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NASCAR Grand National race number 37 of 55
Sunday, July 28, 1963 at Bristol International Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a 0.500 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:20:25
Average speed: 74.844 mph
Pole speed: 82.229 mph
Cautions: 7 for 36 laps
Margin of victory: 3 sec
Attendance: 23000
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1963 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1963 standings

1 128   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody Racing)'63 Ford5004540running336
21543   Richard Petty Interstate   (Petty Enterprises)'63 Plymouth5002365running3
31342   Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises'63 Plymouth4991825running1
4 421   Marvin Panch Wood Brothers'63 Ford4921225running0
5 96   David Pearson Cotton Owens'63 Dodge4911075running0
6 88   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'62 Pontiac4881175running0
7 60   Tiny Lund Holman-Moody Racing'63 Ford488775running0
82026   Darel Dieringer Mercury   (Bill Stroppe)'63 Mercury488775running0
9144   Rex White Louis Clements   (Rex White)'63 Mercury486700running0
10 744   Tommy Irwin Lafayette Ford   (Stewart McKinney)'63 Ford484525running0
111699   Bobby Isaac Bondy Long'63 Ford482475running0
122336   Larry Thomas Wade Younts'62 Dodge475400running0
13125   Billy Wade Cotton Owens'63 Dodge473350clutch0
142219   Cale Yarborough Herman Beam'63 Ford471300running0
15117   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'63 Pontiac469350running0
162886   Neil Castles Buck Baker'62 Chrysler467275running0
173056   Ed Livingston Mamie Reynolds'62 Ford436275running0
183267   Reb Wickersham Reb's Sport Shop   (Reb Wickersham)'62 Pontiac430275engine0
193376   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'61 Ford425250running0
203583   Worth McMillion Worth McMillion'62 Pontiac423200running0
213488   Major Melton Major Melton'61 Chrysler418225running0
22 33   Junior Johnson Holly Farms Poultry   (Ray Fox)'63 Chevrolet407485engine160
233157   Bobby Keck Pete Stewart'63 Ford406225running0
242147   Jack Smith Plymouth   (Jack Smith)'63 Plymouth401225engine0
251011   Ned Jarrett Burton-Robinson   (Charles Robinson)'63 Ford399225running0
262732   Mark Hurley Dave Kent'63 Ford396235wheel0
272405   Possum Jones Possum Jones'62 Pontiac364200brakes0
281948   Stick Elliott Plymouth   (Jack Smith)'63 Plymouth349225differential0
29 222   Fireball Roberts Young Ford   (Holman-Moody Racing)'62 Ford312250crash0
301854   Jimmy Pardue Pete Stewart'63 Ford187225crash0
312675   Bunkie Blackburn Robert Smith'62 Pontiac135200tire0
321787   Buck Baker Buck Baker'63 Pontiac62225ignition0
332962   Curtis Crider Globe Lincoln-Mercury   (Curtis Crider)'63 Mercury51200engine0
34 529   Nelson Stacy Holman-Moody Racing'63 Ford47225crash0
352503   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'62 Chevrolet11300fuel pump0
363663   Chuck Huckabee Curtis Crider'62 Mercury4200differential0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Elmo Langley09Bob AdamsChevrolet
Jim Bray14Jim BrayChevrolet
Bud Harless60Fred HarlessPontiac

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Fred Lorenzen111
  Junior Johnson2161160
  Fred Lorenzen16224079
  Jim Paschal2412411
  Fred Lorenzen24231675
  Richard Petty3173193
  Fred Lorenzen320500181