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1962 Old Dominion 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 50 of 53
Sunday, September 23, 1962 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a 0.500 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:44:18
Average speed: 66.874 mph
Pole speed: 71.513 mph
Cautions: 2
Margin of victory: 3 laps +
Attendance: 11500
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1962 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1962 standings

1 329   Nelson Stacy Ron's Ford Sales   (Holman-Moody Racing)'62 Ford5003655running313
21343   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'62 Plymouth4971650running0
32111   Ned Jarrett B.G. Holloway'62 Chevrolet4961500running0
43447   Jack Smith Jack Smith'62 Pontiac495850running0
5 28   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'62 Pontiac495920running81
61726   Darel Dieringer Mamie Reynolds'62 Pontiac495675running0
7 122   Fireball Roberts Stephens Pontiac   (Jim Stephens)'62 Pontiac492800running102
82254   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'62 Pontiac492550running0
9 841   Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises'62 Plymouth489425running0
101249   Bob Welborn J.C. Parker'62 Pontiac489390running0
111527   Melvin Bradley Melvin Bradley'62 Chevrolet485350running0
123658   Tiny Lund Fred Clark'62 Chevrolet482275running0
132386   Buddy Baker Buck Baker'62 Chrysler479285running0
14 661   Sherman Utsman Sherman Utsman'62 Chevrolet476250running0
151836   Larry Thomas Wade Younts'62 Dodge474175running0
161619   Herman Beam Herman Beam'62 Ford465175running0
17 53   Junior Johnson Ray Fox'62 Pontiac455200axle0
18252   Bill Foster Cliff Stewart'62 Pontiac452175running0
192734   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'61 Chevrolet452175running0
203191   Gary Sain Bob Osiecki'62 Dodge437150running0
213237   Tom Cox '60 Chevrolet437150running0
221466   Larry Frank Ratus Walters'62 Ford416175running0
233760   Ray Hughes Ray Herlocker'60 Plymouth381150running0
242918   Stick Elliott Toy Bolton'61 Pontiac337150fuel pump0
252823   Doug Yates Raeford Johnson'60 Plymouth256150engine0
261997   Paul Lewis Lewis Osborne'62 Chevrolet239125rear end0
27104   Rex White Louis Clements   (Rex White)'62 Chevrolet203125engine0
28 428   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody Racing)'62 Ford106150crash4
29241   George Green Jess Potter'61 Chevrolet102125engine0
30 948   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'62 Chevrolet98125crash0
313093   Lee Reitzel Lee Reitzel'62 Ford97100rear end0
321146   Johnny Allen Holly Farms   (Fred Lovette)'62 Pontiac84125crash0
33 721   Marvin Panch Wood Brothers'62 Ford83125brakes0
343317   Fred Harb Fred Harb'61 Ford77100engine0
352679   T.C. Hunt Ralph Smith'62 Chevrolet45125rear end0
362062   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'62 Mercury43125oil pressure0
37350   E.J. Trivette Bill Church'61 Chevrolet29100brakes0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Fireball Roberts1102102
  Fred Lorenzen1031064
  Nelson Stacy1071082
  Joe Weatherly10918981
  Nelson Stacy190500311