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1962 Richmond 250


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NASCAR Grand National race number 10 of 53
Sunday, April 1, 1962 at Atlantic Rural Fairgrounds, Richmond, VA
250 laps* on a .500 mile dirt track (125.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:45:08
Average Speed: 51.363 mph
Pole Speed: drew for pole
Cautions: 5 for 32 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1962 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1962 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1204   Rex White Louis Clements   (Rex White)'61 Chevrolet1801,850running8
2 211   Ned Jarrett B.G. Holloway'62 Chevrolet1791,300running96
31227   Junior Johnson Holly Farms   (Rex Lovette)'61 Pontiac178800running10
4198   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'61 Pontiac168600running0
5 722   Fireball Roberts Holly Farms   (Rex Lovette)'61 Pontiac163450running0
6210   Harold Carmac Ray Herlocker'60 Plymouth160375running0
7 86   Cotton Owens Cotton Owens'60 Pontiac157300engine0
8 948   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'60 Chevrolet154250engine0
9161   George Green Jess Potter'61 Chevrolet152200running0
102362   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'61 Mercury141200driveshaft0
11 560   Tom Cox Ray Herlocker'60 Plymouth140100transmission0
12 119   Herman Beam Herman Beam'60 Ford136100running0
132576   Jim Bray Neil Castles'61 Ford124100running0
14 647   Jack Smith Jack Smith'61 Pontiac105100running0
151317   Fred Harb Fred Harb'61 Ford84100overheating0
16222   Jim Paschal Cliff Stewart'62 Pontiac8375engine16
171020   Marvin Panch  '61 Ford6775overheating16
181834   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'61 Chevrolet6275engine0
191584   Ernie Gahan Rocky Hinton'61 Ford5375rear end0
20 343   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'61 Plymouth3475radiator34
211118   Stick Elliott Toy Bolton'60 Ford2875running0
221781   Dick Dixon  '61 Ford2375engine0
231477   Larry Frank Ratus Walters'61 Ford1875crash0
24 487   Buck Baker Buck Baker'61 Chrysler275brakes0
252466   Ralph Moody Ratus Walters'62 Ford175overheating0
* Race shortened to 180 laps due to darkness.

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Richard Petty13434
  Ned Jarrett35417
  Junior Johnson425110
  Marvin Panch526716
  Jim Paschal688316
  Ned Jarrett8417289
  Rex White1731808