OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

VIRGINIA 500

Richard Petty won the 1962 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Virginia 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Martinsville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Martinsville
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $14,265

RACE

  • NUMBER: 15
  • NAME: Virginia 500
  • DATE: 04-22-1962
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 2 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1962 Plymouth
  • AVG SPEED: 66.425
  • START POSITION: 7th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 6
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 7 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 500 145 Running 3,400
2 27 8 Joe Weatherly Pontiac Bud Moore 0 0 0 500 0 Running 1,625
3 8 4 Rex White Chevrolet Louis Clements 0 0 0 499 7 Running 1,210
4 1 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford LaFayette 0 0 0 499 18 Running 860
5 5 41 Lee Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 499 0 Running 750
6 3 21 Marvin Panch Ford Wood Brothers 0 0 0 492 0 Running 650
7 6 47 Jack Smith Pontiac Jack Smith 0 0 0 492 0 Running 550
8 10 24 Billy Wade Pontiac James Turner 0 0 0 487 0 Running 500
9 13 66 Larry Frank Ford Ratus Walters 0 0 0 487 0 Running 400
10 19 90 Darel Dieringer Dodge Bob Osiecki 0 0 0 469 0 Running 365
11 20 19 Herman Beam Ford Herman Beam 0 0 0 461 0 Running 325
12 29 48 GC Spencer Chevrolet G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 456 0 Coil 275
13 16 11 Ned Jarrett Chevrolet B.G. Holloway 0 0 0 456 0 Running 450
14 25 34 Wendell Scott Chevrolet Wendell Scott 0 0 0 456 0 Running 225
15 22 36 Larry Thomas Dodge Wade Younts 0 0 0 451 0 Running 150
16 9 54 Jimmy Pardue Pontiac Jimmy Pardue 0 0 0 438 0 Rear end 150
17 12 60 Tom Cox Plymouth Ray Herlocker 0 0 0 430 0 Ball joint 150
18 18 22 Fireball Roberts Pontiac Banjo Matthews 0 0 0 415 244 Rear end 390
19 24 62 Curtis Crider Mercury Curtis Crider 0 0 0 410 0 Brakes 150
20 11 85 Johnny Allen Chevrolet Monroe Shook 0 0 0 282 0 Rear end 150
21 2 29 Nelson Stacy Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 248 30 Rear end 180
22 26 27 Junior Johnson Pontiac Holly Farms 0 0 0 204 56 Rear end 210
23 15 87 Buck Baker Chrysler Buck Baker 0 0 0 202 0 Transmission 150
24 21 1 George Green Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 0 0 194 0 Engine 150
25 4 72 Bobby Johns Pontiac Shorty Johns 0 0 0 111 0 Brakes 150
26 30 65 Lester Hicks Dodge -- 0 0 0 106 0 Engine 100
27 23 18 Stick Elliott Ford Toy Bolton 0 0 0 98 0 Rocker arm 100
28 14 17 Fred Harb Ford Fred Harb 0 0 0 20 0 Clutch 100
29 28 51 Bob Cooper Ford Bob Cooper 0 0 0 18 0 Rear end 100
30 17 75 Ralph Earnhardt Pontiac Robert Smith 0 0 0 18 0 Fan belt 100
31 31 76 Neil Castles Ford Neil Castles 0 0 0 1 0 Brakes 100
32 32 79 Johnny Nave Ford Robert Ramey 0 0 0 1 0 Transmission 100