1961 Nashville 500 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on August 6, 1961 at Fairgrounds Speedway at Nashville in Nashville, TN
403 L, 240.188 M, 386.477 KM - Shortened by Rain

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 10 44 Jim Paschal '61 Pontiac 403 41 running
2 4 11 Ned Jarrett '61 Chevrolet 403 0 running
3 3 14 Johnny Allen '61 Chevrolet 401 0 running
4 5 86 Buck Baker '61 Chrysler 401 0 running
5 8 85 Emanuel Zervakis '61 Chevrolet 397 0 running
6 12 99 George Alsobrook '61 Ford 397 0 running
7 9 54 Jimmy Pardue '60 Chevrolet 397 0 running
8 14 48 G.C. Spencer '60 Chevrolet 386 0 axle
9 15 1 Paul Lewis '61 Chevrolet 383 0 running
10 18 74 L.D. Austin '61 Chevrolet 381 0 running
11 17 19 Herman Beam '60 Ford 374 0 running
12 22 71 Bob Barron '60 Dodge 367 0 running
13 20 61 Crash Bond '60 Ford 367 0 running
14 2 43 Richard Petty '61 Plymouth 366 362 engine
15 6 46 Jack Smith '61 Pontiac 363 0 crash
16 21 62 Curtis Crider '61 Mercury 356 0 running
17 24 41 Charlie Chapman '60 Ford 344 0 running
18 16 39 Tommy Wells '60 Chevrolet 199 0 oil leak
19 7 27 Junior Johnson '60 Pontiac 134 0 studs
20 23 5 Bob Presnell '59 Chevrolet 104 0 steering
21 19 96 Dave Mader '61 Chevrolet 50 0 wheel bearing
22 11 87 Buddy Baker '61 Chrysler 34 0 rear end
23 1 4 Rex White '61 Chevrolet 15 0 crash
24 13 23 Doug Yates '61 Plymouth 1 0 transmission
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available