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1962 Atlanta 500


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NASCAR Grand National race number 24 of 53
Sunday, June 10, 1962 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
334 laps* on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:13:16
Average Speed: 101.983 mph
Pole Speed: 137.64 mph
Cautions: 3 for 61 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 55,000
Lead changes: 23

Glossary    1962 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1962 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
152130   Tiny Lund Fred Clark'62 Chevrolet212400running8
173597   LeeRoy Yarbrough Lewis Osborne'62 Chevrolet211300running0
21 24   Rex White Louis Clements   (Rex White)'62 Chevrolet207325running0
263279   G.C. Spencer Ralph Smith'62 Chevrolet204250running0
31431   George Green Jess Potter'61 Chevrolet199225running0
391311   Ned Jarrett B.G. Holloway'62 Chevrolet114475engine0
112586   Buddy Baker Buck Baker'62 Chrysler213800running0
204287   Buck Baker Buck Baker'62 Chrysler209300running0
193936   Larry Thomas Wade Younts'62 Dodge210300running0
323390   Darel Dieringer Bob Osiecki'62 Dodge183225rear end0
443710   T.C. Hunt Fred Wheat'61 Dodge6200engine0
1 728   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody)'62 Ford21915,555running51
81021   Marvin Panch Wood Brothers'62 Ford2171,250running0
223461   Bill Morton Bill Morton'62 Ford207250running0
243180   Tubby Gonzales Tubby Gonzales'61 Ford206250running0
292619   Herman Beam Herman Beam'61 Ford199250running0
30 666   Larry Frank Ratus Walters'62 Ford199525running0
334168   Ed Livingston Ed Livingston'61 Ford181225engine0
344263   George Alsobrook Ratus Walters'61 Ford156225head gasket0
354532   Jim Locke  '61 Ford140225running0
402392   Cale Yarborough Julian Buesink'62 Ford89200engine0
43299   Bunkie Blackburn Wildcat Williams'62 Ford23200crash0
45 829   Nelson Stacy Holman-Moody'62 Ford2250steering0
52298   Troy Ruttman Bill Stroppe'62 Mercury2181,750running0
141881   Roscoe Thompson Jimmy Baker'62 Mercury212500running0
161520   Emanuel Zervakis Emanuel Zervakis'62 Mercury212350running5
284062   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'62 Mercury202250running0
232743   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'62 Plymouth207250running0
384460   Tom Cox Ray Herlocker'60 Plymouth130200axle0
464650   A.F. Nichols  '60 Plymouth1200oil pressure0
2 102   Banjo Matthews Banjo Matthews'62 Pontiac2199,490running73
3 472   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'62 Pontiac2185,220running32
41422   Fireball Roberts Banjo Matthews'62 Pontiac2182,525running0
61901   Paul Goldsmith Ray Nichels'62 Pontiac2181,375running0
7 33   David Pearson Ray Fox'62 Pontiac2171,420running14
9116   Junior Johnson Cotton Owens'62 Pontiac2161,025running0
10302   Jim Paschal Cliff Stewart'62 Pontiac214900running0
121212   Bob Welborn B.G. Holloway'62 Pontiac213750running0
131647   Jack Smith Jack Smith'62 Pontiac213625running0
18 98   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'62 Pontiac210375running36
252054   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'62 Pontiac205250running0
273849   Friday Hassler J.C. Parker'62 Pontiac202250running0
362816   Ralph Earnhardt Happy Steigel'62 Pontiac132225transmission0
371746   Johnny Allen Holly Farms   (Fred Lovette)'62 Pontiac130250transmission0
41 57   Cotton Owens Cotton Owens'62 Pontiac81425transmission0
423618   Stick Elliott Toy Bolton'61 Pontiac66200engine0
* Race shortened to 219 laps due to rain.