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The 1st International 2000 Guineas was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 11 June 1962 at Mallory Park, Leicestershire. The meeting was organised by the Nottingham Sports Car Club.

1962 International 2000 Guineas
Non-championship race in the 1962 Formula One season
Race details
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
Podium
First Lola-Climax
Second Lotus-Climax
Third Lotus-Climax

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.

ResultsEdit

Pos No. Driver Entrant Constructor Time/Retired Grid
1 4   John Surtees Bowmaker Racing Team Lola-Climax 1.05:03.6 4
2 8   Jack Brabham Brabham Racing Organisation Lotus-Climax + 18.2 s 2
3 12   Graham Hill Rob Walker Racing Team Lotus-Climax + 28.2 s 3
4 2   Mike Parkes Bowmaker Racing Team Cooper-Climax 74 laps 10
5 7   Masten Gregory UDT-Laystall Racing Team Lotus-Climax 74 laps 7
6 10   Jo Bonnier Scuderia SSS Republica di Venezia Porsche 73 laps 5
7 11   Colin Davis Scuderia SSS Republica di Venezia Lotus-Climax 73 laps 12
8 1   Tony Shelly John Dalton Lotus-Climax 72 laps 11
9 85   Carel Godin de Beaufort Ecurie Maarsbergen Porsche 72 laps 6
10 15   Ian Burgess Anglo-American Equipe Cooper Special-Climax 71 laps 8
Ret 86   John Rhodes Gerard Racing Cooper-Ford Ignition 9
Ret 6   Jim Clark Team Lotus Lotus-Climax Oil pressure 1
Ret 3   John Dalton Tim Parnell Lotus-Climax Fuel feed 13
WD 1   Phil Hill SEFAC Ferrari Ferrari Entry taken by Dalton -
WD 5   Peter Arundell Team Lotus Lotus No car -
WD 9   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  • Team Lotus also originally entered a car and an unnamed driver with No.14, but this entry was withdrawn.

ReferencesEdit

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


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