1962 USA Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Watkins Glen circuit. Full information

1962 USA Grand Prix poster

1962 USA Grand Prix poster

1962 USA Grand Prix

1962 USA Grand Prix is 110th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Watkins Glen circuit. Jim Clark won the pole position and this race. This was his 3rd victory. Graham Hill and Bruce Mclaren also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 100 laps (370 km).

Previous race: 1962 Italy Grand Prix
Next race: 1962 South Africa Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1962 USA Grand Prix

8th victory for the Lotus team
3rd victory for the Jim Clark
6th podium for the Jim Clark
6th podium for the Graham Hill
13th podium for the Bruce Mclaren

1962 USA Grand Prix

1962 USA Grand Prix

Lotus 25 - 1962 USA Grand Prix winner

Lotus 25 - 1962 USA Grand Prix winner

1962 USA Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Jim Clark 9.00  2h 07m 13.0s  ( 174.553 km/h ) 100 Team Lotus
2 Graham Hill 6.00  2h 07m 22.2s  ( +09.2s ) 100 Owen Racing Organisation
3 Bruce Mclaren 4.00   99 Cooper Car Company
4 Jack Brabham 3.00   99 Brabham Racing Organisation
5 Dan Gurney 2.00   99 Porsche System Engineering
6 Masten Gregory 1.00   99 UDT Laystall Racing Team
7 Tony Maggs 0   97 Cooper Car Company
8 Innes Ireland 0   96 UDT Laystall Racing Team
9 Roger Penske 0   96 Dupont Team Zerex
10 Rob Schroeder 0   93 John Mecom
11 Hap Sharp 0   91 Privé
12 Trevor Taylor 0   85 Team Lotus
13 Jo Bonnier 0   79 Porsche System Engineering
ab Richie Ginther 0  Gearbox 35 Owen Racing Organisation
ab Maurice Trintignant 0  Brakes 32 Rob Walker Racing Team
ab Tim Mayer 0  Gearbox 31 Cooper Car Company
ab John Surtees 0  Oil line 19 Yeoman Credit Racing Team
ab Carel Godin De Beaufort 0  Accident 9 Ecurie Maarsbergen
f Willy Mairesse 0  Not present   Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
f Lorenzo Bandini 0  Not present   Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
f Giancarlo Baghetti 0  Not present   Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
f Ricardo Rodriguez 0  Not present   Rob Walker Racing Team
np Phil Hill 0  Car race by team mate   Porsche System Engineering
np Roy Salvadori 0  Car race by team mate   Yeoman Credit Racing Team
np Jim Hall 0  Valve   Privé

List of all cars for the 1962 USA Grand Prix on the Watkins Glen circuit

Porsche 718

Porsche 547/3 F4 1.5

Lotus 25

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

BRM P57

BRM P56 V8 1.5

Lotus 21

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Ferrari 156

Ferrari 178 V6 1.5

Lotus 24

BRM P56 V8 1.5

Cooper T60

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Brabham BT3

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Porsche 804

Porsche 753 F8 1.5

Lola Mk 4

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Lotus 24

Climax FWMV V8 1.5

Lotus 24

Climax FPF L4 1.5

Cooper T53

Climax FPF L4 1.5