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NASCAR Grand National race number 2 of 53
Sunday, November 12, 1961 at Asheville-Weaverville Speedway, Weaverville, NC
200 laps on a 0.500 mile paved track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:27:38
Average speed: 68.467 mph
Pole speed: 81.743 mph
Cautions: 3 for 14 laps
Margin of victory: 60 yards
Attendance: 6500
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1962 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1962 standings

1 54   Rex White White-Clements   (Rex White)'61 Chevrolet200800running123
21286   Buck Baker Buck Baker'61 Chrysler200525running6
3 18   Joe Weatherly Bud Moore'61 Pontiac200375running16
4 646   Jack Smith Jack Smith'61 Pontiac200275running0
5 411   Ned Jarrett B.G. Holloway'61 Chevrolet200350running0
6 385   Tommy Irwin Monroe Shook'61 Chevrolet200215running0
7 843   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'61 Plymouth199175running0
8 944   Jim Paschal Julian Petty'61 Pontiac198150running55
91564   Bill Morton Bill Morton'60 Chevrolet192140running0
102036   Larry Thomas Wade Younts'60 Chevrolet187130running0
111955   Tom Cox Ray Herlocker'60 Plymouth187125running0
121619   Herman Beam Herman Beam'60 Ford183110running0
131354   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'59 Chevrolet183100running0
142562   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'61 Mercury17985running0
152758   Bob Cooper Bob Cooper'60 Ford17870running0
16221   George Green Jess Potter'60 Chevrolet16960rear end0
172177   Joe Jones Joe Jones'60 Ford16850running0
182368   Ed Livingston Curtis Crider'60 Ford16350running0
191471   Bobby Waddell Bobby Waddell'60 Dodge16150running0
202625   Lester Hicks '60 Dodge15850engine0
211823   Doug Yates Raeford Johnson'61 Plymouth15250spindle0
221148   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'60 Chevrolet14950running0
231789   Mark Hurley '59 Pontiac145 bearing0
242493   Lee Reitzel Lee Reitzel'60 Ford137 axle0
251059   Fred Harb B.G. Holloway'61 Pontiac60 brakes0
26 227   Junior Johnson Holly Farms   (Rex Lovette)'61 Pontiac35 pan0
27 714   Joe Lee Johnson Joe Lee Johnson'61 Chevrolet8 t bar0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Joe Weatherly11616
  Rex White173216
  Jim Paschal336331
  Buck Baker64696
  Jim Paschal709324
  Rex White94200107