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1961 Buddy Shuman 250


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NASCAR Grand National race number 43 of 52
Friday, September 8, 1961 at Hickory Speedway, Hickory, NC
250 laps on a .400 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:28:51
Average Speed: 67.529 mph
Pole Speed: 72.29 mph
Cautions: 2
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 10,500
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1961 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1961 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 14   Rex White White-Clements   (Rex White)'61 Chevrolet250900running32
21347   Jack Smith Jack Smith'61 Pontiac249525running0
3 586   Buck Baker Buck Baker'61 Chrysler249375running0
4 86   Cotton Owens Cotton Owens'60 Pontiac248275running0
51185   Emanuel Zervakis Monroe Shook'60 Chevrolet246250running0
61248   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'60 Chevrolet242215running0
7 917   Fred Harb Fred Harb'61 Ford240175running0
8 711   Ned Jarrett B.G. Holloway'61 Chevrolet239150lr axle160
91874   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'61 Chevrolet233140running0
101593   Lee Reitzel Lee Reitzel'60 Ford225130running0
11163   Mark Hurley  '59 T-Bird224125running0
12195   Paul Lewis  '59 Chevrolet222110running0
131419   Herman Beam Herman Beam'60 Ford221100running0
14 454   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'60 Chevrolet19485lr axle0
15 37   Joe Weatherly Elmo Henderson'60 Pontiac18970ball joint0
162071   Bob Barron Bob Barron'60 Dodge16260rear end0
17 642   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'61 Plymouth10260rear end0
181736   Larry Thomas Wade Younts'60 Chevrolet8950rear end0
191023   Doug Yates Raeford Johnson'59 Plymouth6150clutch0
20 227   Junior Johnson Holly Farms   (Rex Lovette)'61 Pontiac5850crash58

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Junior Johnson15858
  Rex White59602
  Ned Jarrett61189129
  Rex White19020819
  Ned Jarrett20923931
  Rex White24025011