During the 1962 NASCAR Grand National season, all the major automakers returned to NASCAR to form factory teams, which helped the sport reach new heights -- especially in terms of speed. To learn more about those speeds, along with the rest of the results from the 53 races of the 1962 NASCAR Grand National season, see the chart below.

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Fireball Roberts and Bobby Johns race in the 1962 Daytona Firecracker 250.
Fireball Roberts and Bobby Johns race in the
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Number Date Site Race Winner Car Speed
1
11/05/61
Concord, NC
Jack Smith
Pontiac
59.405
2 11/12/61
Weaverville, NC
Rex White
Chevrolet
68.467
3 2/16/62
Daytona Beach, FL
Fireball Roberts
Pontiac 156.999
4 2/16/62
Daytona Beach, FL Joe Weatherly
Pontiac 145.395
5 2/18/62
Daytona Beach, FL Fireball Roberts
Pontiac 152.529
6 2/25/62
Concord, NC
Joe Weatherly
Pontiac 53.161
7 3/04/62
Weaverville, NC
Joe Weatherly
Pontiac 75.471
8
3/17/62
Savannah, GA
Jack Smith
Pontiac 58.775
9
3/18/62
Hillsboro, NC
Rex White
Chevrolet
86.948
10
4/01/62
Richmond, VA
Rex White
Chevrolet
51.363
11
4/13/62
Columbia, SC
Ned Jarrett
Chevrolet
56.710
12
4/15/62
N. Wilkesboro, NC
Richard Petty
Plymouth
84.737
13
4/19/62
Greenville, SC
Ned Jarrett
Chevrolet
57.480
14
4/21/62
Myrtle Beach, SC
Jack Smith
Pontiac 63.036
15
4/22/62
Martinsville, VA
Richard Petty
Plymouth
66.425
16
4/23/62
Winston-Salem, NC
Rex White
Chevrolet
43.392
17
4/29/62
Bristol, TN
Bobby Johns
Pontiac 73.397
18
5/04/62
Richmond, VA
Jimmy Pardue
Pontiac 67.747
19
5/05/62
Hickory, NC
Jack Smith
Pontiac 71.216
20
5/06/62
Concord, NC
Joe Weatherly
Pontiac 57.052
21
5/12/62
Darlington, SC
Nelson Stacy
Ford
117.429
22
5/19/62
Spartanburg, SC
Ned Jarrett
Chevrolet
60.080
23
5/27/62
Charlotte, NC
Nelson Stacy
Ford
125.552
24
6/10/62
Atlanta, GA
Fred Lorenzen
Ford
101.983
25
6/16/62
Winston-Salem, NC
Johnny Allen
Pontiac 45.466
26
6/19/62
Augusta, GA
Joe Weatherly
Pontiac 59.850
27
6/22/62
Richmond, VA
Jim Paschal
Pontiac 66.293
28
6/23/62
S. Boston, VA
Rex White
Chevrolet
72.540
29
7/04/62
Daytona Beach, FL Fireball Roberts
Pontiac 153.688
30
7/07/62
Columbia, SC
Rex White
Chevrolet
62.370
31
7/13/62
Asheville, NC
Jack Smith
Pontiac 78.294
32
7/14/62
Greenville, SC
Richard Petty
Plymouth
62.219
33
7/17/62
Augusta, GA
Joe Weatherly
Pontiac 55.104
34
7/20/62
Savannah, GA
Joe Weatherly
Pontiac 67.239
35
7/21/62
Myrtle Beach, SC
Ned Jarrett
Chevrolet
64.171
36
7/29/62
Bristol, TN
Jim Paschal
Plymouth
75.276
37
8/03/62
Chattanooga, TN
Joe Weatherly
Pontiac 71.145
38
8/05/62
Nashville, TN
Jim Paschal
Plymouth
64.469
39
8/08/62
Huntsville, AL
Richard Petty
Plymouth
54.644
40
8/12/62
Weaverville, NC
Jim Paschal
Plymouth
77.492
41
8/15/62
Roanoke, VA
Richard Petty
Plymouth
51.165
42
8/18/62
Winston-Salem, NC
Richard Petty Plymouth
46.875
43
8/21/62
Spartanburg, SC
Richard Petty Plymouth
59.870
44
8/25/62
Valdosta, GA
Ned Jarrett
Chevrolet
61.454
45
9/03/62
Darlington, SC
Larry Frank
Ford
117.965
46
9/07/62
Hickory, NC
Rex White
Chevrolet
70.574
47
9/09/62
Richmond, VA
Joe Weatherly
Pontiac64.981
48
9/11/62
Moyock, NC
Ned Jarrett
Chevrolet
43.078
49
9/13/62
Augusta, GA
Fred Lorenzen
Ford
60.759
50
9/23/62
Martinsville, VA
Nelson Stacy
Ford
66.874
51
9/30/62
N. Wilkesboro, NC
Richard Petty
Plymouth
86.186
52
10/14/62
Charlotte, NC
Junior Johnson
Pontiac132.085
53
10/28/62
Atlanta, GA
Rex White
Chevrolet
124.740

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