1962 Formula One season

sports season

The 1962 Formula One season saw Graham Hill crowned as champion.

Season reviewEdit

Rnd Race Date Location Winning driver Constructor Report
1   Dutch Grand Prix May 20 Zandvoort   Graham Hill   BRM Report
2   Monaco Grand Prix June 3 Monaco   Bruce McLaren   Cooper-Climax Report
3   Belgian Grand Prix June 17 Spa-Francorchamps   Jim Clark   Lotus-Climax Report
4   French Grand Prix July 8 Rouen-Les-Essarts   Dan Gurney   Porsche Report
5   British Grand Prix July 21 Aintree   Jim Clark   Lotus-Climax Report
6   German Grand Prix August 5 Nürburgring   Graham Hill   BRM Report
7   Italian Grand Prix September 16 Monza   Graham Hill   BRM Report
8   United States Grand Prix October 7 Watkins Glen   Jim Clark   Lotus-Climax Report
9   South African Grand Prix December 29 Prince George   Graham Hill   BRM Report


1962 Drivers Championship final standingsEdit

Pos. Driver NED
 
MON
 
BEL
 
FRA
 
GBR
 
GER
 
ITA
 
USA
 
RSA
 
Pts.
1   Graham Hill 1 6 2 9 4 1 1 2 1 42 (52)
2   Jim Clark 9 Ret 1 Ret 1 4 Ret 1 Ret 30
3   Bruce McLaren Ret 1 Ret 4 3 5 3 3 2 27 (32)
4   John Surtees Ret 4 5 5 2 2 Ret Ret Ret 19
5   Dan Gurney Ret Ret 1 9 3 13 5 15
6   Phil Hill 3 2 3 Ret Ret 11 14
7   Tony Maggs 5 Ret Ret 2 6 9 7 7 3 13
8   Richie Ginther Ret Ret Ret 3 13 8 2 Ret 7 10
9   Jack Brabham Ret 8 6 Ret 5 Ret 4 4 9
10   Trevor Taylor 2 Ret Ret 8 8 Ret Ret 12 Ret 6
11   Giancarlo Baghetti 4 Ret 10 5 5
12   Lorenzo Bandini 3 Ret 8 4
13   Ricardo Rodríguez Ret 4 6 14 4
14   Willy Mairesse 7 Ret 4 3
15   Joakim Bonnier 7 5 Ret Ret 7 6 13 3
16   Innes Ireland Ret Ret Ret Ret 16 Ret 8 5 2
17   Carel Godin de Beaufort 6 DNQ 7 6 14 13 10 Ret 11 2
18   Masten Gregory Ret DNQ WD Ret 7 12 6 1
19   Neville Lederle 6 1
20   Maurice Trintignant Ret 8 7 Ret Ret Ret 0
21   Jackie Lewis 8 DNQ Ret 10 Ret 0
22   John Love 8 0
23   Nino Vaccarella DNQ 15 9 0
24   Lucien Bianchi 9 16 0
25   Roger Penske 9 0
26   Bruce Johnstone 9 0
27   Jo Siffert DNQ 10 Ret 12 DNQ 0
28   Rob Schroeder 10 0
29   Ernie Pieterse 10 0
30   Ian Burgess 12 11 DNQ 0
31   Tony Settember 11 Ret 0
32   John Campbell-Jones 11 0
33   Hap Sharp 11 0
34   Heini Walter 14 0
35   Jay Chamberlain 15 DNQ DNQ 0
  Wolfgang Seidel NC Ret DNQ 0
  Roy Salvadori WD Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 0
  Tony Shelly Ret DNQ DNQ 0
  Keith Greene Ret DNQ 0
  Ben Pon Ret 0
  Heinz Schiller Ret 0
  Bernard Collomb Ret 0
  Timmy Mayer Ret 0
  Doug Serrurier Ret 0
  Mike Harris Ret 0
  Günther Seiffert DNQ 0
  Gerry Ashmore DNQ 0
  Ernesto Prinoth DNQ 0
  Roberto Lippi DNQ 0
  Nasif Estéfano DNQ 0
Pos. Driver NED
 
MON
 
BEL
 
FRA
 
GBR
 
GER
 
ITA
 
USA
 
RSA
 
Pts.
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Race cancelled (C)
Light blue Practiced only (PO)
Friday test driver (TD)
(starting in 2003)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Withdrew entry before the event (WD)
  • Only the best 5 results counted towards the Championship. Numbers without parentheses are Championship points; numbers in parentheses are total points scored.