1961 Wilkes 200 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on October 1, 1961 at North Wilkesboro Speedway in North Wilkesboro, NC
320 L, 200 M, 321.92 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 3 4 Rex White '61 Chevrolet 320 201 running
2 6 18 Fireball Roberts '61 Pontiac 319 0 running
3 13 42 Richard Petty '61 Plymouth 316 0 running
4 1 27 Junior Johnson '61 Pontiac 315 118 running
5 10 11 Ned Jarrett '61 Chevrolet 315 0 running
6 14 85 Emanuel Zervakis '61 Chevrolet 312 0 running
7 24 54 Jimmy Pardue '59 Chevrolet 312 0 running
8 5 8 Joe Weatherly '61 Pontiac 311 1 running
9 18 64 Bill Morton '60 Chevrolet 300 0 running
10 20 23 Doug Yates '61 Plymouth 299 0 running
11 8 2 Tommy Irwin '61 Chevrolet 296 0 crash
12 19 36 Larry Thomas '60 Chevrolet 294 0 running
13 21 34 Wendell Scott '60 Chevrolet 293 0 running
14 22 62 Curtis Crider '61 Mercury 293 0 running
15 17 19 Herman Beam '60 Ford 291 0 running
16 26 20 Paul Lewis '60 Chevrolet 262 0 running
17 27 74 L.D. Austin '61 Chevrolet 253 0 overheating
18 12 17 Fred Harb '61 Ford 241 0 engine
19 23 71 Bob Barron '60 Dodge 218 0 running
20 2 21 Banjo Matthews '61 Ford 202 0 rear end
21 4 44 Jim Paschal '61 Pontiac 200 0 driveshaft
22 15 14 Johnny Allen '61 Chevrolet 198 0 crash
23 16 48 G.C. Spencer '60 Chevrolet 194 0 crash
24 7 46 Jack Smith '61 Pontiac 190 0 piston
25 11 6 Cotton Owens '61 Pontiac 189 0 oil pressure
26 28 25 John Hamby '61 Dodge 120 0 transmission
27 9 86 Buck Baker '61 Chrysler 28 0 engine
28 29 97 Harry Leake '60 Chevrolet 26 0 engine
29 25 59 Ken Rush '61 Pontiac 8 0 engine
30 30 12 Joe Jones '59 Ford 2 0 handling
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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