OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

SOUTHEASTERN 500

Jim Paschal won the 1962 NASCAR Grand National Series Southeastern 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Bristol Motor Speedway
  • LOCATION: Bristol
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $17,965

RACE

  • NUMBER: 36
  • NAME: Southeastern 500
  • DATE: 07-29-1962
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 4 / 21

WINNER

  • NAME: Jim Paschal
  • CAR MAKE: 1962 Plymouth
  • AVG SPEED: 75.276
  • START POSITION: 12th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 12
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 12 42 Jim Paschal Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 500 77 Running 3,930
2 4 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford Holman-Moody 0 500 121 Running 2,370
3 16 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 500 47 Running 1,540
4 14 46 Johnny Allen Pontiac Holly Farms 0 498 60 Running 1,270
5 8 29 Nelson Stacy Ford Holman-Moody 0 498 0 Running 875
6 13 8 Joe Weatherly Pontiac Gillman Pontiac 0 498 0 Running 900
7 11 4 Rex White Chevrolet Louis Clements 0 494 0 Running 650
8 21 41 Bunkie Blackburn Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 491 0 Running 550
9 19 11 Ned Jarrett Chevrolet B.G. Holloway 0 491 0 Running 675
10 6 54 Jimmy Pardue Pontiac Jimmy Pardue 0 491 0 Running 450
11 7 21 Marvin Panch Ford Wood Brothers 0 489 0 Running 375
12 17 49 Bob Welborn Pontiac Frizell Pontiac 0 486 0 Running 275
13 18 87 Buck Baker Chrysler Buck Baker 0 486 0 Running 350
14 5 61 Sherman Utsman Ford Sherman Utsman 0 483 0 Running 275
15 27 86 Buddy Baker Chrysler Buck Baker 0 483 0 Running 200
16 34 36 Larry Thomas Dodge Wade Younts 0 468 0 Running 290
17 26 1 George Green Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 467 0 Running 175
18 31 2 Ken Rush Pontiac Cliff Stewart 0 463 0 Running 150
19 33 34 Wendell Scott Chevrolet Wendell Scott 0 454 0 Running 150
20 25 19 Herman Beam Ford Herman Beam 0 453 0 Running 150
21 9 47 Jack Smith Pontiac Jack Smith 0 444 0 Running 175
22 32 35 Ray Hendrick Pontiac Rebel Racing 0 438 0 Running 125
23 40 63 John Hamby Mercury Curtis Crider 0 435 0 Running 125
24 35 83 Worth McMillion Pontiac Worth McMillion 0 432 0 Running 125
25 29 60 Tom Cox Plymouth Ray Herlocker 0 430 0 Hub 125
26 44 79 Ralph Smith Chevrolet Ralph Smith 0 392 0 Rear end 125
27 37 17 Fred Harb Ford Fred Harb 0 385 0 Axle 125
28 3 72 Bobby Johns Pontiac Shorty Johns 0 324 0 Engine 375
29 2 6 Junior Johnson Pontiac Cotton Owens 0 283 166 Crash 370
30 10 20 Emanuel Zervakis Mercury Emanuel Zervakis 0 258 0 Engine 225
31 20 27 Tommy Irwin Chevrolet Melvin Bradley 0 247 0 Rear end 100
32 24 48 G.C. Spencer Chevrolet G.C. Spencer 0 241 0 Rear end 100
33 39 93 Lee Reitzel Ford Lee Reitzel 0 228 0 Rear end 0
34 36 18 Stick Elliott Pontiac Toy Bolton 0 225 0 Engine 0
35 38 62 Curtis Crider Mercury Curtis Crider 0 213 0 Rear end 0
36 1 22 Fireball Roberts Pontiac Jim Stephens 0 185 29 Ignition 270
37 22 3 David Pearson Pontiac Ray Fox 0 135 0 Water pump 0
38 28 64 Bill Morton Chevrolet Bill Morton 0 133 0 Wheel bearing 0
39 41 67 Reb Wickersham Oldsmobile Reb Wickersham 0 133 0 Engine 0
40 42 89 Earl Brooks Chevrolet -- 0 110 0 Rear end 0
41 15 66 Larry Frank Ford Ratus Walters 0 78 0 Brakes 0
42 23 97 LeeRoy Yarbrough Chevrolet Lewis Osborne 0 69 0 Rear end 0
43 30 9 T.C. Hunt Ford Wildcat Williams 0 63 0 Bearing 0
44 43 65 Allan Harley Dodge -- 0 5 0 Handling 0