1961 Dayton 500 MARC Racing Series.jpg
Held on September 24, 1961 at Dayton Speedway in Dayton, OH
500 L, 250 M, 402.5 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 98 Homer Newland Ford 500 running
2 85 Don Schissler Ford 492 running
3 18 Clyde Parker Ford 492 running
4 52 Cleo Ashley Ford 476 running
5 32 Harold Smith Chevy 474 running
6 54 Jack Shanklin Ford 473 running
7 5 Dan Katlas Ford 463 running
8 12 Billy Meyer Ford 460 running
9 2 Phil Cronin Ford 445 running
10 21 Jack Bowsher Ford 426 running
11 126 Ralph Latham Ford 426 running
12 77 Bob Bowers Plymouth 408 running
13 152 Bob Duell Ford 406 spun out
14 22 Tom Webb Ford 379 running
15 25 Bob Sandman Ford 364 running
16 65 Jack Lawrence Chevy 358 running
17 88 Harlan Richardson Ford 357 rear damage
18 89 Paul Wensink Dodge 346 hub
19 17 Carl O'Harold Ford 311 hit wall
20 72 Dick Freeman Ford 301 running
21 7 Keith Ploughe Ford 254 frame
22 62 Dave Lundman Ford 240 engine
23 12 Ken Reeder Plymouth 228 crash
24 2 Bob James Dodge 227 transmission
25 6 Don McCubbin Chrysler 216 axle
26 44 Wimpy May Chevy 205 crash
27 37 Ken Finley Ford 203 crash
28 1 Dudley Stacy Chevy 174 clutch
29 51 Dick Wescott Ford 147 gasket
30 8 Darrell Dake Chevy 128 hub
31 42 Virgil Barbe Ford 112 radiator
32 69 Ross Smith Ford 107 engine
33 122 Bud Cochran Ford 104 piston
34 48 Auggie Sandman Ford 78 transmission
35 30 Iggy Katona Ford 42 rod
36 14 Bill Shoulders Ford 38 engine seize
37 2 Nelson Stacy Ford 35 fram
38 26 Dick Dunlevy Pontiac 13 oil pressure
39 31 Jack Price Plymouth 10 piston
40 4 Paul Parks Ford 0 0 did not start
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
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