1962 International Gold Cup

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.

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

GridEdit

_______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
- -- ---

ResultsEdit

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DNS   Tony Settember Emeryson Cars Emeryson-Climax Withdrawn after practice (24)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

ReferencesEdit

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


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