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1961-08


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NASCAR Grand National race number 8 of 52
Sunday, March 12, 1961 at Marchbanks Speedway, Hanford, CA
178 laps on a 1.400 mile paved track (249.2 miles)

Time of race: 2:36:22
Average Speed: 95.621 mph
Pole Speed: 98.37 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1961 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1961 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
242110   Jim Blomgren Bob Smith'60 Ford107100rear end0
171261N   Dick Bown  '59 Chevrolet133250running0
352625   Al Brand Jim McNeil'60 Ford11 piston0
362417   Brownie Brown Jay George'59 Ford6 engine0
8 64   Scotty Cain Scotty Cain'60 T-Bird165500running0
212911   Dick Carter Jack Chatenay'60 Plymouth119100engine0
302041   Charlie Chapman Charlie Chapman'60 Ford35100fuel pump0
132591   Dick Cook Jack Chatenay'60 Plymouth157350running0
7180   Jim Cook Floyd Johnson'60 Dodge166525running0
9 544   Lloyd Dane Lloyd Dane'61 Chevrolet165450running0
153400   Dick Getty Dick Getty'59 Chevrolet135300running0
42880   Tubby Gonzales Tubby Gonzales'61 Ford168600running0
2 398   Eddie Gray Eddie Gray'61 Ford1761,250running0
323023   Tom Guffy Bob Perry'59 Plymouth29 handling0
181915   Marvin Heinis  '60 Ford130200engine0
31 92   Ron Hornaday Frank Galpin'60 Ford34 engine0
201326N   Carl Joiner, Jr. Dean Thorne'61 Chevrolet125100running0
33376   Danny Letner Guy Kimball'61 Ford175750running0
281594   Banjo Matthews Banjo Matthews'61 Ford66100brakes0
221714   Ed Negre  '59 Ford116100engine0
12107   Don Noel Chuck Parkko'61 Ford157400oil pressure0
162720   Jack Norton William Peach'59 Chevrolet134300running0
5 745   Eddie Pagan Bill Clinton'61 Ford168575running0
103884   Bob Perry Bob Perry'60 Ford159425running0
251146   Marvin Porter  '60 Oldsmobile95100lugs0
293288   Harlan Richardson Jim White'61 Ford44100engine0
1 275   Fireball Roberts J.D. Braswell'61 Pontiac1782,000running178
34 151   Bob Ross Bob Ross'60 Ford13 crash0
193138   Mike Saathoff  '59 Edsel129200running0
112377   Dick Santee  '59 Ford159400running0
14 436   Frank Secrist Warner Brothers'60 Ford146350running0
26 822N   Art Watts Art Watts'60 Ford85100engine0
333512   Chuck Webb Dick Wearing'59 Ford23 rear end0
231616   Danny Weinberg Guy Kimball'61 Ford113100crash0
61447   Rex White Rex White'60 Chevrolet167550running0
27125   Bruce Worrell Bob Smith'60 Ford66100rear end0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Fireball Roberts1178178