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1962 South African Grand Prix

Round
9/9
Date
Dec 29, 1962 at 00:00
Location
East London, South Africa
Pos. Driver Constructor Time/Retired Grid Laps Points
1 #3 Graham Hill BRM 2:08:03.300 2nd 82 9
2 #8 Bruce McLaren Cooper +49.800 8th 82 6
3 #9 Tony Maggs Cooper +50.300 6th 82 4
4 #10 Jack Brabham Brabham +53.800 3rd 82 3
5 #11 Innes Ireland Lotus +1 lap 4th 81 2
6 #20 Neville Lederle Lotus +4 laps 10th 78 1
7 #4 Richie Ginther BRM +4 laps 7th 78
8 #18 John Love Cooper +4 laps 12th 78
9 #5 Bruce Johnstone BRM +6 laps 17th 76
10 #14 Ernie Pieterse Lotus +11 laps 13th 71
11 #15 Carel Godin de Beaufort Porsche Fuel system 16th 70
DNF #21 Doug Serrurier LDS Radiator 14th 62
DNF #1 Jim Clark Lotus Oil leak 1st 61
DNF #7 Roy Salvadori Lola Fuel leak 11th 56
DNF #22 Mike Harris Cooper Wheel bearing 15th 31
DNF #6 John Surtees Lola Engine 5th 26
DNF #2 Trevor Taylor Lotus Gearbox 9th 11
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #1 Jim Clark Lotus 1:29.300
2 #3 Graham Hill BRM 1:29.600 +0.300
3 #10 Jack Brabham Brabham 1:31.000 +1.700
4 #11 Innes Ireland Lotus 1:31.100 +1.800
5 #6 John Surtees Lola 1:31.500 +2.200
6 #9 Tony Maggs Cooper 1:31.700 +2.400
7 #4 Richie Ginther BRM 1:31.700 +2.400
8 #8 Bruce McLaren Cooper 1:31.700 +2.400
9 #2 Trevor Taylor Lotus 1:32.700 +3.400
10 #20 Neville Lederle Lotus 1:33.600 +4.300
11 #7 Roy Salvadori Lola 1:35.400 +6.100
12 #18 John Love Cooper 1:36.400 +7.100
13 #14 Ernie Pieterse Lotus 1:36.800 +7.500
14 #21 Doug Serrurier LDS 1:36.800 +7.500
15 #22 Mike Harris Cooper 1:39.100 +9.800
16 #15 Carel Godin de Beaufort Porsche 1:39.200 +9.900
17 #5 Bruce Johnstone BRM
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Lap
1 #1 Jim Clark Lotus 1:31.000 3

Standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Graham Hill BRM 4 6 42
2 Jim Clark Lotus 3 3 30 -12
3 Bruce McLaren Cooper 1 5 27 -15
4 John Surtees Lola 0 2 19 -23
5 Dan Gurney Porsche 1 2 15 -27
6 Phil Hill Porsche 0 3 14 -28
7 Tony Maggs Cooper 0 2 13 -29
8 Richie Ginther BRM 0 2 10 -32
9 Jack Brabham Brabham 0 0 9 -33
10 Trevor Taylor Lotus 0 1 6 -36
11 Giancarlo Baghetti Ferrari 0 0 5 -37
12 Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari 0 1 4 -38
13 Ricardo Rodríguez Ferrari 0 0 4 -38
14 Willy Mairesse Ferrari 0 0 3 -39
15 Jo Bonnier Porsche 0 0 3 -39
16 Innes Ireland Lotus 0 0 2 -40
17 Carel Godin de Beaufort Porsche 0 0 2 -40
18 Masten Gregory Lotus 0 0 1 -41
19 Neville Lederle Lotus 0 0 1 -41
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 BRM BRM 4 8 42
2 Lotus Climax 3 4 36 -6
3 Cooper Climax 1 7 29 -13
4 Lola Climax 0 2 19 -23
5 Porsche Porsche 1 2 18 -24
6 Ferrari Ferrari 0 4 18 -24
7 Brabham Climax 0 0 6 -36
8 Lotus BRM 3 4 1 -41

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1985 #5 Nigel Mansell Keke Rosberg Alain Prost 1:08.149 - Keke Rosberg Nigel Mansell
1984 #8 Niki Lauda Alain Prost Derek Warwick 1:08.877 - Patrick Tambay Nelson Piquet
1983 #6 Riccardo Patrese Andrea de Cesaris Nelson Piquet 1:09.948 - Nelson Piquet Patrick Tambay
1982 #15 Alain Prost Carlos Reutemann René Arnoux 1:08.278 - Alain Prost René Arnoux
1980 #16 René Arnoux Jacques Laffite Didier Pironi 1:13.150 - René Arnoux Jean-Pierre Jabouille
1979 #12 Gilles Villeneuve Jody Scheckter Jean-Pierre Jarier 1:14.412 - Gilles Villeneuve Jean-Pierre Jabouille
1978 #6 Ronnie Peterson Patrick Depailler John Watson 1:17.090 - Mario Andretti Niki Lauda
1977 #11 Niki Lauda Jody Scheckter Patrick Depailler 1:17.630 - John Watson James Hunt
1976 #1 Niki Lauda James Hunt Jochen Mass 1:17.970 - Niki Lauda James Hunt
1975 #3 Jody Scheckter Carlos Reutemann Patrick Depailler 1:17.200 - Carlos Pace Carlos Pace
1974 #7 Carlos Reutemann Jean-Pierre Beltoise Mike Hailwood 1:18.160 - Carlos Reutemann Niki Lauda
1973 #3 Jackie Stewart Peter Revson Emerson Fittipaldi 1:17.100 - Emerson Fittipaldi Denny Hulme
1972 #12 Denny Hulme Emerson Fittipaldi Peter Revson 1:18.900 - Mike Hailwood Jackie Stewart
1971 #6 Mario Andretti Jackie Stewart Clay Regazzoni 1:20.300 - Mario Andretti Jackie Stewart
1970 #12 Jack Brabham Denny Hulme Jackie Stewart 1:20.800 - John Surtees Jackie Stewart
1969 #7 Jackie Stewart Graham Hill Denny Hulme 1:21.600 - Jackie Stewart Jack Brabham
1968 #4 Jim Clark Graham Hill Jochen Rindt 1:23.700 - Jim Clark Jim Clark
1967 #4 Pedro Rodríguez John Love John Surtees 1:29.900 - Denny Hulme Jack Brabham
1965 #5 Jim Clark John Surtees Graham Hill 1:27.600 - Jim Clark Jim Clark
1963 #1 Jim Clark Dan Gurney Graham Hill 1:29.100 - Dan Gurney Jim Clark
The 1962 South African Grand Prix started Dec 29, 1962 on Prince George Circuit in East London, South Africa. Jim Clark started from pole position with Graham Hill next to him. Jack Brabham started from third place.

In 2 hour, 08 minutes and 03 seconds Graham Hill finished the race in first place.The podium was completed with Bruce McLaren in second and Tony Maggs in third place.

After the 1962 South African Grand Prix, Graham Hill is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 42 points. Hill is 12 points ahead of Jim Clark.