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1962 Wilkes 320

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NASCAR Grand National race number 51 of 53
Sunday, September 30, 1962 at North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC
320 laps on a 0.625 mile paved track (200.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:19:14
Average speed: 86.186 mph
Pole speed: 94.657 mph
Cautions: 3
Margin of victory: 14 sec
Attendance: 11000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1962 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1962 standings

1 543   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'62 Plymouth3202500running160
2 321   Marvin Panch Wood Brothers'62 Ford3201400running0
3 98   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'62 Pontiac320875running0
4 727   Junior Johnson Holly Farms   (Rex Lovette)'62 Pontiac319765running36
5 441   Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises'62 Plymouth319650running0
6 128   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody Racing)'62 Ford318770running124
7 229   Nelson Stacy Ron's Ford Sales   (Holman-Moody Racing)'62 Ford318500running0
8114   Rex White Louis Clements   (Rex White)'62 Chevrolet318375running0
9 646   Johnny Allen Holly Farms   (Fred Lovette)'62 Pontiac318325running0
101554   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'62 Pontiac316250running0
111211   Ned Jarrett B.G. Holloway'62 Chevrolet315425running0
121326   Darel Dieringer Mamie Reynolds'62 Ford315200running0
133047   Jack Smith Jack Smith'62 Pontiac314150running0
142066   Larry Frank Ratus Walters'62 Ford314165running0
151449   Bob Welborn J.C. Parker'62 Pontiac313150running0
161936   Larry Thomas Wade Younts'62 Dodge309135running0
172191   Gary Sain Bob Osiecki'62 Dodge299100running0
18221   George Green Jess Potter'61 Chevrolet296100running0
191748   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'62 Chevrolet294125running0
202319   Herman Beam Herman Beam'62 Ford288100running0
212562   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'62 Mercury258100running0
222837   Tom Cox '60 Chevrolet208100crash0
231886   Buddy Baker Buck Baker'62 Chrysler203125head gasket0
241661   Sherman Utsman Sherman Utsman'62 Ford176125crash0
252658   Tiny Lund Fred Clark'62 Chevrolet167100manifold0
26242   Bill Foster Cliff Stewart'62 Pontiac16650radiator0
271087   Buck Baker Buck Baker'62 Chrysler13775water pump0
283134   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'61 Chevrolet11050engine0
29 822   Fireball Roberts Jim Stephens'62 Pontiac7575head gasket0
302750   Bobby Waddell Bobby Waddell'60 Dodge5350gas tank0
31295   George Fox Bobby Waddell'60 Dodge350transmission0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Fred Lorenzen1124124
  Junior Johnson12516036
  Richard Petty161320160