1962 Pau Grand Prix

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.

1962 Pau Grand Prix
Non-championship race in the 1962 Formula One season
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Race details
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


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


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

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