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1963 Mountaineer 300


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NASCAR Grand National race number 44 of 55
Sunday, August 18, 1963 at West Virginia International Speedway, Huntington, WV
300 laps on a .375 mile paved track (112.5 miles)

Time of race: 1:53:45
Average Speed: 59.34 mph
Pole Speed: 66.568 mph
Cautions: 7 for 30 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 16,000
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1963 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1963 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 128   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody)'63 Ford3001,600running165
2 68   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'63 Pontiac2991,225running65
10 343   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'63 Plymouth286250running53
3 742   Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises'63 Plymouth299750running17
4 811   Ned Jarrett Burton-Robinson   (Charles Robinson)'63 Ford297600running0
51387   Buck Baker Buck Baker'63 Pontiac296450running0
61103   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'62 Chevrolet291375running0
7 92   Nelson Stacy Holman-Moody'63 Ford288300running0
81662   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'63 Mercury288250running0
9 521   Marvin Panch English Motors   (Wood Brothers)'63 Ford288225running0
111860   Bud Harless Fred Harless'62 Pontiac283175running0
121520   Jack Anderson Emanuel Zervakis'63 Ford277175running0
131936   Larry Thomas Wade Younts'62 Dodge275175running0
141054   Jimmy Pardue Pete Stewart'63 Ford272150wheel0
151267   Reb Wickersham Reb's Sport Shop   (Reb Wickersham)'62 Pontiac269150running0
161434   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'62 Chevrolet268125running0
17 247   Jack Smith Jack Smith'63 Plymouth206200crash0
182015   Jim Bray Jim Bray'62 Chevrolet206125running0
191786   Neil Castles Buck Baker'62 Chrysler128125brakes0
20 43   Junior Johnson Holly Farms   (Ray Fox)'63 Chevrolet90150brakes0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Fred Lorenzen16262
  Richard Petty6311553
  Jim Paschal11613217
  Joe Weatherly13319765
  Fred Lorenzen198300103