OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA 500

Jim Paschal won the 1962 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Western North Carolina 500 at Asheville-Weaverville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Asheville-Weaverville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Weaverville
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $13,375

RACE

  • NUMBER: 40
  • NAME: Western North Carolina 500
  • DATE: 08-12-1962
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 2 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Jim Paschal
  • CAR MAKE: 1962 Plymouth
  • AVG SPEED: 77.492
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 1
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 2 42 Jim Paschal Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 500 337 Running 2,350
2 7 8 Joe Weatherly Pontiac Bud Moore 0 0 0 497 0 Running 1,625
3 5 4 Rex White Chevrolet Louis Clements 0 0 0 495 0 Running 1,150
4 11 11 Ned Jarrett Chevrolet B.G. Holloway 0 0 0 494 0 Running 1,150
5 1 47 Jack Smith Pontiac Jack Smith 0 0 0 488 163 Running 800
6 3 54 Jimmy Pardue Pontiac Jimmy Pardue 0 0 0 487 0 Running 650
7 6 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 485 0 Running 600
8 14 1 George Green Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 0 0 456 0 Running 550
9 15 2 Tom Cox Pontiac Cliff Stewart 0 0 0 454 0 Running 450
10 17 36 Larry Thomas Dodge Wade Younts 0 0 0 451 0 Running 400
11 21 63 Curtis Crider Mercury Curtis Crider 0 0 0 438 0 Running 375
12 18 83 Worth McMillion Pontiac Worth McMillion 0 0 0 413 0 Running 375
13 16 19 Herman Beam Ford Herman Beam 0 0 0 377 0 Running 325
14 25 89 Wendell Scott Chevrolet Wendell Scott 0 0 0 371 0 Running 275
15 24 00 Eddie Pagan Chevrolet Dick Getty 0 0 0 354 0 Running 250
16 9 61 Sherman Utsman Ford Sherman Utsman 0 0 0 273 0 Rear end 250
17 19 60 Ray Hughes Plymouth Ray Herlocker 0 0 0 235 0 Clutch 250
18 4 27 Tommy Irwin Chevrolet Melvin Bradley 0 0 0 151 0 Rear end 225
19 10 49 Bob Welborn Pontiac J.C. Parker 0 0 0 116 0 Fuel line 225
20 22 51 Bob Cooper Ford Bob Cooper 0 0 0 106 0 Transmission 225
21 20 79 Bill Smith Chevrolet Ralph Smith 0 0 0 60 0 Crash 200
22 12 48 GC Spencer Chevrolet G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 46 0 Valve 200
23 8 87 Buck Baker Chrysler Buck Baker 0 0 0 26 0 Oil leak 175
24 13 86 Buddy Baker Chrysler Buck Baker 0 0 0 18 0 Oil pressure 150
25 23 65 Allan Harley Dodge -- 0 0 0 10 0 Oil line 150