1961 Western North Carolina 500 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on August 13, 1961 at Asheville-Weaverville Speedway in Weaverville, NC
258 L, 129 M, 207.69 KM - Shortened by Track Conditions

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 27 Junior Johnson '60 Pontiac 258 258 running
2 5 8 Joe Weatherly '61 Pontiac 255 0 running
3 11 4 Rex White '61 Chevrolet 254 0 running
4 9 11 Ned Jarrett '61 Chevrolet 254 0 running
5 7 85 Emanuel Zervakis '61 Chevrolet 254 0 running
6 1 44 Jim Paschal '61 Pontiac 254 0 running
7 13 2 Tommy Irwin '60 Chevrolet 253 0 running
8 33 14 Johnny Allen '61 Chevrolet 253 0 running
9 4 47 Jack Smith '61 Pontiac 252 0 running
10 21 29 Nelson Stacy '61 Ford 252 0 running
11 8 43 Richard Petty '61 Plymouth 249 0 running
12 15 99 George Alsobrook '61 Ford 234 0 crash
13 17 19 Herman Beam '60 Ford 233 0 running
14 18 82 Marvin Porter '61 Ford 231 0 running
15 27 41 Charlie Chapman '60 Ford 228 0 running
16 16 87 Buddy Baker '61 Chrysler 227 0 running
17 21 74 L.D. Austin '61 Chevrolet 227 0 running
18 26 97 Harry Leake '59 Chevrolet 227 0 running
19 20 54 Jimmy Pardue '60 Chevrolet 225 0 running
20 31 1 Paul Lewis '61 Chevrolet 218 0 running
21 25 33 Reb Wickersham '60 Oldsmobile 217 0 running
22 28 62 Curtis Crider '60 Ford 214 0 running
23 34 25 John Hamby '60 Dodge 208 0 running
24 35 34 Wendell Scott '60 Chevrolet 204 0 running
25 32 5 Bob Presnell '59 Chevrolet 200 0 running
26 22 64 Bill Morton '60 Chevrolet 198 0 running
27 19 48 G.C. Spencer '60 Chevrolet 196 0 fuel pump
28 6 86 Buck Baker '61 Chrysler 185 0 running
29 36 58 Bunk Moore '60 Ford 182 0 crash
30 29 148 Bill McDonald '61 Chevrolet 180 0 too slow
31 37 59 Fireball Roberts '61 Pontiac 144 0 axle
32 23 36 Larry Thomas '60 Chevrolet 136 0 running
33 3 17 Fred Harb '61 Ford 135 0 running
34 10 94 Banjo Matthews '61 Ford 102 0 crash
35 38 164 Earl Wilcox '59 Oldsmobile 81 0 too slow
36 30 23 Doug Yates '61 Plymouth 75 0 oil filter
37 24 71 Bob Barron '60 Dodge 67 0 rf hub
38 14 96 Dave Mader '61 Chevrolet 64 0 rf wheel
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available