1961 Firecracker 250 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on July 4, 1961 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, FL
100 L, 250 M, 402.3 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 3 David Pearson '61 Pontiac 100 11 running
2 7 28 Fred Lorenzen '61 Ford 100 18 running
3 10 46 Jack Smith '61 Pontiac 99 0 running
4 6 20 Marvin Panch '60 Pontiac 99 0 running
5 1 22 Fireball Roberts '61 Pontiac 98 59 running
6 3 8 Joe Weatherly '61 Pontiac 98 6 running
7 13 29 Nelson Stacy '61 Ford 98 0 running
8 11 24 Roscoe Thompson '60 Pontiac 97 0 running
9 14 76 Larry Frank '61 Ford 97 0 running
10 8 6 Ralph Earnhardt '61 Pontiac 96 0 running
11 12 15 Jim Bennett '61 Ford 96 0 running
12 17 11 Ned Jarrett '61 Chevrolet 96 0 running
13 19 69 Johnny Allen '61 Chevrolet 96 0 running
14 21 89 Herb Tillman '61 Chevrolet 95 0 running
15 5 72 Bobby Johns '61 Ford 94 3 head gasket
16 15 82 Marvin Porter '61 Ford 94 0 running
17 9 27 Junior Johnson '61 Pontiac 93 0 running
18 16 5 Woodie Wilson '61 Pontiac 92 0 running
19 27 54 Jimmy Pardue '60 Chevrolet 92 0 running
20 28 75 Tiny Lund '61 Pontiac 91 0 running
21 23 19 Herman Beam '60 Ford 91 0 running
22 4 94 Banjo Matthews '61 Ford 82 3 engine
23 26 4 Rex White '61 Chevrolet 63 0 con rod
24 25 62 Curtis Crider '61 Mercury 52 0 flagged
25 30 33 Reb Wickersham '60 Oldsmobile 49 0 flagged
26 18 99 George Alsobrook '61 Ford 27 0 con rod
27 20 86 Buddy Baker '61 Chrysler 15 0 engine
28 22 38 Roy Tyner '61 Ford 8 0 engine
29 24 85 Emanuel Zervakis '61 Ford 4 0 camshaft
30 29 87 Buck Baker '61 Chrysler 2 0 transmission
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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