1962 Formula One season

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

Season review[change | edit source]

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


1962 Drivers Championship final standings[change | edit source]

Pos. Driver NED
Netherlands
MON
Monaco
BEL
Belgium
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
GER
Germany
ITA
Italy
USA
United States
RSA
South Africa
Pts.
1 United Kingdom Graham Hill 1 6 2 9 4 1 1 2 1 42 (52)
2 United Kingdom Jim Clark 9 Ret 1 Ret 1 4 Ret 1 Ret 30
3 New Zealand Bruce McLaren Ret 1 Ret 4 3 5 3 3 2 27 (32)
4 United Kingdom John Surtees Ret 4 5 5 2 2 Ret Ret Ret 19
5 United States Dan Gurney Ret Ret 1 9 3 13 5 15
6 United States Phil Hill 3 2 3 Ret Ret 11 14
7 South Africa Tony Maggs 5 Ret Ret 2 6 9 7 7 3 13
8 United States Richie Ginther Ret Ret Ret 3 13 8 2 Ret 7 10
9 Australia Jack Brabham Ret 8 6 Ret 5 Ret 4 4 9
10 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor 2 Ret Ret 8 8 Ret Ret 12 Ret 6
11 Italy Giancarlo Baghetti 4 Ret 10 5 5
12 Italy Lorenzo Bandini 3 Ret 8 4
13 Mexico Ricardo Rodríguez Ret 4 6 14 4
14 Belgium Willy Mairesse 7 Ret 4 3
15 Sweden Joakim Bonnier 7 5 Ret Ret 7 6 13 3
16 United Kingdom Innes Ireland Ret Ret Ret Ret 16 Ret 8 5 2
17 Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort 6 DNQ 7 6 14 13 10 Ret 11 2
18 United States Masten Gregory Ret DNQ WD Ret 7 12 6 1
19 South Africa Neville Lederle 6 1
20 France Maurice Trintignant Ret 8 7 Ret Ret Ret 0
21 United Kingdom Jackie Lewis 8 DNQ Ret 10 Ret 0
22 Rhodesia John Love 8 0
23 Italy Nino Vaccarella DNQ 15 9 0
24 Belgium Lucien Bianchi 9 16 0
25 United States Roger Penske 9 0
26 South Africa Bruce Johnstone 9 0
27 Switzerland Jo Siffert DNQ 10 Ret 12 DNQ 0
28 United States Rob Schroeder 10 0
29 South Africa Ernie Pieterse 10 0
30 United Kingdom Ian Burgess 12 11 DNQ 0
31 United States Tony Settember 11 Ret 0
32 United Kingdom John Campbell-Jones 11 0
33 United States Hap Sharp 11 0
34 Switzerland Heini Walter 14 0
35 United States Jay Chamberlain 15 DNQ DNQ 0
Germany Wolfgang Seidel NC Ret DNQ 0
United Kingdom Roy Salvadori WD Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 0
New Zealand Tony Shelly Ret DNQ DNQ 0
United Kingdom Keith Greene Ret DNQ 0
Netherlands Ben Pon Ret 0
Switzerland Heinz Schiller Ret 0
France Bernard Collomb Ret 0
United States Timmy Mayer Ret 0
South Africa Doug Serrurier Ret 0
Rhodesia Mike Harris Ret 0
Germany Günther Seiffert DNQ 0
United Kingdom Gerry Ashmore DNQ 0
Italy Ernesto Prinoth DNQ 0
Italy Roberto Lippi DNQ 0
Argentina Nasif Estéfano DNQ 0
Pos. Driver NED
Netherlands
MON
Monaco
BEL
Belgium
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
GER
Germany
ITA
Italy
USA
United States
RSA
South Africa
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.