1962 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season

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Mike Hailwood (pictured in 1967) won his first 500cc World Championship title in 1962. Mike Hailwood.jpg
Mike Hailwood (pictured in 1967) won his first 500cc World Championship title in 1962.
Jim Redman, the 1962 250cc and 350cc World Champion. Huldiging Jim Redman (winnaar 250cc en 350cc), Bestanddeelnr 914-0831.jpg
Jim Redman, the 1962 250cc and 350cc World Champion.
Ernst Degner (left), the inaugural 50cc World Champion. 50cc Huldiging Ernst Degner (1e) en Jan Huberts (2e), Bestanddeelnr 914-0816.jpg
Ernst Degner (left), the inaugural 50cc World Champion.

The 1962 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season was the 14th F.I.M. Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix season. The season consisted of eleven Grand Prix races in six classes: 500cc, 350cc, 250cc, 125cc, 50cc and Sidecars 500cc. It began on 6 May, with Spanish Grand Prix and ended with Argentine Grand Prix on 14 October. Defending 350cc and 500cc world champion Gary Hocking was deeply affected by the death of his friend, Tom Phillis at the 1962 Isle of Man TT and, announced his retirement from motorcycle racing after winning the 1962 Senior TT. [1] Hocking's MV Agusta teammate, Mike Hailwood went on to win his first 500cc world championship. [2]

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1962 Grand Prix season calendar

RoundDateGrand PrixCircuit50cc winner125cc winner250cc winner350cc winner500cc winnerSidecars 500cc winnerReport
16 May Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg Spanish Grand Prix Montjuïc circuit Flag of Germany.svg Hans-Georg Anscheidt Flag of Japan.svg Kunimitsu Takahashi Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953-1963).svg Jim Redman Flag of Germany.svg Deubel / Hörner Report
213 May Flag of France.svg French Grand Prix Charade Circuit Flag of the Netherlands.svg Jan Huberts Flag of Japan.svg Kunimitsu Takahashi Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953-1963).svg Jim Redman Flag of Germany.svg Deubel / Hörner Report
36 June Flag of the Isle of Man.svg Isle of Man TT Snaefell Mountain Flag of Germany.svg Ernst Degner Flag of Switzerland.svg Luigi Taveri Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Derek Minter Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Mike Hailwood Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953-1963).svg Gary Hocking Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Vincent / Bliss Report
430 June Flag of the Netherlands.svg Dutch TT TT Circuit Assen Flag of Germany.svg Ernst Degner Flag of Switzerland.svg Luigi Taveri Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953-1963).svg Jim Redman Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953-1963).svg Jim Redman Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Mike Hailwood Flag of Switzerland.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Scheidegger / Robinson Report
58 July Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgian Grand Prix Spa-Francorchamps Flag of Germany.svg Ernst Degner Flag of Switzerland.svg Luigi Taveri Flag of Scotland.svg Bob McIntyre Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Mike Hailwood Flag of Switzerland.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Camathias / Winter Report
615 July Flag of Germany.svg West German Grand Prix Solitude Flag of Germany.svg Ernst Degner Flag of Switzerland.svg Luigi Taveri Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953-1963).svg Jim Redman Flag of Germany.svg Deubel / Hörner Report
711 August Ulster Banner.svg Ulster Grand Prix Dundrod Circuit Flag of Switzerland.svg Luigi Taveri Ulster Banner.svg Tommy Robb Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953-1963).svg Jim Redman Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Mike Hailwood Report
819 August Flag of East Germany.svg East German Grand Prix Sachsenring Flag of the Netherlands.svg Jan Huberts Flag of Switzerland.svg Luigi Taveri Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953-1963).svg Jim Redman Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953-1963).svg Jim Redman Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Mike Hailwood Report
99 September Flag of Italy.svg Nations Grand Prix Monza Flag of Germany.svg Hans-Georg Anscheidt Flag of Japan.svg Teisuke Tanaka Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953-1963).svg Jim Redman Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953-1963).svg Jim Redman Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Mike Hailwood Report
1023 September Flag of Finland.svg Finnish Grand Prix Tampere Circuit Flag of Switzerland.svg Luigi Taveri Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953-1963).svg Jim Redman Ulster Banner.svg Tommy Robb Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Alan Shepherd Report
1114 October Flag of Argentina.svg Argentine Grand Prix Buenos Aires Flag of New Zealand.svg Hugh Anderson Flag of New Zealand.svg Hugh Anderson Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Arthur Wheeler Flag of Argentina.svg Benedicto Caldarella Report

Standings

Scoring system

Points were awarded to the top six finishers in each race. Only the best of six races were counted in 50cc, 125cc, 250cc championships, best of five in 350cc and 500cc championships, while in the Sidecars, the best of four races were counted.

