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1962 Natal GP
1962 United States GP
1961 South African GP

1962 South African GP

1963 Lombank Trophy
1963 Monaco GP
1963 South African GP
 IX  South African Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSaturday 29 December 1962
Start time14:00
EventSouth African GP
CircuitEast London
Event FormatRace of 82 laps
Race31 of 31
Championship race111
Circuit
Laps82
Circuit Perimeter3920 m
Race Distance3920 × 82 = 321.440 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherDry
Participants
Entries17
Qualifiers17
Finishers11
Championship Debutants
Bruce Johnstone (Driver),
Doug Serrurier (Driver),
Ernest Pieterse (Driver),
John Love (Driver),
Mike Harris (Driver),
Neville Lederle (Driver),
LDS (Car Manufacturer),
LDS Mk2 (Car Model),
   Ernest Pieterse (Entrant),
John Love (Entrant),
Mike Harris (Entrant),
Neville Lederle (Entrant),
Otello Nucci (Entrant),
South African GP (Event),
East London (Circuit),
East London (3919.7 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 10 - 100th Race Entry (Car Number)
Lotus - 10th Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
Lotus - 200th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Richie Ginther - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Roy Salvadori - 50th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most Consecutive Constructors' Championship Points Scores Bruce McLaren (6),
2. Highest 4th Place Finish RatioBrabham (66.67%)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCooper (76),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Bruce McLaren (24),
3. Most 8th Place FinishesCooper (21),
4. Most Consecutive RetirementsLotus (15),
5. Most 12th Place QualificationsCooper (19),
6. Most 15th Place QualificationsCooper (25),
7. Most 2nd Place Qualifications in a Season Graham Hill (6)

Championships
1  Graham Hill 42 
2  Jim Clark 30 
3  Bruce McLaren 27 
4  John Surtees 19 
5  Dan Gurney 15 
6  Phil Hill 14 
7  Tony Maggs 13 
up
8  Richie Ginther 10 
down
9  Jack Brabham 9 
up
10  Trevor Taylor 6 
down
11  Giancarlo Baghetti 5 
12  Lorenzo Bandini 4 
13  Ricardo Rodriguez 4 
14  Willy Mairesse 3 
15  Jo Bonnier 3 
16  Innes Ireland 2 
up
17  Carel Godin de Beaufort 2 
down
18  Neville Lederle 1 
up
  Masten Gregory 1 
down
1 BRM / BRM 42 
2 Lotus / Climax 36 
3 Cooper / Climax 29 
4 Lola / Climax 19 
5 Porsche / Porsche 18 
6 Ferrari / Ferrari 18 
7 Brabham / Climax 6 
8 Lotus / BRM 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 3Car 1Car 1
EntrantOwen Racing OrganisationTeam LotusTeam Lotus
Driver Graham Hill Jim Clark Jim Clark
CarBRM P57Lotus 25Lotus 25
EngineBRM 1.5 V8Climax 1.5 V8Climax 1.5 V8
Time2:08'03.31'29.31'31.0
Speed150.610 km/h158.029 km/h155.077 km/h


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