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1962 Daytona 500

1962 Daytona 500 is 4th Daytona 500 race. Passed at the Daytona circuit. Fireball Roberts won the pole position and this race. Richard Petty and Joe Weatherly also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 200 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1961 Daytona 500
Next race: 1963 Daytona 500
Race Start: 18th February 1962

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1962 Daytona 500

1st victory for the Jim Stephens team
1st victory for the Fireball Roberts
1st podium for the Fireball Roberts
2nd podium for the Richard Petty
2nd podium for the Joe Weatherly

1962 Daytona 500

1962 Daytona 500

Pontiac Catalina (Second generation) - 1962 Daytona 500 winner

Pontiac Catalina (Second generation) #22 - 1962 Daytona 500 winner

1962 Daytona 500 results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Fireball Roberts Pontiac Catalina (Second generation), #22 0 3h 10m 41s 0 Jim Stephens
2 Richard Petty Plymouth ?? 1962, #43 0 Petty Enterprises
3 Joe Weatherly Pontiac Catalina (Second generation), #8 0 Bud Moore
4 Jack Smith Pontiac Catalina (Second generation), #47 0 Jack Smith
5 Fred Lorenzen Ford ?? 1962, #28 0 Holman-Moody Racing
6 David Pearson Pontiac Catalina (Second generation), #39 0 Ray Fox
7 Rex White Chevrolet ?? 1962, #4 0 Rex White
8 Banjo Matthews Pontiac Catalina (Second generation), #94 0 Banjo Matthews
9 Ned Jarrett Chevrolet ?? 1962, #11 0 B.G. Holloway
10 Bob Welborn Pontiac Catalina (Second generation), #44 0 Julian Petty
11 Bill Wimble Pontiac ?? 1961, #32 0 Dave McCredy
12 Ernie Gahan Ford ?? 1961, #84 0 Rocky Hinton
13 Bunkie Blackburn Plymouth ?? 1962, #42 0 Petty Enterprises
14 Jim Paschal Pontiac ?? 1961, #2 0 Cliff Stewart
15 Jim Cushman Plymouth ?? 1961, #95 0 Jack Russell
16 Johnny Allen Chevrolet ?? 1962, #7 0 B.G. Holloway
17 Speedy Thompson Ford ?? 1962, #15 0 Holman-Moody Racing
18 Billy Wade Ford ?? 1962, #1 0 Luther Costales
19 Paul Burrow Ford ?? 1962, #98 0 Ronald Hawk
20 Tom Cox Plymouth ?? 1960, #60 0 Ray Herlocker
21 Art Brady Ford ?? 1962, #9 0 Wildcat Williams
22 Herman Beam Ford ?? 1962, #19 0 Herman Beam
23 Curtis Crider Mercury ?? 1961, #62 0 Curtis Crider
24 Jim McGuirk Ford ?? 1961, #31 0
25 Gerald Duke Ford ?? 1962, #92 0 Don Harrison
26 George Alsobrook Ford ?? 1961, #63 0 Ratus Walters
27 Dan Gurney Ford ?? 1962, #0 0 Holman-Moody Racing
28 Buck Baker Chrysler ?? 1962, #87 0 Buck Baker
29 Buddy Baker Chrysler ?? 1962, #86 0 Buck Baker
30 Bobby Johns Pontiac Catalina (Second generation), #72 0 Shorty Johns
31 Larry Thomas Dodge ?? 1962, #36 0 Wade Younts
32 Ed Livingston Ford ?? 1961, #68 0 Ed Livingston
33 Cotton Owens Pontiac Catalina (Second generation), #6 0 Cotton Owens
34 Junior Johnson Pontiac Catalina (Second generation), #27 0 Rex Lovette
35 Bob Burdick Pontiac Catalina (Second generation), #53 0 Roy Burdick
36 Ralph Earnhardt Pontiac ?? 1961, #75 0 Robert Smith
37 Wally Dallenbach Ford ?? 1961, #37 0 Don House
38 Charley Griffith Chevrolet ?? 1962, #14 0 Joe Lee Johnson
39 Sal Tovella Ford ?? 1961, #88 0 Tom Hawkins
40 Red Farmer Ford ?? 1961, #23 0 Frank Rhoads
41 Jim Bennett Ford ?? 1961, #25 0 Thurman Wilkes
42 Tommy Irwin Chevrolet ?? 1962, #85 0 Monroe Shook
43 Nelson Stacy Ford ?? 1962, #29 0 Holman-Moody Racing
44 Marvin Panch Dodge ?? 1962, #90 0 Bob Osiecki
45 G.C. Spencer Ford ?? 1961, #38 0 Matt DeMatthews
46 Larry Frank Ford ?? 1962, #66 0 Ratus Walters
47 Elmo Langley Ford ?? 1961, #77 0 Ratus Walters
48 Cale Yarborough Ford ?? 1961, #52 0 Julian Buesink

