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1962 Capital City 300


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NASCAR Grand National race number 47 of 53
Sunday, September 9, 1962 at Atlantic Rural Fairgrounds, Richmond, VA
300 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (150.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:18:30
Average Speed: 64.981 mph
Pole Speed: 66.127 mph
Cautions: 1 for 9 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 13,000
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1962 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1962 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 28   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'62 Pontiac3002,000running 
2 441   Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises'62 Plymouth2991,350running 
31426   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody)'62 Ford296950running 
4 942   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'62 Plymouth296675running 
6 611   Ned Jarrett B.G. Holloway'62 Chevrolet292625running 
5 14   Rex White Louis Clements   (Rex White)'62 Chevrolet294510running 
71927   Melvin Bradley Melvin Bradley'62 Chevrolet287350running 
81649   Bob Welborn J.C. Parker'62 Pontiac282300running 
101254   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'62 Pontiac277250running 
92400   Dick Getty Dick Getty'62 Chevrolet281250running 
152198   Bill Dennis  '61 Chevrolet268150running 
14 348   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'62 Chevrolet269150running 
131836   Larry Thomas Wade Younts'62 Dodge269150running 
121562   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'62 Mercury270150running 
11 835   Ray Hendrick Rebel Racing'61 Pontiac276150running 
24 520   Emanuel Zervakis Emanuel Zervakis'62 Mercury190125steering 
23295   Jim Bray Jim Bray'60 Ford204125radiator 
22331   George Green Jess Potter'60 Chevrolet220125running 
213234   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'61 Chevrolet220125ball joint 
202831   Al White Al White'62 Ford233125distributor 
192017   Fred Harb Fred Harb'61 Ford246125running 
182519   Herman Beam Herman Beam'60 Ford254125running 
171022   Fireball Roberts Jim Stephens'62 Pontiac256125running 
16172   Bill Foster Cliff Stewart'62 Pontiac257125running 
32 764   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'62 Ford24 transmission 
31237   Bill Champion  '60 Ford40 head gasket 
302287   Buck Baker Buck Baker'62 Chrysler47 radiator 
291347   Jack Smith Jack Smith'62 Pontiac50 crash 
282663   Runt Harris Curtis Crider'61 Mercury73 pistons 
273150   Bobby Waddell Bobby Waddell'60 Dodge80 radiator 
262779   T.C. Hunt Ralph Smith'62 Chevrolet138 shocks 
251191   Gary Sain Bob Osiecki'62 Dodge173 lug bolts 
333066   Larry Frank Ratus Walters'62 Ford2 rear end