1962 Nashville 500 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on August 5, 1962 at Fairgrounds Speedway at Nashville in Nashville, TN
500 L, 298 M, 479.5 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 3 42 Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises '62 Plymouth 500 307 running
2 2 43 Richard Petty Petty Enterprises '62 Plymouth 496 135 running
3 9 87 Buck Baker '62 Chrysler 493 12 running
4 10 8 Joe Weatherly Bud Moore '62 Pontiac 489 0 running
5 11 2 Tom Cox Cliff Stewart '62 Pontiac 471 0 running
6 13 1 George Green Jess Potter '61 Chevrolet 463 0 running
7 16 19 Herman Beam '62 Ford 452 0 running
8 12 36 Larry Thomas Wade Younts '62 Dodge 422 0 running
9 8 11 Ned Jarrett B.G. Holloway '62 Chevrolet 387 0 engine
10 17 62 Curtis Crider '62 Mercury 384 0 rocker arm
11 5 48 G.C. Spencer '62 Chevrolet 357 0 running
12 15 149 Bob Welborn J.C. Parker '62 Pontiac 333 0 running
13 6 61 Sherman Utsman '62 Ford 330 0 hub
14 24 79 Ralph Smith '62 Chevrolet 292 0 driveshaft
15 19 34 Wendell Scott '61 Chevrolet 244 0 crash
16 4 54 Jimmy Pardue '62 Pontiac 204 0 engine
17 1 46 Johnny Allen Holly Farms '62 Pontiac 179 46 crash
18 7 47 Jack Smith '62 Pontiac 119 0 overheating
19 20 22 Fireball Roberts Jim Stephens '62 Pontiac 78 0 steering
20 18 49 Nero Steptoe J.C. Parker '61 Pontiac 78 0 crash
21 14 86 Buddy Baker Buck Baker '61 Chrysler 60 0 head gasket
22 22 60 Harold Carmac Ray Herlocker '60 Plymouth 12 0 oil pressure
23 23 63 Earl Brooks Curtis Crider '61 Mercury 2 0 handling
24 25 41 Joe Lee Johnson '61 Pontiac 2 0 clutch
25 21 74 Hank Grilliot '62 Studebaker 1 0 handling
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
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