1962 Goodwood F1

Glover Trophy

Monday, April 23, 1962
Laps:
42
Fastest Lap:
Surtees and Moss, 1m22.0
Country:
Britain
Circuit:
1962 season:
Report

Graham Hill thoroughly deserved his victory in the F1 Glover Trophy Race, in a new V8 BRM. He took the lead on the third lap and drove fast and steadily, never losing it, to win at 102.65 mph, by 43.4 sec from McLaren's Cooper and Ireland's Lotus, Salvadori's Lola fourth. Ginther's V8 BRM had trouble in starting, Moss' V8 Rob Walker Lotus, on loan to UDT-Laystall, had a pit-stop with gear selector trouble and, resuming three laps behind, Moss set about breaking the lap record. Surtees in the V8 Lola was doing likewise, he too being far back in the race after an unnecessary spin at Woodcote and two pit-stops. Surtees put it to 82.0 sec (105.37 mph), Moss equalled this, and then, presumably trying to go still faster, crashed at St. Mary's on coming up behind Hill.

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