OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

YANKEE 500

Emanuel Zervakis won the 1961 NASCAR Grand National Series Yankee 500 at Norwood Arena.

TRACK

  • NAME: Norwood Arena
  • LOCATION: Norwood
  • LENGTH: 0.250 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $8,350

RACE

  • NUMBER: 29
  • NAME: Yankee 500
  • DATE: 06-17-1961
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 125
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 1 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Emanuel Zervakis
  • CAR MAKE: 1960 Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 53.827
  • START POSITION: 3rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 3
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 3 85 Emanuel Zervakis Chevrolet Monroe Shook 0 500 361 Running 2,250
2 1 4 Rex White Chevrolet White-Clements 0 500 125 Running 1,000
3 9 11 Ned Jarrett Chevrolet B.G. Holloway 0 491 14 Running 800
4 5 86 Buck Baker Chrysler Buck Baker 0 476 0 Running 700
5 4 7 Jim Reed Chevrolet Jim Reed 0 473 0 Running 600
6 2 14 Jim Paschal Pontiac Julian Petty 0 467 0 Running 500
7 11 90 Buzz Woodward Ford Buzz Woodward 0 456 0 Running 400
8 14 27 Dominic Persicketti Ford -- 0 450 0 Running 300
9 13 38 Sammy Packard Ford Matt DeMatthews 0 444 0 Running 275
10 8 34 Wendell Scott Chevrolet Wendell Scott 0 426 0 Running 250
11 7 55 Ernie Gahan Chevrolet John Koszela 0 335 0 Running 225
12 17 60 Eddie Flemke Dodge -- 0 231 0 Axle 175
13 12 56 Budd Olsen Chevrolet Budd Olsen 0 168 0 Dq 175
14 15 64 Harold Wilcox Oldsmobile -- 0 112 0 Wheel bearing 150
15 10 24 Bob Devine Chevrolet -- 0 92 0 Rocker arm 150
16 16 54 Jimmy Pardue Chevrolet Jimmy Pardue 0 2 0 Piston 150
17 6 66 Hoss Kagle Ford Cafe Burgundy 0 2 0 Engine 125
18 18 57 Jimmy Mairs Chevrolet -- 0 2 0 Con rod 125