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1962 Dixie 400 qualifying results


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NASCAR Grand National race number 53 of 53
Sunday, October 28, 1962 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
267 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (400.5 miles)

Time of race: 3:12:24
Average Speed: 124.74 mph
Pole Speed: 138.978 mph
Cautions: 3
Margin of Victory: 12 sec
Attendance: 25,000
Lead changes: 16

Glossary    1962 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1962 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
1   Fireball Roberts22Pontiac78.850   138.978    
2   Fred Lorenzen28Ford79.000   138.710    
3   Marvin Panch21Ford79.150   138.452    
4   Junior Johnson3Pontiac79.230   138.310    
5   Rex White4Chevrolet79.390   138.019    
6   Bobby Johns72Pontiac79.400   138.010    
7   Joe Weatherly8Pontiac79.440   137.939    
8   Johnny Allen46Pontiac79.530   137.781    
9   Nelson Stacy29Ford79.710   137.474    
10   David Pearson08Pontiac79.860   137.221    
11   Ned Jarrett11Chevrolet79.990   137.003    
12   Jack Smith17Pontiac80.480   136.165    
13   Tommy Irwin40Chevrolet80.760   135.695    
14   LeeRoy Yarbrough81Mercury80.950   135.372    
15   Richard Petty43Plymouth81.210   134.940    
16   Bunkie Blackburn83Pontiac81.240   134.890    
17   Johnny Sudderth30Chevrolet81.260   134.856    
18   G.C. Spencer48Chevrolet81.430   134.571    
19   Darel Dieringer26Ford81.500   134.462    
20   Jim Paschal42Plymouth81.620   134.261    
21   Emanuel Zervakis20Mercury81.650   134.203    
22   Jimmy Pardue54Pontiac81.730   134.084    
23   Bob Welborn49Pontiac81.820   133.936    
24   Tom Cox86Chrysler81.890   133.812    
25   Curtis Crider62Mercury82.470   132.882    
26   Jimmy Thompson90Dodge83.220   131.675    
27   Buck Baker47Pontiac80.120   136.769    
28   Larry Frank77Ford80.690   135.814    
29   Doug Yates27Chevrolet80.860   135.516    
30   Elmo Langley66Ford81.140   135.059    
31   Cale Yarborough92Ford81.350   134.713    
32   Herman Beam19Ford82.100   133.473    
33   H.G. Rosier5Pontiac82.210   133.292    
34   Ralph Earnhardt91Dodge82.240   133.251    
35   Larry Thomas36Dodge82.400   132.988    
36   Sherman Utsman61Ford82.570   132.718    
37   H.B. Bailey24Pontiac83.000   132.021    
38   Tiny Lund12Pontiac80.150   136.726    
39   Stick Elliott18Pontiac80.520   136.088    
40   Buddy Baker87Chrysler81.200   134.957    
41   Red Foote84Ford81.690   134.136    
42   Paul Lewis97Chevrolet81.770   134.019    
43   George Green1Chevrolet82.530   132.784    
44   Woodie Wilson38Ford83.050   131.948    
45   George Alsobrook63Ford   .000    
46   Cotton Wallace9Ford   .000    
47   Lee Reitzel93Ford   .000    
48   Bruce Brantley96Chevrolet   .000    

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   George Alsobrook (#63), Cotton Wallace (#9), Lee Reitzel (#93), Bruce Brantley (#96)