1961 National 400 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on October 15, 1961 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC
267 L, 400.5 M, 644.538 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 6 8 Joe Weatherly '61 Pontiac 267 5 running
2 22 43 Richard Petty '61 Plymouth 267 0 running
3 14 18 Bob Welborn '61 Pontiac 267 51 running
4 21 6 Cotton Owens '61 Pontiac 266 0 running
5 13 4 Rex White '61 Chevrolet 264 0 running
6 29 42 Darel Dieringer '61 Plymouth 263 0 running
7 24 85 Emanuel Zervakis '61 Chevrolet 261 0 running
8 25 14 Joe Lee Johnson '61 Chevrolet 258 0 running
9 12 27 Junior Johnson '61 Pontiac 256 100 wheel
10 30 30 J.C. Hendrix '60 Chevrolet 254 0 running
11 10 21 Speedy Thompson '61 Ford 252 0 engine
12 40 15 Johnny Allen '61 Ford 249 0 running
13 34 74 L.D. Austin '61 Chevrolet 243 0 running
14 26 5 Woodie Wilson '61 Pontiac 242 0 running
15 36 96 Tiny Lund '60 Chevrolet 234 0 running
16 32 19 Herman Beam '60 Ford 233 0 running
17 19 87 Buck Baker '61 Chrysler 232 0 running
18 15 11 Ned Jarrett '61 Chevrolet 223 0 engine
19 31 54 Jimmy Pardue '59 Chevrolet 221 0 running
20 33 77 Joe Jones '60 Ford 220 0 running
21 1 3 David Pearson '61 Pontiac 217 4 fuel pump
22 42 34 Wendell Scott '60 Chevrolet 191 0 running
23 43 1 George Green '61 Chevrolet 175 0 running
24 18 32 Elmo Langley '61 Ford 169 0 engine
25 35 23 Doug Yates '61 Plymouth 140 0 driveshaft
26 5 20 Marvin Panch '60 Pontiac 136 0 crash
27 23 82 Elmo Henderson '61 Ford 122 0 running
28 28 68 Ed Livingston '60 Ford 121 0 running
29 2 22 Fireball Roberts '61 Pontiac 113 107 crash
30 20 66 Bill Morgan '61 Ford 111 0 crash
31 4 28 Fred Lorenzen '61 Ford 104 0 head gasket
32 8 72 Bobby Johns '61 Ford 55 0 crash
33 3 94 Banjo Matthews '61 Ford 54 0 engine
34 27 86 Herb Tillman '61 Chrysler 45 0 rear end
35 11 9 Bunkie Blackburn '61 Ford 42 0 crash
36 41 80 Tubby Gonzales '61 Ford 38 0 engine
37 7 47 Jack Smith '61 Pontiac 34 0 fuel pump
38 38 83 Sal Tovella '61 Ford 31 0 distributor
39 39 93 Lee Reitzel '60 Ford 31 0 head gasket
40 37 62 Curtis Crider '61 Mercury 27 0 engine
41 9 29 Nelson Stacy '61 Ford 27 0 overheating
42 16 2 Tommy Irwin '61 Chevrolet 20 0 rod
43 17 59 Ken Rush '61 Pontiac 16 0 rocker arm
RACE DATA
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