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1961-07


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NASCAR Grand National race number 7 of 52
Sunday, March 5, 1961 at Asheville-Weaverville Speedway, Weaverville, NC
200 laps on a .500 mile paved track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:22:46
Average Speed: 72.492 mph
Pole Speed: 79.295 mph
Cautions: 2
Margin of Victory: 6 sec
Attendance: 8,500
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1961 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1961 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
8131   Paul Lewis Jess Potter'61 Chevrolet190150running0
3 911   Ned Jarrett B.G. Holloway'60 Ford200375running0
91119   Herman Beam Herman Beam'60 Ford186140running0
14 72   Tommy Irwin Tom Daniels'60 Chevrolet2585engine0
71223   Doug Yates Raeford Johnson'59 Plymouth191175running0
11 227   Junior Johnson Holly Farms   (Rex Lovette)'60 Pontiac91125rear end0
1 14   Rex White Rex White'61 Chevrolet200900running200
13 342   Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth25100steering0
41043   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth196275running0
2 45   Cotton Owens Cotton Owens'60 Pontiac200525running0
6 854   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'59 Chevrolet194215running0
151468   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'60 Ford370crash0
10157   E.J. Trivette M.J. Black'59 Plymouth135130rr axle0
5 585   Emanuel Zervakis Monroe Shook'61 Chevrolet194250running0
12 689   Joe Lee Johnson Joe Lee Johnson'61 Chevrolet87110crankshaft0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
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  Rex White1200200