OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

DAYTONA 500

Tiny Lund won the 1963 NASCAR Grand National Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Daytona International Speedway
  • LOCATION: Daytona
  • LENGTH: 2.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $97,850

RACE

  • NUMBER: 7
  • NAME: Daytona 500
  • DATE: 02-24-1963
  • LAPS / MILES: 200 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 2 / 10

WINNER

  • NAME: Tiny Lund
  • CAR MAKE: 1963 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 151.556
  • START POSITION: 12th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 29
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 12 21 Tiny Lund Ford English Motors 0 200 17 Running 24,550
2 2 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford Holman-Moody 0 200 77 Running 15,450
3 8 11 Ned Jarrett Ford Burton-Robinson 0 200 26 Running 8,700
4 10 29 Nelson Stacy Ford Holman-Moody 0 199 0 Running 8,275
5 11 0 Dan Gurney Ford Lafayette Ford 0 199 0 Running 3,550
6 23 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 198 0 Running 2,500
7 14 7 Bobby Johns Pontiac Shorty Johns 0 198 22 Running 2,600
8 26 8 Joe Weatherly Pontiac Bud Moore 0 197 0 Running 1,500
9 4 13 Johnny Rutherford Chevrolet Smokey Yunick 0 196 0 Running 1,250
10 13 44 Tommy Irwin Ford Stewart McKinney 0 195 0 Running 1,000
11 9 06 Larry Frank Ford Holman-Moody 0 195 5 Running 1,500
12 15 14 Troy Ruttman Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 195 0 Running 1,000
13 22 39 LeeRoy Yarbrough Pontiac E.A. McQuaig 0 194 0 Running 1,000
14 6 4 Rex White Chevrolet Louis Clements 0 194 4 Running 1,100
15 16 15 Parnelli Jones Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 194 0 Running 1,000
16 18 26 Darel Dieringer Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 192 0 Running 675
17 25 80 Sal Tovella Ford Tom Hawkins 0 192 0 Running 675
18 27 32 Bob James Plymouth Roscoe Sanders 0 191 0 Running 675
19 49 04 H.B. Bailey Pontiac H.B. Bailey 0 188 0 Running 675
20 30 18 Stick Elliott Pontiac Toy Bolton 0 188 0 Running 675
21 1 22 Fireball Roberts Pontiac Banjo Matthews 0 182 11 Engine 650
22 42 56 Ed Livingston Ford Mamie Reynolds 0 180 0 Running 550
23 47 95 Jim Cushman Plymouth Jack Russell 0 176 0 Running 550
24 45 19 Herman Beam Ford Herman Beam 0 175 0 Running 550
25 39 54 Jimmy Pardue Pontiac Pete Stewart 0 169 0 Transmission 550
26 41 34 Wendell Scott Chevrolet Wendell Scott 0 168 0 Engine 550
27 7 02 A.J. Foyt Pontiac Ray Nichels 0 143 6 Spin out 550
28 37 41 Jim Hurtubise Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 113 0 Engine 550
29 35 84 Red Foote Ford Rocky Hinton 0 113 0 Con rod 550
30 17 69 Johnny Allen Mercury Lou Sidoit 0 111 0 Engine 550
31 33 07 Len Sutton Pontiac Ray Nichels 0 97 0 Engine 550
32 21 03 G.C. Spencer Chevrolet Ray Fox 0 95 21 Engine 1,550
33 29 70 Floyd Powell Pontiac Paul Clayton 0 94 0 Wheel studs 550
34 44 68 Frank Graham Ford Ed Livingston 0 93 0 Engine 550
35 36 58 John Rogers Pontiac John Rogers 0 72 0 Handling 550
36 34 42 Jim Paschal Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 72 0 Ignition 550
37 19 81 Dick Good Ford Romy 0 68 0 Spin out 550
38 43 05 Jim McGuirk Pontiac Ray Nichels 0 67 0 Fumes 550
39 28 51 Bob Cooper Pontiac Bob Cooper 0 53 0 Engine 550
40 5 01 Paul Goldsmith Pontiac Packer Pontiac 0 39 11 Piston 1,250
41 46 5 Billy Wade Dodge Cotton Owens 0 32 0 Valves 550
42 3 3 Junior Johnson Chevrolet Ray Fox 0 26 0 Distributor 1,750
43 31 71 Bubba Farr Chevrolet W.M. Harrison 0 22 0 Fuel pump 550
44 38 47 Jack Smith Chrysler Jack Smith 0 19 0 Flywheel 550
45 20 10 Bunkie Blackburn Pontiac Jim Stephens 0 18 0 Water pump 550
46 40 67 Reb Wickersham Pontiac Reb's Sport Shop 0 18 0 Engine 550
47 32 73 Ralph Earnhardt Pontiac Acey Taylor 0 15 0 Fuel pump 550
48 50 6 David Pearson Dodge Cotton Owens 0 12 0 Handling 550
49 24 72 Ted Hairfield Ford Parker Snead 0 11 0 Clutch 550
50 48 62 Curtis Crider Mercury Curtis Crider 0 4 0 Handling 550