1961 World 600 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on May 28, 1961 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC
400 L, 600 M, 965.6 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 3 3 David Pearson '61 Pontiac 400 225 running
2 10 22 Fireball Roberts '61 Pontiac 398 6 running
3 8 4 Rex White '61 Chevrolet 397 0 running
4 11 11 Ned Jarrett '61 Chevrolet 397 30 running
5 25 14 Jim Paschal '61 Pontiac 394 0 running
6 39 30 Tiny Lund '60 Chevrolet 392 0 running
7 19 46 Jack Smith '61 Pontiac 392 3 running
8 14 47 Bob Welborn '61 Pontiac 392 0 running
9 23 27 Junior Johnson '61 Pontiac 390 0 running
10 2 8 Joe Weatherly '61 Pontiac 389 14 running
11 6 6 Ralph Earnhardt '61 Pontiac 386 75 running
12 30 1 Paul Lewis '61 Chevrolet 386 0 running
13 33 82 Joe Eubanks '61 Ford 384 0 running
14 37 10 T.C. Hunt '61 Dodge 376 0 running
15 17 85 Emanuel Zervakis '61 Chevrolet 375 0 running
16 54 93 Lee Reitzel '60 Ford 371 0 running
17 44 61 Elmo Langley '59 T-Bird 371 0 running
18 43 96 Friday Hassler '60 Chevrolet 368 0 running
19 12 72 Bobby Johns '61 Ford 367 0 running
20 7 18 Tommy Irwin '61 Pontiac 361 0 driveshaft
21 38 5 Bobby Waddell '59 Chevrolet 361 0 running
22 41 38 Ed Markstellar '61 Ford 360 0 running
23 48 23 Doug Yates '61 Plymouth 358 0 running
24 42 19 Herman Beam '60 Ford 357 0 running
25 49 57 Wes Morgan '61 Chevrolet 347 0 running
26 32 86 Buddy Baker '61 Chrysler 342 0 rear end
27 13 53 Bob Burdick '61 Pontiac 338 0 crash
28 18 94 Banjo Matthews '61 Ford 336 0 engine
29 36 80 Tubby Gonzales '61 Ford 336 0 rear end
30 1 43 Richard Petty '61 Plymouth 332 47 engine
31 26 48 G.C. Spencer '60 Chevrolet 325 0 running
32 55 71 Bob Barron '60 Dodge 291 0 flagged
33 21 69 Johnny Allen '61 Chevrolet 283 0 rear end
34 29 2 Reds Kagle '61 Ford 277 0 crash
35 5 28 Fred Lorenzen '61 Ford 274 0 a frame
36 50 9 Roy Tyner '60 Ford 266 0 crash
37 24 15 Tim Flock '61 Ford 255 0 engine
38 45 68 Ed Livingston '60 Ford 254 0 engine
39 35 54 Jimmy Pardue '60 Chevrolet 221 0 bell housing
40 46 62 Curtis Crider '61 Mercury 203 0 crankshaft
41 9 16 Speedy Thompson '61 Ford 186 0 camshaft
42 15 87 Buck Baker '61 Chrysler 147 0 overheating
43 4 20 Marvin Panch '60 Pontiac 140 0 crash
44 20 21 Curtis Turner '61 Ford 139 0 crash
45 31 44 Marvin Porter '60 Plymouth 136 0 engine
46 22 29 Nelson Stacy '61 Ford 128 0 bearing
47 34 66 Jimmy Thompson '60 Ford 113 0 axle
48 53 31 Gene Stokes '61 Studebaker 95 0 oil pressure
49 27 7 Jim Reed '61 Chevrolet 93 0 valve spring
50 16 24 Roscoe Thompson '60 Pontiac 70 0 clutch
51 47 40 Bobby Allison '60 Chevrolet 53 0 axle
52 28 89 Joe Lee Johnson '61 Chevrolet 40 0 crash
53 40 75 Larry Frank '61 Pontiac 10 0 timing
54 51 51 Doug Cox '59 T-Bird 6 0 engine
55 52 35 E.J. Trivette '59 Plymouth 3 0 axle
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
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