Position 1st  2nd  3rd  4th  5th  6th 
Points864321

500cc final standings

PosRiderMachine MAN
Flag of the Isle of Man.svg
HOL
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
BEL
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
ULS
Ulster Banner.svg
DDR
Flag of East Germany.svg
NAC
Flag of Italy.svg
FIN
Flag of Finland.svg
ARG
Flag of Argentina.svg
Pts
1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Mike Hailwood MV Agusta 121111140
2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Alan Shepherd Matchless Ret42229129
3 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Phil Read Norton Ret33411
4 Flag of Austria.svg Bert Schneider Norton 45RetRet36Ret10
5 Flag of Argentina.svg Benedicto Caldarella Matchless 18
= Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953-1963).svg Gary Hocking MV Agusta 18
7 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg František Šťastný Jawa 8Ret4Ret37
8 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tony Godfrey Norton Ret6357
9 Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg Paddy Driver Norton 104Ret557
10 Flag of Sweden.svg Sven-Olof Gunnarsson Norton 1726
11 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Derek Minter Norton Ret2Ret6
12 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Ellis Boyce Norton / Matchless 2Ret6
13 Flag of Argentina.svg Juan Carlos Salatino Norton 26
= Flag of Italy.svg Remo Venturi MV Agusta 26
15 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Fred Stevens Norton 36Ret5
16 Flag of Italy.svg Silvio Grassetti Bianchi Ret34
17 Flag of Argentina.svg Eduardo Salatino Norton 34
18 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Ron Langston Norton RetRetRet43
19 Flag of Chile.svg Pablo Gamberini Matchless 43
= Flag of Finland.svg Anssi Resko Matchless 43
21 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Roy Ingram Norton 59Ret872
22 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jack Findlay Norton Ret125RetRetRet2
23 Flag of Sweden.svg Harald Karlsson Norton 52
= Flag of Argentina.svg Amleto Pomesano Norton 52
25 Flag of Germany.svg Roland Föll Matchless 18Ret6862
26 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Brian Setchell Norton 61
= Flag of Argentina.svg Manuel Soler Norton 61
= Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Ray Spence Norton 61
29 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jack Ahearn Norton Ret7812Ret100
30 Flag of Switzerland.svg Gyula Marsovszky Norton 23970
31 Flag of Germany.svg Rudolf Gläser Norton 1170
= Flag of Germany.svg Ernst Hiller Matchless 1170
= Ulster Banner.svg Tom Thorp Norton 7110
33 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Peter Middleton Norton Ret70
34 Canadian Red Ensign (1957-1965).svg Mike Duff Matchless RetRetRetRet8Ret0
35 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Chris Conn Norton 80
= Flag of Finland.svg Tauno Nurmi Norton 80
37 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Syd Mizen Matchless Ret1590
38 Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953-1963).svg William Van Leeuwen Norton Ret90
39 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Derek Powell Matchless 90
= Flag of Finland.svg Antero Ventoniemi Norton 90
41 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Raymond Bogaerdt Norton 16100
42 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Derek Woodman Matchless 10Ret0
43 Ulster Banner.svg Ralph Bryans Norton 100
= Flag of Finland.svg Vijlo Heino Norton 100
= Flag of Hungary.svg György Kurucz Norton 100
46 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Vernon Cottle Norton Ret110
47 Ulster Banner.svg Billy McCosh Matchless 110
= Flag of Finland.svg Raine Lampinen Norton 110
= Flag of Italy.svg Vasco Loro Norton 110
50 Flag of Italy.svg Renzo Rossi Gilera 120
= Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Graham Smith Norton 120
52 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Alf Shaw Norton 28130
53 Flag of Sweden.svg Bo Granath Norton Ret130
= Flag of Germany.svg Walter Scheimann Norton Ret130
55 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Peter Evans Matchless 130
= Flag of Italy.svg Benedetto Zambotti Norton 130
57 Flag of Germany.svg Karl Recktenwald Norton 14140
58 Flag of Ireland.svg George Purvis Matchless 14Ret0
59 Flag of Italy.svg Giuseppe Dardanello Norton 140
= Flag of Austria.svg Alfred Worel BSA 140
61 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Dennis Fry Norton 2715Ret0
62 Flag of Italy.svg Emanuele Maugliani Gilera 150
= Flag of the United Kingdom.svg John Simmonds Matchless 150
64 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Brian Hornby Norton 160
= Flag of Italy.svg Giuseppe Mantelli Gilera 160
= Flag of Ireland.svg Patrick Plunkett Matchless 160
67 Flag of Austria.svg Ladislaus Richter Norton 17Ret0
68 Ulster Banner.svg Tommy Holmes Matchless 170
69 Ulster Banner.svg Jimmy Jones Norton 180
70 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Louis Carr Matchless 190
