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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 0.500 mile dirt track (150.000 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: 13000
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1962 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1962 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 28   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'62 Pontiac3002000running
2 441   Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises'62 Plymouth2991350running
31426   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody Racing)'62 Ford296950running
4 942   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'62 Plymouth296675running
5 14   Rex White Louis Clements   (Rex White)'62 Chevrolet294510running
6 611   Ned Jarrett B.G. Holloway'62 Chevrolet292625running
71927   Melvin Bradley Melvin Bradley'62 Chevrolet287350running
81649   Bob Welborn J.C. Parker'62 Pontiac282300running
92400   Dick Getty Dick Getty'62 Chevrolet281250running
101254   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'62 Pontiac277250running
11 835   Ray Hendrick Rebel Racing'61 Pontiac276150running
121562   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'62 Mercury270150running
131836   Larry Thomas Wade Younts'62 Dodge269150running
14 348   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'62 Chevrolet269150running
152198   Bill Dennis '61 Chevrolet268150running
16172   Bill Foster Cliff Stewart'62 Pontiac257125running
171022   Fireball Roberts Jim Stephens'62 Pontiac256125running
182519   Herman Beam Herman Beam'60 Ford254125running
192017   Fred Harb Fred Harb'61 Ford246125running
202831   Al White Al White'62 Ford233125distributor
213234   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'61 Chevrolet220125ball joint
22331   George Green Jess Potter'60 Chevrolet220125running
23295   Jim Bray Jim Bray'60 Ford204125radiator
24 520   Emanuel Zervakis Emanuel Zervakis'62 Mercury190125steering
251191   Gary Sain Bob Osiecki'62 Dodge173 lug bolts
262779   T.C. Hunt Ralph Smith'62 Chevrolet138 shocks
273150   Bobby Waddell Bobby Waddell'60 Dodge80 radiator
282663   Runt Harris Curtis Crider'61 Mercury73 pistons
291347   Jack Smith Jack Smith'62 Pontiac50 crash
302287   Buck Baker Buck Baker'62 Chrysler47 radiator
31237   Bill Champion '60 Ford40 head gasket
32 764   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'62 Ford24 transmission
333066   Larry Frank Ratus Walters'62 Ford2 rear end