I Gran Premio di Mexico 1962
Magdalena Mixhuca, Mexico City

 

November 4 60 laps x 5004 m = 300.239 km Pole Position: Jim Clark, 2'00.1" Fastest Lap: Jim Clark, 1'59.7" = 150.376 kph

 

Pos Cla. # Driver, Nationality Entrant Car - Engine - Type Chassis Time, Laps Reason Out
1 1 29 Trevor Taylor, GB (12 laps) / Jim Clark, GB (48 laps) Team Lotus Lotus 25 - Climax V8 R2 2:03'50.9" 145.34 kph
2 2 17 Jack Brabham, AUS Brabham Racing Organisation Brabham BT3 - Climax V8 F1-1-62 2:04'52.8"  
3 3 15 Innes Ireland, GB UDT-Laystall Racing Team Lotus 24 - Climax V8 942 59  
4 4 25 Jim Hall, USA   Lotus 21 - Climax S4 936 59  
5 5 16 Masten Gregory, USA UDT-Laystall Racing Team Lotus 24 - BRM V8 944 59  
6 6 77 Bob Schroeder, USA John Mecom Lotus 24 - Climax V8 940 57  
7 7 4 Carel Godin de Beaufort, NL Ecurie Maarsbergen Porsche 718/2 F4 202 57  
8 8 24 Homer Rader, USA   Lotus 18/21 - Climax S4 371 57  
9 9 52 Jay Chamberlain, USA Ecurie Excelsior Lotus 18 - Climax S4 908 53  
                 
10 DNF 60 Walt Hansgen, USA Walt Hansgen Lotus 18 - Climax S4 372 45 Ignition
11 DNF 14 Roger Penske, USA Dupont Team Zerex Lotus 24 - Climax V8 943 39 Gearbox
12 DNF 21 Bruce McLaren, NZ Cooper Car Co Cooper T60 - Climax V8 F1-17-61 36 Engine
13 DNF 8 Jim Clark, GB Team Lotus Lotus 25 - Climax V8 R3 10 DQ - push start
14 DNF 9 Roy Salvadori, GB Bowmaker Racing Team Lola Mk 4 - Climax V8 BRGP43 9 Crash (rear suspension)
15 DNF 5 Alan Connell, USA Alan Connell Cooper T53 - Climax S4 F1-16-61 4 Engine
16* DNF 2 Wolfgang Seidel, D Autosport Team Seidel Lotus 24 - BRM V8 946 2 Gearbox
17 DNF 19 John Surtees, GB Bowmaker Racing Team Lotus 24 - Climax V8 947 0 Ignition
                 
18 DNS 7 or 1 Ricardo Rodriguez, MEX R.R.C. Walker Racing Team Lotus 24 - Climax V8 941 (2'04.0") Fatal accident
19 DNS 9 Moises Solana, MEX Reg Parnell (Racing) Cooper T58 - BRM V8
Cooper T53 ?
F1-12-61   WD - Car too slow
                 
20 DNA 10 Dan Gurney, USA Porsche System Engineering Porsche 804 F8      
21 DNA 11 Jo Bonnier, S Porsche System Engineering Porsche 804 F8      


* "Despite the fact that his licence had been suspended for two years, Wolfgang Seidel took part in the recent Mexican Grand Prix, and the F.I.A. are trying to find out how! " Autosport Nov 30 1962.

Grid

Clark
2'00.8"

Ireland
2'01.7"

Taylor
2'01.7"

Surtees
2'02.0"

McLaren
2'02.8"

Penske
2'02.8"

Brabham
2'03.0"

Salvadori
2'04.6"

Gregory
2'06.0"

Hall
2'07.0"

Schroeder
2'06.8"

de Beaufort
2'07.4"

Hansgen
2'12.2"

Rader
2'12.7"

Connell
2'16.6"

Chamberlain
2'21.6"

Seidel
2'23.4"

 

Lap leaders

Taylor

1 - 2

Clark

3 - 9

Brabham

10 - 12

McLaren

13 - 34

Brabham

35 - 37

Clark

38 - 60

Clark stormed back in Trev's R2 after push start disqualification in R3 - made up 57 secs on Brabham. Jim Hall drove an outstanding race to "earn" his 1963 F1 drive.

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