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1961 Richmond 200


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NASCAR Grand National race number 17 of 52
Sunday, April 23, 1961 at Atlantic Rural Fairgrounds, Richmond, VA
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:36:04
Average Speed: 62.456 mph
Pole Speed: 66.667 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 7,000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1961 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1961 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
81271   Bob Barron Bob Barron'60 Dodge159150a frame0
11 369   Johnny Allen B.G. Holloway'60 Chevrolet128125a frame0
12 954   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'59 Chevrolet123110a frame0
71119   Herman Beam Herman Beam'60 Ford168175engine0
91035   George Green M.J. Black'59 Plymouth146140engine0
10 54   Rex White White-Clements   (Rex White)'60 Chevrolet134230fuel pump0
1 143   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth200950running182
2 46   Cotton Owens Cotton Owens'60 Pontiac199625running0
3 786   Buck Baker Buck Baker'61 Chrysler193425running0
4 211   Ned Jarrett B.G. Holloway'61 Chevrolet186275running18
5 861   Elmo Langley Doc White'59 T-Bird186250running0
6 648   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'60 Chevrolet176215running0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ned Jarrett11818
  Richard Petty19200182