall Racing TeamLotus 24 / Climax 1.5 V881+1 lap02
61020   Neville Lederle Neville LederleLotus 21 / Climax 1.5 L478+4 laps01
7 74   Richie Ginther Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P57 / BRM 1.5 V878+4 laps00
81218   John Love John LoveCooper T55 / Climax 1.5 L478+4 laps00
9175   Bruce Johnstone Owen Racing OrganisationBRM P48/57 / BRM 1.5 V876+6 laps00
101314   Ernie Pieterse Ernie PieterseLotus 21 / Climax 1.5 L471+11 laps00
ret1615   Carel Godin de Beaufort Ecurie MaarsbergenPorsche 718 / Porsche 1.5 B470fuel system00
ret 11   Jimmy Clark Team LotusLotus 25 / Climax 1.5 V862oil leak610
ret1421   Doug Serrurier Otelle NucciLDS Mk2 / Alfa Romeo 1.5 L462radiator00
ret117   Roy Salvadori Bowmaker-Yeoman Racing TeamLola Mk4 / Climax 1.5 V856fuel leak00
ret1522   Mike Harris Mike HarrisCooper T53 / Alfa Romeo 1.5 L431wheel bearing00
ret 56   John Surtees Bowmaker-Yeoman Racing TeamLola Mk4 / Climax 1.5 V826engine00
ret 92   Trevor Taylor Team LotusLotus 25 / Climax 1.5 V811gearbox00

Fastest Lap: 155.077 kph by Jimmy Clark

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
WDGary Hocking12RRC Walker Racing TeamLotus 24 / Climax 1.5 V8
WDSyd van der Vyver16Lotus 24 / Climax 1.5 V8
WDTony Settember17Emeryson CarsEmeryson 61 / Climax 1.5 L4
WDSam Tingle19RHH ParnellLotus 18 / Climax 1.5 L4

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jimmy Clark16161
  Graham Hill628221