Then during a pit stop, the 43 exited ahead of Jarrett and never looked back.
Petty's teammate, Jim Paschal, finished second - two laps down to Richard - driving a #41 Petty Plymouth. Jarrett finished 3rd. Eventual 1963 season champion Joe Weatherly bummed a ride for the race and finished dead last in the 16-car field. The name of his car owner for the race - Worth McMillion - sounded like it was straight out of the movie Stroker Ace.
Petty takes the checkers...
|Source; Halifax Gazette|
Edited April 5, 2015