1962 France Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Rouen-les-Essarts circuit. Full information

1962 France Grand Prix poster

1962 France Grand Prix poster

1962 France Grand Prix

1962 France Grand Prix is 106th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Rouen-les-Essarts circuit. Jim Clark won the pole position, Dan Gurney won this race. This was his 1st victory. Tony Maggs and Richie Ginther also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 54 laps (353 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1962 Belgium Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1962 Britain Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1962 France Grand Prix

1st victory for the Porsche team
1st victory for the Dan Gurney
6th podium for the Dan Gurney
1st podium for the Tony Maggs
5th podium for the Richie Ginther

1962 France Grand Prix

1962 France Grand Prix

Porsche 804 - 1962 France Grand Prix winner

Porsche 804 - 1962 France Grand Prix winner

1962 France Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Dan Gurney 9.00  2h 07m 35.5s  ( 166.124 km/h ) 54 Porsche System Engineering
2 Tony Maggs 6.00   53 Cooper Car Company
3 Richie Ginther 4.00   52 Owen Racing Organisation
4 Bruce Mclaren 3.00   51 Cooper Car Company
5 John Surtees 2.00   51 Yeoman Credit Racing Team
6 Carel Godin De Beaufort 1.00   51 Ecurie Maarsbergen
7 Maurice Trintignant 0   50 Rob Walker Racing Team
8 Trevor Taylor 0   48 Team Lotus
9 Graham Hill 0  Fuel injection 44 Owen Racing Organisation
10 Jo Bonnier 0  Gearbox 43 Porsche System Engineering
ab Jim Clark 0  Suspension 34 Team Lotus
ab Jackie Lewis 0  Accident 28 Ecurie Galloise
ab Roy Salvadori 0  Oil pressure 21 Yeoman Credit Racing Team
ab Masten Gregory 0  Ignition 15 UDT Laystall Racing Team
ab Jack Brabham 0  Suspension 11 Brabham Racing Organisation
ab Jo Siffert 0  Clutch 6 Ecurie Filipinetti
ab Innes Ireland 0  Puncture 1 UDT Laystall Racing Team
f Phil Hill 0  Not present   Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
f Ricardo Rodriguez 0  Not present   Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
f Colin Davis 0  Not present   Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
f Lorenzo Bandini 0  Not present   Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
f Carlo Abate 0  Not present   Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
f Peter Arundell 0  Car unavailable   Team Lotus
f Ian Burgess 0  Not present   Anglo-American Equipe

List of all cars for the 1962 France Grand Prix on the Rouen-les-Essarts circuit

Lotus 25

BRM P56 V8 1.5

Lotus 25

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Ferrari 156

Ferrari 178 V6 1.5

Cooper T53

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Lotus 24

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Porsche 718

Porsche 547/3 F4 1.5

Cooper T59 Aiden

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Cooper T60

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Lola Mk 4

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Porsche 804

Porsche 753 F8 1.5

BRM P57

BRM P56 V8 1.5

Lotus 24

BRM P56 V8 1.5