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NASCAR Grand National race number 21 of 53
Saturday, May 12, 1962 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
219 laps on a 1.375 mile paved track (301.125 miles)

Time of race: 2:33:17
Average speed: 117.429 mph
Pole speed: 129.81 mph
Cautions: 6
Margin of victory: 2 cl
Attendance: 35000
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1962 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1962 standings

1 329   Nelson Stacy Ron's Ford Sales   (Holman-Moody Racing)'62 Ford2197900running15
2 521   Marvin Panch Wood Brothers'62 Ford2194890running57
3 128   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody Racing)'62 Ford2183400crash71
41147   Jack Smith Jack Smith'62 Pontiac2172270running0
5146   Cotton Owens Cotton Owens'62 Pontiac2161765crash0
63266   Larry Frank Ratus Walters'62 Ford2151300running0
7 63   David Pearson Ray Fox'62 Pontiac2151025running56
8 972   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'62 Pontiac214925tire2
92911   Ned Jarrett B.G. Holloway'62 Chevrolet2141000running0
101654   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'62 Pontiac213750running0
111586   Buddy Baker Buck Baker'62 Chrysler208700running0
121090   Darel Dieringer Bob Osiecki'62 Dodge205650rear end17
131752   Cale Yarborough Julian Buesink'62 Ford205600running0
141287   Buck Baker Buck Baker'62 Chrysler203615running0
15 743   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'62 Plymouth201500running0
162268   Ed Livingston Livingston's Auto Parts   (Ed Livingston)'61 Ford195450running0
17261   George Green Jess Potter'61 Chevrolet193400running0
18 48   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'62 Pontiac190370running0
192580   Tubby Gonzales Tubby Gonzales'61 Ford190300running0
202760   Tom Cox Ray Herlocker'60 Plymouth186300running0
213162   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'62 Mercury178200running0
22192   Jim Paschal Cliff Stewart'62 Pontiac154200crash0
232893   Lee Reitzel Lee Reitzel'62 Ford143200crash0
242064   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'62 Ford137200rear end0
252175   Ralph Earnhardt Robert Smith'61 Pontiac130200push rod0
261877   Jim Reed Ratus Walters'62 Ford129200crash0
27134   Rex White Louis Clements   (Rex White)'62 Chevrolet48200crash0
282438   G.C. Spencer Matt DeMatthews'61 Ford45200crash0
292320   Emanuel Zervakis Emanuel Zervakis'62 Mercury28200handling0
303097   LeeRoy Yarbrough Lewis Osborne'62 Chevrolet23200engine0
31 839   Junior Johnson Ray Nichels'61 Pontiac7200oil leak0
32 222   Fireball Roberts Banjo Matthews'62 Pontiac4265crash1

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
33Larry Thomas36Wade YountsDodge
34Joe Lee Johnson14Joe Lee JohnsonChevrolet
35Stick Elliott18Toy BoltonFord
36Gerald Duke92Don HarrisonFord
37Paul Barrow98Paul BarrowFord

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Fireball Roberts111
  Fred Lorenzen25251
  Bobby Johns53542
  David Pearson5511056
  Darel Dieringer11112717
  Fred Lorenzen12814720
  Nelson Stacy14816114
  Marvin Panch16221857
  Nelson Stacy2192191