OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

RIVERSIDE 500

Dan Gurney won the 1963 NASCAR Grand National Series Riverside 500 at Riverside International Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Riverside International Raceway
  • LOCATION: Riverside
  • LENGTH: 2.700 Miles
  • SURFACE: Road Course
  • PURSE: $50,265

RACE

  • NUMBER: 4
  • NAME: Riverside 500
  • DATE: 01-20-1963
  • LAPS / MILES: 185 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 6 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Dan Gurney
  • CAR MAKE: 1963 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 84.965
  • START POSITION: 11th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 9
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 11 28 Dan Gurney Ford Holman-Moody 0 185 120 Running 14,400
2 2 02 A.J. Foyt Pontiac Ray Nichels 0 185 2 Running 6,570
3 17 14 Troy Ruttman Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 184 0 Running 3,980
4 3 22 Fireball Roberts Pontiac Banjo Matthews 0 184 13 Running 2,630
5 25 7 Bobby Johns Pontiac Shorty Johns 0 182 0 Running 1,750
6 8 11 Ned Jarrett Ford Burton-Robinson 0 181 0 Running 1,225
7 21 5 Billy Wade Dodge Cotton Owens 0 180 0 Running 1,850
8 6 54 Jimmy Pardue Pontiac Pete Stewart 0 179 0 Running 1,050
9 28 1 Danny Letner Dodge -- 0 179 0 Running 950
10 30 98 Joe Ruttman Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 176 0 Running 850
11 26 97 Ron Hornaday Ford Frank Galpin 0 176 0 Running 750
12 13 0 Dave MacDonald Chevrolet Holman-Moody 0 176 0 Running 675
13 39 38 Bob Perry Mercury Bob Perry 0 175 0 Running 575
14 32 70 Bob Ross Pontiac Bob Ross 0 175 0 Running 575
15 18 4 Rex White Chevrolet Louis Clements 0 173 0 Engine 575
16 27 19 John Rostek Ford John Rostek 0 172 0 Crash 500
17 10 12 Art Watts Ford -- 0 171 0 Running 475
18 33 34 Wendell Scott Chevrolet Wendell Scott 0 169 0 Running 425
19 43 61 Richard Brown Chevrolet -- 0 166 0 Running 425
20 41 50 Harold Beal Dodge -- 0 164 0 Running 425
21 31 51 Scotty Cain Ford Scotty Cain 0 162 0 Running 375
22 16 21 Fred Lorenzen Ford Wood Brothers 0 158 8 Engine 530
23 34 27 Marshall Sargent Pontiac -- 0 157 0 Crash 375
24 5 8 Joe Weatherly Pontiac Bud Moore 0 148 0 Oil pan 925
25 40 26 Carl Joiner Chevrolet Carl Joiner 0 143 0 Crash 375
26 38 10 Jim Cook Dodge Floyd Johnson 0 143 0 Crash 325
27 9 75 Jim Hurtubise Pontiac -- 0 142 0 Engine 325
28 42 20 Jack Norton Chevrolet Jack Norton 0 140 0 Carburetor 325
29 35 40 Eddie Pagan Chevrolet Dick Getty 0 137 0 Running 325
30 24 88 Don Noel Mercury -- 0 126 0 Engine 450
31 7 33 Clem Proctor Pontiac Clem Proctor 0 122 0 Crash 275
32 23 80 Sal Tovella Ford Tom Hawkins 0 116 0 Engine 500
33 20 6 David Pearson Dodge Cotton Owens 0 113 0 Oil pressure 275
34 44 25 Bill Clinton Ford Bill Clinton 0 111 0 Running 275
35 37 2 Bill Foster Pontiac Cliff Stewart 0 91 0 Transmission 275
36 19 41 Jim Paschal Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 81 0 Crash 300
37 12 15 Parnelli Jones Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 78 39 Transmission 525
38 22 77 Marvin Porter Ford Vel Miletich 0 67 0 Rear end 650
39 1 01 Paul Goldsmith Pontiac Ray Nichels 0 59 3 Con rod 680
40 4 07 Len Sutton Pontiac Ray Nichels 0 49 0 Con rod 350
41 15 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 27 0 Transmission 300
42 14 23 Danny Weinberg Pontiac Carl Dane 0 27 0 Crash 300
43 36 62 Curtis Crider Mercury Curtis Crider 0 26 0 Clutch 275
44 29 44 Lloyd Dane Chevrolet Lloyd Dane 0 8 0 Transmission 300