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1961 World 600 Qualifier #2


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NASCAR Grand National race number 21 of 52
Sunday, May 21, 1961 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
67 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (100.5 miles)

Time of race: 0:52:18
Average Speed: 115.591 mph
Pole Speed: 136.951 mph
Cautions: 2 for 14 laps
Margin of Victory: 6 cl
Attendance: 10,000
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1961 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1961 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
101774   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'61 Chevrolet57130running0
12 487   Buck Baker Buck Baker'61 Chrysler39110cut tire0
151986   Buddy Baker Buck Baker'61 Chrysler1270clutch0
131571   Bob Barron Bob Barron'60 Dodge18100rear end0
81219   Herman Beam Herman Beam'60 Ford60150running0
6 615   Tim Flock Beau Morgan'61 Ford65215running0
71312   Buck Fulp  '61 Ford65175running0
18 72   Tommy Irwin Tom Daniels'60 Chevrolet150crash0
141089   Joe Lee Johnson Joe Lee Johnson'61 Chevrolet1785clutch0
2 13   Junior Johnson Daytona Kennel   (John Masoni)'61 Pontiac67525running12
161618   Cotton Owens Bud Moore'61 Pontiac1160transmission0
51144   Marvin Porter  '60 Plymouth66250running0
91493   Lee Reitzel Lee Reitzel'60 Ford59140running0
3 946   Jack Smith Jack Smith'61 Pontiac66375running0
4 829   Nelson Stacy Holt-Stacy   (Dudley Farrell)'61 Ford66275running0
191831   Gene Stokes Gene Stokes'61 Studebaker150fuel pump0
17 516   Speedy Thompson Beau Morgan'61 Ford250crash0
11 221   Curtis Turner Wood Brothers'61 Ford52125crash52
1 38   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'61 Pontiac67800running3

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Curtis Turner15252
  Junior Johnson536412
  Joe Weatherly65673