Friday 6th September 1963
Junior Johnson completed a season sweep of events at Hickory (North Carolina) Motor Speedway, driving from the seventh starting position to win the Buddy Shuman 250. Johnson led the final 125 of 250 laps and pulled away to a four-lap victory over runner-up G.C. Spencer, who matched his career-best finish. Bob Welborn took third, 13 laps off Johnson’s pace.