1961 Old Dominion 500 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on September 24, 1961 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, VA
500 L, 263 M, 423.5 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 4 8 Joe Weatherly '61 Pontiac 500 116 running
2 2 4 Rex White '61 Pontiac 500 58 running
3 9 27 Junior Johnson '61 Pontiac 499 259 running
4 8 6 Fireball Roberts '61 Pontiac 496 2 running
5 16 59 Ken Rush '61 Pontiac 494 0 running
6 11 54 Jimmy Pardue '60 Chevrolet 494 0 running
7 12 85 Emanuel Zervakis '61 Chevrolet 492 0 running
8 15 42 Art Malone '61 Plymouth 484 0 running
9 24 36 Larry Thomas '60 Chevrolet 476 0 running
10 17 64 Bill Morton '60 Chevrolet 473 0 running
11 21 48 G.C. Spencer '60 Chevrolet 469 0 running
12 18 19 Herman Beam '60 Ford 464 0 running
13 6 11 Ned Jarrett '61 Chevrolet 407 8 engine
14 5 17 Fred Harb '61 Ford 407 0 running
15 19 23 Doug Yates '61 Plymouth 395 0 transmission
16 26 25 John Hamby '61 Dodge 395 0 running
17 7 43 Richard Petty '61 Plymouth 319 0 engine
18 1 28 Fred Lorenzen '61 Ford 300 57 rear end
19 14 44 Jim Paschal '61 Pontiac 284 0 rear end
20 3 21 Glen Wood '61 Ford 264 0 rear end
21 13 86 Buck Baker '61 Chrysler 214 0 rocker arm
22 22 74 L.D. Austin '61 Chevrolet 179 0 engine
23 28 71 Bob Barron '60 Dodge 120 0 handling
24 25 12 Wayne Lambath '59 Ford 117 0 fuel leak
25 23 62 Curtis Crider '61 Mercury 17 0 overheating
26 27 5 Bob Presnell '59 Chevrolet 5 0 engine
27 10 2 Tommy Irwin '61 Chevrolet 2 0 rocker arm
28 20 34 Wendell Scott '60 Chevrolet 1 0 crash
29 29 77 Joe Jones '60 Ford 0 0 engine
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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