71 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Derek Lee Matchless 200
72 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Douglas Smith AJS 210
73 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg George Bell Norton 220
74 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Chris Anderson BSA / Norton 24Ret0
75 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jimmy Morton Matchless 25Ret0
76 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Ted Whiteside Matchless 260
77 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Frank Reynolds Norton 290
- Flag of New Zealand.svg John Gabites Norton RetRetRet0
- Flag of France.svg Jacques Insermini Norton RetRetRetRet0
- Flag of New Zealand.svg Hugh Anderson Matchless RetRet0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Bob Coulter AJS / Norton RetRet0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Robin Fitton Norton RetRet0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Harry Grant BSA RetRet0
- Flag of Scotland.svg Alistair King Matchless RetRet0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Stephen Murray Matchless RetRet0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Dan Shorey Norton RetRet0
- Flag of the Netherlands.svg Joop Vogelzang Norton RetRet0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Arthur Wheeler Moto Guzzi RetRet0
- Flag of Sweden.svg Billy Andersson AJS Ret0
- Flag of Austria.svg Rudolf Bergsleithner Norton Ret0
- Flag of Italy.svg Ernesto Brambilla Bianchi Ret0
- Ulster Banner.svg John Brown Norton Ret0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jack Bullock Norton Ret0
- Flag of Sweden.svg Agne Carlsson Norton Ret0
- Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953-1963).svg Graham Chatterton Norton Ret0
- Flag of Uruguay.svg Horacio Costas Matchless Ret0
- Ulster Banner.svg Dick Creith Norton Ret0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg James Cripps Norton Ret0
- Flag of Australia (converted).svg Terry Dennehy Norton Ret0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Alan Dugalde Matchless Ret0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Don Ellis Matchless Ret0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jack Gow Triumph Ret0
- Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Gustav Havel Jawa Ret0
- Flag of Germany.svg Karl Hoppe Norton Ret0
- Flag of Finland.svg Hannu Kuparinen Norton Ret0
- Ulster Banner.svg Len Ireland Norton Ret0
- Flag of Finland.svg Pentti Lehtelä Norton Ret0
- Flag of Austria.svg Edy Lenz Norton Ret0
- Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953-1963).svg Colin Lyster Norton Ret0
- Flag of Argentina.svg Jorge Kissling Matchless Ret0
- Ulster Banner.svg Mark McCausland Matchless Ret0
- Ulster Banner.svg Robert McCracken Norton Ret0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Michael McStay Norton Ret0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Ned Minihan Norton Ret0
- Flag of France.svg Albert Montagne Norton Ret0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Billie Nelson Norton Ret0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Eric Oliver AJS Ret0
- Flag of Argentina.svg Juan Carlos Perkins Norton Ret0
- Flag of Sweden.svg Morgan Radberg Norton Ret0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Johnny Rae Norton Ret0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Harold Riley BSA Ret0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Bill Robertson AJS Ret0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Frank Rutherford Matchless Ret0
- Ulster Banner.svg Jack Shannon Matchless Ret0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Bill Smith Matchless Ret0
- Flag of Switzerland.svg Werner Spinnler Norton Ret0
- Flag of Denmark.svg Vagn Stevnhoved Norton Ret0
- Flag of Finland.svg Veikko Sulasaari Norton Ret0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Brian Taggart AJS Ret0
- Flag of Austria.svg Rudi Thalhammer Norton Ret0
- Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Pete Tomlinson Norton Ret0
- Flag of the Netherlands.svg Martinus Van Son Norton Ret0
- Flag of Argentina.svg Raûl Villaveiran Norton Ret0
- Canadian Red Ensign (1957-1965).svg Dave Wildman Matchless Ret0
PosRiderBike MAN
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
HOL
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
BEL
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
ULS
Flag of Ulster.svg
DDR
Flag of East Germany.svg
NAC
Flag of Italy.svg
FIN
Flag of Finland.svg
ARG
Flag of Argentina.svg
Pts
ColourResult
GoldWinner
Silver2nd place
Bronze3rd place
GreenPoints finish
BlueNon-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
PurpleRetired (Ret)
RedDid not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
BlackDisqualified (DSQ)
WhiteDid not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
BlankDid not practice (DNP)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

