OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

VOLUNTEER 500

Bobby Johns won the 1962 NASCAR Grand National Series Volunteer 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Bristol Motor Speedway
  • LOCATION: Bristol
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $17,865

RACE

  • NUMBER: 17
  • NAME: Volunteer 500
  • DATE: 04-29-1962
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 4 / 37

WINNER

  • NAME: Bobby Johns
  • CAR MAKE: 1962 Pontiac
  • AVG SPEED: 73.397
  • START POSITION: 6th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 5
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 6 72 Bobby Johns Pontiac Shorty Johns 0 500 430 Running 4,405
2 1 22 Fireball Roberts Pontiac Banjo Matthews 0 494 61 Running 2,500
3 10 47 Jack Smith Pontiac Jack Smith 0 492 0 Running 1,635
4 12 11 Ned Jarrett Chevrolet B.G. Holloway 0 475 0 Running 1,400
5 25 60 Tom Cox Plymouth Ray Herlocker 0 470 0 Running 850
6 22 19 Herman Beam Ford Herman Beam 0 469 0 Running 850
7 14 6 David Pearson Pontiac Cotton Owens 0 461 0 Lug bolts 650
8 31 34 Wendell Scott Chevrolet Wendell Scott 0 460 0 Running 550
9 28 61 Bill Morton Ford Bill Morton 0 459 0 Running 475
10 33 62 Curtis Crider Mercury Curtis Crider 0 447 0 Running 400
11 8 8 Joe Weatherly Pontiac Bud Moore 0 444 0 Rear end 400
12 20 86 Buddy Baker Chrysler Buck Baker 0 430 0 Engine 275
13 7 54 Jimmy Pardue Pontiac Jimmy Pardue 0 419 0 Running 325
14 36 1 George Green Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 417 0 Running 225
15 27 17 Fred Harb Ford Fred Harb 0 370 0 Head gasket 200
16 11 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 368 9 Engine 300
17 13 26 Bunkie Blackburn Pontiac -- 0 359 0 Rear end 175
18 4 29 Nelson Stacy Ford Holman-Moody 0 302 0 Crash 200
19 18 41 Maurice Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 297 0 Crash 150
20 30 64 Gene Blackburn Chevrolet -- 0 274 0 Axle 150
21 17 85 Johnny Allen Chevrolet Monroe Shook 0 225 0 Engine 125
22 23 14 Joe Lee Johnson Chevrolet Joe Lee Johnson 0 223 0 Engine 125
23 19 90 Darel Dieringer Dodge Bob Osiecki 0 191 0 Oil line 225
24 24 30 Tiny Lund Chevrolet Fred Clark 0 187 0 Hub 125
25 26 48 G.C. Spencer Chevrolet G.C. Spencer 0 161 0 Engine 125
26 3 21 Marvin Panch Ford Hull-Dobbs Ford 0 154 0 Rear end 200
27 21 87 Buck Baker Chrysler Buck Baker 0 139 0 Distributor 125
28 35 49 Charley Griffith Pontiac J.C. Parker 0 137 0 Rear end 100
29 9 4 Rex White Chevrolet Louis Clements 0 109 0 Rocker arm 125
30 5 27 Junior Johnson Pontiac Holly Farms 0 96 0 Transmission 175
31 34 18 Stick Elliott Ford Toy Bolton 0 81 0 Oil pressure 100
32 16 2 Jim Paschal Pontiac Cliff Stewart 0 77 0 Crankshaft 100
33 29 75 Ralph Earnhardt Pontiac Robert Smith 0 68 0 Overheating 0
34 2 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford LaFayette 0 61 0 Engine 100
35 15 36 Larry Thomas Dodge Wade Younts 0 60 0 Engine 0
36 32 66 Larry Frank Ford Ratus Walters 0 29 0 Overheating 0