OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

GOLDEN STATE 400

Darel Dieringer won the 1963 NASCAR Grand National Series Golden State 400 at Riverside International Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Riverside International Raceway
  • LOCATION: Riverside
  • LENGTH: 2.700 Miles
  • SURFACE: Road Course
  • PURSE: $33,780

RACE

  • NUMBER: 55
  • NAME: Golden State 400
  • DATE: 11-03-1963
  • LAPS / MILES: 148 / 400
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 1 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Darel Dieringer
  • CAR MAKE: 1963 Mercury
  • AVG SPEED: 91.465
  • START POSITION: 3rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 7
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 3 16 Darel Dieringer Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 148 35 Running 7,875
2 6 21 Dave MacDonald Ford Wood Brothers 0 147 92 Running 4,655
3 1 121 Marvin Panch Ford Wood Brothers 0 147 0 Running 2,860
4 2 22 Fireball Roberts Ford Holman-Moody 0 147 0 Running 1,775
5 19 26 Junior Johnson Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 145 0 Running 1,300
6 15 47 Jack Smith Plymouth Jack Smith 0 144 0 Running 1,175
7 9 8 Joe Weatherly Mercury Bud Moore 0 143 0 Running 1,475
8 22 62 Bill Amick Mercury Dick Niles 0 142 0 Running 1,000
9 40 18 Bob Ross Mercury -- 0 140 0 Running 950
10 33 97 Ron Hornaday Ford Frank Galpin 0 140 0 Running 850
11 10 281 Ken Miles Ford Holman-Moody 0 139 0 Running 710
12 8 33 Clem Proctor Pontiac Clem Proctor 0 138 0 Running 575
13 12 6 David Pearson Dodge Cotton Owens 0 136 0 Running 580
14 27 15 Bill Clinton Ford Bill Clinton 0 136 0 Running 450
15 14 77 Marvin Porter Ford Vel Miletich 0 135 0 Running 450
16 26 211 Pete Brock Mercury -- 0 134 0 Fuel 350
17 21 88 Don Noel Ford Frank Galpin 0 133 0 Crash 350
18 24 72 Jim Cook Ford -- 0 131 0 Running 300
19 38 44 Lloyd Dane Ford Bob Kitchell 0 131 0 Running 250
20 20 98 Eddie Gray Mercury -- 0 131 0 Running 225
21 31 7 Dick Mitchell Mercury -- 0 126 0 Running 200
22 23 2 Jimmy Pardue Pontiac Cliff Stewart 0 117 0 Transmission 400
23 29 61 Bob Perry Oldsmobile -- 0 112 0 Running 200
24 36 13 Gene Davis Ford -- 0 95 0 Running 200
25 25 58 Oren Prosser Pontiac Oren Prosser 0 95 0 Running 200
26 17 02 Skip Hudson Dodge -- 0 75 0 Transmission 275
27 41 40 Chuck Shove Chevrolet -- 0 74 0 Engine 200
28 30 162 Scotty Cain Ford Scotty Cain 0 67 0 Engine 200
29 35 0 Bob Bondurant Chevrolet Bob Bondurant 0 44 0 Crash 200
30 39 12 Frank Deiny Ford -- 0 44 0 Driveshaft 200
31 16 1 Paul Goldsmith Plymouth Ray Nichels 0 42 0 Crash 300
32 4 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford LaFayette 0 25 21 Transmission 400
33 13 5 Billy Wade Dodge Cotton Owens 0 23 0 Transmission 400
34 7 11 Ned Jarrett Ford Burton-Robinson 0 21 0 Transmission 400
35 18 29 Augie Pabst Ford -- 0 18 0 Clutch 250
36 11 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 5 0 Transmission 400
37 5 4 Rex White Mercury Louis Clements 0 1 0 Crash 400
38 29 771 Jack McCoy Plymouth -- 0 1 0 Differential 200
39 37 64 Al Self Ford Al Self 0 1 0 Engine 200
40 32 20 Al Brand Chevrolet -- 0 1 0 Engine 200
41 34 48 Bruce Worrell Chevrolet Coz Concilla 0 1 0 Engine 200