|Date 29 December 1962||Course length 3.920 km (2.436 mi)|
|Official name IX South African Grand Prix|
Location Prince George Circuit East London, South Africa
Course Permanent racing facility
Distance 82 laps, 321.415 km (199.718 mi)
The 1962 South African Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at East London on 29 December 1962. It was the ninth and final race of the 1962 Formula One season. Jim Clark led the race until 20 laps from the finish, when an oil leak forced him to retire. Had this not occurred and Clark finished the race in first, he would have been crowned world champion.