350cc standings

PlaceRiderNumberCountryMachinePointsWins
1 Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953-1963).svg Jim Redman Rhodesia Honda 324
2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tommy Robb United Kingdom Honda 221
3 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Mike Hailwood United Kingdom MV Agusta 201
4 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Frantisek Stastny Czechoslovakia Jawa 160
5 Flag of Italy.svg Silvio Grassetti Italy Bianchi 80
6 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Alan Shepherd United Kingdom AJS / MZ 70
7 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Gustav Havel Czechoslovakia Jawa 70
8 Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953-1963).svg Gary Hocking Rhodesia MV Agusta 60
9 Canadian Red Ensign (1957-1965).svg Mike Duff Canada AJS 50
10 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Roy Ingram United Kingdom Norton 30
= Flag of Sweden.svg Sven-Olof Gunnarsson Sweden Norton 30
12 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Derek Minter United Kingdom Norton 20
= Flag of Finland.svg Taneli Lepo Finland AJS 20
14 Flag of New Zealand.svg Hugh Anderson New Zealand AJS 10
= Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Phil Read United Kingdom Norton 10
= Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Nicolaï Sevostianov USSR CKEB C36010
= Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Arthur Wheeler United Kingdom Moto Guzzi 10
= Flag of Japan.svg Moto Kitano Japan Honda 10

250cc standings

PlaceRiderNumberCountryMachinePointsWins
1 Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953-1963).svg Jim Redman Rhodesia Honda 486
2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Bob McIntyre United Kingdom Honda 321
3 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Arthur Wheeler United Kingdom Moto Guzzi 191
4 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Tom Phillis Australia Honda 120
5 Flag of Italy.svg Tarquinio Provini Italy Morini 100
6 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Derek Minter United Kingdom Honda 81
= Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tommy Robb United Kingdom Honda 81
8 Flag of Switzerland.svg Luigi Taveri Switzerland Honda 80
9 Flag of Italy.svg Alberto Pagani Italy Aermacchi 80
10 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Dan Shorey United Kingdom Bultaco 80
11 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Mike Hailwood United Kingdom MZ 60
= Flag of Italy.svg Umberto Masetti Italy Morini 60
13 Flag of Germany.svg Günter Beer West Germany Adler 60
= Flag of Japan.svg Moto Kitano Japan Honda 60
15 Flag of Japan.svg Teisuke Tanaka Japan Honda 40
= Flag of East Germany.svg Werner Musiol East Germany MZ 40
= Flag of Argentina.svg Rudolph Kaiser Argentina NSU 40
18 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Cas Swart Netherlands Honda 30
= Flag of Argentina.svg Jorge Ternengo Argentina Ducati 30
20 Flag of France.svg Jean-Pierre Beltoise France Morini 20
= Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Frank Perris United Kingdom Suzuki 20
= Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Campbell Donaghy United Kingdom Ducati 20
= Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Nicolaï Sevostianov USSR CKEB C25920
= Flag of Italy.svg Gilberto Milani Italy Aermacchi 20
= Flag of Uruguay.svg Carlos Marfetan Uruguay Parilla 20
26 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Marcel Toussaint Belgium Benelli 10
= Flag of France.svg Benjamin Savoye France FB-Mondial 10
= Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Pierrot Vervroegen Belgium Aermacchi 10
= Flag of Germany.svg Michael Schneider West Germany NSU 10
= Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Stuart Graham United Kingdom Aermacchi 10
= Flag of Italy.svg Paolo Campanelli Italy Benelli 10
= Flag of Argentina.svg Enrique Dietrich Argentina Aermacchi 10

