OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

DIXIE 400

Rex White won the 1962 NASCAR Grand National Series Dixie 400 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Atlanta Motor Speedway
  • LOCATION: Atlanta
  • LENGTH: 1.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $42,510

RACE

  • NUMBER: 53
  • NAME: Dixie 400
  • DATE: 10-28-1962
  • LAPS / MILES: 267 / 401
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 3 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Rex White
  • CAR MAKE: 1962 Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 124.740
  • START POSITION: 5th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 16
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 5 4 Rex White Chevrolet Louis Clements 0 267 3 Running 10,315
2 7 8 Joe Weatherly Pontiac Bud Moore 0 267 0 Running 5,270
3 3 21 Marvin Panch Ford Wood Brothers 0 267 52 Running 3,535
4 15 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 266 3 Running 2,415
5 2 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford LaFayette 0 266 0 Running 2,000
6 28 77 Larry Frank Ford Ratus Walters 0 264 0 Running 1,300
7 39 18 Stick Elliott Pontiac Toy Bolton 0 263 0 Running 1,175
8 27 47 Buck Baker Pontiac Jack Smith 0 263 0 Running 1,125
9 12 17 Jack Smith Pontiac Jack Smith 0 262 0 Running 900
10 1 22 Fireball Roberts Pontiac Jim Stephens 0 262 144 Running 2,425
11 10 08 David Pearson Pontiac Bud Moore 0 261 0 Running 750
12 23 49 Bob Welborn Pontiac J.C. Parker 0 261 0 Running 600
13 30 66 Elmo Langley Ford Ratus Walters 0 260 0 Running 525
14 34 91 Ralph Earnhardt Dodge Bob Osiecki 0 259 0 Running 450
15 40 87 Buddy Baker Chrysler Buck Baker 0 258 0 Running 425
16 18 48 G.C. Spencer Chevrolet G.C. Spencer 0 257 0 Running 350
17 20 42 Jim Paschal Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 257 0 Running 350
18 16 83 Bunkie Blackburn Pontiac Worth McMillion 0 257 0 Running 350
19 38 12 Tiny Lund Pontiac Cliff Stewart 0 251 0 Running 425
20 8 46 Johnny Allen Pontiac Holly Farms 0 251 0 Running 350
21 32 19 Herman Beam Ford Herman Beam 0 241 0 Running 325
22 26 90 Jimmy Thompson Dodge Bob Osiecki 0 229 0 Oil pressure 325
23 19 26 Darel Dieringer Ford Mamie Reynolds 0 196 0 Engine 325
24 6 72 Bobby Johns Pontiac Shorty Johns 0 188 38 Crash 515
25 22 54 Jimmy Pardue Pontiac Jimmy Pardue 0 158 0 Head gasket 325
26 36 61 Sherman Utsman Ford Sherman Utsman 0 148 0 Engine 300
27 21 20 Emanuel Zervakis Mercury Emanuel Zervakis 0 145 0 Transmission 300
28 13 40 Tommy Irwin Chevrolet Rex White 0 124 0 Crash 300
29 35 36 Larry Thomas Dodge Wade Younts 0 104 0 A frame 300
30 37 24 H.B. Bailey Pontiac H.B. Bailey 0 101 0 Crash 300
31 33 5 H.G. Rosier Pontiac H.G. Rosier 0 99 0 Rear end 250
32 17 30 Johnny Sudderth Chevrolet Fred Clark 0 85 0 Sway bar 250
33 31 92 Cale Yarborough Ford Don Harrison 0 84 0 Engine 250
34 29 27 Doug Yates Chevrolet Melvin Bradley 0 75 0 Engine 275
35 9 29 Nelson Stacy Ford Holman-Moody 0 71 0 Crash 250
36 4 3 Junior Johnson Pontiac Ray Fox 0 66 27 Crash 560
37 14 81 LeeRoy Yarbrough Mercury Jimmy Baker 0 62 0 Crash 250
38 41 84 Red Foote Ford Rocky Hinton 0 55 0 Engine 275
39 42 97 Paul Lewis Chevrolet Lewis Osborne 0 20 0 Engine 250
40 11 11 Ned Jarrett Chevrolet B.G. Holloway 0 12 0 Engine 550
41 44 38 Woodie Wilson Ford Matt DeMatthews 0 12 0 Axle 250
42 24 86 Tom Cox Chrysler Buck Baker 0 11 0 Oil pressure 250
43 25 62 Curtis Crider Mercury Curtis Crider 0 6 0 Fr plug 250
44 43 1 George Green Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 3 0 Engine 250