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1961-41


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NASCAR Grand National race number 41 of 52
Sunday, August 27, 1961 at South Boston Speedway, South Boston, VA
200 laps on a .250 mile paved track (50.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:02:03
Average Speed: 48.348 mph
Pole Speed: 52.63 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1961 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1961 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
91471   Bob Barron Bob Barron'60 Dodge184140running0
211925   John Hamby  '60 Dodge2250handling0
151817   Fred Harb Fred Harb'61 Ford11770engine0
132112   Harvey Hege Bill Lloyd'59 Ford166100running0
3 811   Ned Jarrett B.G. Holloway'61 Chevrolet197375running0
1 327   Junior Johnson Holly Farms   (Rex Lovette)'60 Pontiac200800running168
181377   Joe Jones Joe Jones'60 Ford7150engine0
12 461   Elmo Langley Doc White'60 T-Bird181110running0
81197   Harry Leake Harry Leake'60 Chevrolet189150running0
111257   Bill Morton J.I. Divers'61 Chevrolet182125running0
17 16   Cotton Owens Cotton Owens'60 Pontiac7550transmission0
6 954   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'60 Chevrolet192215running0
20 743   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth3250engine0
10205   Bob Presnell  '59 Chevrolet184130running0
2 27   Jim Reed Jim Reed'61 Chevrolet199525running32
16 634   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'60 Chevrolet11460crash0
191648   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'60 Chevrolet6250rear end0
71536   Larry Thomas Wade Younts'60 Chevrolet189175running0
5 54   Rex White White-Clements   (Rex White)'60 Chevrolet195350running0
141023   Doug Yates Raeford Johnson'59 Plymouth15885crash0
41785   Emanuel Zervakis Monroe Shook'60 Chevrolet196275running0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jim Reed13232
  Junior Johnson33200168