1962 International Gold Cup

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United Kingdom  1962 International Gold Cup
Race details
Non-Championship race in the 1962 Formula One season
Date 1 September 1962
Official name IX Gold Cup
Location Oulton Park, Cheshire
Course Permanent racing facility
4.4434 km (2.761 mi)
Distance 73 laps, 324.25 km (201.48 mi)
Pole position
Driver United States Richie Ginther BRM
Time 1:38.6
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Time 1:40.0
Podium
First United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Second United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM
Third Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Climax

The 9th Gold Cup was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 1 September 1962 at Oulton Park, England. The race was run over 73 laps of the circuit, and was won by British driver Jim Clark in a Lotus 25.

Grid[edit]

_______1_______
Richie Ginther
1:38.6

_______2_______
Jim Clark
1:38.6


_______3_______
Graham Hill
1:39.0



_______4_______
Bruce McLaren
1:40.0
_______5_______
Jack Brabham
1:40.4

_______6_______
John Surtees
1:40.4


_______7_______
Innes Ireland
1:40.8
_______8_______
Roy Salvadori
1:41.0

_______9_______
Bruce Johnstone
1:42.0


_______10_______
Trevor Taylor
1:42.2



_______11_______
Gary Hocking
1:43.2
_______12_______
Jo Bonnier
1:45.4

_______13_______
Masten Gregory
1:45.6


_______14_______
Tony Shelly
1:45.6
_______15_______
Ian Burgess
1:45.8

_______16_______
Philip Robinson
1:46.0


_______17_______
Jack Lewis
1:46.6



_______18_______
Carel Godin de Beaufort
1:47.0
_______19_______
Gerry Ashmore
1:48.8

_______20_______
Wolfgang Seidel
- -- ---


_______21_______
Graham Eden
1:54.0
_______22_______
Günther Seifert
1:56.4

_______23_______
Bernard Collomb
2:00.2


_______24_______
Tony Settember
- -- ---



_______25_______
Keith Greene
- -- ---

Results[edit]

Pos Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 United Kingdom Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 2.03:46.6 2
2 United Kingdom Graham Hill Owen Racing Organisation BRM + 1:17.6 s 3
3 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham-Climax 70 laps 5
4 South Africa Bruce Johnstone Owen Racing Organisation BRM 70 laps 9
5 New Zealand Tony Shelly John Dalton Lotus-Climax 69 laps 14
6 United States Masten Gregory UDT-Laystall Racing Team Lotus-BRM 69 laps 13
7 Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort Ecurie Maarsbergen Porsche 68 laps 18
8 United Kingdom Gerry Ashmore Gerry Ashmore Lotus-Climax 67 laps 19
9 France Bernard Collomb Bernard Collomb Cooper-Climax 61 laps 23
10 Germany Günther Seiffert Autosport Team Wolfgang Seidel Lotus-Climax 50 laps 22
Ret Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Gary Hocking Tim Parnell Lotus-Climax Oil pipe 11
Ret United Kingdom Ian Burgess Anglo-American Equipe Cooper Special-Climax Oil pipe 15
Ret New Zealand Bruce McLaren Cooper Cooper-Climax Fire 4
Ret United Kingdom John Surtees Bowmaker Racing Team Lola-Climax Valve 6
Ret United States Richie Ginther Owen Racing Organisation BRM Piston 1
Ret United Kingdom Jack Lewis Ecurie Galloise Cooper-Climax Lost wheel 17
Ret United Kingdom Graham Eden Gerry Ashmore Lotus-Climax Engine 21
Ret United Kingdom Innes Ireland UDT-Laystall Racing Team Lotus-Climax Clutch 7
Ret United Kingdom Keith Greene Gilby Engineering Gilby-BRM Gearbox oil leak 25
Ret United Kingdom Roy Salvadori Bowmaker Racing Team Lola-Climax Throttle 8
Ret United Kingdom Trevor Taylor Team Lotus Lotus-Climax Gearbox 10
Ret Sweden Jo Bonnier Rob Walker Racing Team Lotus-Climax Gearbox 12
Ret United Kingdom Philip Robinson A. Robinson & Sons Lotus-Climax Engine 16
EX Germany Wolfgang Seidel Autosport Team Wolfgang Seidel Lotus-BRM Licence revoked (20)
DNS United States Tony Settember Emeryson Cars Emeryson-Climax Withdrawn after practice (24)
WD United Kingdom Chris Ashmore Gerry Ashmore Lotus-Climax No car -

References[edit]

  • "The Grand Prix Who's Who", Steve Small, 1995.
  • "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974.


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