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NASCAR Grand National race number 40 of 52
Friday, August 18, 1961 at Southside Speedway, Richmond, VA
150 laps on a .250 mile paved track (37.5 miles)

Time of race: 0:43:36
Average Speed: 51.605 mph
Pole Speed: 58.86 mph
Cautions: 1 for 8 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 3,500
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1961 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1961 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
111274   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'61 Chevrolet139145running0
151186   Buck Baker Buck Baker'61 Chrysler11795engine0
171471   Bob Barron Bob Barron'60 Dodge8490running0
181741   Charlie Chapman Charlie Chapman'60 Ford2760overheating0
12 85   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'59 Chevrolet136120running0
1313112   Ronnie Fones  '59 Chevrolet135110running0
101512   Fred Harb Fred Harb'59 Ford141140running0
2 511   Ned Jarrett B.G. Holloway'61 Chevrolet149475running0
1 127   Junior Johnson Holly Farms   (Rex Lovette)'60 Pontiac150600running150
81961   Elmo Langley Doc White'59 T-Bird143160running0
7 757   Jimmy Mairs  '61 Chevrolet146195running0
5 654   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'60 Chevrolet148225running0
9 443   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'61 Plymouth143180running0
191862   Bob Presnell Curtis Crider'60 Ford150transmission0
161034   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'60 Chevrolet9095fuel tank0
141636   Larry Thomas Wade Younts'60 Chevrolet132125running0
4 24   Rex White White-Clements   (Rex White)'60 Chevrolet148425running0
6 923   Doug Yates Raeford Johnson'60 Plymouth147215running0
3 385   Emanuel Zervakis Monroe Shook'61 Chevrolet149380running0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Junior Johnson1150150