OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

GWYN STALEY 400

Richard Petty won the 1962 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Gwyn Staley 400 at North Wilkesboro Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: North Wilkesboro Speedway
  • LOCATION: North Wilkesboro
  • LENGTH: 0.625 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $12,525

RACE

  • NUMBER: 12
  • NAME: Gwyn Staley 400
  • DATE: 04-15-1962
  • LAPS / MILES: 400 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 5 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1962 Plymouth
  • AVG SPEED: 84.737
  • START POSITION: 15th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 5
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 15 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 400 142 Running 2,725
2 6 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford LaFayette 0 0 0 400 0 Running 1,450
3 1 27 Junior Johnson Pontiac Holly Farms 0 0 0 399 19 Running 1,110
4 4 22 Fireball Roberts Pontiac Banjo Matthews 0 0 0 398 95 Running 850
5 17 90 Darel Dieringer Dodge Bob Osiecki 0 0 0 396 0 Running 675
6 21 87 Buck Baker Chrysler Buck Baker 0 0 0 395 0 Running 500
7 20 66 Larry Frank Ford Ratus Walters 0 0 0 391 0 Running 475
8 2 8 Joe Weatherly Pontiac Bud Moore 0 0 0 389 90 Running 590
9 13 47 Jack Smith Pontiac Jack Smith 0 0 0 387 0 Running 375
10 3 24 Billy Wade Pontiac James Turner 0 0 0 382 0 Crash 375
11 18 48 GC Spencer Chevrolet G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 382 0 Running 300
12 28 60 Tom Cox Plymouth Ray Herlocker 0 0 0 381 0 Running 250
13 19 30 JC Hendrix Chevrolet Fred Clark 0 0 0 379 0 Running 250
14 23 91 Herb Thomas Chevrolet Stoney Johnson 0 0 0 377 0 Running 200
15 16 36 Larry Thomas Dodge Wade Younts 0 0 0 373 0 Running 175
16 11 72 Bobby Johns Pontiac Shorty Johns 0 0 0 370 0 Running 175
17 30 95 Jim Cushman Plymouth Jack Russell 0 0 0 370 0 Running 150
18 7 85 Tommy Irwin Chevrolet Monroe Shook 0 0 0 365 0 Running 175
19 33 62 Curtis Crider Mercury Curtis Crider 0 0 0 362 0 Running 150
20 27 19 Herman Beam Ford Herman Beam 0 0 0 360 0 Running 150
21 26 92 Gerald Duke Ford Don Harrison 0 0 0 356 0 Running 100
22 35 1 George Green Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 0 0 353 0 Running 100
23 32 51 Bob Cooper Plymouth Bob Cooper 0 0 0 349 0 Running 100
24 14 11 Ned Jarrett Chevrolet B.G. Holloway 0 0 0 318 54 Engine 375
25 8 29 Nelson Stacy Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 289 0 Transmission 125
26 24 2 Jim Paschal Pontiac Cliff Stewart 0 0 0 281 0 Transmission 100
27 25 34 Wendell Scott Chevrolet Wendell Scott 0 0 0 240 0 Running 100
28 5 54 Jimmy Pardue Pontiac Jimmy Pardue 0 0 0 198 0 Crash 150
29 31 79 Johnny Nave Ford Robert Ramey 0 0 0 169 0 Withdrew 100
30 9 6 Cotton Owens Pontiac Cotton Owens 0 0 0 163 0 Transmission 125
31 12 4 Rex White Chevrolet Louis Clements 0 0 0 162 0 Oil pressure 25
32 10 21 Marvin Panch Ford Wood Brothers 0 0 0 140 0 Rear end 25
33 22 44 David Pearson Pontiac Julian Petty 0 0 0 90 0 Oil pressure 0
34 29 23 Doug Yates Plymouth Raeford Johnson 0 0 0 23 0 Oil leak 0
35 34 50 Bobby Waddell Dodge Bobby Waddell 0 0 0 6 0 Distributor 0