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1963 Southeastern 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 13 of 55
Sunday, March 31, 1963 at Bristol International Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a 0.500 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:15:02
Average speed: 76.91 mph
Pole speed: 80.681 mph
Cautions: 1 for 9 laps
Margin of victory: 5 sec
Attendance: 28000
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1963 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1963 standings

1 322   Fireball Roberts Southeastern Ford Dealers   (Holman-Moody Racing)'63 Ford5004060running165
2 128   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody Racing)'63 Ford5002395running164
3 43   Junior Johnson Holly Farms   (Ray Fox)'63 Chevrolet4971725running0
41643   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'63 Plymouth4951225running0
51069   LeeRoy Yarbrough Mercury   (Lou Sidoit)'63 Mercury490975running0
62054   Jimmy Pardue Pete Stewart'63 Ford488775running1
7 526   Darel Dieringer Bill Stroppe'63 Mercury486675running0
8115   Billy Wade Cotton Owens'63 Dodge465650engine0
91960   Bud Harless Fred Harless'62 Pontiac464500running0
10138   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'63 Pontiac456915differential88
112267   Reb Wickersham Reb's Sport Shop   (Reb Wickersham)'62 Pontiac444375running0
121819   Herman Beam Herman Beam'63 Ford444300running0
132436   Larry Thomas Wade Younts'62 Dodge443250distributor cap0
14 221   Tiny Lund English Motors   (Wood Brothers)'63 Ford434305engine82
151511   Ned Jarrett Burton-Robinson   (Charles Robinson)'63 Ford430225engine0
162809   Larry Manning Bob Adams'62 Chevrolet429215wheel0
17292   Bill Foster Cliff Stewart'62 Pontiac420200running0
182656   Ed Livingston Mamie Reynolds'62 Ford389200differential0
192734   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'62 Chevrolet371185running0
20 974   Paul Clark Paul Clark'62 Pontiac346175wheel0
211441   Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises'63 Plymouth342200engine0
223090   Gary Sain Ralph Sparks'62 Dodge328175differential0
231787   Buck Baker Buck Baker'63 Pontiac299175engine0
24 74   Rex White Louis Clements   (Rex White)'63 Chevrolet291175piston0
253318   Stick Elliott Toy Bolton'62 Pontiac262175engine0
262512   Fred Harb Fred Harb'62 Pontiac242250con rod0
27 699   Bobby Isaac Bondy Long'63 Ford176175differential0
283262   Curtis Crider Full House   (Curtis Crider)'62 Mercury176150engine0
292147   Jack Smith Jack Smith'63 Plymouth147150oil pressure0
303433   Roy Mayne C.L. Kilpatrick'62 Chevrolet133125oil leak0
31 86   David Pearson Cotton Owens'63 Dodge123150engine0
32321   Bill Morton Jess Potter'62 Chevrolet115125piston0
331232   Bob James Roscoe Sanders'63 Plymouth95125con rod0
343188   Major Melton Major Melton'61 Chrysler2150handling0
353593   Jerome Warren Jerome Warren'62 Ford1125handling0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Tiny Lund133
  Jimmy Pardue441
  Tiny Lund57571
  Joe Weatherly7616388
  Tiny Lund1641718
  Fireball Roberts172328157
  Fred Lorenzen329492164
  Fireball Roberts4935008