125cc standings

PlaceRiderNumberCountryMachinePointsWins
1 Flag of Switzerland.svg Luigi Taveri Switzerland Honda 486
2 Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953-1963).svg Jim Redman Rhodesia Honda 381
3 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tommy Robb United Kingdom Honda 300
4 Flag of Japan.svg Kunimitsu Takahashi Japan Honda 162
5 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Mike Hailwood United Kingdom EMC 120
6 Flag of Japan.svg Teisuke Tanaka Japan Honda 111
7 Flag of New Zealand.svg Hugh Anderson New Zealand Suzuki 111
8 Flag of East Germany.svg Hans Fischer East Germany MZ 70
9 Flag of Argentina.svg Raúl Kissling Argentina DKW 60
10 Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg Paddy Driver South Africa EMC 60
11 Flag of Germany.svg Ernst Degner West Germany Suzuki 50
12 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Rex Avery United Kingdom EMC 50
13 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Tom Phillis Australia Honda 40
= Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Alan Shepherd United Kingdom MZ 40
= Flag of Japan.svg Mitsuo Itoh Japan Suzuki 40
16 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Derek Minter United Kingdom Honda 30
= Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Bob McIntyre United Kingdom Honda 30
= Flag of Argentina.svg Limburg Moreira Argentina Bultaco 30
19 Flag of Gibraltar.svg John Grace Gibraltar Bultaco 20
= Flag of East Germany.svg Klaus Enderlein East Germany MZ 20
= Flag of Italy.svg Alberto Pagani Italy Honda 20
= Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Frank Perris United Kingdom Suzuki 20
= Flag of Argentina.svg Marzillo Chizzini Argentina Bultaco 20
24 Flag of Italy.svg Francesco Villa Italy FB-Mondial 10
= Flag of Argentina.svg Jorge Kissling Argentina Bultaco 10
= Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Stanislav Malina Czechoslovakia ČZ 10
= Flag of Italy.svg Giuseppe Visenzi Italy Ducati 10
= Flag of East Germany.svg Werner Musiol East Germany MZ 10
= Flag of Finland.svg Jukka Petäjä Finland MZ 10
= Flag of Argentina.svg Pedro Rosenthal Argentina Tohatsu 10

50cc standings

PlaceRiderNumberCountryMachinePointsWins
1 Flag of Germany.svg Ernst Degner West Germany Suzuki 414
2 Flag of Germany.svg Hans-Georg Anscheidt West Germany Kreidler 362
3 Flag of Switzerland.svg Luigi Taveri Switzerland Honda 291
4 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Jan Huberts Netherlands Kreidler 292
5 Flag of Japan.svg Mitsuo Itoh Japan Suzuki 230
6 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tommy Robb United Kingdom Honda 170
7 Flag of New Zealand.svg Hugh Anderson New Zealand Suzuki 161
8 Flag of Japan.svg Seiichi Suzuki Japan Suzuki 100
9 Flag of Japan.svg Kunimitsu Takahashi Japan Honda 70
10 Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg José Busquets Spain Derbi 60
11 Flag of Germany.svg Wolfgang Gedlich West Germany Kreidler 60
12 Flag of Japan.svg Isao Morishita Japan Suzuki 20
= Flag of Japan.svg Teisuke Tanaka Japan Honda 20
14 Flag of Japan.svg Michio Ichino Japan Suzuki 20
15 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Dan Shorey United Kingdom Kreidler 10
= Flag of Germany.svg Günter Beer West Germany Kreidler 10

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