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1963 Dixie 400


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NASCAR Grand National race number 28 of 55
Sunday, June 30, 1963 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
267 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (400.500 miles)

Time of race: 3:18:42
Average speed: 121.139 mph
Pole speed: 140.753 mph
Cautions: 2 for 32 laps
Margin of victory: 3 sec
Attendance: 27000
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    1963 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1963 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 23   Junior Johnson Holly Farms   (Ray Fox)'63 Chevrolet26712445running167
2 428   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody Racing)'63 Ford2676190running35
3 121   Marvin Panch Wood Brothers'63 Ford2673370running11
41126   Darel Dieringer Bill Stroppe'63 Mercury2662245running14
5 88   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'63 Pontiac2662050running0
6174   Rex White Louis Clements   (Rex White)'63 Chevrolet2661200running0
7 529   Nelson Stacy Holman-Moody Racing'63 Ford2641200running22
8185   Billy Wade Cotton Owens'63 Dodge2641085running18
91087   Buck Baker Buck Baker'63 Pontiac263900running0
101311   Ned Jarrett Burton-Robinson   (Charles Robinson)'63 Ford263800running0
112199   Bobby Isaac Bondy Long'63 Ford262700running0
121443   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'63 Plymouth262600running0
131925   G.C. Spencer Bill Stroppe'63 Mercury262500running0
142054   Jimmy Pardue Pete Stewart'63 Ford261450running0
151241   Bob James Petty Enterprises'63 Plymouth260400running0
162239   Bob Welborn E.A. McQuaig'62 Pontiac259350running0
172448   Stick Elliott Jack Smith'63 Plymouth258350running0
182567   Reb Wickersham Reb's Sport Shop   (Reb Wickersham)'63 Pontiac252350running0
192762   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'63 Mercury246350running0
203234   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'62 Chevrolet244350running0
21261   Bob Perry Cos Cancilla'63 Mercury244325running0
223156   Ed Livingston Mamie Reynolds'63 Ford236325running0
232919   Herman Beam Herman Beam'62 Ford232325running0
241547   Jack Smith Jack Smith'62 Plymouth163325oil pressure0
253712   Bunkie Blackburn Fred Harb'63 Pontiac161325crash0
263336   Larry Thomas Wade Younts'62 Dodge140325engine0
27 90   Tiny Lund Holman-Moody Racing'63 Ford127325tie rod0
282886   Neil Castles Buck Baker'63 Chrysler101325clutch0
29232   Buddy Baker Cliff Stewart'63 Pontiac87325engine0
301642   Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises'63 Plymouth83325differential0
31 322   Fireball Roberts Holman-Moody Racing'63 Ford47300engine0
323066   Johnny Allen Ratus Walters'63 Ford44300crash0
33 67   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'63 Pontiac25300overheating0
34 76   David Pearson Cotton Owens'63 Dodge24300engine0
353463   Bruce Brantley Bruce Brantley'63 Pontiac3300handling0
363533   Roy Mayne C.L. Kilpatrick'63 Dodge3275engine0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Frank Waite65R.L. BairdDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
14545  
466520   #66 accident North Turn 
66168103  
16918012   #12 accident North Turn 
18126787  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.0%             Average green flag run: 78.3 laps