1961 Gwyn Staley 400 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on April 16, 1961 at North Wilkesboro Speedway in North Wilkesboro, NC
400 L, 250 M, 402.4 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 4 Rex White '61 Chevrolet 400 221 running
2 6 2 Tommy Irwin '60 Chevrolet 398 0 running
3 3 43 Richard Petty '61 Plymouth 396 0 running
4 20 22 Fireball Roberts '60 Pontiac 390 0 running
5 7 69 Johnny Allen '61 Chevrolet 387 0 crash
6 12 85 Emanuel Zervakis '61 Chevrolet 385 0 running
7 10 87 Buddy Baker '61 Chrysler 369 0 transmission
8 13 17 Fred Harb '59 Ford 366 0 running
9 16 19 Herman Beam '60 Ford 346 0 running
10 22 33 Reb Wickersham '60 Oldsmobile 333 0 running
11 19 71 Bob Barron '60 Dodge 329 0 running
12 26 62 Curtis Crider '60 Ford 319 0 running
13 18 35 George Green '59 Plymouth 310 0 running
14 4 21 Curtis Turner '61 Ford 296 56 rear end
15 21 34 Wendell Scott '60 Chevrolet 276 0 running
16 24 9 Roy Tyner '60 Ford 252 0 clutch
17 8 54 Jimmy Pardue '59 Chevrolet 230 0 pistons
18 15 48 G.C. Spencer '60 Chevrolet 168 0 rear end
19 5 28 Fred Lorenzen '61 Ford 123 61 rocker arm
20 17 0 Bobby Waddell '59 Dodge 109 0 rear end
21 25 1 Paul Lewis '61 Chevrolet 100 0 rocker arm
22 1 27 Junior Johnson '61 Pontiac 62 62 transmission
23 23 23 Doug Yates '59 Plymouth 30 0 rear end
24 9 11 Ned Jarrett '61 Chevrolet 29 0 pistons
25 11 86 Buck Baker '61 Chrysler 27 0 rear end
26 14 97 Harry Leake '59 Chevrolet 1 0 engine
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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