1961 Daytona 500 Qualifier 1 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on February 24, 1961 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, FL
39 L, 97.5 M, 156.897 KM - Shortened by Crash

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 22 Fireball Roberts '61 Pontiac 39 running
2 2 3 Jim Paschal '61 Pontiac 39 running
3 13 47 Jack Smith '61 Pontiac 39 running
4 11 87 Buck Baker '61 Chrysler 39 running
5 19 11 Ned Jarrett '61 Chevrolet 39 running
6 4 72 Bobby Johns '61 Ford 39 running
7 8 29 Nelson Stacy '61 Ford 39 running
8 6 53 Bob Burdick '61 Pontiac 39 running
9 7 31 Paul Goldsmith '61 Pontiac 39 running
10 3 27 Junior Johnson '61 Pontiac 38 crash
11 23 2 Tommy Irwin '60 Chevrolet 38 running
12 18 10 T.C. Hunt '60 Dodge 38 running
13 10 24 Roscoe Thompson '60 Pontiac 37 crash
14 5 49 Bob Welborn '61 Pontiac 37 crash
15 9 83 Bob Pronger '61 Ford 37 crash
16 14 43 Richard Petty '61 Plymouth 37 crash
17 16 56 Jim Hendrickson '60 Chevrolet 37 crash
18 26 62 Curtis Crider '60 Ford 37 running
19 20 19 Herman Beam '60 Ford 37 running
20 15 76 Larry Frank '60 Ford 37 running
21 12 4 Rex White '61 Chevrolet 36 running
22 24 30 Friday Hassler '60 Chevrolet 36 crankshaft
23 30 55 Ernie Gahan '59 Chevrolet 36 running
24 29 60 George Tet '60 Ford 36 running
25 32 64 Paul Parks '60 Ford 35 running
26 27 88 Harlan Richardson '61 Ford 34 running
27 25 63 Pete Boland '60 Ford 32 crash
28 34 41 Charlie Chapman '60 Ford 32 running
29 33 39 Marshall Sargent '59 Pontiac 21
30 17 37 Joe Kelly '61 Ford 12
31 31 38 Ed Markstellar '61 Ford 8
32 28 57 Wes Morgan '60 Chevrolet 7 crash
33 22 18 Darrell Dake '61 Chevrolet 7
34 21 00 Dave Mader '61 Chevrolet 6 crash
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: ???
Fast Qualifier:
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available