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1962 Volunteer 500 qualifying results


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NASCAR Grand National race number 17 of 53
Sunday, April 29, 1962 at Bristol International Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a .500 mile paved track (250.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:24:22
Average Speed: 73.397 mph
Pole Speed: 81.374 mph
Cautions: 4 for 37 laps
Margin of Victory: 6 laps +
Attendance: 17,000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1962 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1962 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
36   George Green1Chevrolet   .000    
35   Charley Griffith49Pontiac   .000    
1   Fireball Roberts22Pontiac22.120   81.374    
2   Fred Lorenzen28Ford22.280   80.789    
3   Marvin Panch21Ford22.320   80.645    
4   Nelson Stacy29Ford22.330   80.609    
5   Junior Johnson27Pontiac22.420   80.285    
6   Bobby Johns72Pontiac22.450   80.178    
7   Joe Weatherly8Pontiac22.500   80.000    
8   Rex White4Chevrolet22.560   79.787    
9   Jimmy Pardue54Pontiac22.560   79.787    
10   Jack Smith47Pontiac22.570   79.751    
11   Richard Petty43Plymouth22.650   79.470    
12   Ned Jarrett11Chevrolet22.740   79.155    
13   Bunkie Blackburn7Pontiac22.760   79.086    
14   David Pearson6Pontiac22.790   78.982    
15   Larry Thomas36Dodge22.870   78.705    
16   Jim Paschal2Pontiac22.890   78.636    
17   Johnny Allen85Chevrolet22.900   78.602    
18   Maurice Petty41Plymouth22.980   78.328    
19   Darel Dieringer90Dodge23.090   77.955    
20   Buddy Baker86Chrysler23.120   77.854    
21   Buck Baker87Chrysler23.150   77.753    
22   Herman Beam19Ford23.160   77.724    
23   Joe Lee Johnson14Chevrolet23.190   77.619    
24   Tiny Lund30Chevrolet23.320   77.186    
25   Tom Cox60Plymouth23.370   77.021    
26   G.C. Spencer48Chevrolet23.460   76.726    
27   Fred Harb17Ford23.470   76.693    
28   Bill Morton61Ford23.480   76.660    
29   Ralph Earnhardt75Pontiac23.570   76.368    
30   Gene Blackburn64Chevrolet23.590   76.303    
31   Wendell Scott34Chevrolet23.670   76.045    
32   Larry Frank66Ford23.780   75.693    
33   Curtis Crider62Mercury24.240   74.257    
34   Stick Elliott18Ford24.620   73.111    

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:   none