OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

VIRGINIA 500

Richard Petty won the 1963 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Virginia 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Martinsville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Martinsville
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $15,625

RACE

  • NUMBER: 19
  • NAME: Virginia 500
  • DATE: 04-21-1963
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 5 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1963 Plymouth
  • AVG SPEED: 64.823
  • START POSITION: 8th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 3
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 8 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 500 41 Running 3,375
2 4 21 Tiny Lund Ford Wood Brothers 0 0 0 499 0 Running 1,675
3 7 26 Darel Dieringer Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 0 0 496 0 Running 1,225
4 16 11 Ned Jarrett Ford Burton-Robinson 0 0 0 495 0 Running 875
5 5 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford LaFayette 0 0 0 494 282 Running 1,150
6 21 8 Joe Weatherly Pontiac Bud Moore 0 0 0 494 0 Running 1,000
7 17 5 Billy Wade Dodge Cotton Owens 0 0 0 493 0 Running 575
8 12 41 Jim Paschal Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 493 0 Running 525
9 11 6 David Pearson Dodge Cotton Owens 0 0 0 489 0 Running 425
10 14 47 Jack Smith Plymouth Jack Smith 0 0 0 489 0 Running 390
11 1 4 Rex White Chevrolet Louis Clements 0 0 0 484 0 Crash 475
12 15 54 Jimmy Pardue Ford Pete Stewart 0 0 0 484 0 Running 300
13 24 96 Jimmy Massey Chevrolet Hubert Westmoreland 0 0 0 477 0 Running 275
14 29 86 Neil Castles Chrysler Buck Baker 0 0 0 454 0 Running 225
15 25 33 Roy Mayne Chevrolet C.L. Kilpatrick 0 0 0 450 0 Running 175
16 27 83 Worth McMillion Pontiac Worth McMillion 0 0 0 442 0 Running 175
17 9 69 LeeRoy Yarbrough Mercury Lou Sidoit 0 0 0 414 0 Handling 175
18 33 93 Curtis Crider Ford Jerome Warren 0 0 0 397 0 Running 150
19 32 09 Larry Manning Chevrolet Bob Adams 0 0 0 389 0 Running 150
20 26 1 EJ Trivette Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 0 0 360 0 Running 175
21 10 99 Bobby Isaac Ford Bondy Long 0 0 0 358 0 Engine 175
22 28 134 Earl Brooks Chevrolet Wendell Scott 0 0 0 346 0 Rear end 175
23 20 19 Herman Beam Ford Herman Beam 0 0 0 340 0 Rear end 175
24 6 87 Buck Baker Pontiac Buck Baker 0 0 0 331 0 Engine 175
25 18 34 Wendell Scott Chevrolet Wendell Scott 0 0 0 277 0 Rear end 175
26 13 44 Larry Frank Ford Stewart McKinney 0 0 0 250 0 Handling 125
27 23 18 Stick Elliott Pontiac Toy Bolton 0 0 0 234 0 Engine 135
28 2 22 Fireball Roberts Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 223 177 Crash 350
29 22 49 Larry Thomas Dodge J.C. Parker 0 0 0 131 0 Overheating 150
30 31 68 Ed Livingston Ford Ed Livingston 0 0 0 58 0 Rear end 100
31 19 60 Bud Harless Pontiac Fred Harless 0 0 0 26 0 Overheating 125
32 30 62 Jerome Warren Mercury Curtis Crider 0 0 0 25 0 Head gasket 100
33 3 3 Junior Johnson Chevrolet Holly Farms 0 0 0 23 0 Crash 175