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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 (100.500 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: 10000
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1961 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1961 standings

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

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