1962 Pau Grand Prix

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France  1962 Pau Grand Prix
Race details
Non-Championship race in the 1962 Formula One season
Date 23 April 1962
Official name XXII Pau Grand Prix
Location Pau Circuit, Pau
Course Temporary street circuit
Course length 2.758 km (1.714 mi)
Distance 100 laps, 275.842 km (171.4 mi)
Pole position
Driver Lotus-Climax
Time 1:30.6
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax
Time 1:33.4
First Lotus-Climax
Second Ferrari
Third BRM

The 22nd Pau Grand Prix was a non-Championship motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 23 April 1962 at Pau Circuit, the street circuit in Pau. The race was run over 100 laps of the circuit, and was won by Maurice Trintignant in a Lotus 18/21, run by the Rob Walker Racing Team.


Pos Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 France Maurice Trintignant Rob Walker Racing Team Lotus-Climax 2.39:35.5 5
2 Mexico Ricardo Rodríguez SEFAC Ferrari Ferrari + 33.6 s 2
3 United Kingdom Jack Lewis Ecurie Galloise BRM + 34.6 s 7
4 United Kingdom Tony Marsh Owen Racing Organisation BRM 99 laps 8
5 Italy Lorenzo Bandini SEFAC Ferrari Ferrari 99 laps 6
6 Italy Nino Vaccarella Scuderia SSS Republica di Venezia Lotus-Climax 98 laps 11
7 Switzerland Jo Siffert Ecurie Nationale Suisse Lotus-Climax 97 laps 14
8 United Kingdom Ian Burgess Anglo-American Equipe Cooper-Climax 95 laps 13
9 Switzerland Heinz Schiller Ecurie Nationale Suisse Porsche 95 laps 15
10 France Jo Schlesser Ecurie Lausanne Cooper-Climax 94 laps 16
11 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor Team Lotus Lotus-Climax 92 laps 9
Ret Sweden Jo Bonnier Scuderia SSS Republica di Venezia Porsche Crownwheel & pinion 3
Ret Belgium Lucien Bianchi Equipe Nationale Belge ENB-Maserati Rear suspension 10
Ret United Kingdom Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus-Climax Gear linkage 1
Ret Canada Ludwig Heimrath Porsche System Engineering Porsche Accident 12
Ret Australia Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Lotus-Climax Oil pressure 4
DNQ France Maurice Caillet Ets Cegga Cegga-Maserati -
DNQ Germany Kurt Kuhnke Autosport Team Wolfgang Seidel Lotus-Climax -
WD France Bernard Collomb Bernard Collomb Cooper-Climax Car destroyed at previous race -
WD Switzerland Michael May Michael May - -


  • "The Formula One Record Book", John Thompson, 1974.

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