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1963 Gywn Staley 400


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NASCAR Grand National race number 20 of 55
Sunday, April 28, 1963 at North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC
400 laps* on a .625 mile paved track (250.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:57:06
Average Speed: 83.301 mph
Pole Speed: 96.15 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 13,500
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1963 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1963 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 743   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'63 Plymouth2573,575running130
2 128   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody)'63 Ford2562,575running23
3 221   Tiny Lund Wood Brothers'63 Ford2561,300running25
4 941   Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises'63 Plymouth254825running0
5 587   Buck Baker Buck Baker'63 Pontiac254700running0
6116   David Pearson Cotton Owens'63 Dodge253525running0
7 64   Rex White Louis Clements   (Rex White)'63 Chevrolet252475running0
81099   Bobby Isaac Bondy Long'63 Ford250425running0
9135   Billy Wade Cotton Owens'63 Dodge249375running0
101247   Jack Smith Jack Smith'63 Plymouth248325running0
111749   Larry Thomas J.C. Parker'63 Dodge247300running0
122362   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'62 Mercury244250running0
13307   Buddy Baker Buck Baker'62 Chrysler241225running0
141896   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'62 Chevrolet241225running0
151909   Larry Manning Bob Adams'62 Chevrolet240175running0
16221   E.J. Trivette Jess Potter'62 Chevrolet237150running0
172019   Herman Beam Herman Beam'63 Ford234175running0
182151   Bob Cooper Bob Cooper'62 Pontiac234150running0
191618   Stick Elliott Toy Bolton'62 Pontiac231175running0
201457   Jimmy Pardue Pete Stewart'62 Pontiac229175running0
212734   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'62 Chevrolet225100running0
222633   Roy Mayne C.L. Kilpatrick'62 Chevrolet222100running0
23 38   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'63 Pontiac213425rear end0
241558   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'62 Chevrolet183125rear end0
25 811   Ned Jarrett Burton-Robinson   (Charles Robinson)'63 Ford156125engine0
262455   LeeRoy Yarbrough Lyle Stelter'62 Mercury138100rear end0
27 43   Junior Johnson Holly Farms   (Ray Fox)'63 Chevrolet98250crash79
282586   Neil Castles Buck Baker'62 Chrysler71100piston0
2928134   Earl Brooks Wendell Scott'61 Chevrolet68100a frame0
302993   Jerome Warren Jerome Warren'62 Ford29100handling0
313131   Sam Fogle James Kelly'61 Mercury2050handling0
* Race shortened to 257 laps due to rain.

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Fred Lorenzen11919
  Junior Johnson209879
  Fred Lorenzen991024
  Tiny Lund10312725
  Richard Petty128257130