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1961 Capital City 200


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NASCAR Grand National race number 44 of 52
Sunday, September 10, 1961 at Atlantic Rural Fairgrounds, Richmond, VA
250 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (125.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:01:36
Average Speed: 61.677 mph
Pole Speed: 65.01 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 2 cl
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1961 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1961 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 78   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'61 Pontiac2501,350running 
2 127   Junior Johnson Holly Farms   (Rex Lovette)'60 Pontiac250850running 
3 54   Rex White White-Clements   (Rex White)'61 Chevrolet249750running 
4 211   Ned Jarrett B.G. Holloway'61 Chevrolet249450running 
51244   Jim Paschal Julian Petty'61 Pontiac248300running 
6 485   Emanuel Zervakis Monroe Shook'60 Chevrolet246250running 
7 366   Bill Morgan Cafe Burgundy   (Ratus Walters)'60 Ford239225running 
81961   Elmo Langley Doc White'59 T-Bird224200running 
9 919   Herman Beam Herman Beam'60 Ford223175running 
101748   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'60 Chevrolet219150running 
111123   Doug Yates Raeford Johnson'61 Plymouth217150running 
1314119   Al Disney  '59 Buick214125running 
122317   Fred Harb Fred Harb'61 Ford215125running 
141034   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'60 Chevrolet201110running 
151386   Buck Baker Buck Baker'61 Chrysler189110running 
162036   Larry Thomas Wade Younts'60 Chevrolet176100rear end 
17 66   Cotton Owens Cotton Owens'60 Pontiac17190rear end 
18 842   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'61 Plymouth15780engine 
242571   Bob Barron Bob Barron'60 Dodge6375rear end 
23245   Jimmy Pardue  '59 Chevrolet7075spindle 
2222112   Ronnie Fones  '59 Chevrolet8275rear end 
211590   Johnny Roberts Junie Donlavey'60 Ford11375head gasket 
202157   Harvey Henderson J.I. Divers'61 Chevrolet15375brakes 
191874   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'61 Chevrolet15575spindle 
251662   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'61 Mercury775overheating