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1963 Buddy Shuman 250

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NASCAR Grand National race number 46 of 55
Friday, September 6, 1963 at Hickory Speedway, Hickory, NC
250 laps on a 0.400 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:35:21
Average speed: 62.926 mph
Pole speed: 72.471 mph
Cautions: 3 for 16 laps
Margin of victory: 4 laps +
Attendance: 12000
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1963 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1963 standings

1 73   Junior Johnson Holly Farms   (Ray Fox)'63 Chevrolet2501775running125
21403   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'62 Chevrolet246700running0
3 817   Bob Welborn Fred Harb'62 Pontiac237450running0
4 996   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'61 Chevrolet232300running0
52036   Larry Thomas Wade Younts'62 Dodge232275running0
61887   Buck Baker Buck Baker'63 Pontiac225240running0
71786   Neil Castles Buck Baker'62 Chrysler224200running0
82476   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'61 Ford224175running0
9 228   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody Racing)'63 Ford218150running0
101519   Cale Yarborough Herman Beam'62 Ford210140running0
111232   Tiny Lund Dave Kent'63 Ford210130running0
121654   Jimmy Pardue Pete Stewart'63 Ford202120running0
132362   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'63 Mercury201110running0
141311   Ned Jarrett Burton-Robinson   (Charles Robinson)'63 Ford197395running59
15 543   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'63 Plymouth19685oil line0
162288   Major Melton Major Melton'61 Chrysler14175differential0
171190   Gary Sain Ralph Sparks'62 Dodge14165brakes0
18 16   David Pearson Cotton Owens'63 Dodge123295engine47
19 447   Jack Smith Jack Smith'63 Plymouth7465engine3
202523   Bill Widenhouse Leland Colvin'62 Plymouth6850engine0
21 38   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'63 Mercury58330crash16
22 64   Rex White Louis Clements   (Rex White)'63 Mercury5650crash0
23219   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'62 Chevrolet5350crash0
24105   Pete Stewart Pete Stewart'62 Pontiac4150brakes0
251934   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'62 Chevrolet1450crash0
262697   Bill Whitley '62 Chevrolet450brakes0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  David Pearson133
  Joe Weatherly41916
  David Pearson205536
  Jack Smith56583
  David Pearson59657
  Ned Jarrett6612257
  David Pearson1231231
  Ned Jarrett1241252
  Junior Johnson126250125