1962 International 2000 Guineas

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United Kingdom  1962 International 2000 Guineas
Race details
Non-Championship race in the 1962 Formula One season
Date 11 June 1962
Official name I International 2000 Guineas
Location Mallory Park, Leicestershire
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 2.173 km (1.35 mi)
Distance 75 laps, 162.975 km (101.25 mi)
Pole position
Driver Lotus-Climax
Time 51.0
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom John Surtees Lola-Climax
Time 50.8
First Lola-Climax
Second Lotus-Climax
Third Lotus-Climax

The 1st International 2000 Guineas was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 11 June 1962 at Mallory Park, Leicestershire. The race was run over 75 laps of the circuit, and was won by British driver John Surtees in a Lola Mk4.

This race represented the Formula One debut of Mike Parkes.[1]

Another Formula One race was held on the same day, the 1962 Crystal Palace Trophy, at Crystal Palace Circuit.


Pos No. Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 4 United Kingdom John Surtees Bowmaker Racing Team Lola-Climax 1.05:03.6 4
2 8 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Lotus-Climax + 18.2 s 2
3 12 United Kingdom Graham Hill Rob Walker Racing Team Lotus-Climax + 28.2 s 3
4 2 United Kingdom Mike Parkes Bowmaker Racing Team Cooper-Climax 74 laps 10
5 7 United States Masten Gregory UDT-Laystall Racing Team Lotus-Climax 74 laps 7
6 10 Sweden Jo Bonnier Scuderia SSS Republica di Venezia Porsche 73 laps 5
7 11 United Kingdom Colin Davis Scuderia SSS Republica di Venezia Lotus-Climax 73 laps 12
8 1 New Zealand Tony Shelly John Dalton Lotus-Climax 72 laps 11
9 85 Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort Ecurie Maarsbergen Porsche 72 laps 6
10 15 United Kingdom Ian Burgess Anglo-American Equipe Cooper Special-Climax 71 laps 8
Ret 86 United Kingdom John Rhodes Gerard Racing Cooper-Ford Ignition 9
Ret 6 United Kingdom Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus-Climax Oil pressure 1
Ret 3 United Kingdom John Dalton Tim Parnell Lotus-Climax Fuel feed 13
WD 1 United States Phil Hill SEFAC Ferrari Ferrari Entry taken by Dalton -
WD 5 United Kingdom Peter Arundell Team Lotus Lotus No car -
WD 9 United Kingdom Tony Marsh Tony Marsh BRM Car not ready -
  • Team Lotus also originally entered a car and an unnamed driver with No.14, but this entry was withdrawn.


  1. ^ "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974, pp.90.
  • Results at Silhouet.com [1]

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