OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

GRAND NATIONAL 200

Fred Lorenzen won the 1961 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Grand National 200 at Martinsville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Martinsville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Martinsville
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $6,545

RACE

  • NUMBER: 13
  • NAME: Grand National 200
  • DATE: 04-09-1961
  • LAPS / MILES: 149 / 75
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 2 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Fred Lorenzen
  • CAR MAKE: 1961 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 68.366
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 1
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 2 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 149 31 Running 1,150
2 1 4 Rex White Ford White-Clements 0 0 0 149 118 Running 1,275
3 3 21 Glen Wood Ford Wood Brothers 0 0 0 147 0 Running 500
4 16 85 Emanuel Zervakis Chevrolet Monroe Shook 0 0 0 147 0 Running 325
5 5 11 Ned Jarrett Chevrolet B.G. Holloway 0 0 0 147 0 Running 450
6 6 27 Junior Johnson Pontiac Holly Farms 0 0 0 146 0 Running 315
7 23 69 Johnny Allen Chevrolet B.G. Holloway 0 0 0 146 0 Running 245
8 9 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 146 0 Running 175
9 8 15 Tim Flock Ford Beau Morgan 0 0 0 146 0 Running 215
10 22 2 Tommy Irwin Chevrolet Tom Daniels 0 0 0 146 0 Running 215
11 7 72 Bobby Johns Ford Shorty Johns 0 0 0 145 0 Running 150
12 13 86 Buck Baker Chrysler Buck Baker 0 0 0 144 0 Running 160
13 21 6 Cotton Owens Pontiac Cotton Owens 0 0 0 143 0 Running 300
14 12 87 Buddy Baker Chrysler Buck Baker 0 0 0 142 0 Running 120
15 25 48 GC Spencer Chevrolet G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 141 0 Running 95
16 15 55 Ernie Gahan Chevrolet John Koszela 0 0 0 141 0 Running 60
17 10 54 Jimmy Pardue Chevrolet Jimmy Pardue 0 0 0 140 0 Running 110
18 11 23 Doug Yates Plymouth Raeford Johnson 0 0 0 139 0 Running 85
19 17 19 Herman Beam Ford Herman Beam 0 0 0 136 0 Running 50
20 20 35 George Green Plymouth M.J. Black 0 0 0 136 0 Running 50
21 27 97 Harry Leake Chevrolet Harry Leake 0 0 0 134 0 Running 50
22 4 66 Reds Kagle Ford Cafe Burgundy 0 0 0 117 0 Fuel tank 150
23 24 17 Fred Harb Ford Fred Harb 0 0 0 113 0 Running 75
24 14 34 Wendell Scott Chevrolet Wendell Scott 0 0 0 109 0 Running 50
25 18 62 Curtis Crider Ford Curtis Crider 0 0 0 102 0 Running 50
26 19 9 Roy Tyner Ford Roy Tyner 0 0 0 77 0 Brakes 50
27 26 71 Bob Barron Dodge Bob Barron 0 0 0 21 0 Engine 75