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1961-25


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NASCAR Grand National race number 25 of 52
Friday, June 2, 1961 at Piedmont Interstate Fairgrounds, Spartanburg, SC
200 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: n/a
Average speed: 55.495 mph
Pole speed: 61.25 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1961 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1961 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
11114   Jim Paschal Julian Petty'61 Pontiac200800running19
2 26   Cotton Owens Cotton Owens'60 Pontiac198525running117
31942   Maurice Petty Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth197375running0
42119   Herman Beam Herman Beam'60 Ford188275running0
5 511   Ned Jarrett B.G. Holloway'61 Chevrolet187250running0
61254   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'59 Chevrolet187215running0
71817   Fred Harb Fred Harb'59 Ford177175engine0
81348   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'60 Chevrolet130150running0
9 447   Jack Smith Jack Smith'61 Pontiac125140running0
10 74   Rex White White-Clements   (Rex White)'60 Chevrolet108230rear suspension0
11 386   Buck Baker Buck Baker'61 Chrysler104125rear end0
121455   Elmo Henderson '59 T-Bird84110crash0
13 951   Doug Cox Doug Cox'59 T-Bird84100engine0
14 18   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'61 Pontiac7085crash64
15 843   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth7070crash0
161699   Wilbur Rakestraw Joe Jones'61 Ford6260a frame0
171767   David Pearson David Pearson'60 Chevrolet3750overheating0
181562   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'60 Ford2450running0
19 627   Junior Johnson Holly Farms   (Rex Lovette)'61 Pontiac1350a frame0
202071   Bob Barron Bob Barron'60 Dodge550overheating0
211093   Darel Dieringer Lee Reitzel'60 Ford150spindle0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cotton Owens155
  Joe Weatherly66964
  Cotton Owens70181112
  Jim Paschal18220019