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1963 Richmond 250

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NASCAR Grand National race number 15 of 55
Sunday, April 7, 1963 at Atlantic Rural Fairgrounds, Richmond, VA
250 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (125.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:06:16
Average speed: 58.624 mph
Pole speed: 69.151 mph
Cautions: 6 for 37 laps
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 15000
Lead changes: 11

Glossary    1963 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1963 standings

1 38   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'63 Pontiac2502400running63
21411   Ned Jarrett Burton-Robinson   (Charles Robinson)'63 Ford2491300running0
3 14   Rex White Louis Clements   (Rex White)'62 Chevrolet247900running0
4 75   Billy Wade Cotton Owens'63 Dodge245625running0
5 63   Junior Johnson Holly Farms   (Ray Fox)'63 Chevrolet242450engine129
61141   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'63 Plymouth240375running0
71862   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'62 Mercury234300running0
82096   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'61 Chevrolet230250running0
91334   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'62 Chevrolet228200running0
102583   Worth McMillion Worth McMillion'62 Chevrolet227200running0
112133   Roy Mayne C.L. Kilpatrick'62 Chevrolet223175running0
122247   Jack Smith Jack Smith'63 Plymouth220175radiator0
132319   Herman Beam Herman Beam'62 Ford213175running0
14 26   David Pearson Cotton Owens'63 Dodge196150spindle10
151066   Johnny Allen Ratus Walters'62 Ford196150engine0
16 487   Buck Baker Buck Baker'63 Pontiac173125engine0
171703   G.C. Spencer Holly Farms   (Ray Fox)'62 Chevrolet166125engine0
182427   Bob James Roscoe Sanders'63 Dodge155125crash0
19 843   Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises'63 Plymouth129125differential48
20192   Fred Harb Cliff Stewart'62 Pontiac95125crash0
21 554   Jimmy Pardue Pete Stewart'63 Ford81100engine0
221544   Fred Lorenzen Stewart McKinney'63 Ford80100engine0
23 922   Fireball Roberts Holman-Moody Racing'63 Ford70100engine0
241220   Emanuel Zervakis Emanuel Zervakis'62 Mercury68100differential0
251609   Larry Manning Bob Adams'62 Chevrolet3575engine0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  David Pearson144
  Joe Weatherly595
  Junior Johnson107061
  Joe Weatherly718111
  Jim Paschal8212948
  Junior Johnson13016334
  David Pearson1641696
  Junior Johnson17018617
  Joe Weatherly1871904
  Junior Johnson19120717
  Joe Weatherly20825043