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1961 NASCAR Grand National Results

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20 races on dirt tracks
31 races on paved tracks
1 race on road course

17 short track races
14 superspeedway races

Glossary   View expanded 1961 driver standings  

#
Date
Site
Cars
Winner(s)
St
Make/Model
Len
Sfc
Miles
Purse
Pole
Cau
Laps
Speed
LC
11/06/60
20
11
Ford
0.500
D
100
3,785
63.581
4
59.435
4
11/20/60
22
13
Plymouth
0.500
D
100
3,985
68.623
64.400
4
02/24/61
34
1
Pontiac
2.500
P
98
4,575
133.037
5
10
129.711
10
02/24/61
33
1
Pontiac
2.500
P
100
4,575
154.122
152.671
8
02/26/61
58
4
Pontiac
2.500
P
500
65,125
155.709
0
0
149.601
9
03/04/61
18
4
Pontiac
0.500
D
100
3,785
63.920
3
59.152
4
03/05/61
15
1
Chevrolet
0.500
P
100
3,625
79.295
2
72.492
0
03/12/61
36
2
Pontiac
1.400
P
249
11,475
98.370
95.621
1
03/26/61
46
7
Pontiac
1.500
P
501
52,885
135.755
2
123.920
9
04/01/61
21
2
Chevrolet
0.500
D
100
3,935
62.090
4
20
52.189
2
04/02/61
20
3
Pontiac
0.900
D
99
3,895
91.836
1
3
84.695
3
04/03/61
18
2
Chevrolet
0.250
P
38
3,835
48.700
1
4
45.500
3
04/09/61
27
2
Ford
0.500
P
75
6,545
70.280
2
4
68.366
1
04/16/61
25
2
Chevrolet
0.625
P
250
9,700
95.660
6
33
83.248
4
04/20/61
22
2
Pontiac
0.500
D
100
4,285
64.380
51.940
1
04/22/61
23
1
Pontiac
0.400
D
100
4,345
74.074
4
19
66.654
4
04/23/61
12
1
Plymouth
0.500
D
100
3,670
66.667
62.456
2
04/30/61
30
17
Pontiac
0.500
P
250
11,610
71.320
1
6
66.278
2
05/06/61
32
1
Ford
1.375
P
301
30,625
128.965
1
119.520
16
05/21/61
19
7
Plymouth
1.500
P
101
3,835
137.480
0
0
133.554
2
05/21/61
19
3
Pontiac
1.500
P
101
3,735
136.951
2
14
115.591
3
05/21/61
27
2
Chevrolet
2.580
R
101
3,885
85.210
0
0
82.512
1
05/27/61
22
2
Ford
0.500
D
100
3,885
71.940
68.833
05/28/61
55
3
Pontiac
1.500
P
600
73,855
131.611
7
57
111.633
17
06/02/61
21
11
Pontiac
0.500
D
100
3,935
61.250
55.495
06/04/61
13
4
Chevrolet
0.500
D
100
3,470
65.910
61.068
06/08/61
26
7
Pontiac
0.500
D
100
3,885
65.480
58.441
1
06/10/61
22
4
Chevrolet
0.250
P
50
3,985
47.720
1
5
42.714
06/17/61
18
3
Chevrolet
0.250
P
125
8,350
55.870
1
53.827
3
06/23/61
18
3
Chrysler
0.333
D
50
3,775
54.970
46.234
06/24/61
20
2
Pontiac
0.250
P
38
4,285
53.700
49.907
07/04/61
30
2
Pontiac
2.500
P
250
28,435
157.150
0
0
154.294
12
07/09/61
42
5
Ford
1.500
P
251
29,655
136.088
1
12
118.067
07/20/61
21
1
Pontiac
0.500
D
100
4,235
67.650
62.198
3
07/22/61
22
1
Pontiac
0.500
D
100
4,386
66.690
57.655
3
07/30/61
42
12
Pontiac
0.500
P
250
14,885
79.225
8
68.373
7
08/06/61
24
10
Pontiac
0.500
P
202
10,534
76.690
3
172
56.455
2
08/09/61
23
3
Chevrolet
0.250
P
38
3,985
48.050
42.452
2
08/13/61
38
2
Pontiac
0.500
P
129
12,950
80.430
4
65.704
1
08/18/61
19
1
Pontiac
0.250
P
38
3,885
58.860
1
8
51.605
0
08/27/61
21
3
Pontiac
0.250
P
50
3,935
52.630
48.348
2
09/04/61
43
3
Ford
1.375
P
501
57,965
128.680
6
21
117.787
19
09/08/61
20
1
Chevrolet
0.400
D
100
3,895
72.290
2
67.529
6
09/10/61
25
7
Pontiac
0.500
D
125
6,115
65.010
61.677
09/10/61
32
 
Ford
1.000
D
100
5,125
79.260
1
09/17/61
42
5
Pontiac
1.500
P
401
39,960
136.294
125.384
7
09/24/61
29
4
Pontiac
0.500
P
250
14,800
70.730
7
62.586
9
10/01/61
30
3
Chevrolet
0.625
P
200
10,575
94.540
4
23
84.675
3
10/15/61
43
6
Pontiac
1.500
P
401
42,050
138.577
3
18
119.950
13
10/22/61
38
2
Pontiac
0.500
P
250
19,931
80.645
3
72.452
6
10/28/61
18
3
Pontiac
0.500
D
100
3,985
66.667
63.346
3
10/29/61
20
1
Pontiac
0.900
D
149
5,625
95.154
85.249
2

NTT = No Time Trials; DFP = Drew For Pole