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NASCAR Grand National race number 23 of 53
Sunday, May 27, 1962 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
400 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (600.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:46:44
Average speed: 125.552 mph
Pole speed: 140.15 mph
Cautions: 2 for 14 laps
Margin of victory: 32.35 sec
Attendance: 45875
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    1962 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1962 standings

11829   Nelson Stacy Ron's Ford Sales   (Holman-Moody Racing)'62 Ford40025505running13
2 48   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'62 Pontiac40011105running0
3150   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody Racing)'62 Ford3996870running0
42143   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'62 Plymouth3975400running5
51266   Larry Frank Cafe Burgundy   (Ratus Walters)'62 Ford3953475running0
61411   Ned Jarrett City Chevrolet Co.   (B.G. Holloway)'62 Chevrolet3943600running0
7 23   David Pearson Gerry Earl Pontiac   (Ray Fox)'62 Pontiac3934695engine208
81121   Marvin Panch Wood Brothers'62 Ford3931600running0
9 122   Fireball Roberts Stephens Pontiac   (Banjo Matthews)'62 Pontiac3932095running27
102441   Bunkie Blackburn Petty Enterprises'62 Plymouth3931100running0
11104   Rex White Louis Clements   (Rex White)'62 Chevrolet3921075running0
123139   LeeRoy Yarbrough Ray Nichels'61 Pontiac3861300running0
131944   Bob Welborn Julian Petty'62 Pontiac385850running0
14 820   Emanuel Zervakis Emanuel Zervakis'62 Mercury3831150running0
15 646   Johnny Allen Holly Farms   (Rex Lovette)'62 Pontiac380590running4
162236   Larry Thomas Wade Younts'62 Dodge3781000running0
172684   Red Foote Rocky Hinton'61 Ford369575running0
184661   Bill Morton Bill Morton'62 Ford368485running0
193730   Tiny Lund Fred Clark'62 Chevrolet365500running0
20289   Jimmy Thompson Wildcat Williams'62 Ford364475running0
212779   G.C. Spencer Ralph Smith'62 Chevrolet363500running0
22381   George Green Jess Potter'61 Chevrolet360425running0
233490   Darel Dieringer Bob Osiecki'62 Dodge358500coil wire0
242547   Jack Smith Jack Smith'62 Pontiac355475brakes0
253919   Herman Beam Herman Beam'62 Ford348375running0
26475   Stick Elliott Leroy Faucett'61 Pontiac341350running0
274262   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'62 Mercury284375wheel0
28 572   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'62 Pontiac284615push rod24
291777   Jim Reed Ratus Walters'62 Ford284475engine0
304134   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'61 Chevrolet277325engine0
312087   Buck Baker Buck Baker'62 Chrysler259825oil pressure0
32322   Jim Paschal Cliff Stewart'62 Pontiac227600fuel pump0
333391   Herb Tillman Bob Osiecki'62 Dodge194500clutch0
34 754   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'62 Pontiac1901400crash119
351686   Buddy Baker Buck Baker'62 Chrysler176300oil pressure0
362968   Ed Livingston Livingston's Auto Parts   (Ed Livingston)'61 Ford118325engine0
372392   Gerald Duke Don Harrison'62 Ford96300engine0
38 96   Junior Johnson Cotton Owens'62 Pontiac72500clutch0
394093   Lee Reitzel Lee Reitzel'62 Ford69325transmission0
403538   John Dodd, Jr. Matt DeMatthews'61 Ford68375engine0
413658   Paul Lewis '61 Chevrolet57350engine0
424460   Tom Cox Ray Herlocker'60 Plymouth45320crankshaft0
43 394   Banjo Matthews Banjo Matthews'62 Pontiac13350crash0
441381   Roscoe Thompson Jimmy Baker'62 Mercury12325engine0
453016   Ralph Earnhardt Happy Steigel'61 Pontiac11300crash0
464880   Tubby Gonzales Tubby Gonzales'61 Ford6300vibration0
474396   Johnny Sudderth '61 Chevrolet5320engine0
484550   Bobby Waddell Bobby Waddell'60 Dodge2320freeze pl0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  David Pearson12121
  Fireball Roberts22265
  David Pearson27282
  Jimmy Pardue296436
  Johnny Allen65684
  Jimmy Pardue69779
  Bobby Johns78814
  Richard Petty82854
  Jimmy Pardue8613449
  David Pearson1351395
  Bobby Johns14015920
  Richard Petty1601601
  Jimmy Pardue16118525
  Fireball Roberts18620722
  David Pearson20827366
  Nelson Stacy2742785
  David Pearson279392114
  Nelson Stacy3934008