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1963 Old Dominion 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 48 of 55
Sunday, September 22, 1963 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a 0.500 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:42:16
Average speed: 67.486 mph
Pole speed: 73.379 mph
Cautions: 5 for 18 laps
Margin of victory: 1 lp 2 sec
Attendance: 20000
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1963 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1963 standings

1 228   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody Racing)'63 Ford5003800running421
2 521   Marvin Panch Wood Brothers'63 Ford4991675running0
3 78   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'63 Mercury4971475running0
4 86   David Pearson Cotton Owens'63 Dodge496875running0
5 941   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'63 Plymouth496775running0
6105   Billy Wade Cotton Owens'63 Dodge495675running0
7 322   Fireball Roberts Holman-Moody Racing'63 Ford489625running0
82129   Nelson Stacy Holman-Moody Racing'63 Ford488600running0
91447   Jack Smith Jack Smith'63 Plymouth488425running0
101787   Buck Baker Buck Baker'63 Pontiac477390running0
111836   Larry Thomas Wade Younts'62 Dodge477350running0
121919   Cale Yarborough Herman Beam'63 Ford474300running0
132562   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'63 Mercury461275running0
142760   Bud Harless Fred Harless'62 Pontiac461250running0
152409   Larry Manning Bob Adams'62 Chevrolet459175running0
162883   Worth McMillion Worth McMillion'62 Pontiac447150running0
171167   Reb Wickersham Reb's Sport Shop   (Reb Wickersham)'62 Pontiac430175crash0
182934   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'62 Chevrolet403150running0
19 611   Ned Jarrett Burton-Robinson   (Charles Robinson)'63 Ford362200engine0
201699   Larry Frank Bondy Long'63 Ford300175overheating0
21 13   Junior Johnson Holly Farms   (Ray Fox)'63 Chevrolet296350crash79
221526   Darel Dieringer Bill Stroppe'63 Mercury250175push rod0
231248   G.C. Spencer Jack Smith'63 Plymouth250175pin seal0
243631   Al White Al White'63 Ford211150overheating0
25 44   Rex White Louis Clements   (Rex White)'63 Mercury183200crash0
26339   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'62 Chevrolet130100valve0
273023   Bill Widenhouse Leland Colvin'62 Plymouth101100ball joint0
283133   Roy Mayne C.L. Kilpatrick'62 Chevrolet93100rocker arm0
292676   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'61 Ford82125hub0
303592   Fred Harb Fred Harb'63 Ford53100brakes0
313488   Major Melton Major Melton'61 Chrysler53100brakes0
322314   Perk Brown Pete Stewart'63 Ford41135bearing0
333293   Bobby Keck Lee Reitzel'62 Ford26100oil leak0
342020   Jack Anderson Emanuel Zervakis'63 Ford13125head gasket0
352254   Jimmy Pardue Pete Stewart'62 Pontiac0150crash0
361343   Jimmy Massey Petty Enterprises'63 Plymouth0125crash0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Possum Jones05Possum JonesPontiac
Bobby Keck57Bobby KeckFord

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Junior Johnson15151
  Fred Lorenzen52521
  Junior Johnson538028
  Fred Lorenzen81500420