1961 Virginia 500 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on April 9, 1961 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, VA
149 L, 78.374 M, 126.203 KM - Shortened by Rain

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 28 Fred Lorenzen '61 Ford 149 31 running
2 1 4 Rex White '61 Ford 149 118 running
3 3 21 Glen Wood '61 Ford 147 0 running
4 16 85 Emanuel Zervakis '61 Chevrolet 147 0 running
5 5 11 Ned Jarrett '61 Chevrolet 147 0 running
6 6 27 Junior Johnson '61 Pontiac 146 0 running
7 23 69 Johnny Allen '61 Chevrolet 146 0 running
8 9 43 Richard Petty '61 Plymouth 146 0 running
9 8 15 Tim Flock '61 Ford 146 0 running
10 22 2 Tommy Irwin '60 Chevrolet 146 0 running
11 7 72 Bobby Johns '61 Ford 145 0 running
12 13 86 Buck Baker '61 Chrysler 144 0 running
13 21 6 Cotton Owens '60 Pontiac 143 0 running
14 12 87 Buddy Baker '61 Chrysler 142 0 running
15 25 48 G.C. Spencer '60 Chevrolet 141 0 running
16 15 55 Ernie Gahan '59 Chevrolet 141 0 running
17 10 54 Jimmy Pardue '59 Chevrolet 140 0 running
18 11 23 Doug Yates '59 Plymouth 139 0 running
19 17 19 Herman Beam '60 Ford 136 0 running
20 20 35 George Green '59 Plymouth 136 0 running
21 27 97 Harry Leake '60 Chevrolet 134 0 running
22 4 66 Reds Kagle '60 Ford 117 0 fuel tank
23 24 17 Fred Harb '59 Ford 113 0 running
24 14 34 Wendell Scott '60 Chevrolet 109 0 running
25 18 62 Curtis Crider '60 Ford 102 0 running
26 19 9 Roy Tyner '60 Ford 77 0 brakes
27 26 71 Bob Barron '60 Dodge 21 0 engine
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