1961 Southeastern 500 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on October 22, 1961 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, TN
500 L, 266.5 M, 429 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 8 Joe Weatherly '61 Pontiac 500 82 running
2 8 4 Rex White '61 Chevrolet 500 24 running
3 18 29 Nelson Stacy '61 Ford 500 0 running
4 17 44 Jim Paschal '61 Pontiac 498 0 running
5 5 85 Emanuel Zervakis '61 Chevrolet 495 0 running
6 16 11 Ned Jarrett '61 Chevrolet 491 0 running
7 13 54 Jimmy Pardue '60 Chevrolet 482 0 running
8 12 59 Ken Rush '61 Pontiac 481 0 running
9 23 64 Bill Morton '60 Chevrolet 481 0 running
10 3 18 Bob Welborn '61 Pontiac 480 0 running
11 20 86 Buck Baker '61 Chrysler 480 0 running
12 14 48 G.C. Spencer '60 Chevrolet 478 0 running
13 30 74 L.D. Austin '61 Chevrolet 474 0 running
14 9 19 Herman Beam '60 Ford 471 0 running
15 36 62 Curtis Crider '61 Mercury 460 0 running
16 33 34 Wendell Scott '60 Chevrolet 459 0 running
17 1 47 Bobby Johns '61 Pontiac 457 49 running
18 28 16 Brownie King '59 T-Bird 442 0 running
19 31 69 Bill Latham '60 Chevrolet 440 0 running
20 21 17 Fred Harb '61 Ford 439 0 engine
21 24 46 Jack Smith '61 Pontiac 421 0 wheel
22 26 30 Tiny Lund '60 Chevrolet 414 0 rear end
23 11 43 Richard Petty '61 Plymouth 394 0 rear end
24 7 27 Junior Johnson '61 Pontiac 394 294 rear end
25 15 14 Joe Lee Johnson '61 Chevrolet 370 0 engine
26 4 22 Fireball Roberts '60 Pontiac 323 51 fuel pump
27 19 32 Bill Morgan '61 Ford 237 0 rear end
28 38 1 George Green '60 Chevrolet 197 0 engine
29 25 96 Johnny Allen '60 Chevrolet 169 0 rear end
30 10 9 Bunkie Blackburn '61 Ford 164 0 engine
31 22 20 Paul Lewis '61 Chevrolet 149 0 crash
32 27 36 Larry Thomas '60 Chevrolet 120 0 crankshaft
33 34 25 Gene Blackburn '60 Dodge 117 0 axle
34 32 39 Friday Hassler '60 Chevrolet 115 0 rear end
35 35 77 Joe Jones '60 Ford 111 0 rear end
36 29 23 Doug Yates '61 Plymouth 35 0 fan belt
37 6 2 Tommy Irwin '61 Chevrolet 19 0 crash
38 37 88 Allen Franklin '59 Nash 3 0 too slow
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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