1961 Virginia 500 Sweepstakes NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on April 30, 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 17 27 Junior Johnson '61 Pontiac 500 135 running
2 5 85 Emanuel Zervakis '61 Chevrolet 496 0 running
3 26 75 Fireball Roberts '61 Pontiac 496 0 running
4 21 2 Tommy Irwin '60 Chevrolet 491 0 running
5 24 86 Buck Baker '61 Chrysler 491 0 running
6 4 11 Ned Jarrett '61 Chevrolet 484 0 running
7 7 15 Tim Flock '61 Ford 479 0 running
8 22 97 Harry Leake '60 Chevrolet 475 0 running
9 1 4 Rex White '61 Chevrolet 474 31 running
10 6 29 Nelson Stacy '61 Ford 465 0 rear end
11 2 28 Fred Lorenzen '61 Ford 465 334 running
12 10 19 Herman Beam '60 Ford 463 0 running
13 18 48 G.C. Spencer '60 Chevrolet 450 0 running
14 9 23 Doug Yates '59 Plymouth 442 0 running
15 15 34 Wendell Scott '60 Chevrolet 432 0 running
16 28 69 Johnny Allen '60 Chevrolet 431 0 engine
17 29 74 L.D. Austin '61 Chevrolet 417 0 running
18 27 9 Roy Tyner '60 Ford 416 0 running
19 19 72 Bobby Johns '61 Ford 414 0 running
20 23 93 Lee Reitzel '60 Ford 403 0 running
21 14 72 Bob Barron '60 Dodge 312 0 running
22 16 21 Glen Wood '61 Ford 266 0 rear end
23 3 43 Richard Petty '61 Plymouth 243 0 distributor
24 30 62 Curtis Crider '60 Ford 236 0 con rod
25 11 54 Jimmy Pardue '59 Chevrolet 211 0 axle
26 20 1 Paul Lewis '61 Chevrolet 209 0 oil pressure
27 12 30 Bob Welborn '60 Chevrolet 112 0 piston
28 13 33 Reb Wickersham '60 Oldsmobile 48 0 handling
29 8 17 Fred Harb '59 Ford 35 0 handling
30 25 8 Allen Franklin '60 Rambler 5 0 handling
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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