Qualifying Results for the 1962 Daytona 500 on the Daytona circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Fireball Roberts Pontiac Catalina (Second generation), #22 Jim Stephens
2 David Pearson Pontiac Catalina (Second generation), #39 Ray Fox
3 Jack Smith Pontiac Catalina (Second generation), #47 Jack Smith
4 Joe Weatherly Pontiac Catalina (Second generation), #8 Bud Moore
5 Cotton Owens Pontiac Catalina (Second generation), #6 Cotton Owens
6 Nelson Stacy Ford ?? 1962, #29 Holman-Moody Racing
7 Dan Gurney Ford ?? 1962, #0 Holman-Moody Racing
8 Rex White Chevrolet ?? 1962, #4 Rex White
9 Junior Johnson Pontiac Catalina (Second generation), #27 Rex Lovette
10 Richard Petty Plymouth ?? 1962, #43 Petty Enterprises
11 Larry Frank Ford ?? 1962, #66 Ratus Walters
12 Johnny Allen Chevrolet ?? 1962, #7 B.G. Holloway
13 Bob Burdick Pontiac Catalina (Second generation), #53 Roy Burdick
14 Wally Dallenbach Ford ?? 1961, #37 Don House
15 Buddy Baker Chrysler ?? 1962, #86 Buck Baker
16 Ernie Gahan Ford ?? 1961, #84 Rocky Hinton
17 Bob Welborn Pontiac Catalina (Second generation), #44 Julian Petty
18 Jim Bennett Ford ?? 1961, #25 Thurman Wilkes
19 George Alsobrook Ford ?? 1961, #63 Ratus Walters
20 Ralph Earnhardt Pontiac ?? 1961, #75 Robert Smith
21 Cale Yarborough Ford ?? 1961, #52 Julian Buesink
22 Charley Griffith Chevrolet ?? 1962, #14 Joe Lee Johnson
23 Red Farmer Ford ?? 1961, #23 Frank Rhoads
24 Bunkie Blackburn Plymouth ?? 1962, #42 Petty Enterprises
25 Ed Livingston Ford ?? 1961, #68 Ed Livingston
26 Jim McGuirk Ford ?? 1961, #31
27 Curtis Crider Mercury ?? 1961, #62 Curtis Crider
28 Jim Paschal Pontiac ?? 1961, #2 Cliff Stewart
29 Herman Beam Ford ?? 1962, #19 Herman Beam
30 Bobby Johns Pontiac Catalina (Second generation), #72 Shorty Johns
31 Buck Baker Chrysler ?? 1962, #87 Buck Baker
32 Tommy Irwin Chevrolet ?? 1962, #85 Monroe Shook
33 Speedy Thompson Ford ?? 1962, #15 Holman-Moody Racing
34 Fred Lorenzen Ford ?? 1962, #28 Holman-Moody Racing
35 Banjo Matthews Pontiac Catalina (Second generation), #94 Banjo Matthews
36 Bill Wimble Pontiac ?? 1961, #32 Dave McCredy
37 Marvin Panch Dodge ?? 1962, #90 Bob Osiecki
38 Ned Jarrett Chevrolet ?? 1962, #11 B.G. Holloway
39 Elmo Langley Ford ?? 1961, #77 Ratus Walters
40 Larry Thomas Dodge ?? 1962, #36 Wade Younts
41 Sal Tovella Ford ?? 1961, #88 Tom Hawkins
42 Jim Cushman Plymouth ?? 1961, #95 Jack Russell
43 Art Brady Ford ?? 1962, #9 Wildcat Williams
44 Gerald Duke Ford ?? 1962, #92 Don Harrison
45 Billy Wade Ford ?? 1962, #1 Luther Costales
46 Paul Burrow Ford ?? 1962, #98 Ronald Hawk
47 Tom Cox Plymouth ?? 1960, #60 Ray Herlocker
48 G.C. Spencer Ford ?? 1961, #38 Matt DeMatthews

List of all cars for the 1962 Daytona 500 on the Daytona circuit