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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Rex White1200200