OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

REBEL 300

Fred Lorenzen won the 1961 NASCAR Grand National Series Rebel 300 at Darlington Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Darlington Raceway
  • LOCATION: Darlington
  • LENGTH: 1.375 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $30,625

RACE

  • NUMBER: 19
  • NAME: Rebel 300
  • DATE: 05-06-1961
  • LAPS / MILES: 219 / 301
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 1 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Fred Lorenzen
  • CAR MAKE: 1961 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 119.520
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 16
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 1 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford Courtesy Ford 0 219 69 Running 8,420
2 8 21 Curtis Turner Ford LaFayette Motors 0 219 25 Running 4,600
3 9 69 Johnny Allen Chevrolet B.G. Holloway 0 218 3 Running 3,200
4 10 53 Bob Burdick Pontiac Roy Burdick 0 218 1 Running 2,400
5 2 22 Fireball Roberts Pontiac Smokey Yunick 0 218 108 Running 1,665
6 17 3 Marvin Panch Pontiac Daytona Kennel 0 217 0 Running 1,050
7 6 6 Ralph Earnhardt Pontiac Cotton Owens 0 216 6 Running 925
8 3 94 Banjo Matthews Ford Banjo Matthews 0 215 1 Running 865
9 5 72 Bobby Johns Ford Shorty Johns 0 215 0 Running 700
10 11 11 Ned Jarrett Chevrolet B.G. Holloway 0 215 0 Running 650
11 7 29 Nelson Stacy Ford Holt-Stacy 0 212 0 Running 500
12 18 47 Larry Frank Pontiac Jack Smith 0 212 0 Running 400
13 14 85 Emanuel Zervakis Chevrolet Monroe Shook 0 211 0 Running 370
14 22 54 Jimmy Pardue Chevrolet Jimmy Pardue 0 209 0 Running 300
15 4 8 Joe Weatherly Pontiac Bud Moore 0 206 6 Running 250
16 26 00 Dave Mader Chevrolet Dave Mader 0 205 0 Running 275
17 20 48 G.C. Spencer Chevrolet G.C. Spencer 0 200 0 Running 200
18 21 2 Tommy Irwin Chevrolet Tom Daniels 0 200 0 Running 200
19 25 82 Larry Flynn Chevrolet -- 0 195 0 Running 200
20 13 87 Buck Baker Chrysler Buck Baker 0 192 0 Running 565
21 28 68 Ed Livingston Ford Curtis Crider 0 187 0 Running 200
22 32 62 Curtis Crider Mercury Curtis Crider 0 181 0 Running 500
23 29 38 Ed Markstellar Ford Matt DeMatthews 0 177 0 Running 200
24 12 4 Rex White Chevrolet White-Clements 0 173 0 Crash 340
25 15 86 Buddy Baker Chrysler Buck Baker 0 115 0 Crash 200
26 24 55 Jimmy Thompson T-Bird -- 0 62 0 Crash 200
27 23 52 Tom Dill Ford Julian Buesink 0 46 0 Crash 230
28 19 1 Paul Lewis Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 38 0 Oil pressure 200
29 30 71 Bobby Waddell Dodge Bob Barron 0 22 0 Oil pressure 220
30 16 15 Tim Flock Ford Beau Morgan 0 16 0 Handling 200
31 27 61 Elmo Langley T-Bird Doc White 0 14 0 Handling 200
32 31 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 11 0 Engine 200