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1962 Daytona 500 Qualifier #1


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NASCAR Grand National race number 3 of 53
Friday, February 16, 1962 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
40 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 0:38:13
Average Speed: 156.999 mph
Pole Speed: 158.744 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1962 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1962 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 122   Fireball Roberts Stephens Pontiac   (Jim Stephens)'62 Pontiac401,000running33
2 247   Jack Smith Jack Smith'62 Pontiac40600running 
3 46   Cotton Owens Cotton Owens'62 Pontiac40400running 
4 60   Dan Gurney LaFayette   (Holman-Moody)'62 Ford40300running 
5 327   Junior Johnson Holly Farms   (Rex Lovette)'62 Pontiac40300running 
6 766   Larry Frank Ratus Walters'62 Ford40250running 
71153   Bob Burdick Roy Burdick'61 Pontiac40225running 
8 986   Buddy Baker Buck Baker'62 Chrysler39175running 
91084   Ernie Gahan Rocky Hinton'61 Ford39150running 
102225   Jim Bennett Thurman Wilkes'61 Ford39140running 
112175   Ralph Earnhardt Robert Smith'61 Pontiac39135running 
121714   Charley Griffith Joe Lee Johnson'62 Chevrolet39125running 
131542   Bunkie Blackburn Petty Enterprises'62 Plymouth39115running 
141331   Jim McGuirk  '61 Ford39100running 
15142   Jim Paschal Cliff Stewart'62 Pontiac3885running 
162036   Larry Thomas Wade Younts'62 Dodge3875running 
17 832   Bill Wimble Dave McCredy'62 Pontiac3875running 
182495   Jim Cushman Russell Trucking Co.   (Jack Russell)'61 Plymouth3775running 
191888   Sal Tovella Tom Hawkins'61 Ford3650running 
201658   John Rogers John Rogers'61 Pontiac3550fan belt 
212338   G.C. Spencer Matt DeMatthews'61 Ford3550fuel 
222560   Tom Cox Ray Herlocker'60 Plymouth2250running 
231901   Harlan Richardson Luther Costales'62 Ford1750oil pressure 
24 528   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody)'62 Ford850engine 
251292   Gerald Duke Don Harrison'62 Ford5 running