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NASCAR Grand National race number 51 of 52
Saturday, October 28, 1961 at Greenville-Pickens Speedway, Greenville, SC
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:34:43
Average Speed: 63.346 mph
Pole Speed: 66.667 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1961 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1961 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
17 186   Buck Baker Buck Baker'61 Chrysler9850clutch98
2 28   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'61 Pontiac199625running76
8 234   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'60 Chevrolet190150running0
1 327   Junior Johnson Holly Farms   (Rex Lovette)'61 Pontiac200950running26
18 454   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'59 Chevrolet5150distributor0
16 522   Fireball Roberts Holly Farms   (Rex Lovette)'60 Pontiac11660rear end0
6 611   Ned Jarrett B.G. Holloway'61 Chevrolet191215running0
14 746   Jack Smith Jack Smith'61 Pontiac16985crash0
10 844   Jim Paschal Julian Petty'61 Pontiac183130rear end0
4 942   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'61 Plymouth195275running0
3104   Rex White White-Clements   (Rex White)'61 Chevrolet198425running0
91114   Joe Lee Johnson Joe Lee Johnson'61 Chevrolet188140running0
111319   Herman Beam Herman Beam'60 Ford181125running0
121493   Lee Reitzel Lee Reitzel'60 Ford181110running0
71543   Maurice Petty Petty Enterprises'61 Plymouth190175running0
51662   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'61 Mercury192250running0
151777   Joe Jones Joe Jones'60 Ford15970running0
131817   Fred Harb Fred Harb'61 Ford171100running0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Buck Baker19898
  Junior Johnson9911618
  Joe Weatherly11719276
  Junior Johnson1932008