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1963 Capital City 300

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NASCAR Grand National race number 47 of 55
Sunday, September 8, 1963 at Atlantic Rural Fairgrounds, Richmond, VA
300 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (150.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:15:04
Average speed: 66.339 mph
Pole speed: 68.104 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 2 lp 2 sec
Attendance: 15000
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1963 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1963 standings

1 711   Ned Jarrett Burton-Robinson   (Charles Robinson)'63 Ford3002200running57
2 54   Rex White Louis Clements   (Rex White)'63 Mercury2981475running98
31299   Larry Frank Bondy Long'63 Ford2931050running0
4 903   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'62 Chevrolet291775running0
5 828   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody Racing)'63 Ford289560running0
6 341   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'63 Plymouth286425distributor0
71835   Ray Hendrick Rebel Racing'61 Pontiac285350running0
81583   Worth McMillion Worth McMillion'62 Pontiac275300running0
91632   Tiny Lund Dave Kent'63 Ford275250running0
101936   Larry Thomas Wade Younts'62 Dodge273250running0
111419   Cale Yarborough Herman Beam'62 Ford270225running0
12 247   Jack Smith Jack Smith'63 Plymouth266225differential0
132396   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'61 Chevrolet266225wheel0
141134   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'62 Chevrolet262200running0
15 46   David Pearson Cotton Owens'63 Dodge254200running0
162120   Jack Anderson Emanuel Zervakis'63 Ford242175differential0
172433   Roy Mayne C.L. Kilpatrick'62 Chevrolet240175running0
181762   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'63 Mercury237175clutch0
192217   Bob Welborn Fred Harb'62 Pontiac233175running0
202054   Jimmy Pardue Pete Stewart'63 Ford175175overheating0
21 18   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'63 Mercury165350engine145
22 687   Buck Baker Buck Baker'63 Pontiac124150overheating0
231009   Larry Manning Bob Adams'62 Chevrolet98150overheating0
242586   Neil Castles Buck Baker'62 Chrysler90150crash0
25133   Junior Johnson Holly Farms   (Ray Fox)'63 Chevrolet62100wheel cylinder0
262666   Elmo Langley Ratus Walters'63 Ford8100head gasket0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Joe Weatherly19898
  Ned Jarrett9911820
  Joe Weatherly11916547
  Rex White16626398
  Ned Jarrett26430037