OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

1961-51

Junior Johnson won the 1961 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES 1961-51 at Greenville-Pickens Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Greenville-Pickens Speedway
  • LOCATION: Greenville
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Dirt
  • PURSE: $3,985

RACE

  • NUMBER: 51
  • NAME: 1961-51
  • DATE: 10-28-1961
  • LAPS / MILES: 200 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 0 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Junior Johnson
  • CAR MAKE: 1961 Pontiac
  • AVG SPEED: 63.346
  • START POSITION: 3rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 3
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 3 27 Junior Johnson Pontiac Holly Farms 0 0 0 200 26 Running 950
2 2 8 Joe Weatherly Pontiac Bud Moore 0 0 0 199 76 Running 625
3 10 4 Rex White Chevrolet White-Clements 0 0 0 198 0 Running 425
4 9 42 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 195 0 Running 275
5 16 62 Curtis Crider Mercury Curtis Crider 0 0 0 192 0 Running 250
6 6 11 Ned Jarrett Chevrolet B.G. Holloway 0 0 0 191 0 Running 215
7 15 43 Maurice Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 190 0 Running 175
8 2 34 Wendell Scott Chevrolet Wendell Scott 0 0 0 190 0 Running 150
9 11 14 Joe Lee Johnson Chevrolet Joe Lee Johnson 0 0 0 188 0 Running 140
10 8 44 Jim Paschal Pontiac Julian Petty 0 0 0 183 0 Rear end 130
11 13 19 Herman Beam Ford Herman Beam 0 0 0 181 0 Running 125
12 14 93 Lee Reitzel Ford Lee Reitzel 0 0 0 181 0 Running 110
13 18 17 Fred Harb Ford Fred Harb 0 0 0 171 0 Running 100
14 7 46 Jack Smith Pontiac Jack Smith 0 0 0 169 0 Crash 85
15 17 77 Joe Jones Ford Joe Jones 0 0 0 159 0 Running 70
16 5 22 Fireball Roberts Pontiac Holly Farms 0 0 0 116 0 Rear end 60
17 1 86 Buck Baker Chrysler Buck Baker 0 0 0 98 98 Clutch 50
18 4 54 Jimmy Pardue Chevrolet Jimmy Pardue 0 0 0 51 0 Distributor 50