1961 Volunteer 500 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on July 30, 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 12 46 Jack Smith '61 Pontiac 500 243 running
2 16 22 Fireball Roberts '61 Pontiac 498 0 running
3 8 11 Ned Jarrett '61 Chevrolet 495 0 running
4 4 43 Richard Petty '61 Plymouth 493 19 running
5 21 87 Buddy Baker '61 Chrysler 492 0 running
6 11 8 Joe Weatherly '61 Pontiac 491 0 running
7 13 85 Emanuel Zervakis '61 Chevrolet 490 0 running
8 19 44 Jim Paschal '61 Pontiac 485 0 running
9 20 26 Sherman Utsman '61 Ford 481 0 running
10 7 75 Tiny Lund '61 Pontiac 476 0 running
11 18 1 Paul Lewis '61 Chevrolet 474 0 running
12 30 74 L.D. Austin '61 Chevrolet 465 0 running
13 25 19 Herman Beam '60 Ford 460 0 running
14 36 36 Larry Thomas '60 Chevrolet 434 0 running
15 41 62 Curtis Crider '60 Ford 425 0 running
16 23 14 Herb Tillman '61 Chevrolet 422 0 spun out
17 35 71 Bob Barron '60 Dodge 422 0 running
18 10 47 Bob Welborn '61 Pontiac 416 26 studs
19 26 23 Doug Yates '61 Plymouth 414 0 running
20 40 33 Reb Wickersham '60 Oldsmobile 377 0 running
21 22 54 Jimmy Pardue '60 Chevrolet 348 0 running
22 2 27 Junior Johnson '61 Pontiac 340 170 rear end
23 42 12 Ken Rush '59 Ford 332 0 crash
24 31 34 Wendell Scott '60 Chevrolet 319 0 rear end
25 6 4 Rex White '61 Chevrolet 285 42 engine
26 39 64 Bill Morton '60 Chevrolet 245 0 rocker arm
27 28 71 George Green '60 Ford 236 0 con rod
28 32 82 Marvin Porter '61 Ford 235 0 axle
29 33 38 Dub Utsman '61 Ford 200 0 rocker arm
30 3 3 David Pearson '61 Pontiac 198 0 engine
31 37 39 Tommy Wells '60 Chevrolet 193 0 engine
32 15 29 Nelson Stacy '61 Ford 182 0 crash
33 1 28 Fred Lorenzen '61 Ford 175 0 rear end
34 29 48 G.C. Spencer '60 Chevrolet 125 0 engine
35 17 76 Larry Frank '61 Ford 107 0 clutch
36 34 69 Johnny Allen '61 Chevrolet 106 0 fire
37 5 86 Buck Baker '61 Chrysler 78 0 valve
38 27 99 George Alsobrook '61 Ford 59 0 axle
39 9 2 Tommy Irwin '60 Chevrolet 48 0 overheating
40 14 6 Cotton Owens '60 Pontiac 46 0 head gasket
41 24 17 Fred Harb '61 Ford 35 0 handling
42 38 25 Layman Utsman '60 Dodge 35 0 handling
RACE DATA
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