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  • South African Grand Prix
  • Clark retirment hands Hill the title
  • December 29, 1962: At the seaside track of East London, just after Christmas, Graham Hill won the South African Grand Prix, and with it the world championship.

  • United States Grand Prix
  • Clark wins to keep championship alive
  • October 7, 1962: Jim Clark kept alive his chance of snatching the world championship from Graham Hill with a determined win in the United States Grand Prix.

  • Italian Grand Prix
  • Hill tightens his grip on title
  • September 16, 1962: Graham Hill continued his charge towards the world championship with a convincing win in the Italian Grand Prix.

  • German Grand Prix
  • Hill produces masterclass in the wet
  • August 5, 1962: Graham Hill drove an immaculate race at the Nürburgring to take the German Grand Prix from John Surtees and Dan Gurney, who both mounted a strong challenge throughout.

  • British Grand Prix
  • Clark dominates at Aintree
  • July 21, 1962: On a beautiful day in Liverpool, Jim Clark won his second grand prix of the season in impressive style, leading from start to finish.

  • French Grand Prix
  • Gurney gives Porsche its sole win
  • July 8, 1962: With Ferrari absent due to industrial action in Italy, the French Grand Prix was a straight fight between the British and the Germans, with Dan Gurney coming out on top to give Porsche their only Formula One win.

  • Belgian Grand Prix
  • Clark secures his maiden victory
  • June 17, 1962: Jim Clark won his first grand prix at the hazardous Spa circuit that sweeps through the Ardennes pine forest, making it three wins out of three for British cars this season, and the first for the new monocoque Lotus 25.

  • Monaco Grand Prix
  • McLaren capitalises on Hill misfortune
  • June 3, 1962: BRM reliability problems cost Graham Hill victory at the Monaco Grand Prix, as his engine blew up just seven laps from the end, allowing Bruce McLaren to come through and win in the new works Cooper Climax.

  • Dutch Grand Prix
  • Hill triumphs at Zandvoort
  • May 20, 1962: The revitalised British contingent of BRM and Lotus dominated, and, in the first race of the season at Zandvoort, Graham Hill took victory in the new V8 BRM.

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