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1962 Solitude GP
1962 ACF GP
1961 British GP

1962 British GP

1962 German GP
1963 British GP
 XV  RAC British Grand Prix


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSaturday 21 July 1962
Start time14:00
EventBritish GP
CircuitAintree
Event FormatRace of 75 laps
Race19 of 31
Championship race107
Circuit
Laps75
Circuit Perimeter4828 m
Race Distance4828 × 75 = 362.100 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries21
Qualifiers21
Finishers16
Championship Debutants
Jay Chamberlain (Driver),
Tony Settember (Driver),
Tony Shelly (Driver),
Aiden-Cooper (Car Manufacturer),
   Aiden-Cooper T59 Special (Car Model),
Anglo-American Equipe (Entrant),
Ecurie Excelsior (Entrant),
John Dalton (Entrant)
MilestonesBRM - 100th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Esso - 20th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Porsche - 50th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
UDT Laystall Racing Team - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresBruce McLaren (20),
2. Most 14th Place FinishesCarel Godin de Beaufort (4),
3. Most Consecutive 8th Place FinishesLotus (4),
4. Highest 12th Place Finish RatioAiden-Cooper (100.00%),
5. Most 11th Fastest LapsJo Bonnier (4),
6. Most 15th Fastest LapsCooper (8)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCooper (71),
2. Most 4th Fastest LapsGraham Hill (4),
3. Most 12th Fastest LapsRoy Salvadori (5),
4. Most 20th Fastest LapsLotus (5),
5. Most 21st Fastest LapsLotus (6),
6. Most 15th Place QualificationsCooper (24),
7. Most 17th Place QualificationsCarel Godin de Beaufort (6)

Championships
1 Graham Hill 19 
same
2 Jim Clark 18 
up
3 Bruce McLaren 16 
same
4 Phil Hill 14 
down
5 John Surtees 13 
up
6 Dan Gurney 9 
down
7 Tony Maggs 9 
down
8 Trevor Taylor 6 
same
9 Richie Ginther 4 
same
 Lorenzo Bandini 4 
same
11 Ricardo Rodriguez 3 
same
 Giancarlo Baghetti 3 
same
13 Jack Brabham 3 
up
14 Jo Bonnier 2 
down
15 Carel Godin de Beaufort 2 
down
1 Lotus / Climax 24 
up
2 BRM / BRM 23 
down
3 Cooper / Climax 21 
down
4 Ferrari / Ferrari 14 
same
5 Lola / Climax 13 
up
6 Porsche / Porsche 12 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 20Car 20Car 20
EntrantTeam LotusTeam LotusTeam Lotus
DriverJim ClarkJim ClarkJim Clark
CarLotus 25Lotus 25Lotus 25
EngineClimax 1.5 V8Climax 1.5 V8Climax 1.5 V8
Time2:26'20.81'53.61'55.0
Speed148.456 km/h153.000 km/h151.137 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led